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HNB inks landmark partnership with Porsche Sri Lanka

March, 13, 2018

Sri Lanka’s premier private sector bank, HNB PLC, announced a landmark new partnership with Eurocars (Pvt) Ltd, the official agent for Porsche cars in Sri Lanka, to promote the luxury car brand among its premium clientele.

This strategic partnership will enable HNB customers to gain unprecedented access to highly attractive leasing terms that can be fully customized to suit any customer requirement, including: special interest rates, attractive pricing, customized leasing facilities and more.

“By drawing on the great potential for synergistic development between HNB Leasing and Eurocars, we are now fully geared to serve the aspirational needs of our most discerning customers, HNB’s Senior Manager, Leasing, Nalin Dissanayake explained.

“In that regard, we wish to express our gratitude and satisfaction at having successfully entered into such a groundbreaking partnership with Eurocars in order to showcase the remarkable look and comfort together with the luxurious high performance of the Porsche brand of cars, and SUVs”, he expressed.

As part of the continuing partnership, HNB Leasing and Eurocars (Pvt) Ltd will be providing quick leasing solutions for all buyers of new Porsche Cars across all of its 251 customer centres around the island. Additionally, customers will also receive vehicle trade-in facilities and other special benefits, which are tailor-made to suit their needs. An MOU between the two companies was signed at an official ceremony held recently.

Commenting on the new partnership, Ravi Opatha, General Manager of Eurocars (Pvt) Ltd said: “Eurocars is delighted to partner with HNB. The collaboration gives us the opportunity to expand our reach and introduce the Porsche brand to those who have not experienced the luxury performance of a Porsche car”.

Opatha noted that the partnership between HNB Leasing and Eurocars will allow customers who purchase a brand-new Porsche to apply for a HNB lease that affords special benefits and customized repayments with the most competitive instalment options in the market. “Porsche Sri Lanka looks forward to a fruitful year 2018, supported by our relationship with strong partners such as HNB.”

The Porsche Centre in Sri Lanka was established by Eurocars in 1996 and serves as a fully Porsche Corporate Identity-guided showroom and service facility for sales, service and branded merchandise. Eurocars is a subsidiary of the IWS Holdings Group, which manages a varied portfolio of companies across Aviation, Automobile, Communication & IT, Food Processing & Packaging, Industrial, Leisure, Warehousing & Logistics, Broadcasting and Mass Media.

Operating across 251 customer centres, the bank’s reach has been further augmented through the introduction of cutting edge technology aimed at enabling a new paradigm in Sri Lanka’s banking culture. HNB has received recognition from numerous international and local institutions, including Best Bank in Sri Lanka for 2017 by The Banker Magazine UK and a further 9th time award for Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka by the Asian Banker Magazine in 2017, and continues to set new benchmarks in the Sri Lankan banking industry.

Photo caption: (From left) Senura Gunawarden, Sales Executive, Eurocars (Pvt) Ltd; Fiaz Deen, Senior Sales Executive, Eurocars (Pvt) Ltd; Jehan Lahir, CRM Specialist, Eurocars (Pvt) Ltd; Ravi Opatha, General Manager, Eurocars (Pvt) Ltd; Sanjay Wijemanne, Deputy General Manager, Retail Banking – HNB; Viraj Mendis, Head of Personal Financial Services – HNB; Nalin Dissanayake, Senior Manager – Leasing, HNB; Michelle De Silva, Senior Manager – Priority Banking, HNB  and  Kumar Jairaj, Product Manager – Priority, HNB