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COMPANY PROFILE

Mr. C.J. George and Mr. Ranajit Kanjilal founded Geojit as a partnership firm in the year 1987. In 1993, Mr. Ranajit Kanjilal retired from the firm and Geojit became a proprietary concern of Mr. C .J. George. In 1994, it became a Public Limited Company by the name Geojit Securities Ltd. The Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation Ltd. (KSIDC), in 1995, became a co-promoter of Geojit by acquiring 24% stake in the company, the only instance in India of a government entity participating in the equity of a stock broking company. Geojit listed at The Stock Exchange, Mumbai (BSE) in the year 2000. In 2003, the Company was renamed as Geojit Financial Services Ltd. (GFSL). The board of the company consists of professional directors; including a Kerala government nominee with 2/3rd of the board members being Independent Directors. With effect from July 2005, the company is also listed at The National Stock Exchange (NSE). Geojit is a charter member of the Financial Planning Standards Board of India and is one of the largest DP brokers in the country.

Geojit BNP Paribas today is a leading retail financial services company in India with a growing presence in the Middle East. The company rides on its rich experience in the capital market to offer its clients a wide portfolio of savings and investment solutions. The gamut of value-added products and services offered ranges from equities and derivatives to Mutual Funds, Life & General Insurance and third party Fixed Deposits. The needs of over 495,000 clients are met via multichannel services - a countrywide network of over 500 offices, phone service, dedicated Customer Care centre and the Internet.

Geojit BNP Paribas has membership in, and is listed on, the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). In 2007, global banking major BNP Paribas joined the companys other major shareholders - Mr. C.J.George, KSIDC (Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation) and Mr.Rakesh Jhunjhunwala when it took a stake to become the single largest shareholder.

Strategic joint ventures and business partnerships in the Middle East has provided the company access to the large Non-Resident Indian(NRI) population in the region. Now, as a part of the BNP Paribas global network, Geojit BNP Paribas is well positioned to further expand its reach to NRIs in 85 countries. Barjeel Geojit Securities is the joint venture with the Al Saud group in the United Arab Emirates that is headquartered in Dubai with branches in Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Muscat. Aloula Geojit Brokerage Company headquartered in Riyadh is the other joint venture with the Al Johar group in Saudi Arabia. The company also has a business partnership with the Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait, one of the largest retail banks in Bahrain and Kuwait.

Expanding range of online products and services

Geojit BNP Paribas has proven expertise in providing online services. In the year 2000, the company was the first stock broker in the country to offer Internet Trading. This was followed by integrating the first Bank Payment Gateway in the country for Internet Trading, and many other industry firsts. Riding on this experience, and harnessing BNP Paribas Personal Investors expertise as the leading online broker in Europe, is helping the company to rapidly expand its business in this segment. Presently, clients can trade online in equities, derivatives, currency futures, mutual funds and IPOs, and select from multiple bank payment gateways for online transfer of funds. Strategic B2B agreements with Axis Bank and Federal Bank enables the respective banks clients to open integrated 3-in-1 accounts to seamlessly trade via a sophisticated Online Trading platform.Further, deployment of BNP Paribas state-of-the-art globally accepted systems and processes is already scaling up the sales of Mutual Funds and Insurance

1) A Growing Foot Print

With a presence in almost all the major states of India, the network of over 525 offices across 300 cities and towns presently covers Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, New Delhi, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan,Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal and West Bengal. 2) Evolution of the company

It all started in the year 1987 when Mr. C.J. George and Mr. Ranajit Kanjilal founded Geojit as a partnership firm. In 1993, Mr.Ranajit Kanjilal retired from the firm and Geojit became the proprietary concern of Mr. C .J. George. In 1994, it became a Public Limited Company named Geojit Securities Ltd. The Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation Ltd. (KSIDC), in 1995, became a co-promoter of Geojit by acquiring a 24 percent stake in the company, the only instance in India of a government entity participating in the equity of a stock broking company. The year 1995 also saw Geojit being listed on the leading regional stock exchanges. Geojit listed at The Stock Exchange, Mumbai (BSE) in the year 2000. Companys wholly owned subsidiary, Geojit Commodities Limited, launched Online Futures Trading in agri-commodities, precious metals and energy futures on multiple commodity exchanges in 2003. This was also the year when the company was renamed as Geojit Financial Services Ltd. (GFSL). The Board consists of professional directors; including a Kerala Government nominee. With effect from July 2005, the company is also listed at The National Stock Exchange (NSE). Company is a charter member of the Financial Planning Standards Board of India and is one of the largest Depository Participant(DP) brokers in the country.

