Navigating paradigm shift post-COVID-19 economic recovery and corporate sector growth

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State Minister of Money and Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms Ajith Nivard Cabraal

JKH Chairman Krishan Balendra

HNB Managing Director/CEO Jonathan Alles

Hayleys Group Executive Director Sarath Ganegoda

  • Bartleet Religare Securities webinar to feature State Minister Cabraal and several business leaders 

Bartleet Religare Securities (BRS) has taken the initiative to conduct a post-budget webinar on the theme ‘Post-COVID-19 Economic Recovery and Corporate Sector Growth’. 

The event will be addressed by State Minister of Money and Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms Ajith Nivard Cabraal, John Keells Holdings PLC Chairman Krishan Balendra, Hatton National Bank PLC Managing Director/CEO Jonathan Alles, Hayleys Group Executive Director Sarath Ganegoda, while Daily FT Editor Nisthar Cassim, will moderate the session.

The webinar will focus on addressing current challenges faced by the Sri Lankan economy and the strategies proposed and adopted to ensure economic recovery and corporate growth that would no doubt contribute towards achieving sustainable development. Given the expertise and wide range of experience of the eminent list of panellists, the participants could look forward to a dynamic and thought-provoking 


Bartleet Religare Securities (formerly known as Bartleet Mallory Stockbrokers) is one of the founder members of Colombo Stock Exchange and is an integral part of Bartleet Group, which has been in business for more than 116 years. Late Chairman Mallory Wijesinghe was the Founder Chairman of the Colombo Stock Exchange (in 1985) and since then Bartleet has played a pivotal role in the growth and development of the Capital Market Industry in Sri Lanka. Current Chairman Eraj Wijesinghe was the Chairman of Colombo Stock Exchange during the period 2003-2005 and former Managing Director R. Muralidaran was the Chairman of Colombo Stock Brokers Association from 2007-2008.

From the humble beginnings in 1904, as a simple brokering company, to a dynamic conglomerate with multiple interests closely knitted to Sri Lanka’s economic expansion, the Bartleet vision has always been to connect effectively and build efficiently.

Bartleet Religare is currently ranked among the top five brokerages in Sri Lanka. As one of the leading brokerage houses, BRS, provides a comprehensive range of services to its clientele. Having one of the largest depository account bases in the industry with more than 78,000 CDS accounts under its custody (which amounts to approximately 10% of the total depository), the company caters to all the leading domestic institutional investors, high-net-worth individuals and a wide range of retail investors based across the country. BRS has empanelled with several leading international brokerage houses and currently accounts for a significant share of foreign trades carried out in the Colombo Stock Exchange. The company is blessed with a competent team of Investment Advisors, who collectively account for more than 150 years of experience in Sri Lanka’s capital market industry.

BRS has conducted several webinars since the COVID-19 lockdown in March 2020 and made full use of the digital media platform to share knowledge and information on a wide spectrum of industry sectors to its local and foreign clientele. Spearheaded by its award-winning dynamic research team, the company embarks to continue with this philosophy and keep its clientele briefed with the industry and corporate performance.