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HNB and SML Frontier launch mega leasing promotion for Land Rover









From Left: M.S Mendis, Manager HNB Narahenpita, H M Aziz, Manager - Business Development (Leasing) HNB, Jeewantha Perera, Manager - Leasing HNB, Kanchana Karunagama, Senior Manager - Leasing HNB, B. V .F Mendis, Head of Personal Financial Services HNB, Jonathan Alles, Managing Director/CEO HNB. Mr. Sheran Fernando, Managing Director SML Frontier Automotive, Mr.Sanjaya Jayasinghe, General Manager - Sales SML Frontier Automotive and Mr. Janith Tennakoon, Asst. Manager - Sales SML Frontier Automotive

Hatton National Bank (HNB), the premier bank for leasing, has joined hands with SML Frontier Automotive, the Sole agent for Land Rover in Sri Lanka, for the first time to offer unmatched leasing packages to customers.

A host of benefits and value additions await buyers of brand new Land Rover and Range Rover vehicles through HNB Leasing with the introduction of this tailor made leasing package. These include a life insurance cover of Rs. 2 Mn and an HNB credit card with the first year annual fee waived off, along with options such as Residual Value/ Flexi Plan, Top up/ Enhance, Cash Back and My Dream.

HNB and SML Frontier Automotive have launched this joint promotion to enable customers to own their dream vehicle by combining the strengths of both companies. SML Frontier Automotive is the sole and exclusive Land Rover and Range Rover dealership in Sri Lanka, offering customers a range of value-added services. HNB was the first bank to offer leasing in Sri Lanka in 1990 and celebrates the 25th anniversary of that pioneering effort this year as the undisputed market leader.
This collaboration ensures that the customer is the true winner as he is assured of internationally renowned vehicles from SML Frontier Automotive and unmatched leasing offers from HNB, guaranteeing value for money, reliability and a hassle free service. Furthermore, the staff of HNB is on hand to provide an efficient service to customers who visit the 249 HNB Customer Centres around Sri Lanka.

Hatton National Bank is a premier private sector commercial bank with the largest branch network among private sector commercial banks, spread across the length and breadth of Sri Lanka and caters to all segments of the market through its diverse product and service offering. The Bank is also involved in insurance and capital market operations in the Country through its Group companies. During 2014, the Group assets surpassed Rs 600Bn, while the Group recorded a post-tax profit of over Rs 10Bn for the year. Hatton National Bank has been awarded by the Asian Banker Magazine as the 'Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka' for 7 years for its performance from 2007 to 2012 and in 2014 and named as the ‘Bank of the Year in Sri Lanka’ for the year 2012 & 2013 by the Banker Magazine of UK. In 2012 HNB became the first Sri Lankan bank to obtain an international credit rating and was assigned a foreign currency issuer rating of B1 on par with the sovereign rating by Moody’s Investors Service, while it has a national long term rating of AA- (lka) by Fitch Ratings (Lanka) Ltd.