Edelweiss Group, with an asset base of INR 310 billion, is one of India’s leading diversified financial services conglomerates providing a broad range of financial products and services across Credit including Housing & Retail Finance, Financial Markets, Commodities, Asset Management and Life Insurance to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, institutions and individuals.
Edelweiss was set up in 1995 as a boutique investment banking firm and quickly became the ‘Go-To’ firm for new age technology and Internet firms. Over the years, it has diversified into adjacent spaces, a strategy which not only expands the revenue base but also de-risks the company from cyclical downturns in any one segment of the financial services industry. From wholesale capital market, the company moved into retail capital market, mutual funds and life insurance in a Joint Venture with Tokio Marine of Japan, increasing its addressable savings pool manifold.
The Group has sizeable presence in large retail segment through its businesses such as Life Insurance, Housing Finance, Mutual Funds and Retail Financial Markets. Together with a strong network of over 4,700 sub-brokers and authorised persons, the Group currently serves over 7,30,000 customers, through more than 6,000 employees based out of 233 offices in 120 cities globally. Edelweiss’s products and services span multiple asset classes and consumer segments across domestic and global geographies.
Edelweiss works to provide long term value creation by building sustainable businesses. An ‘All Weather’ business model focuses on diversification, calibrated growth and long-term investments in existing and adjacent markets across asset classes and consumer segments. The growth strategy looks at diversification as key to building a stable business and relies on risk mitigation strategies, both short term and long term, while making judicious investments with an eye on future growth.
Edelweiss has the ability to reinvent itself at the turn of each economic and business cycle. This element of adaptability and flexibility ensures that businesses are enabled to spot opportunities, deal with dynamic economic situations and are ready to leverage knowledge, experience and professionalism in dealing with new prospects.
Edelweiss has established itself as one of India’s foremost diversified financial services firm and is among the fastest growing businesses in the Life Insurance, Asset Management, Equity and Housing Finance space. This past track record of over two decades and an in-depth knowledge of Indian financial markets, backed by strong research , translates into invaluable expertise and differentiated service offering customized to the clients needs.
1. Edelweiss Group has been profitable for every single quarter since inception, posting a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) in PAT of 30% over last ten years upto FY15
2. 80 times growth to INR 245 billion in our leading Asset Reconstruction business in the three year period upto 31st December, 2015
3. 80% growth in employee strength to 6000 employees operations spread across 120 cities including eight international offices across three continents