August 10, 1967 |
Colombo, Sri Lanka
|Occupation||Managing Partner of Frontier Capital Partners Ltd|
Nishan Sumanadeera a Sri Lankan businessman, director and co-founder of Frontier Capital Partners, a boutique investment consultancy firm specialized in Investment Banking services in Sri Lanka. He also serves as the managing director of Venture Holiday Homes. He has previously served as the Vice President of Asia Capital, an investment bank, Director Asia Securities, Asia Asset Finance and TKS Securities. 
Sumandeera studied at Royal College Colombo.[clarification needed] He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration and specialized Investment Banking Diploma from PDCP Bank in the Philippines. He is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of the United Kingdom of the Chartered Public Accountants of Australia. He is also an Attorney at Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka, Notary Public and registered Company Secretary.
Sumanadeera has been involved in many major capital market deals and investment facilitations in Sri Lanka. In 2011 he was involved in the sale and placement of the controlling shareholdings of Asian Alliance Insurance Company, one of the largest life insurance companies in Sri Lanka, on behalf of Asia Capital and Quest Investments. The transaction was completed for approximately $35 million (US), the largest merger or acquisition (M&A) transaction of the year. In 2010, Sumandeera was instrumental in facilitating a hostile takeover of Confifi Hotel Holdings Group consist of Palm Garden, Riverina and Eden, 3 hotels listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange, and in 2009 he successfully facilitated the sale of CW Mackie and Company on behalf of Aarhuskarlshamn AB of Sweden and Industrialization Fund for Developing Countries (IFU). He has also provided financial and legal advice to many local and foreign companies relating to the restructuring, turnaround and recapitalization. These companies include Asia Asset Finance, Kapila Heavy Equipment, Capital Reach Holdings and Asia Siyaka Commodities.
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