A single family office investing in projects and companies world wide.
Leon Holding AS was founded in 2005 to own Mr Leons shares in the international mobile phone operator Lebara, and act as his personal investment company.
The majority of the company's investments are today done through LBR group, a joint venture with the two other Lebara founders..
To build for the future and give back to the community.
Donations and philantropy are mainly done through :
Mr Leon fled from war thorn Sri Lanka and was granted asulym in Norway.
Lebara was formed by the three friends Leon, Baskran and Ratieesh with the view and business idea to help immigrants to call "home" cheaper. Lebara was set up in Norway, UK and The Netherlands.
Having build a good reputation in the calling card business, Lebara Mobile was now established and selling their own SIM cards and becoming a mobile phone operator. This was the year Leon Holding AS was founded to own shares in Lebara.
In 2008 Leon Holding sold Lebara AS in Norway to Network Norway. The Lebara brand has since changed to MyCall and now is owned by Telia. The Lebara Group outside Norway continues to grow into new countries
Lebara Group continues to grow and is valued by Royal Bank of Scotland to USD 1 Bn. Leon Holding still own 1/3 of the shares in Lebara
This year marks the start of major investments outside the telecom industry. The first investment done this year was the purchase and development of a business hotel in India. The portfolio of non-telecom investment has since increased substantionally
An era is over as the shares in Lebara Group is sold. Focus remain on investments in other areas.
LEON HOLDING AS
Storgata 6, 3181 Horten, Norway
Tel: +47 96 66 90 90