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York Street Partners, Ikman.lk convene startup investor and entrepreneur forum
York Street Partners (YSP), Sri Lanka’s boutique investment bank, joined forces with Ikman.lk, the largest local online marketplace, to host Startup Investor and Entrepreneur Night.
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York Street Partners director is appointed as Head of Investments of the Western Region Megapolis Planning Project
Nayana Mawilmada, a founding director of York Street Partners, will be leading efforts to finalize and launch critical investments envisioned in the Western Region Megapolis Plan. He will also continue to lead some of the key planning efforts.
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York Street Partners backs the launch of Sri Lanka’s first crowdfunding platform
York Street Partners worked with a group of investors to launch CrowdIsland, an online crowdfunding platform that will support Sri Lankan start-ups in raising early stage capital for growth
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York Street Partners’ directors are appointed to the National Agenda Committee’s of Ceylon Chamber of Commerce
Hiran Embuldeniya was appointed to the Investment Climate Committee and Sujendra Mather was appointed to the Finance and Capital Committee
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York Street Partners Supports Work in Sri Lanka Conference as a Bronze Sponsor
Work in Sri Lanka held its annual conference on 22nd December, 2015, featuring a range of panelists who discussed opportunities in Sri Lanka as well as their experiences moving back.
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Nayana Mawilmada is interviewed by Echelon Magazine
Urban Development Authority’s new Director General, Nayana Mawilmada, thinks his challenge is two-fold. First, to approach city planning with an eye for an integrated system0wide approach and second, to limit the state’s role in laying the foundation for private investors to take on development projects.
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Sri Lanka’s Economic Transformation and Real Estate
Real estate returns have generally exceeded those of fixed income in the past two decades. How will real estate returns now respond to Sri Lanka’s accelerating urbanization and tourism boom? Will returns soar? Sharini Kulasinghe, Vice President, York Street Partners
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Sri Lanka’s Economic Transformation and Real Estate
Towards exports of US$50 billion
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York Street Partners joins 3rd Capital Markets Conference with Sujendra Mather and Sharini Kulasinghe participating as panelists
The third Capital Market Conference 2015 under the title ‘Consolidation, Innovation and Initiative’ organised by UTO EduConsult witnessed a gathering of several distinguished personnel from what broadly constitutes the capital market industry in Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lankan Elections
In Sri Lanka, the polls have closed for the country's general election. It was an election where there was more than the usual political jostling and intrigue, said Sujendra Mather from the financial advisors York Street Partners, in the capital Colombo. He told World Business Report that now the new government's focus needs to switch from infrastructure development to attracting foreign investment.
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Minister Rauff Hakeem appoints Harvard, MIT alumnus as new DG at UDA
Minister of Urban Development, Water Supply and Drainage Rauff Hakeem has appointed Nayana Mawilmada as the new Director General of the Urban Development. Mawilmada is an urban development specialist with extensive experience planning, facilitating, and managing large-scale urban development, real estate and infrastructure projects across 15 countries. His diverse experience ranges from advising the Parliament of East Timor to leading ...
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Reversing a Brain Haemorrhage
Following the war’s end, Sri Lanka has plugged its brain drain, which became an uncontrolled haemorrhage when the conflict intensified.A tenth of those born in Sri Lanka now live overseas, an unprecedented haemorrhaging of talent caused by the long conflict. But the post-war years have been kinder. The haemorrhage has been plugged, and a trickle of talent is now flowing back to the country. Improved security was the tipping point f...
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Dumith-led consortium upbeat over Asia Securities buy
The former Credit Suisse Asia Pacific Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer Dumith Fernando-led consortium is upbeat over the opportunity to lead Asia Securities Ltd. to the next level and finds exciting times ahead in Sri Lanka as a frontier market. Dumith, who will own 75% stake in Asia Securities along with t...
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Retire Rich
An lternative asset classes will have a tough time getting noticed in the next few years when stock market returns have the potential to enthrall investors. In a country where retirement planning is limited to a fixed deposit and a membership in a sub optimal government run pension scheme, benefits of alternative asset classes will at first appear otherworldly. After all retirement savers should first start benefiting from the superior long te...
