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One of the highest capitalized finance companies in Sri Lanka

About Abans Finance

Abans Finance PLC is a member of the prestigious Abans Group, a household name in Sri Lanka. Recognizing the potential for financial services in the country and the available resources at their disposal, the Abans Group decided to establish Abans Finance PLC. The Company commenced business initially as a Registered Finance Leasing Establishment under the Finance Leasing Act No. 56 of 2000 on 19 April 2006. The company obtained the Finance Company license in terms of the Finance Companies Act of No. 78 of 1988 with an initial Stated Capital of LKR 382 Mn on 27 August 2007. Abans Finance was listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange in 2011.

Abans Finance PLC’s principal lines of business include Finance Leasing, Hire Purchase, Mortgage Loans, Personal Loans, Real Estate Development and the acceptance of Time and Savings Deposits. The Company currently operates with Nine Branches, Nine Customer Centres and Four Kiosks in addition to the Head Office, whilst reaching customers via the strong island wide network of the Abans Group.

Expertise based on experience

Our Vision

Be among the most trusted, innovative and secure financial solutions providers in the industry.

Our Mission

Satisfy the consumer through innovative products, personalized service and a wide range of financial solutions by the use of technology, maximizing synergies with the Abans Group, empowering employees, thereby creating
wealth, fueling growth and adding to stakeholder value.

Our History

08 April, 2005

Obtained the Finance Company license in terms of the Finance Companies Act of No. 78 of 1988 with an initial Stated Capital of Rs. 382 Million.

02 January, 2006

The company was opened for business at its registered office No. 498, Galle Road, Colombo 3, the premises of Abans Ltd with around 10 employees.

19 April, 2006

Commenced business initially as a Registered Finance Leasing Establishment under the Finance Leasing Act No. 56 of 2000.

27 August, 2007

Obtained the Finance Company license in terms of the Finance Companies Act of No. 78 of 1988 with an initial Stated Capital of Rs. 382 Million.

11 December, 2007

The head office was moved to No. 400, Galle Road, Colombo 3.

27 June, 2011

Listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange.

23 September, 2014

The head office was relocated to the location situated at, No. 456, R.A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo – 03.

18 November, 2016

Rs. 276,699,450 Private Placement by Ironwood Investment Holding (Pvt) Ltd

Get to know our parent company

Abans started business in 1968 as a little corner shop.
Today it's one of the most recognized brands in Sri Lanka.

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Corporate Governance

The Corporate Governance framework at Abans Finance PLC places emphasis on adhering to Good Governance norms that are essential for maximizing shareholder wealth, thus enhancing transparency and integrity in all transactions, delivering sustainable value and maintaining investor confidence. The pursuit of the highest standards of corporate governance encapsulates meeting regulatory requirements, legal requirements and voluntary practices, which aims at establishing a high level of business ethics to safeguard the interests of stakeholders. The effective implementation of the Company's Governance practices is supported by a committed Board of Directors which comprises of Non-Executive, Independent Non-Executive and Executive Directors.

The separation of the Board's supervisory role from the management and the structure based on Board Sub Committees, which are chaired by Non-Executive Directors and Independent Non-Executive Directors, strengthens the corporate governance framework.

The Board has established Board Sub Committees such as an Audit Committee, a Remuneration Committee, a Nomination Committee, an Integrated Risk Management Committee and a Related Party Transaction Review Committee. Each committee plays a vital role in helping the Board to discharge its duties and to ensure that high standards of Corporate Governance are maintained throughout the Company. The Committees are governed by a Board approved Terms of Reference, which are reviewed periodically.

Our Branches and Payment Points

We have a network of Branches, Customer Service Centres and Kiosks across the country to offer you maximum convenience. Backed by the 400 plus Abans PLC Outlet network, we also offer our customers the ability to make payments at any of these locations.

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