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CFA Society Sri Lanka celebrates capital market excellence

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The annual CFA Society Sri Lanka Capital Market Awards recognising and rewarding excellence in the local capital markets was held recently, at Cinnamon Grand, Colombo. 
This year’s CFA Society Sri Lanka Capital Market Awards – a flagship event in the CFA Society Sri Lanka calendar – was held under the theme of ‘The Power of Public-Private Partnerships’, focusing on the current status of public-private partnerships in Sri Lanka and their future potential.

CFA Society Sri Lanka President Aruna Perera, CFA, noted, “This event recognises the tireless efforts and remarkable achievements within our capital market community as well as among the listed entities in Sri Lanka. It is a testament to the dedication, hard work and visionary mindset that propel our industry forward.”

“The CFA Society Sri Lanka Capital Market Awards hold immense value for the deserving companies and individuals being recognised tonight as well as the industry as a whole. They highlight best practices, innovation and outstanding performance, setting a benchmark for excellence that inspires others to aim higher and constantly strive for improvement. These awards recognise the visionaries and trailblazers who shape the future of our industry and contribute to its sustainability,” he further affirmed.
Awards were presented under the categories of Best Stockbroking Research Team, Best Equity Research Report, Best Sector Research Report, Best Investor Relations, Best Unit Trust Fund and Best ESG Reporting with awards for Gold, Silver and Bronze in each category, respectively.

Asia Securities (Pvt.) Ltd was awarded Gold for the Best Stockbroking Research Team. Meanwhile, Sunshine Holdings PLC was conferred Gold for Best Investor Relations and Senfin Money Market Fund came out on top as the Best Unit Trust Fund. The Gold for the Best Sector Research Report was awarded to Prakatheesh Nareshkumar of Asia Securities (Pvt.) Ltd. The Gold award for the Best Equity Research report was awarded to Kugaprasath Thilagaratnam and Sanjana Kanilka of CT CLSA Securities (Pvt.) Ltd.