Tata Sons Private Limited is the holding company of the Tata Group and holds the bulk of shareholding in the Tata group of companies including their land holdings across India, tea estates and steel plants.
|Headquarters||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
Tata Sons Private Limited was established as a trading enterprise in 1868, engaged primarily in the lucrative opium and tea trade with Mongolia and China. About 66% of the equity capital of Tata Sons is held by philanthropic trusts endowed by members of the Tata family. The biggest two of these trusts are the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust and Sir Ratan Tata Trust. Tata Sons is the owner of the Tata name and the Tata trademarks, which are registered in India and several other countries. It is one of the largest conglomerates in South Asia.
Natarajan Chandrasekaran took over as Chairman of Tata Sons on 21 February 2017. The company also undertook conversion from a public limited company to a private limited one in 2017; the decision remains pending with NCLAT, as of August 2018.
The company is registered and located in Mumbai, India.
Operating companies under Tata SonsEdit
- Tata Consulting Engineers
- Tata Consultancy Services
- Tata Motors
- Tata Steel
- Tata Power
- Tata Global Beverages
- Tata Chemicals
- Tata Communications
- Tata Teleservices
- Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces
- Trent (Westside)
- Vistara Airlines (full service airline)
- Air Asia India Airlines (low cost carrier)
- Tata AIG insurance company
- Tata Advanced Systems
- Tata Projects
Board of DirectorsEdit
Total equity shares 404,142 (₹60,000 each)
|Shareholder||No of shares||Share-holding percentage|
|Shapoorji Pallonji Group||108||0.026723|
|Sterling Investment Corp||37120||9.18489|
|Sir Dorabji Tata Trust||113067||27.97705|
|Sir Ratan Tata Trust||95211||23.5588|
|Tata Investment Corp||326||0.080665|
|Sarvajanik Seva Trust||396||0.097985|
|RD Tata Trust||8838||2.186855|
|Tata Social Welfare Trust||15075||3.730125|
|Tata Education Trust||15075||3.730125|
|JRD Tata Trust||16200||4.008492|
|Tata Global Beverages||1755||0.434253|
|Kalimati Investment Co (Now Tata Steel)||12375||3.062043|
|Tata International Ltd||1477||0.365466|
|Jimmy Naval Tata||3262||0.807142|
|Vera Farhad Choksey||157||0.038848|
|HH Maharawal Virendra Singh Chauhan||1||0.000247|
|MK Tata Trust||2421||0.599047|
Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry came to acquire shares of Tata Sons in 1930s when JRD Tata's younger brother, Dorab, in a fit of anger, sold his shares of Tata Sons to construction magnate Pallonji Mistry just after JRD Tata became Chairman in the early 1930s. His shareholding is divided equally between his two sons, Shapoor Mistry and Cyrus Mistry.
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