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  • 07 Feb2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    Sustaining and developing Sri Lanka’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) is critical in generating economic growth and prosperity. Government statistics estimate SMEs account for 35% of total employment and contribute an impressive 50% to Gross Domestic Production (GDP). However, despite Read more...
  • 05 Apr2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    Accorded the Ian Dias Abeysinghe Memorial JASTECA CSR/Sustainability Special Award Award places the importance of early detection of autism in the spotlight   Recognising a disorder that afflicts one in hundred children in Sri Lanka and creating awareness to ensure Read more...
  • 17 Apr2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    The sponsorship cheque is presented by Senior Assistant General Manager – Marketing of CDB Darshana Jayasinghe to Principal of Wesley College Avanka Fernando and Head of Rugby Development Committee Capt. Naween De Silva   Continuing its commitment to sports, CDB Read more...
  • 17 Apr2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    CDB Netball Team with netball queen and best male player standing in the center Multiple victories were achieved by CDB in the sporting arena when the CDB Finance Netball Team Division A became runners up and mixed team became champions Read more...
  • 23 Mar2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    Joint Winner in the Finance & Insurance Sector at the ACCA Sustainability Reporting Awards Unique stakeholder engagement initiatives and expansive vision hailed by judging panel   With sustainability being the axis on which its business model is founded, Citizens Development Read more...
  • 23 Mar2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    Integrates wide range of financial solutions into uplifting lifestyles Creates a platform for financial empowerment through strategic expansion   One of Sri Lanka’s Top Seven NBFIs whose focus on being a financial powerhouse that fosters entrepreneurial innovation and workmanship remains Read more...
  • 17 Apr2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    CDB inked a groundbreaking MCA record when it donned the crown of Runner Up in the BMW-Hyundai Trophy – MCA ‘C’ Division 50 Over League Tournament 2018.  Sponsored by Prestige Automobile (Pvt) Limited for the seventh time, CDB etched its Read more...
  • 19 Apr2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    11th donation presented under the CDB Pariganaka Piyasa flagship CSR programme 420 students and entire Devipahala Kuruwita community to benefit A total of LKR 13.5 Mn investment since 2007 benefitting nearly 12,500 students Empowering Sri Lanka’s young people with the Read more...

Corporate Information

Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB) is licensed by the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka under the Finance Business Act No. 42 of 2011, and also registered under the Finance Leasing Act No. 56 of 2000. It was incorporated as a Public Limited Liability Company on 07th September 1995 under the provisions of the Companies Act No. 17 of 1982 and re-registered under the Companies Act No. 07 of 2007 under the Company Registration No. PB 232 PQ. CDB has been granted a (SL) BBB+ (stable) rating from ICRA Lanka Ltd. and is a listed Public Company on the main board of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE).

Despite its humble beginnings, CDB has now become one of the leading Licensed Finance Companies in Sri Lanka. Also known as ‘CDB’, the company has become a leading innovator in the industry.

The main financial services offered by CDB include term deposits, savings deposits, personnel finance, leasing, hire purchase financing, pawning, corporate and retail credit, debit card facilities backed by an island wide ATM Network, dealing with government securities, foreign exchange dealership and money exchange dealership. The portfolio of services offered by CDB is wider than many finance companies in Sri Lanka. The wide range of financial services offered by CDB has propelled it to the forefront of the industry as a total financial services provider to the citizens of Sri Lanka.