There are now more than three hundred investment banking companies in India. Here are some of the top contenders in the field:
1. Axis Capital Limited
Earlier known as Enam Securities Private Limited, Axis Capital Limited is part of Axis Bank. It is one of the leading investment banking firms in India, engaged in boutique and mid-market investment banking services. The authorized capital of the company stands at Rs 17500.0 lakhs and has 42.0% paid-up capital which is Rs 7350.0 lakhs.
Year Founded: 2005
2. Avendus Capital
Avendus Capital is an Indian originated investment banking firm that specializes in offering various services in areas like asset management, investment banking, wealth management, and private placement. According to the 2018-19 Annual Report, the company reported a total income of INR 15,137.41 lakhs.
Year Founded: 1999
3. Edelweiss Financial Services Limited
Co-founded by Rashesh Shah, Edelweiss Financial Services Limited is part of the Edelweiss Group. The group provides service to a considerable and diversified client base. From debt capital transactions to asset management, they issue a wide range of assistance. Their total revenue for the fiscal year 2020 is INR 9602.63 Cr.
Year Founded: 1995
4. JM Financial Institutions Securities
JM Financial Institutions Securities have a holistic approach to banking, as they take care of everything from mortgage lending to wealth management and, distressed credit to brokerage services and, portfolio management to asset reconstruction. They are also well known for their private equity services in the business. The firm works with big corporations, high-net-worth individuals, and retail investors. For FY 2020, their total revenue is INR 3453.33 Cr.
Year Founded: 1998
5. ICICI Securities Limited (I-Sec)
I-Sec is an integrated securities firm, that is a subsidiary of ICICI Bank Ltd. The firm imparts advisory services to financial institutions, corporations, and retail investors. Private wealth management, retail broking, institutional broking, and placement of initial public offerings are some of the assistance that the organization provides. Their total income grew from INR 418.22 Cr in FY 2019 to INR 680.46 Cr in FY 2020. INR 1724.94 Cr is the total revenue for FY 2020.
Year Founded: 1995