HNB partners with UMG for offers on MATADOR agricultural and construction machinery

(L-R): UMG Administration Manager - Suresha Dilhani, UMG Sales Manager - Ruchira Senanayaka, UMG Brand and Marketing Manager - Methma Karalliyadda, UMG Head of Sales - Deepal Ilangasingha, UMG Managing Director/COO - Asiri Walisundara, HNB Deputy General Manager - Retail and SME Banking - Sanjay Wijemanne, HNB Head of Personal Financial Services - Kanchana Karunagama, HNB Head of Leasing - Niluka Amarasinghe, HNB Senior Manager - Micro Finance - Pujitha Jayawardena, HNB Assistant Manager – Leasing - Roshan De Silva and HNB Business Development Executive - HNB Leasing - Mahesh Ratnayake.

Sri Lanka’s premier private sector bank HNB PLC partnered with leading agricultural and construction equipment provider United Mercury Group (UMG) Lanka to offer exclusive discounts and attractive benefits on MATADOR heavy-duty machinery.

The partnership will offer customers access to an extensive range of agricultural and construction equipment by UMG. A special ceremony was held at HNB Towers to sign the MoU with the attendance of HNB Deputy General Manager – Retail and SME Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne and UMG Managing Director/COO, Asiri Walisundara.

“We’re pleased to support a broad range of customers with this partnership, especially after the challenging events of last year. We hope that in facilitating improved access to UMG’s high-quality portfolio, we will help enable growth of businesses in the construction and agricultural sectors,” HNB, Head of Personal Financial Services, Kanchana Karunagama said.

The partnership will offer HNB customers attractive leasing packages with low interest rates, and customised repayment facilities tailor-made to suit the budget and income of each customer.

Customers will also have access to unique discounts on automobile products, servicing, spare parts, tyres and batteries via the Prestige Prime credit card offered by the bank. HNB will waive off the first year annual fee payment.

“As a leading distributor of construction and heavy machinery, our focus has always been on providing customers with reliable equipment and spare parts, along with unparalleled after-sales service. Through this partnership, we now offer our clientele a carefully curated list of special benefits conducive to ensuring their growth,” UMG Managing Director/COO, Asiri Walisundara said.

UMG will offer special warranties for MATADOR brand Combine Harvesters and construction machinery, in addition to providing exclusive benefits including labour transportation and inspection services. The purchase of MATADOR Combine Harvesters is also anchored to a special toolbox and spare parts package valued at Rs. 50,000.

In addition, UMG will provide customers with special discounts of up to 15% on spare parts, as part of their free-services package.

Further information regarding the offer can be obtained from HNB and UMG showrooms island-wide.

With 252 customer centres across the country, HNB is one of Sri Lanka’s largest, most technologically innovative banks having won local and global recognition for its efforts to drive forward a new paradigm in digital banking. Over the recent past, the bank was ranked among the World Top 1,000 Banks list compiled by the prestigious UK-based Banker Magazine. HNB has a national rating of AA- (lka) by Fitch Ratings (Lanka) Ltd.

HNB was also declared Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Sri Lanka at the Global Finance Awards 2020, in addition to winning the coveted Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka Award for the 11th time at the Asian Banker Awards 2020, in recognition of its sustainable growth and continuous improvements in processes, products and services amidst a challenging macroeconomic environment.