Investors pointed out that this was “insulting” as they were made to feel that their investments though small were not worth it, an investor from Colombo told the Business Times.
On the other hand investors pointed out that all investments whether big or small were made and these could not be ignored.
Last week, the Business Times quoted Mr. Kiwlegedara as saying that he could not be answering each and every call of even these clients that invested small sums of money.
But calling out to all investors in Touchwood, he said, “don’t be frightened because Touchwood is forever.” Both investors and management of Touchwood are awaiting the decision of the courts in the company’s winding up case this month.
Next week, the Touchwood Shareholders Association would be meeting in a bid to finalise all warrants and actions to be taken by the grouping. Lawyer and coordinator of the association Lakshan Dias told the Business Times they would also look at acquiring the lands for which they would be filing a caveat aimed at highlighting that there is an interest in these lands. It was learnt that the mahogany and sandalwood estates were in grave threat since most of the trees were taken away.