Overseas Joint Ventures

Barjeel Geojit Securities, LLC, Dubai, is a joint venture of Geojit with Al Saud Group belonging to Sultan bin Saud Al Qassemi having diversified interests in the area of equity markets, real estates and trading. Barjeel Geojit is a financial intermediary and the first licensed brokerage company in UAE. It has facilities for off-line and on-line trading in Indian capital market and also in US, European and Far-Eastern capital markets. It also provides Depository services and deals in Indian and International Funds. An associate company, Global Financial Investments S.A.O.G provides similar services in Oman. Aloula Geojit Brokerage Company, is Geojits recently promoted joint venture in Saudi Arabia with the Al Johar Group. Saudi is home to the worlds single largest NRI population. The new venture is expected to start operations in the latter half of 2008. The Saudi national and the NRI would be able to invest in the Saudi capital market. The NRI would also be able to invest in the Indian stock market and in Indian mutual funds. This joint venture makes Geojit the first Indian stock broking company to commence domestic retail brokerage operations in any foreign country.

Milestones

1986: Geojit becomes the member of the Cochin Stock Exchange. 1995: Geojit becomes a member of NSE and installs its first trading terminal in Cochin. 1996: The Company launches Portfolio Management Services after obtaining required registration (Portfolio Management) from Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI). 1997: Geojit becomes a Depository Participant under National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) and begins providing Depository Services through its branches. 1999: Geojit becomes the member of BSE. Started depository service through the interest for the first time in India. 2000: Geojit becomes the first broking firm in the country to offer online trading facility. Geojit commenced derivative trading. 2001: Establishes joint venture in the UAE to serve NRI clients. 2003: Geojit Commodities Ltd becomes member of National Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. 2005: Customer base of Geojit crosses 250000. The Company implemented employees stock option scheme. 2006: Geojit relaunches internet trading on Reuters TIB Mercury Platform. 2007: Paribas takes a stake in the companys equity, making it the single larges shareholder. 2008: BNP Paribas Securities India (P) Ltd. a Joint Venture with BNP Paribas S.A. for Institutional Brokerage.

1st brokerage to offer full Direct Market Access execution in India for institutional clients. 2009: Launch of Property Services division. Launch of online trading in Currency Derivatives. Consequent to BNP Paribas becoming the largest stakeholder in Geojit Financial Services, company is renamed as Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services Ltd.

Board of Directors
Mr. A. P. Kurian Mr. C. J. George Mr. P.H.Kurian Mr. Mahesh Vyas Mr. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Mr. Ramanathan Bupathy Mr. Punnoose George Non - Executive & Independent Chairman Managing Director & Chief Promoter Non - Executive Director Non - Executive & Independent Director Non - Executive Director Non - Executive & Independent Director Non - Executive Director

Management

Mr. C. J. George Mr. Satish Menon Mr. A. Balakrishnan

Managing Director Director (Operations) Chief Technology Officer

Mr. K. Venkitesh Mr. Stefan Groening Mr. Jean-Christophe GOUGEON Mr. Binoy .V.Samuel Mrs. Jaya Jacob Alexander

National Head - Distribution Director (Planning and Control) Director (Marketing) Chief Financial Officer Chief of Human Resources

Vision of the Company

To be a leading financial and commodities markets intermediary for individual and institutional clients from India and overseas. Geojit will continually strive to raise our products and service standards by intelligent application of technology and process.

Values and Believes of the Company

Geojit understand and respect our customer needs to consistently deliver total quality solutions through constant skill up graduation. Geojit believe that their company culture helps to attract and retain the best talent.Geojit uphold uncompromising ethical standards and strive to maintain a distinctive identify in public mind share through innovation and quality

Product Profile
Certified financial advisors help clients to arrive at the right financial solution to meet their individual needs. The wide range of products and services on offer includes Equities Derivatives Currency Futures Custody Accounts Mutual Funds Life Insurance & General Insurance IPOs Portfolio Management Services Property Services Margin Funding Loans against Shares.

