People‘s Leasing Company upgrades and relocates its Dambulla branch
People’s Leasing & Finance PLC (PLC) in a bid to cater to a greater volume of customers through an enhanced and hassle free customer service, upgraded and relocated its Dambulla branch to a more spacious place.
The relocated branch (632, Anuradhapura Road, Dambulla) was inaugurated by Mr. Lionel Fernando, Senior DGM, People’s Leasing & Finance PLC.
Dambulla after becoming a business hub in Sri Lanka has given light to many startup businesses and an enhanced lifestyle for people. Hence people visiting PLC to obtain leasing and finance facilities have increased in an unprecedented manner. To cater to this new need PLC shifted its Dambulla branch to a prime location.
The occasion was also graced by Mr. Ranil Perera, Assistant General Manager, PLC and Mr. Dulip Thushantha, Branch Manager, Dambulla and Managers of People’s bank’s Dambulla, Naula, Habarana, Bakamuna, Matale and Galewela branches with a host of PLC customers.
Mr. Lionel Fernando, Senior DGM, People’s Leasing speaking at the occasion said, “Everyone calls Dambulla town as a ‘Sleepless town’. That itself endorses the dire need of this busy town for swift financial services. With the new awakening of a vibrant business culture in Dambulla town, people have kept confidence on PLC for their financial needs and it is a positive sign. Hence we saw the need for a more sophisticated PLC branch in Dambulla located at a better place. Hence we relocated our PLC branch to provide more customer friendly, hassle free and convenient financial services. Now people living in the vicinity can obtain People’s friendly financial services from our new branch”, said the Senior DGM.
He added, “We are a one-stop-shop. Hence I humbly invite people in the vicinities of Dambulla to step into this relocated PLC branch and obtain services pertaining to leasing and finance in a minimum possible time without hassle. I wish their businesses to thrive and personal lives to brighten up by associating with the PLC”.
People’s Leasing Company was commissioned in 1995 as a wholly owned subsidiary of the biggest state bank in Sri Lanka, the People’s Bank. PLC is currently the market leader in the non-bank finance sector in Sri Lanka.
Fitch Rating Lanka has assigned PLC a credit rating of AA- (lka) which makes PLC the highest rated finance company in the country. PLC is the only Sri Lankan finance company to have two international ratings of which one is equal to the Sovereign from Standard & Poor’s (‘B+/B’) and the other is one notch below the Sovereign from Fitch Rating International (‘B’).
PLC’s financial service product portfolio includes; leasing, fixed deposits, saving accounts, personal and business loans, margin trading, factoring and Islamic financial services.
People’s Leasing conglomerate consists of five subsidiaries namely, People’s Insurance PLC, People’s Microfinance Ltd, People’s Leasing Property Development Ltd, People’s Leasing Fleet Management Ltd and People’s Leasing Havelock Properties Ltd.
The uniqueness of PLC is its strength and the stability to provide diverse financial solutions under one roof to its customers, thus enabling the customers to obtain convenient and customer friendly services.