Cargills (Ceylon) Limited
40, York Street,
Colombo 1, Sri Lanka.
Telephone :94-1-329331  Facsimile :94-1-446466   E-Mail: cclho@slt.lk

A Public Limited Liability Company incorporated in 1946 and quoted in the Colombo Stock Exchange in 1946.

Principal Activities:
a) Operates a chain of Supermarkets, namely Food City.
b) Operates the oldest department store in the country.
c) Agents and distributors for world renowned brands in books, stationery, food and   beverage.
d) Manufacturers and distributors of processed meats.
e) Franchisee for "Kentucky Fried Chicken" Quick Service Restaurants in Sri Lanka.
f) Licensee for Walt Disney Consumer Products and Walt Disney Publishing.
Mission

We will build on our long established strengths and forge ahead to constantly grow and advance with time.

SUBSIDIARIES
Cargills Quality Foods (Pvt) Limited
Distributors (Pvt) Limited
Developers (Pvt) Limited
Food Services (Pvt) Limited
Food Processors (Pvt) Limited
Financial Highlights
Year ended 31 March (SL Rs. Millions)

1997

1996

Revenues 1,401 1,197
Net Profit (63) 4
EPS - Rs - 1.42
Total Assets 839 580
Total Debt 497 449
Total Equity 342 131

 

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Colombo Pharmacy Company Limited
505, Union Place,
Colombo 2, Sri Lanka.
Telephone :94-1-691083  Facsimile :94-1-691083

A Public Limited Liability Company incorporated in 1913 and quoted in the Colombo Stock Exchange in 1949.

Principal Activities:
Operates the Proprietors of The City Dispensary, Union Place, Colombo 2 and The City Dispensary and Drug Stores Bambalapitiya, Colombo 4.
Financial Highlights
Year ended 31 March (SL Rs. Millions)

1997

1996

Revenues 39 35
Net Profit 4 3
EPS - Rs 3.86 3.41
Total Assets 166 161
Total Debt 9 7
Total Equity 157 154

 

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E. B. Creasy & Company Limited
98, Sri Sangaraja Mawatha,
Colombo 10, Sri Lanka.
Telephone :94-1-421311  Facsimile :94-1-448534 E-Mail:ebcl@sri.lanka.net
The house of E.B. Creasy was founded in 1878 by Edward Bennet Creasy and incorporated as a limited liability company in 1929, becoming quoted on the local stock exchange in 1968. The Company is among the pioneers of The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce having joined in 1890, while Darley Butler - a wholly owned subsidiary - enjoys the distinction of being one of the three oldest members since 1852.
Over the years E. B. Creasy has expanded by organic growth as well as by strategic acquisitions and now constitutes a diversified group spanning a wide spectrum of activities ranging from import, export, distribution and freight forwarding to manufacturing, food processing, hoteliering and plantation management.
Principal Activities:
The main activities are manufacture of consumer disposable, marketing of hardware and automotive accessories, freight forwarding and export of non-traditional products.
Mission
To manage our business efficiently and ethically and to promote and strive for quality excellence in our every endeavour. To foster and sustain our long-term growth, thereby fulfilling national aspirations and creating maximum value for our customers, suppliers, employees, shareholders and the community at large.
SUBSIDIARIES
Darley Butler & Co. Ltd.
Lankem Ceylon Ltd.
Lankem Developments Ltd.
Lankem Paints Ltd.
Lankem Consumer Products Ltd.
Creasy Foods Ltd.
Sigiriya Village Hotels Ltd
Marawila Resorts Ltd.
Colombo Fort Hotels Ltd.
Wornels Reef Hotels Ltd.
York Hotels (Kandy) Ltd.
Lankem Plantation Holdings Ltd.
Lankem Tea & Rubber Plantation (Pvt) Ltd.
Kotagala Plantations Ltd.
Agarapatana Plantations Ltd.
Creasy Plantation Management Ltd.
Lankem Plantation Services Ltd.
Island Consumer Supplies Ltd.
Filmpak Ltd.
Lankem Exports Ltd.
Group Three Associates (Pvt) Ltd.
Corporate Systems Ltd.
 
Financial Highlights
Year ended 31 March (SL Rs. Millions)

1997

1996

Revenues 3,015 1,461
Net Profit (24) 26
EPS - Rs - 10.69
Total Assets 4,818 1,657
Total Debt 4,543 1,429
Total Equity 275 228

 

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Gestetner of Ceylon Limited
192, Vauxhall Street,
Colombo 2, Sri Lanka.
Telephone :94-1-323826  Facsimile :94-1-541351  

A Public Limited Liability Company incorporated in 1964 and quoted in the Colombo Stock Exchange in 1965.

Principal Activities:
The Company is principally engaged in marketing of Photocopiers, Duplicators, Scanners, Facsimiles, Typewriters, Digital Duplicators, Telephone Systems, Computers, Binders, providing supplies and accessories for the above range of machines and servicing and the maintenance of same.
The wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, Gestetner Manufacturers Limited, is engaged in the manufacture of duplicating ink.
Mission
Gestetner of Ceylon Limited is committed to building value for shareholders by becoming a pre-eminent distributor of office automation products, supplies and services.
Management is committed to exploiting Gestetner’s competitive advantages:
It’s well known brand names utilised on technologically proven products;
It’s global distribution infrastructure;
It’s strong customer relationships.
SUBSIDIARIES
Gestetner Manufacturers Limited
Financial Highlights
Year ended 31 March (SL Rs. Millions)

1997

1996

Revenues 98 99
Net Profit 4 4
EPS - Rs 15.14 14.12
Total Assets 51 43
Total Debt 26 22
Total Equity 25 21

 

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Hunter & Company Limited
130, Front Street,
Colombo 11, Sri Lanka.
Telephone :94-1-328171  Facsimile :94-1-422204  

A Public Limited Liability Company incorporated in 1911 and quoted in the Colombo Stock Exchange in 1947.

Principal Activities:
Import, distribute and retail of Hardware & Light Engineering products, Cycles, Cycle Spare Parts & Accessories and Household goods.
SUBSIDIARIES
Heath & Company (Ceylon) Ltd.
Heather & Company (Ceylon) Ltd.
Ceylon Teas Ltd.
Lanka Canneries Ltd.
Financial Highlights
Year ended 31 March (SL Rs. Millions)

1997

1996

Revenues 313 278
Net Profit (4) 1
EPS - Rs - -
Total Assets 714 712
Total Debt 213 204
Total Equity 501 508

 

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