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Udupussellawa & Hapugastenne Plantations Appoint New Members to Board

26 Apr 2022

Udupussellawa & Hapugastenne Plantations Appoint New Members to Board

Udupussellawa Plantations PLC and Hapugastenne Plantations PLC, which are operated under Browns Plantations, have appointed four new Non-Executive Directors to its boards effective March 30, 2022; Dr. Pradeep Uluwaduge, Mr Kamantha Amarasekara, Ms Sunjeevani Kotakadeniya and Mr T. Dharmarajah.

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Brown & Company PLC Goes for First Ever Listed Debenture Issue

30 Mar 2022

Brown & Company PLC Goes for First Ever Listed Debenture Issue

Brown & Company PLC has announced a Debenture issue to raise Rs 2 billion, with an option to issue up to a further Rs 3 billion. Each Listed Rated Senior Guaranteed Redeemable Debenture is offered at Rs 100/-. Moreover, LOLC Holdings PLC has provided a Corporate Guarantee to the issue.

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Club Hotel Dolphin Reopens its Doors After Rs.300 Million Upgrade

24 Mar 2022

Club Hotel Dolphin Reopens its Doors After Rs.300 Million Upgrade

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held marking the official reopening of Club Hotel Dolphin to the public and heralding a new age in post-pandemic travel.

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REVEAL THE COLLECTION EXPANDS TO THE HILL COUNTRY

15 Mar 2022

REVEAL THE COLLECTION EXPANDS TO THE HILL COUNTRY

The Lavender House in Pussellawa is the latest addition to Reveal The Collection. This beautifully designed colonial-style bungalow comes together with the hill country charm to create a luxurious holiday haven for travelers looking to get away from the woes of day-to-day life.

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BROWNS INTRODUCES EXIDE MATRIX – THE BATTERY THAT POWERS THE FUTURE

07 Mar 2022

BROWNS INTRODUCES EXIDE MATRIX – THE BATTERY THAT POWERS THE FUTURE

Exide unveils its latest revolutionary battery range ‘Exide Matrix’, exclusively designed for cars and SUVs. Exide Matrix boasts technological superiority and represents a paradigm shift in the Sri Lankan automotive battery industry

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AVANI BENTOTA RESORT REOPENS ITS DOORS TO THE WORLD

25 Feb 2022

AVANI BENTOTA RESORT REOPENS ITS DOORS TO THE WORLD

23rd of March 2022 - A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held marking the official reopening of Avani Bentota Resort to the public and beckoning a new age in post-pandemic travel. It was attended by Kapila Jayawardena, Group Manager Director/ CEO of LOLC Holdings PLC & Chairman of Serendib Hotels PLC; Eksath Wijeratne, Group General Manager of Browns Hotels & Resorts; Adrian Jansz, General Manager-Sales and Marketing at Browns Hotels and Resorts and Channa Ekanayake, General Manager, Avani Bentota Resort.

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EXIDE POWERS SLT SPEEDUP KATUKURUNDA 2021

10 Jan 2022

EXIDE POWERS SLT SPEEDUP KATUKURUNDA 2021

Browns Exide, the market leader in the Sri Lankan automotive battery industry, powered SLT Speedup Katukurunda 2021, which was recently concluded at the SLAF racetrack in Katukurunda. The number one automotive battery in Sri Lanka, Exide always comes forward in support to advance motor sporting in the country as the official battery partner to sponsor various well-known racing events in Sri Lanka.

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BROWNS INVESTMENTS PLC ACQUIRES UDAPUSSELAWA PLANTATIONS PLC AND HAPUGASTENNE PLANTATIONS PLC

24 Dec 2021

BROWNS INVESTMENTS PLC ACQUIRES UDAPUSSELAWA PLANTATIONS PLC AND HAPUGASTENNE PLANTATIONS PLC

Browns Investments PLC yesterday announced the acquisition of shares worth 90% in Udapusselawa Plantations PLC and Hapugastenne Plantations PLC for Rs. 1.9 billion from Finlays Sri Lanka, who were present in the country for 128 years.

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BROWNS EQUIPS DEALER NETWORK WITH CUSTOM-MADE MIDTRONICS BATTERY TESTERS

20 Dec 2021

BROWNS EQUIPS DEALER NETWORK WITH CUSTOM-MADE MIDTRONICS BATTERY TESTERS

Browns Batteries—a core strategic business unit of the prestigious Browns Group—has initiated a special program to distribute Midtronics battery testers amongst its islandwide dealer network in a bid to streamline the battery testing and battery stock management process. A renowned American brand, Midtronics has been in the business of developing advanced battery management solutions since 1984.

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INCREDIBLE SEASONAL SHOPPING EXPERIENCE AT REVAMPED BROWNS DEALS SHOWROOM

16 Nov 2021

INCREDIBLE SEASONAL SHOPPING EXPERIENCE AT REVAMPED BROWNS DEALS SHOWROOM

Browns Deals, the consumer electronic arm of the Browns Group, recently opened their upgraded main showroom at 481, T.B. Jayah Mawatha, Colombo 10. The opening ceremony was graced by the presence of Dr. Nilmini Nanayakkara, Sanakan Thamotharanpillai, Group Chief Operating Officer cum Group Chief Financial Officer, Browns Group, and officials representing the senior management of both Browns and LOLC Groups.

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