The Anand Rathi group came into existence close on the heels of economic liberalisation. With an aim to channelise the newfound hope and financial optimism into tangible results, Mr Anand Rathi and Mr Pradeep Kumar Gupta laid the foundation of the Anand Rathi Group in 1994. From setting up a research desk in 1995 to starting a capital market lending business in 2019, we have always kept the client at the centre of our plans.
An unwavering focus on ethics, entrepreneurial zeal and innovation has helped us thrive over the years. Our umbrella of services includes stock broking, wealth management, investment banking, commodities broking, construction finance and capital market lending, amongst others. With a dedicated client base of over 4 lakh, continued trust and support of our customers has been the most valuable legacy of the Anand Rathi Group.
Mr Anand Rathi is the founder and the soul of the Anand Rathi Group. The Gold Medallist chartered accountant is a leading financial and investment expert in India and the broader South-East Asian region.
Before laying the foundation of the Anand Rathi Group, Mr Rathi had an illustrious and fruitful career with the Aditya Birla Group. He was a core member and played a crucial role in shaping the flagship cement business of the group. Mr Rathi had spearheaded the Aditya Birla Group's entry into various manufacturing and service sectors.
In 1999, Mr Rathi was appointed the president of BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange). The rapid expansion of BOLT - the BSE Online Trading System, during his tenure, speaks volumes of his farsightedness. He also set up the Trade Guarantee Fund and played a vital role in setting up the Central Depository Services (CDS). Mr Rathi is an esteemed member of the ICAI and has experience of 53 years across sectors.
Mr Pradeep Gupta, the co-founder, is the fuel that runs the well-oiled Anand Rathi machinery spread across India. Starting with a family-owned textile business, Mr Gupta stepped into the financial world with Navratan Capital & Securities Pvt. Ltd. After scaling up the business, Mr Gupta later joined hands with Mr Anand Rathi to establish the Anand Rathi Group.
Over two decades of rich experience in the financial sector has provided Mr Gupta a unique insight into the working of the industry. He played an instrumental role in the success of the Institutional Broking and Investment Services arms of the group and remains the driving force behind the strong network of franchisees and branches across the country. Mr Gupta's sharp acumen has made him a trusted advisor for many. He is often seen sharing his distinctive views in the media and industry forums. The Anand Rathi Group has been the recipient of several prestigious awards under the leadership of Mr Gupta. He is an active member of the Rotary Club of Bombay.
Mr. Amit Rathi is a Non-Executive Director of our Company.He has been associated with our Company since March 18, 2005. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the ICAI and has a Masters’ degree in Business Administration from New York University's Leonard N Stern School of Business .
He is associated with the private wealth management and investment banking businesses of the Anand Rathi Group.