Hayleys

Hayleys

Hayleys PLC is a Sri Lankan multinational & diversified conglomerate. Hayleys accounts for 2.73% of Sri Lankas export income. Wikipedia

Hayleys

Hayleys PLC is a Sri Lankan multinational & diversified conglomerate. Hayleys accounts for 2.73% of Sri Lankas export income. Wikipedia

  • Sep 15 at 1:13 PM
    Hayleys Group in historic acquisition of Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC for Rs. 10.9 billion Colombo, September 15, 2017: Hayleys PLC and its subsidiaries are pleased to announce the purchase of 61.73% of shares of Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC, for a consideration of LKR 10.9 billion, making it the single largest acquisition for a listed company in Sri Lanka in recent times. This strategic acquisition by Hayleys PLC and its subsidiaries is anticipated to yield substantial opportunities for new business synergies within the Hayleys Group. Both Hayleys PLC and Singer (Sri Lanka ) PLC collectively account for over 280 years of experience in the Sri Lankan market. Commenting on the transaction Mr. Mohan Pandithage, Chairman and Chief Executive, Hayleys PLC stated, This is a historic milestone for the Hayleys Group. It is in alignment with our Groups growth-oriented approach to the Sri Lankan market, as we have been seeking a strategic partner to strengthen the Groups retail sector. Leveraging on the diversity of the Hayleys products and services portfolio and combining it with the time-tested and extensive expertise of Singer Sri Lanka, we anticipate unprecedented new business opportunities for both entities moving forward. Elaborating further he added, It is the vision of Hayleys to offer enhanced lifestyles to Sri Lankans, with extensive ranges of innovative, high quality lifestyle products which are affordable to all segments of society. The diversity of our products and services portfolio will now be driven to greater heights, opening doors to new business opportunities for both entities moving forward. We will leverage Singer Sri Lankas brand and extensive retail network, with its strong customer base to pave the way for significant upscaling of the Groups domestic retail sector presence. Mr. Dhammika Perera, Co-Chairman, Hayleys PLC, stated, This acquisition is no doubt the largest in Sri Lanka. Given the strength of Singer Sri Lanka, one of the most iconic and trusted retail brands in the country, we believe that with this move, the Hayleys Group will be able to leverage and amalgamate the expertise and know-how of two corporate giants and boost the Groups growth trajectory. Hayleys, the largest Sri Lankan conglomerate nearing its 140th year, has a global presence in 15 countries across all 5 continents. It is the most diversified conglomerate in the country. This acquisition creates a total of 16 Public Listed Companies under the Hayleys Group umbrella. Established in 1878, Hayleys PLC is one of Sri Lankas largest, multinational business conglomerates driving a globally competitive business portfolio cutting across manufacturing, agriculture and services. The Group is internationally recognized as a leader in innovation and currently operates manufacturing and service facilities in Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Myanmar, Maldives, Thailand, Bangladesh and Singapore. Its Marketing facilities are located in Australia, India, Malaysia, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, UK and USA. The Group accounts for approximately 3.53% of Sri Lankas export income, and 3.4% of tea and 3.8% of rubber production. It is one of the leading foreign exchange earners of the country, and sources 95% of its raw material manufacturing requirement locally, while providing employment to over 28,000 employees. The Board of Directors of Hayleys PLC comprises Messrs Mohan Pandithage (Chairman and Chief Executive), Dhammika Perera (Co-Chairman), Rizvi Zaheed, Sarath Ganegoda, Rajitha Kariyawasan, Dr. Harsha Cabral PC, Dr. Mahesha Ranasoma, Lalin Samarawickrama, Ruwan Waidyaratne, Hisham Jamaldeen , Aravinda Perera and Noel Joseph.
  • Jul 15 at 3:51 AM
    Congratulations Darshi Talpahewa, Head of Group Legal/ Group HR/Group Security/ Corporate Communications & Sustainability of Hayleys PLC on winning Gold in the Leadership Excellence in Career Achievements category at the Top 50 Professional & Career Women Awards 2017
  • Jun 21 at 4:31 AM
    As the Best Corporate Citizen in the country we reiterate our commitment to Responsible Care
  • May 18 at 5:39 AM
    We have been a part of the problem - Now let's be a part of the solution

