EXPLANATORY NOTES The LMD 100 has been compiled from information contained in the annual reports of listed companies and CSE Daily Report at 31 March 2020. Its principa ranking is based on revenue. Consolidated data for company financial years ended between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020 has been utilised for this purpose. Accordingly, comparative information relates to their previous (2018/19) financial years but not including restated data – prior year rankings are not restated either. Respective company year ends (e.g. D – December; M – March) are denoted in the table above. The term Revenue is used for all companies – for entities in the financial services industry, revenue refers to income. Revenue excludes amounts collected on behalf of third parties (e.g. excise taxes, duties and levies). Profit After Tax includes results from restructuring, acquisitions, and divestments of group investments and discontinued operations. Total Assets comprises both non-current and current assets. Shareholders’ Funds consists of total equity attributable to equity holders. Market Capitalisation is the total market value of voting shares. It is based on values at the end of the LMD 100 financial year (i.e. 31 March 2020). Chairman includes Chairwomen, Chairpersons or Acting Chairpersons (or Deputy Chairpersons where there are no Chairpersons) if any. Chief Executive refers to Deputy Chairpersons, Executive Chairpersons, Managing Directors, Chief Executive Officers, Acting Chief Executive Officers or General Managers. Share Profiles are based on values, ratios and yields at the end of the LMD 100 financial year (i.e. 31 March 2020). Ranking methodology – only annual reports that were submitted to the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) by the stipulated deadline (i.e. 18 December 2020) have been utilised for ranking purposes. Note that the official deadline for submission of annual reports was extended from 31 August 2020 to 18 December 2020 due to the COVID 19 pandemic. Revenue and profit after tax of companies with accounting periods with less than or in excess of 12 months (if any) are not subjectto any adjustments (i.e. extrapolation or annualisation). SOURCES OF INFORMATION The LMD 100 is compiled by Media Services (Private) Limited from information provided by the CSE and annual reports of listed companies. PUBLICATION DATE The LMD 100 is published in December each year although the 2019/20 edition was deferred to February 2021 due to the extended deadline for submission of annual reports by the CSE. DISCLAIMER The LMD 100 is published for information purposes only. It should not be regarded as a comprehensive guide for making business and/or investment decisions.