Media Center

2018
20
SEP
HNB expands ATM network with launch of 250th Deposit Enabled Machine at Saprin Beach Resort

As part of its continuing journey to expand convenient, digitized banking services to every corner of Sri Lanka, the nation’s premier retail bank, HNB opened its 250th Deposit Enabled Machine ...
14
SEP
Euromoney awards HNB as the best Corporate Cash Management Bank in Sri Lanka

    HNB, Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank, further strengthened its market leadership in Corporate Cash Management with the prestigious Euromoney Magazine awarding HNB the 'Market Leader in ...
10
SEP
HNB kicks off its first-ever Walk-The-Talk challenge

In a bid to reduce its carbon footprint, employees of Sri Lanka’s premier private sector bank, HNB PLC attached to HNB Head Office left their vehicles at home – instead ...
27
AUG
HNB’s leadership in digital dividends issuance business

  HNB strengthens its market leadership in the Corporate Cash Management business, with several of the country’s corporates continuing to mandate the Bank to support their digital dividend issuances. ...
16
AUG
HNB Group records PBT of Rs 14.1 Bn in 1H 2018

Bank Cost to Income ratio improves to 37.7% Group pays total taxes of Rs 7.6 Bn Bank records PBT of Rs 12.6 Bn and PAT of ...
1
AUG
HNB brings home four awards at the Sri Lanka CSR Leadership Awards 2018

Awarded Best CSR Practices in Banking industry, MD/CEO Jonathan Alles recognized with CSR Leadership Award, Highest number of awards to a single entity in 2018 Sri Lanka’s premier private ...
17
JUL
HNB takes top honors at CMA Integrated Reporting Awards 2018

Sri Lanka’s best performing private sector commercial bank, HNB, won significant recognition at the recently concluded Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards 2018, winning an award for the Top Ten Best ...
9
JUL
HNB Sri Lanka’s No 1 Bank Ranked among the Banker Top 1000 World Banks 2018

Sri Lanka’s most innovative bank, HNB PLC, continued to receive enthusiastic international recognition for its pioneering efforts in promoting a new paradigm in tech-enabled banking in the island, having been ...
6
JUL
HNB kicks off FIFA World Cup 2018 at Hilton poolside

HNB PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier private commercial bank, has once again joined with the Hilton Colombo to transform the hotel’s poolside and Il Ponte restaurant into a football extravaganza. HNB ...
12
JUN
HNB inks MOU with Allianz to provide special benefits for Club and Priority Circle customers

Sri Lanka’s largest retail bank, HNB PLC announced a new partnership with Allianz Insurance Lanka Limited to provide a specially designed International HealthCare plan that offers a comprehensive pre – ...
5
JUN
HNB marks World Environment Day with the HNB ‘Green Pledge’

- A promise by every HNB employee to factor in environmental standards and consciousness into their day’s work   HNB, Sri Lanka’s premier private sector bank, will mark United Nation’s ...
1
JUN
HNB facilitates Syndicated Term Loan of Rs 9.0Bn for Sri Lanka’s first waste to energy plant

Waste to energy plant will convert all of Colombo Municipality’s solid garbage to generate 10 MegaWatts (MW) of power.   Hatton National Bank as the Lead Arranger of the Syndicated ...
23
MAY
HNB Statement

HNB takes very seriously any sentiment or act that is in violation of, or poses a threat to the morale of citizens of Sri Lanka. As a Bank that stands ...
14
MAY
HNB Group records Rs 7.2 Bn PBT in Q1

Group PAT Rs 5 Bn Bank Cost to Income 36.3% CASA Growth of 10% in 3 months HNB posted a strong start to 2018 with first quarter PAT ...
18
APR
HNB’s leadership foray in Dividends Issuance Business

Sri Lanka’s most digitally innovative bank, HNB PLC announced stellar performances for its fully integrated web-based Payments and Cash Management (PCM) platform over the first quarter of 2018. Standing as ...
10
APR
HNB Al-Najah partners with Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka to launch ‘Drops of Life’ Project’

Furthering its mission to serve as a partner in progress to all Sri Lankans, Hatton National Bank’s Islamic Banking arm, HNB Al-Najah entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ...
3
APR
HNB completes SME –Exports workshops in Colombo, Greater Colombo and South Western Regions

Continuing its pioneering efforts in the small-medium enterprise (SME) segment, Sri Lanka’s premier private sector commercial bank, HNB PLC announced the completion of three workshops aimed at identifying potential export ...
26
MAR
HNB Adjudged Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka for the 10th time by Asian Banker

