Inter State Finance is engaged in the business of hire purchase and leasing. It was incorporated as a private limited company on Aug. 10, 1988 in the name of Inter State Finance and Leasing Company. Subsequently, the company was converted into a public limited company and its name was changed to the present one on October 3, 1994.
In FY07, to offset the fluctuation in the commercial vehicle sector, it negotiated with Citi-Corp Finance India to undertake financing of medical equipment, earthmoving equipment and printing equipment.
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The company is engaged in the business of hire purchase and leasing business of light commercial vehicles. It has also financed plant and machinery to a limited extent.
1988 The Company was incorporated with Registrar of Companies, Calcutta as a Private Limited Company on August 10th, in the name of Inter State Finance and Leasing Company. Inter State Finance (ISFL) was promoted by Amarjit Singh, R.N.Grover, Sh. B.K.Moorthy and Sh.Anil Madhok, jointly with the object of carrying on the business of finance, hire purchase and leasing etc. The company is engaged in the business of hire purchase and leasing business and LCVs (light commercial vehicles). It has also financed plant and machinery to a limited extent. 1992 The name was changed to Inter State Finance Private Limited on July 27, subsequently it was converted into Public Limited company on 3rd October, 1994. 1996 K Sankaran Nair was awarded PADMA BHUSHAN, for his outstanding Services to the Nation as Deputy Chairman and Secretary General of ASIAD'82, The rating agency has assigned A+ to the Rs.40 crore NCD (non-convertible debenture) issue of JK Industries. The outstanding rate of Interstate Finance Ltd (ISFL) fixed deposit programme was downgraded from FA+ to FA by Crisil, the leading credit rating agency. 1999 The Company has been able to enter into an arrangement with a major Foreign Bank for financing of commercial vehicles. CARE granted the Company an Investment Grade Rating of CARE BBB (FD)'[Triple B], which indicates sufficient safety for payment of interest and principal. 2000 Crisil has suspended its FB rating, indicating inadequate safety assigned to the fixed deposit programmes of Inter State Finance, Key Corp and Mangalam High Seas for lack of co-operation from them in carrying out a rating review.