Aitken Spence was Established in 1868. It has a storied history in Sri Lanka and globally. It is now a leading blue-chip conglomerate, recognized by Forbes as one of the top 200 companies across the globe outside the United States of America for 03 consecutive years. It has major interests in Hotels, Travel & Tourism, Logistics Solutions, Power Generation, Plantations, Financial Services, Printing and Garments. It employs over 14,000 people across its various ventures.

It is one of the top listed companies on Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka, and its asset base is over USD 795 MN (2019/20)