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Welcome to CT CLSA SECURITIES
CT CLSA Securities (Pvt) Ltd (formerly CT Smith Stockbrokers Pvt Ltd), a Member of the Colombo Stock Exchange, is one of the leading stockbroking firms in Sri Lanka and is a fully owned subsidiary of CT CLSA Holdings Limited. The company has been responsible for consistently generating a high proportion of foreign turnover at the Colombo bourse since inception in 1993. The company offers Execution, Investment Advice, Research and Corporate Access Services through its award winning Trading and Research Teams.
CT CLSA Holdings Limited operates the capital market cluster of the Colombo Stock Exchange listed conglomerate CT Holdings PLC and also is the Strategic Equity Partner of CLSA, Asia’s leading Capital Markets and Investment Group, which owns a 25% equity stake in CT CLSA. CT CLSA offers Stockbroking, Investment Banking and Asset Management Services through its fully owned subsidiaries CT CLSA Securities (Pvt) Ltd, CT CLSA Capital (Pvt) Ltd and Comtrust Asset Management (Pvt) Ltd in Sri Lanka
CLSA is an award-winning institutional brokerage and investment group. For over 30 years, CLSA has built their reputation on providing global institutional investors and leading corporations unrivalled insights, superior execution and access to capital.
CLSA is consistently ranked in global polls for award-winning research, corporate access and commitment to the highest levels of client service. While, through parent company CITIC Securities, their access to China is unmatched, enabling them to leverage outbound and inbound capital flows.
Established in Hong Kong in 1986 by two former journalists, CLSA’s 1,800 staff operate on the ground in 20 offices across all key markets in Asia as well as Australia, Americas and Europe.
Superior Trade Execution
A highly experienced sales team, a strong presence in the institutional market and established dealing networks enable the company to meet the trade execution requirements of clients.
Proactively advises clients on the market dynamics, stock positions and the broader economy
Provides detailed research coverage encapsulating companies comprising approximately 45% of market capitalization, the economy and overall market expectations
Frequently arranges client visits and meetings with most large corporates as well as policymakers in the countr
Established Client Relationships
Longstanding dealing relationships with a network of foreign & local institutional and high net worth investors
CT Smith Stockbrokers (Pvt) Ltd was set up as a joint venture between CT Holdings (then Ceylon Theatres) and Smith New Court (Far East) Ltd, the former British brokerage house
CT Smith Stockbroker’s relationship with CLSA commenced
CT Smith became a 100% locally owned entity
CT Smith Holdings Ltd was formed as the holding company of CT Smith Stockbrokers (Pvt) Ltd, CT Capital (Pvt) Ltd, and Comtrust Asset Management (Pvt) Ltd
Subsequent to a 25% equity investment by CLSA, the companies were rebranded as CT CLSA Holdings Limited, CT CLSA Securities (Pvt) Ltd and CT CLSA Capital (Pvt) Ltd
Become a Client
The Central Depository Systems, in its Digitalization initiatives launched the new CSE Mobile App, with an end-to-end digital onboarding and online account opening feature that removes the barriers to entry for new investors and enables any eligible prospective investor around the country to open a CDS account to trade in the market without the need to visit a branch office.
With the new online account opening feature offered by the CSE Mobile App, prospective local retail investors can now get started with investing instantly with their account opening.
Research & Trading
CT CLSA has arguably one of the most experienced teams of research analysts, covering stocks that account for approximately 50% of the CSE market capitalization
The team prepares in-depth investment reports on listed companies, the market, the economy, and political developments on a regular basis
CT CLSA has consistently produced and maintained high quality research.
The team meets regularly with clients to express its views on the economy, the market, and listed companies under its coverage.
Has established a strong relationship with the senior management teams of most large corporates in the country.
Trading & Execution Team
Provides efficient trade execution services to foreign institutional, domestic institutional and retail clients
The senior members of the team have wide experience in the local capital market.
Provides advice to clients in identifying fundamentally sound companies for long-term investment, whilst also assisting in short term trading opportunities.
The team has well entrenched relationships with foreign and local institutions as well as high net worth individuals.
The efforts of the team have enabled CT CLSA to be ranked among the leading brokerage firms in terms of market share since inception.
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