Organization Structure

Geojit Financial Services Ltd follows line structure in the organization. Under line organization, authority flows are vertically from top to bottom. Line is the chain of command that extends from the board of directors through carious deligation and redeligation of authority and responsibility to the point where the primary activity of the enterprise is performed. It facilitates the unity of control. Line organization structure is quite flexible. The organizational chart of Geojit Financial Service Ltd is as follows

Chief Technical Officer

Chief Financial Officer

DIRECTOR

Chief Human Resource

Chief Operating Officer

BNP PARIBAS
BNP Paribas is one of the 6 strongest banks in the world according to Standard & Poors. With a presence in 85 countries and more than 205,000 employees, 165,200 of which in Europe, BNP Paribas is a global-scale European leader in financial services. It holds key positions in its three activities: Retail banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking. The Group benefits from its four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg. BNP Paribas also has a significant presence in the United States and strong positions in Asia and the emerging markets. BNP Paribas has been operating in India since 1860 in a number of businesses such as Investment Banking (CIB), Private banking (BNP Paribas Wealth Management), Life Insurance (SBI Life) and Asset Management (Sundaram BNP Paribas), Infrastructure Funding (Srei BNP Paribas), Retail Financing (Sundaram BNP Paribas Home Finance), Car Contract Hiring (Arval), Institutional Broking (BNP Paribas Securities India) and Securities Services (Sundaram BNP Paribas Securities Services and BNP Paribas Sundaram Global Securities Operations).

SPECIAL FEATURES
1. 23 years of history in Indian Capital Market Geojit BNP Paribas has 23 years of in-depth broking experience in the Indian Capital Market. More than 550,000 clients and over Rs 13,000 crores (as of 30th Sep.2010) in Assets Under Management reflect the trust reposed in our expertise.
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Pioneer in Online Trading in Feb. 2000 In the year 2000, Geojit BNP Paribas pioneered the simple concept of providing individuals with the facility to trade online. This revolution has given the company the first mover advantage in online trading. As a creative innovator, Geojit BNP Paribas uses advanced technology in online trading to meet client requirements such as customized online trading platforms and many other services

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Strong Shareholders Geojit BNP Paribas is backed by strong shareholders.In 2007, global banking major BNP Paribas joined the companys other major shareholders - Mr. C.J.George, KSIDC (Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation) and Mr.Rakesh Jhunjhunwala when it took a stake to become the single largest shareholder.

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Wide range of products Geojit BNP Paribas offers a wide range of trading and investment products and solutions. Certified financial advisors help clients to arrive at the right financial solution to meet their individual needs.

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Attractive brokerage slabs Geojit BNP Paribas provide value for money! To start with, they offer low online brokerage charges which further decrease automatically, as and when, the investor volumes increase.

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Learn the craft Investors can develop their trading skills by availing of the effective guidance by Geojit research department. We offer-

Daily mails delivered to our clients mailbox on market conditions and recommendations Technical analysis of BSE 200 Index scrips Free monthly investment magazine Services of professionally qualified executives at 525 offices across India. Our strong research ideas have been instrumental in converting our clients into successful traders.

7. Multichannel service- Internet, Phone, Branch trading Trade the way that Investor want to by selecting from multiple channel optionsInternet, Phone or Branch. 8. First mover advantage Geojit BNP Paribas through its first mover advantage in different areas has been the first to serve investors with its innovative offerings.

1st to launch internet trading in the year 2000. 1st to launch integrated internet trading system for cash and derivative segments 1st Indian stock broking company to commence domestic retail broking 1st in the industry to have a global player offering its name thereby creating 1st to launch exclusive branches for women in 2005. Deep reach

in the year 2002.

operations in any foreign country.

Geojit BNP Paribas.

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Geojit have a pan-India network of over 525 offices with industry certified executives and a dedicated Call Centre to provide a quality services to the investors.. 10. Wide range of fund options

Geojit BNP Paribas gives investors the option to choose from the 700 plus Mutual Fund schemes offered by over 35 Asset Management companies such as SBI Mutual Fund, Reliance Mutual Fund, Franklin Templeton India Mutual Fund, Tata Mutual Fund, Sundaram BNP Paribas Mutual Fund, Fidelity Mutual Fund, and HDFC Mutual Fund.

Company Memberships

Geojit is Member of National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE) Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd. (BSE) Multi-Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange of India Ltd. (NCDEX) National Multi- commodity Exchange of India Ltd. (NMCE) National Securities Depository Limited(NSDL) Central Depository Services Ltd.(CDSL) India Pepper and Spice Trade Association(IPSTA) Singapore Commodity Exchange(SICOM)

Dubai Gold Commodity Exchange (DGCX) Geojit Financial Services Ltd is a DEBI Registered Portfolio Manager Geojit Credits Pvt. Ltd; is a registered Non-Banking Finance Company(NBFC) with RBI