Most Valuable Brands In India
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Our country has seen a rise in terms of economic growth and there are a lot of Indian-born companies that have helped our country in achieving that growth. There is still a lot of potentials that can be tapped and soon India will become a five Trillion-dollar GDP country.
Today we will list out Top 10 Most Valuable Brands in India that are homegrown and have a huge potential for future growth and take our country to greater heights.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS)
TCS is the largest IT service provider in India as well as in the world. Headquartered in Mumbai, the company has operations covering across 46 countries. Belonging to the Tata Group, TCS is the largest public company in India by market cap. The IT company does provide service and support on various categories ranging from Telecommunications to Power Systems. TCS is also among the top 100 most valued companies in the world and it has a total asset of $17 billion. Most of the Indian Government and public companies are being digitalized by TCS.
2020 brand valuation: $20,001 million
2019 brand valuation: $19,559 million
Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)
Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is an Indian state-owned insurance group and investment corporation owned by the Government of India. It was founded on September 1, 1956, and at that time over 245 insurance companies and provident societies were merged to create the state-owned Life Insurance Corporation of India. LIC has a total asset of $440 billion and a total life fund of ₹28.3 trillion. The company also boasts a total policyholders of 290 million policyholders. Also, LIC is the oldest, largest, and most profitable life insurance company in India.
2020 brand valuation: $8,106 million
2019 brand valuation: $7,322 million
Reliance Industries is one of the largest public companies in our country with a market capitalization value of Rs 14,07,854.41 Crores. Reliance is an Indian multinational conglomerate operating from Mumbai. It owns businesses across India and is engaged in diverse segments such as petrochemicals, textiles, natural resources, retail, telecommunications, and energy. Mukesh Ambani, the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Ltd., is currently the highest-paid CEO in India. Also, we forgot to mention, India’s largest and biggest telecom company Jio is owned by Reliance Industries.
2020 brand valuation: $7,927 million
2019 brand valuation: $6,332 million
Infosys is one of the biggest Indian multinational corporations that provides business consulting, information technology, and outsourcing services. Headquartered in Bangalore, it is the second-largest Indian IT company after Tata Consultancy Services and the 596th largest public company in the world based on revenue. As of 2019, the company’s market capitalization is $46.52 billion. Also in 2019, Infosys was ranked as the 3rd Best Regarded Company in the World by Forbes.
2020 brand valuation: $7,087 million
2019 brand valuation: $6,501 million
State Bank of India (SBI)
State Bank of India (SBI) is the largest public sector banking and financial services company in India and it is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. SBI is ranked 236th in the Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s biggest corporations of 2019. As mentioned earlier it is the largest bank in India with a 23% market share by assets and a 25% share of the total loan and deposits market.
The company has over 22,141 Branches and 58,555 ATMs. The government of India holds around 61.23% equity shares in SBI and The Life Insurance Corporation of India, itself which is state-owned, is the largest non-promoter shareholder in the company with 8.82% shareholding.
2020 brand valuation: $6,434 million
2019 brand valuation: $5,973 million
HDFC Bank is the largest banking and financial services provider in India and it has a market capitalization value of 653,409.33 Crores. It is headquartered in Mumbai, India and was incorporated in 1994. As of now, HDFC bank has over 5000 branches all over the country with over a hundred thousand permanent employees. HDFC bank specializes in services such as retail banking, wholesale banking, personal loans, two-wheeler loans, auto loans, treasury, consumer durable loans, loans against property, credit cards, and lifestyle loans. It also offers some digital products such as SmartBUY and Payzapp.
2020 brand valuation: $5,927 million
2019 brand valuation: $4,844 million
Mahindra Group is an Indian multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It has operations in over 100 countries around the globe. The company has operations in various sectors such as automobiles, construction equipment, defense, energy, farm equipment, finance and insurance, industrial equipment, information technology, leisure and hospitality, logistics, real estate, retail, and two-wheelers. It is considered to be one of the most reputable Indian industrial houses with market leadership in utility vehicles as well as tractors in India.
Also, the IT service provider company Tech Mahindra is owned by the Mahindra group and as of 2020, it is valued around $5.2 billion.
2020 brand valuation: $5,735 million
2019 brand valuation: $5,241 million
Indian Oil is an Indian government-owned oil and gas company headquartered in New Delhi. It is the largest commercial oil company in our country and is ranked 1st in Fortune India 500 list and 117th in Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s largest companies in the year 2019. There are around 50,000+ employees working for the company and it is India’s largest downstream oil company, with a workforce of more than 50,000 employees with a turnover of Rs. 5 Lakh crore and a net profit of Rs. 21300 crore. The company’s main operation involves the production of crude oil, natural gas, and petrochemicals. It also has subsidiaries in other countries such as Sri Lanka, Mauritius, and the Middle East.
2020 brand valuation: $4,970 million
2019 brand valuation: $3,524 million
HCL Technologies Limited, is an Indian multinational information technology service and consulting company and it is headquartered in Noida, The company has offices in 44 countries including the United Kingdom, United States, France, and Germany with a worldwide network of R&D, and Delivery Centers. More than 1,50,000 employees work for the company and it has more than 250 of the Fortune 500 companies in the world. It operates across sectors including aerospace and defense, automotive, banking, capital markets, chemical and process industries, energy and utilities, healthcare, hi-tech, industrial manufacturing, consumer goods, insurance, life sciences, manufacturing, media and entertainment, mining and natural resources, oil and gas, retail, telecom, and travel, transportation, logistics & hospitality. HCL Technologies is on the Forbes Global 2000 list and it is among the top 20 largest publicly-traded companies in India with a market capitalization of $21.5 billion.
2020 brand valuation: $4,889 million
2019 brand valuation: $4,648 million
Airtel, is an Indian global telecommunications services company that is headquartered in New Delhi, India. The company has operations in over 18 countries that include South Asia and Africa. Airtel provides GSM, 3G, 4G LTE, 4G+ mobile services, fixed-line broadband, and voice services. It is the second-largest mobile network operator in India after falling behind Reliance’s Jio and the second-largest mobile network operator in the world with over 423.28 million subscribers. The company is also planning to begin its 5G operations in the year 2021 and the foundations for it has already started.
2020 brand valuation: $4,460 million
2019 brand valuation: $4,789 million
That is all folks.
Our country is the home for these huge companies and in terms of popularity and market cap, these companies are well ahead of their foreign competitors. This makes us feel proud.