Sep 15, 1:13 PM

Hayleys Group in historic acquisition of Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC for Rs. 10.9 billion Colombo, September 15, 2017: Hayleys PLC and its subsidiaries are pleased to announce the purchase of 61.73% of shares of Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC, for a consideration of LKR 10.9 billion, making it the single largest acquisition for a listed company in Sri Lanka in recent times. This strategic acquisition by Hayleys PLC and its subsidiaries is anticipated to yield substantial opportunities for new business synergies within the Hayleys Group. Both Hayleys PLC and Singer (Sri Lanka ) PLC collectively account for over 280 years of experience in the Sri Lankan market. Commenting on the transaction Mr. Mohan Pandithage, Chairman and Chief Executive, Hayleys PLC stated, This is a historic milestone for the Hayleys Group. It is in alignment with our Groups growth-oriented approach to the Sri Lankan market, as we have been seeking a strategic partner to strengthen the Groups retail sector. Leveraging on the diversity of the Hayleys products and services portfolio and combining it with the time-tested and extensive expertise of Singer Sri Lanka, we anticipate unprecedented new business opportunities for both entities moving forward. Elaborating further he added, It is the vision of Hayleys to offer enhanced lifestyles to Sri Lankans, with extensive ranges of innovative, high quality lifestyle products which are affordable to all segments of society. The diversity of our products and services portfolio will now be driven to greater heights, opening doors to new business opportunities for both entities moving forward. We will leverage Singer Sri Lankas brand and extensive retail network, with its strong customer base to pave the way for significant upscaling of the Groups domestic retail sector presence. Mr. Dhammika Perera, Co-Chairman, Hayleys PLC, stated, This acquisition is no doubt the largest in Sri Lanka. Given the strength of Singer Sri Lanka, one of the most iconic and trusted retail brands in the country, we believe that with this move, the Hayleys Group will be able to leverage and amalgamate the expertise and know-how of two corporate giants and boost the Groups growth trajectory. Hayleys, the largest Sri Lankan conglomerate nearing its 140th year, has a global presence in 15 countries across all 5 continents. It is the most diversified conglomerate in the country. This acquisition creates a total of 16 Public Listed Companies under the Hayleys Group umbrella. Established in 1878, Hayleys PLC is one of Sri Lankas largest, multinational business conglomerates driving a globally competitive business portfolio cutting across manufacturing, agriculture and services. The Group is internationally recognized as a leader in innovation and currently operates manufacturing and service facilities in Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Myanmar, Maldives, Thailand, Bangladesh and Singapore. Its Marketing facilities are located in Australia, India, Malaysia, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, UK and USA. The Group accounts for approximately 3.53% of Sri Lankas export income, and 3.4% of tea and 3.8% of rubber production. It is one of the leading foreign exchange earners of the country, and sources 95% of its raw material manufacturing requirement locally, while providing employment to over 28,000 employees. The Board of Directors of Hayleys PLC comprises Messrs Mohan Pandithage (Chairman and Chief Executive), Dhammika Perera (Co-Chairman), Rizvi Zaheed, Sarath Ganegoda, Rajitha Kariyawasan, Dr. Harsha Cabral PC, Dr. Mahesha Ranasoma, Lalin Samarawickrama, Ruwan Waidyaratne, Hisham Jamaldeen , Aravinda Perera and Noel Joseph.

Jul 15, 3:51 AM

Congratulations Darshi Talpahewa, Head of Group Legal/ Group HR/Group Security/ Corporate Communications & Sustainability of Hayleys PLC on winning Gold in the Leadership Excellence in Career Achievements category at the Top 50 Professional & Career Women Awards 2017

Jun 21, 4:31 AM

As the Best Corporate Citizen in the country we reiterate our commitment to Responsible Care

May 18, 5:39 AM

We have been a part of the problem - Now let's be a part of the solution