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We are a leading financial services provider in Sri Lanka with a rich financial history and being country’s pioneer specialist in trade finance and investment banking, MBSL is listed in the Colombo Stock Exchange and is a finance company licensed by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. As one of the most stable finance companies in the country, we provide a range of secure investments for your funds, together with financial support for the growth and development of your entire family.


To be the most innovative & respected financial solution provider among the “NBFI sector”


  • To offer solutions to realize our client’s wealth aspirations
  • To enhance shareholder value while upholding highest standards of corporate governance
  • To enhance knowledge and skills of employees while rewarding them for achieving service excellence
  • To foster mutually beneficial relationships with our business partners
  • To fulfill our responsibilities towards the society by serving the nation

Organizational Values

In all our endeavours we will uphold the accepted norms, ethics and best policies. Our quest for excellence will be guided by prudence and national interests. We will foster intrapreneurship amongst our employees and create an atmosphere where caring, openness and integrity will be valued.

  • Uphold the highest traditions of ethics, norms, and best practices in all our endeavors
  • Guide our principles with wisdom and prudence in search of excellence
  • Ensure good governance and transparency
  • Delight our clientele through service excellence, differentiation, and innovation
  • Unite and be courageous to face challenges
Guaranteed Deals

Finest financial solutions to suit your budget.

Fast Approvals

Minimum documents & hassle free process.

Superior Service

Superior customer service at your door step.

Mr. Dammika Hapuhinna

CEO’s Profile

Mr. Dammika Hapuhinna is a Leasing and Banking professional with over 29 years of progressive experience in leasing & banking industries. He started his banking career at Seylan Bank PLC. In 2005 he moved to non-banking financial sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where he joined Saudi ORIX Leasing Company, the first specialized leasing company in Saudi Arabia and the first non-bank financial institution in the Kingdom. He played a key role in promoting lease financing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He was also a pioneering member of the Nations Trust Banks In-Store Banking concept. He holds a Master of Business Administration from University of Wales and an Executive Diploma in Business Administration from University of Colombo.

He has held several leadership positions in leading finance companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He was also the architect instrumental for setting up a new finance company from ground up as their Head of Operations.

With his experience in banking and finance companies, he has gained exposure and expertise in Retail banking, Credit Banking operations, Lease financing, Consumer Finance, Real Estate Finance, Leasing operations, Receivable management, Product development, Risk management & Consumer protection.

Board of Directors

Our Board consists of experienced and well-known business professionals from variety of backgrounds renowned for their leadership skills. They are guiding the organizational affairs with a view to improving the long-term value of the MBSL stakeholders.

Mr. A M A Perera


Independent / Non-Executive Director

Dr. N S Punchihewa


Independent / Non-Executive Director

Mr. M P R Kumara


Non Independent / Non-Executive Director



Non Independent / Non-Executive Director

Mr.Varuna Jayasinghe


Independent/ Non-Executive Director

Mr. R. M. N. Jeewantha


Non Executive/ Non Independent Director

Mr. Priyal Silva


Non-Executive/ Non – Independent Director

Mr. Y A Jayathilaka


Non-Executive/ Non – Independent Director

Historical Landmarks

Name of Company

Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka & Finance PLC
(Formerly known as ‘Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka PLC’)

Company Registration No


Legal Form

A limited liability company incorporated on 4th March 1982 under the Companies Ordinance No. 51 of 1938 and re- registered under the Companies Act No. 07 of 2007 on 4th March 2007 and quoted on the Colombo Stock Exchange.

A Registered Finance Leasing Company under the Finance Leasing Act No. 56 of 2000.

A Registered Finance Company licensed under the Finance Business Act No. 42 of 2011.

Stock Exchange Listing

25th April 1991

Registered Office

Bank of Ceylon Merchant Tower,
No. 28, St. Michael’s Road,
Colombo 03

Tax Payer Identification No


VAT Registration No

124011426 7000

Central Bank registration No


Financial Year End

31st December


Lanka Securities (Pvt) Ltd
No. 228/1, Galle Road Colombo 04
Tel : 4706757
Fax: 4706767
E-mail : lankasec@sltnet.lk
Web : www.lsl.lk


SJMS Associates (Independent Correspondent Firm to Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu) Charted Accountants No. 11, Castle Lane Colombo 04


Julius & Creasy Attorneys-at-Law, Solicitors & Notaries Public No. 41, Janadhipathi Mawatha Colombo 01

Principal Banker

Bank of Ceylon

Finance Business License

Finance Business License issued by CBSL