Hatton National Bank PLC (HNB) was awarded as the ‘Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka’ at the ‘Asian Banker’s International Excellence in Retail Financial Services 2018 awards ceremony, held in ...
14
MAR
HNB Connect launch set to redefine customer service

Sri Lanka’s leading retail sector bank, HNB PLC, announced the launch of HNB Connect, a fully integrated omni-channel contact centre open every day for any customer any inquiry into the ...
7
MAR
HNB clinches Gold Award for sustainability reporting at ACCA Awards 2018

Sri Lanka’s leading retail bank, HNB PLC won the Gold Award in the Banking Category, in addition to being awarded first runner-up in the overall category at the 12th Association ...
6
MAR
DIMO invites Sri Lanka to get behind the wheel at the HNB Mercedes-Benz and Jeep Test Drive Days

Sri Lanka’s premier retail bank, HNB PLC together with Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC, the only authorized distributor for Mercedes-Benz and Jeep in Sri Lanka, announced the launch of the ...
21
FEB
Digital and Customer Service Excellence propel HNB Group PAT to Rs 16.7 Bn in 2017

Bank PAT Rs 16.5 Bn Lowest recorded cost to income ratio of 39.4% Group Assets cross Rs 1 Trillion Deposits surpass Rs 700 Bn Strong capital position ...
12
FEB
HNB transforms employee experience with hSenid

Hatton National Bank, Sri Lanka’s most innovative bank, partners with hSenid to transform HR service delivery and employee experience. A premier Bank in the country with the largest branch network, ...
8
FEB
HNB rolls out its 600th Smart Self Service Machine (SSSM)

January 26, 2018: HNB PLC announced further expansion to its cash withdrawal and deposit touch-points, providing customers with more convenience to make cash withdrawals and deposits. Further solidifying its presence ...
9
JAN
HNB relocates Nawaloka Hospital Customer Centre to new Specialist Centre

Sri Lanka’s most popular retail bank, HNB PLC announced the relocation of its Nawaloka Hospital customer centre to the 2nd floor of the newly constructed multi-storey Specialist Centre at Nawaloka ...
2
JAN
Asiamoney names HNB the Best Cash Management Bank in Sri Lanka

HNB, Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank, has been recognised by Asiamoney as the “Best Cash Management Bank in Sri Lanka”. This prestigious award to HNB is a first for ...
17
SEP
HNB secures two accolades at the prestigious International Finance Awards 2018

Best Retail Bank and Best Micro Finance Bank    HNB PLC consolidated its reputation as the most innovative bank in Sri Lanka, by being awarded as the Best Retail Bank and ...
12
SEP
HNB conferred as among top ten ‘Most Admired Companies’

HNB PLC was recognized as one of Sri Lanka’s top ten ‘Most Admired Companies at a glittering ceremony held recently. Jointly organized by the International Chamber of Commerce, Sri Lanka ...
30
AUG
HNB launches new priority and digital banking centres in Kurunegala

Targets rising demand for access to convenient digitized services, Enterprise growth in the region a major factor behind introduction of priority services, HNB business cards distributed at launch to ...
24
AUG
HNB successfully concludes SME capacity building workshop for South Western Region

Local pioneers in the field of SME lending, HNB PLC, announced the recent successful conclusion of another capacity building workshop under the theme of ‘Sustainable development empowering the small and ...
7
AUG
HNB launches new support platforms to drive exports and ERP solutions for SMEs

Sri Lanka’s most digitally innovative bank HNB PLC announced the launch of a new support services platform to drive scalable Exports and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions to meet the ...
20
JUL
Western Union Expands with Hatton National Bank in Sri Lanka

Agreement Boosts Access to International Money Transfer Services Across Sri Lanka Western Union, a leader in cross-border and crosscurrency money transfer, has expanded its network in Sri Lanka facilitating greater ...
11
JUL
It’s all about value: how HNB is driving a new standard in Sri Lankan banking

For a bank that is deeply rooted in the traditional, HNB has been bravely leading the charge on digital innovation in Sri Lanka’s banking industry. Having rapidly ascended to new ...
6
JUL
HNB contributes towards a new Accident & Trauma Unit for Batticaloa teaching hospital

Batticaloa Teaching Hospital Emergency and Accident Project (BEAP), the exemplary humanitarian project by the Government of Sri Lanka, together with The Foundation Supporting a National Trauma Center in Sri Lanka, ...
13
JUN
HNB Al Najah Sweeps Gold for “Islamic Entity of the year” award at the SLIBFI Awards