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York Street Partners wins global titles at Harvard Business School’s Alumni New Venture Competition
York Street Partners (Pvt) Ltd, a Sri Lanka-based boutique
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York Street Partners and Busbud Take Top Honors in Harvard Business School Alumni New Venture Competition
BOSTON—With online crowd votes from Harvard Business School (HBS) alumni and current MBA students, the winners of the 2014 HBS alumni New Venture Competition have been crowned. The winner of the crowd-voted Most Innovative and Greatest Impact categories is York Street Partners, a bou...
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York Street Partners wins Harvard Business School New Venture Competition for South, South East Asia
York Street Partners Ltd., a Sri Lanka based boutique
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Sri Lanka investment advisory firm wins Harvard competition
Apr 11, 2014 (LBO) - York Street Partners (Pvt) Ltd, a Sri Lanka based boutique
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40 under 40 Sri Lanka
Hiran and his colleagues at York Street Partners are making in-roads into the investment banking space in Sri Lanka. Amongst recent seccesses are two transactions; the largest Private Equity investment in a licened finance company and the only listed debenture issue last yeare by a privately held company.
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Creation Sri Lanka to invest in Commercial Credit
Frontier markets private equity investor, Creation Investments Capital Management LLC (Creation), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Creation Investments Sri Lanka LLC (Creation Sri Lanka), will invest Rs. 1.68 billion (US$12.8 million equivalent) in Commercial Credit and Finance PLC (CCF). The transaction will involve the issuance of 80 million new shares for Rs. 1.68 billion or approximately 25.15% of CCF. The transaction has received the ...
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Commercial Credit and Finance receives Rs. 1.68 bn
Largest international PE investment into a Sri Lankan LFC Leading frontier markets private equity investor, Creation Investments Capital Management LLC, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Creation Investments Sri Lanka LLC, has agreed to invest Rs. 1.68 billion (US$ 12.8 million equivalent) into one of Sri Lanka’s leading finance companies, Commercial Credit and Finance PLC (CCF). The trans...
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Commercial Credit and Finance receives Rs. 1.68 bn
Leading frontier markets private equity investor, Creation Investments Capital Management LLC ("Creation"), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Creation Investments Sri Lanka LLC ("Creation Sri Lanka"), has agreed to invest Rs. 1.68 billion (US$12.8 million equivalent) into one of Sri Lanka’s leading finance companies, Commercial Credit and Finance PLC ("CCF"). The transaction will involve the issuance of 80 million new shares for a con...
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Commercial Credit and Finance receives Rs. 1.68 bn
Leading frontier markets private equity investor, Creation Investments Capital Management LLC, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Creation Investments Sri Lanka LLC (Creation Sri Lanka), has agreed to invest Rs. 1.68 billion (US$12.8 million equivalent) into one of Sri Lanka's leading finance companies, Commercial Credit and Finance PLC The transaction will involve the issuance of 80 million new shares for a consideration of Rs. 1.68 billion...
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Commercial Credit and Finance PLC Receives Rs. 1.68 billion from Creation Investments: the Largest International PE Investment into a Sri Lankan LFC
Leading frontier markets private equity investor, Creation Investments Capital Management LLC (“Creation”), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Creation Investments Sri Lanka LLC (“Creation Sri Lanka”), has agreed to invest Rs. 1.68 billion (US$12.4 million equivalent) into one of Sri Lanka’s leading finance companies, Commercial Credit and Finance PLC (“CCF”). The transaction will involve the issuanc...
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Abans first listed debenture oversubscribed
The first listed debenture issue of Abans Ltd. was oversubscribed on its opening on Friday, 13 December. The debenture issue attracted a large number of institutional investors as well as private investors. The instrument rated A-(lka) by Fitch Ratings Lanka will be listed on the main board of the Colombo Stock Exchange. This debenture issue marked the first time in its 45-year history that the company issued its securities to ...
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Abans first listed debenture oversubscribed
The first debenture issue of Abans Limited was oversubscribed on its opening day, December 13. The debenture issue attracted a large number of institutional investors and private investors. The instrument rated A-(lka) by Fitch Ratings Lanka will be listed on the main board of the Colombo Stock Exchange. This debenture issue marked the first time in its 45-year history that the company issued securities to the public. The company issue...

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