Monday, 12 May 2014

12-May-2014 CSE Trade Summary

Company Fact Sheet: The Fortress Resorts PLC - RHTL:N0000

About the company:

Established: 1967                Quoted Date: 1999-03-30            Sector: Hotels & Travels

The Fortress Resorts PLC is engaged in the business of hoteliering. The Company has invested in its wholly owned subsidiary, La Forteresse (Private) Limited, which carries on the business of hoteliering. The Company changed its name from Ruhunu Hotels and Travels Limited to The Fortres Resorts PLC on 10 of February 2004.

The Company includes 24-hour reception hosts; luxury car service; Tuk tuk service; airport transfers; butler service; babysitters on request; 24-hour in-room dining; poolside service; wedding hosts; Wi-Fi Internet access; IDD telephone services; laundry, valet services, and foreign currency exchange. The Company offers verdant gardens and water features, a spa featuring Ayurvedic treatments, a freeflow swimming pool, wine cellar, restaurants, boutiques and exquisitely appointed rooms, lofts and residences. The Spa offers an array of signature treatments, yoga and meditation along with the ancient South Asian healing art of Ayurveda.

Chairman: Mr K.D.D. Perera

Managing director: Mr J.A.S.S Adhihetty 

Board of Directors:
Mr W.A.D.C.J. Wickramasinghe 
Mr Malik J. Fernando 
Mr Merril .J. Fernando
Mr S. Senaratne 
Mr L.T. Samarawickrama 
Mr W.D.N.H. Perera  (Alternate Director to Mr. P.B. Perera)
Mr H. Somashantha  (Alternate to Mr. L.T. Samarawickrama)
Mr L.N.De S Wijeyeratne 
Mr D.E.Silva 
Mr P.B. Perera 
Mr Jan Peter Van Twest
Mr C.V. Cabraal (Independent Non-Executive Director)

52 Weeks Low: 12.70                                                               52 Weeks High: 17.40
Average Trading Volume: 30,530

Company Financial at a glance:
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Total Voting shares in Issue: 110,886,684

1. 12,442,350 Ordinary Shares of the Company were allotted on 18th December 2003, pursuant to a 3:2 Rights Issue @ Rs. 10.00. 
2. 10,368,625 Ordinary Shares of the Company were allotted on 26th October 2004, pursuant to a 1:2 Rights Issue @ Rs. 10.00.
3. 20,737,250 Ordinary Shares of the Company were allotted on 29th March 2005, pursuant to a 2:3 Rights Issue @ Rs. 10.00.
4. 38,882,344 Ordinary Shares of the Company were allotted on 23rd May 2006, pursuant to a 3:4 Rights Issue @ Rs. 10.00.
5. 20,161,215 Ordinary Shares of the Company were allotted on 27th February 2007, pursuant to a 2:9 Rights Issue @ Rs. 10.00.

Top 20 Shareholders as at 31/12/2013:

Percentage of public holding as at 31st December 2013 was 27.82%

The percentage of Foreign Holding as at 30th April 2014 was 0.21%

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