Hatton National Bank’s Islamic Banking, Al Najah was recognized for the significant contribution to the Islamic banking industry and the community at large at the recently concluded “Sri Lanka Islamic ...
12
JUN
HNB Smart ATM network gathers momentum with opening of 650th ATM

Sri Lanka’s premier private sector bank, HNB PLC, announced further expansion to their Self-Servicing Machine (SSM) network, with the opening of their 650th Self-Servicing Machine at their customer center in ...
4
JUN
HNB arranges the financial closure of Rs. 5.4 Bn Syndicated Loan to fund new multi-story ODEL Mall

Sri Lanka’s most innovative bank, HNB announced a breakthrough partnership with popular retail department store, ODEL to lead the syndication of a Rs. 5.4 billion loan to fuel the ...
28
MAY
HNB sweeps Asian Banker Transaction Banking Awards 2018 with 3 national awards

Sri Lanka’s most innovative bank, HNB PLC once again sealed its reputation as being the leading private sector commercial bank in the country, winning resounding acclaim at the recently concluded ...
15
MAY
HNB leads in digital solutions for Corporate Collections management

  Current and Savings liquidity Growth over 10 Bn As the country’s leading Private Commercial bank in Sri Lanka, HNB has taken a keen interest in developing its Cash Management ...
14
MAY
HNB paves the way for entrepreneurial growth with launch of new Business card

Sri Lanka’s most innovative bank, HNB PLC announced the launch of a convenient new Business Card specially designed to empower the country’s most dynamic enterprises with complete digitization and comprehensive, ...
16
APR
HNB concludes Gami Pubuduwa Avurudu Pola with resounding success

The Gami Pubuduwa Avurudu Pola, the annual SME focused trade fair organized by Sri Lanka’s premier private sector bank, Hatton National Bank PLC (HNB), was concluded with resounding success as ...
6
APR
HNB named as one of Sri Lanka’s most valuable brands

Has been in the top 10 as the most valuable consumer brand in Sri Lanka for 15th consecutive year Strong financial performance as well as a relentless focus on customers ...
2
APR
HNB wins big at Asiamoney Awards 2018

In a continuing spree of garnering numerous prestigious awards, HNB announced its big wins at the eminent Asiamoney Banking Awards. Held in Hong Kong recently, Sri Lanka’s leading private sector ...
22
MAR
HNB offers the best value for your savings with launch of Avurudu deals for the entire family

Sri Lanka’s most customer-friendly bank, HNB PLC announced the launch of its special New Year Savings Campaign for General and Minors’ Savings accounts throughout March and April, with a view ...
13
MAR
HNB inks landmark partnership with Porsche Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s premier private sector bank, HNB PLC, announced a landmark new partnership with Eurocars (Pvt) Ltd, the official agent for Porsche cars in Sri Lanka, to promote the luxury ...
6
MAR
HNB announces re-launch of hassle-free Shanthi Home Loans product

Introduces two-day loan approval, comprehensive documentation support Special discounts for Shanthi Loyalty card holders on construction materials, fittings, furniture, accessories and more Launches doorstep mortgage advisory services and other ...
6
MAR
HNB spreads the savings habit with the launch of Gateway Student Savings Unit

Continuing in its pioneering efforts to inculcate the savings habit in children, Sri Lanka’s premiere private sector commercial bank, HNB PLC announced the opening of a new Student Savings Unit ...
19
FEB
HNB sponsors Royal College Rowing Club for 2018/19

Sri Lanka’s premier private commercial bank, HNB PLC came forward recently to sponsor the Rowing Club of Royal College Colombo for the year 2018/19, through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). ...
12
FEB
HNB enhances its 7-Day banking by adding Personal Financial Loan services

- Customers can avail themselves of all their banking needs including personal and housing loans in a relaxed, weekend mode. January 29, 2018: Bringing greater convenience to their weekend banking customers, ...
10
JAN
Bangladesh’s State Minister of Finance visits HNB

– has discussions with HNB’s Clients having a presence in Bangladesh. With Sri Lanka and Bangladesh witnessing deepening bilateral economic cooperation in recent years, particularly in key power and other ...
2
JAN
HNB sweeps CCC Best Corporate Citizen Awards with 5 awards for sustainability

Sri Lanka's premier retail bank, Hatton National Bank PLC (HNB) delivered superior performance winning 5 awards at the recently concluded Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Awards 2017 ...