HNB and Brown & Company collude to offer exciting leasing facilities for Agri machinery

Sri Lanka’s premier private bank HNB PLC joined hands with Brown & Company PLC, the most
trusted and preferred partner of customers to offer exclusive leasing packages for state- of the art
agricultural machinery.
The partnership between the industry leaders will offer customers purchasing Browns Yanmar and
Sumo harvesters and Massey Ferguson and TAFE tractors with exclusive discounts and exciting
benefits. The MoU was signed at a special ceremony at Browns Agriculture premises at
Dewanampiyatissa Mawatha, Maradana in the presence of HNB Deputy General Manager-Retail &
SME Banking Sanjay Wijemanne and Brown & Company PLC Cluster Chief Operating Officer Sanjaya
“The agricultural sector employs close to 30% of the workforce and has the potential to become
one of the largest importers in the country. Given the challenges we face as a country today, we
worked doubly hard to provide our customers in the sector with the most convenient and beneficial
payment solutions to invest in a wide range of agricultural machinery. We are delighted to have
renewed our time-honoured partnership with Brown & Company to offer farmers across the island
this opportunity,” HNB Deputy General Manager- Retail & SME Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne said.
The partnership entails an attractive leasing package with low-interest rates and customised
repayment facilities, tailor-made to suit each customer’s budget and income. HNB customers will
also be offered the Prestige Prime credit card, with the bank waiving off the first year’s annual fee
payment. The card will give customers access to unique discounts on automobile products, servicing,
spare parts, tyres and batteries.
Dedicated to serving a vast array of motor needs, HNB General Insurance will provide additional
benefits to customers through cost-effective vehicle and life insurance schemes. This includes
discounted vehicle insurance premiums for customers and free life insurance covers.
“At Browns, we operate with our customers’ best interests at heart and we’re excited to offer a
diverse range of agriculture machinery paired with advanced technology, our renowned and
impeccable after-sales service and a wide selection of genuine spare parts. We look forward to
strengthening partnerships of this nature to continue offering valued clientele unparalleled pricing
and leasing options,” Brown & Company PLC Cluster Chief Operating Officer Sanjaya Nissanka said.

Customers looking to purchase TAFE tractors will be eligible for free registration and four door
step services with no charge for labour in addition to a 24-month/2000-hour warranty and a 12-
month/1000-hour warranty for Massey Ferguson Tractors.
Browns YANMAR harvesters purchased through the HNB promotion will be entitled to three free
doorstep services and a six-month/ 600 working hour warranty. Customers purchasing Browns
world SUMO harvesters will be eligible for three free door step services and a six-month/ 300
working hour warranty.

HNB Deputy General Manager-Retail & SME Banking Sanjay Wijemanne (center) exchanging the MoU with Brown & Company PLC Cluster Chief Operating Officer Sanjaya Nissanka (sixth from right) in the presence of (from left) HNB Business Development Associate, Chinthana Edirisinghe, HNB Assistant Manager- Business Development, Mahesh Ratnayake, HNB Assistant Manager- Leasing, Roshan De Silva, HNB Head of Leasing, Susith Perera, HNB Head of Micro Finance, Vinodh Fernando, HNB Assistant General Manager- Personal Financial Services, Kanchana Karunagama, Brown & Company PLC Cluster Deputy General Manager, Niyas Ahamed, Brown & Company PLC business Development Manager, Abdul Faizer, Brown & Company PLC, Research & Development Executive, Poshana Sanka, Brown & Company PLC Research & Development
Executive, Wikumanthi Abeywardena and Brown & Company PLC Brand & Administration Executive, Menaka Wijesinghe.

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