Incorporated in 1977, Centrum Capital is one of the leading financial companies in the country that offers innovative, customized and integrated financial solutions. A part of the Centrum Group of Companies, Centrum Capital works as an investment banker.
The company is engaged in investment banking. It offers a gamut of financial services and solutions to clients consists of domestic institutions, public and private banks, corporates, public sector units, government undertakings and retail investors. Centrum is a SEBI registered Category I Merchant Banker, listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange, (BSE) and has the experience of raising over Rs.8,05,000 million ($17,300million) through equity, bonds and credit syndication in the last few years. This can be attributed to its excellent relationship across a wide spectrum of private and public sector banks, FIs, provident funds, charitable organizations and institutional investors across India.
In the last few years it has structured, distributed and placed a wide variety of public and private debt of over Rs 7,60,000 million ($0,000) for clients comprising major banks, PSUs and municipal corporations. It also offers secondary market solutions to over 1500 provident funds, corporates, trusts etc.
With primary focus on infrastructure funding, Centrum has successfully syndicated deals across a variety of banking Products like Working Capital, FCNR Loans, Project Loans, Debt Swaps, Short and Medium Term Corporate Loans amongst others, In a short period of time, it has successfully raised funds for turnkey projects in sectors such as infrastructure Power, Irrigation, Pharmaceuticals, Logistics, Roads and processed Foods.
Its clientele include companies like ACC, L &T, Enercon India limited, Varun Shipping company limited, Bajaj Electrical limited, Cholamandalam Finance, Hindustan Construction, Anchor Health & Beauty Care, and many more companies.
Centrum has been present in the Middle East for over five years. Centrum’s business presence in Dubai has been largely through:
Retailing of Financial products -- The client base in the Middle East has developed a good relationship with Centrum and relies on Centrum for investment advice.
Management of Money Changing Houses – FCH CentrumDirect Ltd. manages an exchange house in Dubai - Asia Exchange Center (AEC) which is an established money exchange house in the Middle East.
The AEC has over the years developed a loyal customer base in the Middle East.
Centrum has the experience of marketing offers in the Indian share market to NRIs in the Middle East at the retail level as well as High Net Worth individuals.
Centrum’s scope of services also extends to conducting seminars and investor meetings in the Middle East and the United Kingdom.
The other group subsidiaries are Centrum Direct Ltd, Centrum Broking Pvt. Ltd., Centrum Wealth Managers Limited and Centrum Infrastructure & Realty Ltd.
In March 2008, Future Capital Holdings (FCH), the financial services arm of the Future Group, has invested Rs 100 crore in two subsidiaries of Centrum Capital, which were into foreign exchange and wealth management business.