With the additional Rs 500 million in capital, the share capital which is currently at Rs. 1.4 billion, increases the company ranking among The Central Bank approved financial institutions in terms of capital and liquidity requirements. ‘‘We have turned around in tough times, gained investor confidence and increased the customer base well above projections, and most importantly positioned ourselves as a company that goes beyond to serve customer challenges,’’ said Sanathana Dalugoda, the Chief Executive Officer of Asian Finance.
The company aims to strengthen it’s lending portfolio by extending and innovating credit offerings along with the new investment. ‘‘Our staff have a genuine passion for ensuring that we make ‘financial needs’ a positive and happy experience for our customers,’’ he said. Asian Finance aim to provide its customers with the ease of business transactions with the introduction of ATM facilities by the 1st Quarter of 2013.
Branch expansion plan is ongoing whereby 3 more branches will be opened by the 4th Quarter of 2012 and more in the pipeline to reach a wider community especially in the North and East. Present branches are also being upgraded to serve the growing customer base.