Acuity Partners is a full service investment bank promoted as an equally owned joint venture between DFCC Bank and HNB. It is the only integrated, full service investment bank in Sri Lanka offering a comprehensive suite of products and services in Fixed Income Securities , Stock Brokering, Corporate Finance, Margin Trading, Asset Management and Venture Capital Financing. Acuity is the successor to the investment banking related subsidiaries and divisions of DFCC Bank & HNB and was created through the consolidation of all Corporate Finance, Equities and Fixed Income Securities activities of the two banks under the umbrella of Acuity Partners (Private) Limited.
Acuity Partners further strengthened its service offering by way of a strategic joint venture with Ceylon Guardian Investment Trust (part of the Carsons Cumberbatch Group) to incorporate a dedicated fund management entity – Guardian Acuity Asset Management Ltd. Acuity is the largest investment bank in Sri Lanka with a gross asset base of over LKR 9.5 Billion (USD 68 Mn) as at October 2015. It has market leading securities sales & superior distribution capabilities; having over 65,000 brokerage and fixed income customer accounts. The Parent Companies have a combined Asset Base of LKR 941 Billion (USD 6.7 Bn). All staff members of Acuity have a wealth of collective experience gained while working in the investment banking fields at their parent companies.
The following Subsidiaries/ Associates & Business units come under the Acuity umbrella;
- Acuity Corporate Finance – Provides Corporate Finance & Advisory Services
- Acuity Securities Ltd., – Primary Dealer for Government Securities
- Acuity Stockbrokers (Pvt) Ltd., – A member of Colombo Stock Exchange
- Lanka Ventures PLC., – Venture Capital Company
- Guardian Acuity Asset Management Ltd., – A dedicated fund management entity