Hatton National Bank PLC (HNB) is one of Sri Lanka’s premier commercial banks. Backed by a rich legacy which began nearly 130 years ago to provide financial solutions to Ceylon’s nascent Tea industry, the Bank has grown alongside the nation and its people to the present day where it is a financial conglomerate delivering an entire spectrum of financial services to 2.5 Mn customers across the country.
HNB is a pioneer of SME financing in Sri Lanka. Throughout our journey which began far away from the commercial capital of the country, we have partnered a countless number of SME’s in their path to prosperity and have seen many of them graduate to corporate customer status.
We offer a comprehensive range of products and services to our SME clientele such as Term Loans, Working Capital Financing, Project funding , Import & Export Loan facilities and Distributor Financing.
HNB was proud to be honoured as the Best SME Bank in Sri Lanka by Asian Banker Excellence in Retail Finance Services International Awards 2019 held in Dubai on 21st March 2019.
HNB was proud to be honoured as the Best SME Bank in Sri Lanka by Asia Money recently.
There are several initiatives have been taken under digital to bridge the technological gaps in SME industry
We mainly target startups, Fintechs, Digital arms which are seeking capital /Equity . Deal ranges from Rs. 5 Mn to Rs.180 Mn could be arranged.
HNB PLC in close collaboration with the Export Development Board of Sri Lanka (EDB) launched the HNB SME Export Credit, a pioneering new facility specially designed to meet the requirements and aspirations of Sri Lanka’s burgeoning Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector. Aimed at fostering unprecedented new opportunities for export-oriented growth in the SME sector, HNB’s new facility is the first of its kind to be specially developed for the sector, and is part of a broader effort from HNB to support macroeconomic growth in Sri Lanka.
The salient features of the product are as follows;
Security – Confirmed Export order/ Export Letter of Credit/DPN/ Cash build-up
Interest rate - Very special rates could be offed under LKR & FC
Other benefits –Direct collection online system / Special E- Marine insurance policy.