The company was incorporated as a public limited company on November 18, 1982 in the name of “K. B. Steel”, under the Companies Act, 1956 and was granted certificate for commencement of business on March 22, 1983. The name of the company was changed to “Intellivate Capital Ventures” pursuant to a special resolution of the members of the company and a fresh certificate of incorporation reflecting the change of name was issued on December 10, 2008.
Manufacturing activities at its plant in Ahmedabad in Gujarat have been suspended since 2005-2006 owing to uneconomical operations. Company did its maiden issue in 1983 to meet the cost of project for setting up manufacturing facilities for SS coils. However, due to technical difficulties, the original plan was shelved. Thereafter, they established the plant of SS Rolling Sheet which was operated till 1986-87. During the year 1986-87 they diversified into plastic extrusion and installed the extrusion plant to manufacture plastic pipes and started the production in the year 1987-88. However, they were unsuccessful in this business due to intense competition and decrease in profit margin and discontinued business activities in the 2000-01.
The company is entering into new lines of business, i.e., management consultancy and advisory services on corporate financial and commercial aspects and investment activities. They have only recently started these business activities. They are thus in the process of identifying potential markets and customers.
They intend to have a multi-disciplinary approach to financial services for which they need to build a diversified business platform within financial services arena by identifying suitable business opportunities in related areas and offer products and services across a wider spectrum of financial services.
They intend to build distinct professional skill-sets in different areas such as Transaction Advisory Services, Mergers & Amalgamation, Business Valuation, Corporate Finance and Infrastructure Financing advisory services. This could include merchant banking, insurance distribution and other financial services. They believe that this will enable them to maintain growth and profitability and limit their dependence on any particular line of financial services. Their recently launched advisory services business is in the process of consolidation and being scaled up.
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Intellivate Capital Ventures is engaged in the manufacture of high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipes and trading in pipes and fittings.