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HNB and ICC collaborate to offer tailored home financing

HNB Mortgage Advisor/Junior Executive, Chamila Jayawickrama, HNB Manager Home and Personal Loans, Sampath Dodanwala, HNB Manager Personal Financial Services, Asitha Fernando, HNB AGM - Personal Financial Services, Kanchana Karunagama, ICC Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Namal Siri Peiris, ICC Executive Director/Finance, Nalin Sriyantha Fernando, ICC General Manager – Property Development, Roshani Perera, ICC Head of Marketing, Randula Jayasooriya, ICC Assistant Manager Sales Administration, Prabanjana Abayadeera.

Reiterating its efforts to bring the best possible deals to customers investing in their dream home, Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank, HNB PLC, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Construction Consortium (PVT) Ltd (ICC), to offer exclusive financial solutions to prospective homeowners of the developer’s latest project The Residencies Kotte, located in the capital city of Sri Lanka.

The agreement was signed at a special ceremony at ICC Head Office, with the participation of HNB AGM - Personal Financial Services, Kanchana Karunagama and ICC Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Namal Peiris alongside additional representatives from both companies. The partnership will provide customers with the value proposition best suited to their needs, for their home investment. Commenting on the partnership, HNB AGM - PFS, Kanchana Karunagama said: “We are proud to extend our commitment to empowering homeownership together with the ICC, through helping aspiring homeowners tackle the housing landscape with tailored financial solutions. In tandem with ICC's expertise in construction, we're dedicated to making the journey to homeownership seamless and fulfilling.”

Through this partnership, customers can avail themselves to special interest rates and other benefits from HNB, as well as convenient and flexible repayment options tailor-made to their budgets, during the promotional period which ends December 31, 2024. To provide maximum support, the bank’s dedicated agents also support customers with legal documentation needed for the facility. Moreover, HNB’s backend processes ensure a speedy loan approval process.

“Our latest project in Kotte is located in a prime area, just minutes from the Monarch Imperial Hotel. We are making steady progress with Tower A, while we just completed the super structure for Tower B. At this rate, I believe that our collaboration with HNB ensures a seamless path for customers looking to own their dream home,” commented ICC MD/CEO, Namal Peiris.

With over 40 years of experience in the construction industry, the International Construction Consortium (PVT) Ltd is the most innovative and progressive Civil Engineering organizations in Sri Lanka. The Consortium has completed several condominium projects such as Mount Clifford Homagama, Nivasie Malabe and Oceanfront Condos in Galle & Nilaveli.

With 254 customer centers and 800+ Self Service Devices (SSMs) nationwide, HNB is one of Sri Lanka’s largest, most technologically innovative private banks. Consolidating its legacy in sustainability, good governance and corporate excellence, HNB was crowned the Best Corporate Citizen for 2022 at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Best Corporate Citizen Awards. The Bank further secured four additional accolades, including being among the Top 10 Best Corporate Citizens and taking home the Governance category and Sustainability Champion for the Finance sector titles.

Additionally, HNB was ranked among the World’s Top 1,000 Banks list compiled by the prestigious UK-based Banker Magazine for the sixth consecutive year in 2022, in addition to being crowned the Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka for the 13th occasion at the prestigious International Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards 2023 hosted by the Asian Banker Magazine.