Capital Alliance, Sri Lanka’s leading full service investment bank has received significant recognition as a leader in Sri Lanka’s finance and investment arena. Providing investors with an in-depth overview, Purasisi Jinadasa, Chief Strategy Officer, shares his insights on CAL’s outlook on global markets.
Prior to joining CAL in 2011, Purasisi spent two years as the global lead in the healthcare, biotechnology and medical devices sectors for Sustainalytics, a socially responsible investment research house with offices in Toronto and Amsterdam. He was also responsible for providing consulting services for companies interested in strategies to improve responsible business and investment practices. Purasisi earned an MBA in 2009 from York University (Schulich School of Business, Toronto). While completing his MBA, Purasisi co-founded a custom menswear company, which has since grown to four stores in and around the GTA. From 2004-2006, Purasisi worked as an equities investment analyst at capital markets specialist outsourcer Amba Research in Colombo. He holds a BSc from Ithaca College, New York and is a Swiss citizen, with a wealth of international exposure. Purasisi has substantial experience in global equity markets and the portfolio construction for responsible and mainstream investors. As part of his role at CAL, he also heads the company’s independent research unit.
An overview of CAL’s global market outlook: Purasisi advises that in order to understand the drivers of the global market, investors need to understand global politics as well as the health of major economies in order to gain an insight.