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Tata Group

Area served
Key people

Jamsetji Tata
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Cyrus Pallonji Mistry
Airline, Automotive, steel, IT, Electricity generation, Chemicals, Beverages,
Telecom, Hospitality, Retail, Consumer goods, Engineering, Construction,
Financial services
US$ 103.27 billion (2014)[2]
US$ 5.31 billion (2014)[2]
US$ 116.32 billion (2014)[2]
Tata Sons

Total assets
Number of
581,473 (2014)[2]
List of subsidiaries
"Improving the quality of life of the communities we serve"
Tata Group is an Indian Multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra,
India.[3] It encompasses seven business sectors: communications and information technology,
engineering, materials, services, energy, consumer products and chemicals. Tata Group was founded in
1868 by Jamsetji Tata as a trading company. It has operations in more than 80 countries across six
continents. Tata Group has over 100 operating companies with each of them operating independently.
Out of them 32 are publicly listed.[4] The major Tata companies are Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata
Consultancy Services (TCS), Tata Power, Tata Chemicals, Tata Global Beverages, Tata Teleservices,
Titan Industries, Tata Communications and Taj Hotels.[5] The combined market capitalisation of all the
32 listed Tata companies was INR 8.4 Trillion ($141.27 billion) as of July 2014.[6] Tata receives more
than 58% of its revenue from outside India.[7]
The Tata Group is owned primarily by various charitable trusts (established by Jamsetji Tata's sons at
his behest) that maintain a majority stake in the holding company. The current chairman of the Tata
group is Cyrus Pallonji Mistry, who took over from Ratan Tata in 2012.[8] Tata Sons is the promoter of
all key Tata companies and holds the bulk of shareholding in these companies. The chairman of Tata
Sons has traditionally been the chairman of the Tata group. About 66% of the Equity (finance)of Tata

Sons is held by philanthropic trusts endowed by members of the Tata family.

The Tata Group and its companies & enterprises is perceived to be India's best-known global brand
within and outside the country as per an ASSOCHAM survey.[9] The 2009, annual survey by the
Reputation Institute ranked Tata Group as the 11th most reputable company in the world.[10] The
survey included 600 global companies. The Tata Group has helped establish and finance numerous
quality research, educational and cultural institutes in India.[11][12] The group was awarded the
Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy in 2007 in recognition of its long history of philanthropic activities.