BSE Exchange (Bombay Stock Exchange), India’s largest stock exchange by a number of companies listed. The Bombay Stock Exchange was established in the year 1875 as the first stock exchange in Asia. Today BSE has over 5000 companies listed on it, the highest in any exchange around the world.
World’s two leading global exchanges, Deutsche Bourse and Singapore Exchange, are strategic partners of BSE. BSE offers to trade in Equity, Debt Instruments, Derivatives, Mutual Funds and SME Equity. The S&P BSE SENSEX is India’s most widely tracked stock market benchmark index.
BSE also offers services including risk management, clearing, settlement, market data services, IT services and solutions, licensing index products such as the S&P BSE SENSEX and financial & capital markets training. BSE Limited has the following strengths: 1.
Strong brand recognition with a track record of innovation 2. Diversified and integrated business model and active relationship with market participants 3. State-of-the-art infrastructure and technology.
Computer Age Management Services Ltd (CAMS) is a mutual fund (MFs) transfer agency with a focus on technology-based solutions. It offers services to alternative investment funds (AIFs) and insurance companies, through service centres, white label call centres, online mobile applications and chatbot services.
Mutual Fund distribution is a big business in India and the transaction processing environment is complex. There are many sub-agents of distributors in the country leading with a retail investor base and they will need information regarding Mutual Fund transactions. So, CAMS offer Distributor Services packages to all distributors who operate using retail sub-agents.
CDSL is the leading securities depository in India in terms of incremental beneficial owner (BO) accounts. CDSL earns revenue by charging annual issuer fee to corporates and account maintenance charges, user facility charges and transaction fees to depository participants (DPs).
The asset-light model, duopoly play on the secular increase in stockholder accounts coupled with potential market share gains is an added positive. While this itself is a successful recipe for growth, the icing on the cake could be the massive unexploited revenue opportunities in CDSL’s core activities, and leveraging its customer base and data for new businesses, a feat adroitly accomplished by similar sectors such as credit rating agencies (not to mention internet companies).
INDIAN ENERGY EXCHANGE LIMITED (IEX) is the first and largest energy exchange in India providing a nationwide, automated trading platform for physical delivery of electricity, Renewable Energy Certificates and Energy Saving Certificates. The exchange platform enables efficient price discovery and increases the accessibility and transparency of the power market in India while also enhancing the speed and efficiency of trade execution.
IEX’s subsidiary Indian Gas Exchange Ltd. (IGX) is India’s first automated national level Gas Exchange to promote and sustain an efficient and robust Gas market and to foster gas trading in the country. The exchange features multiple buyers and sellers to trade in spot and forward contracts at designated physical hubs.
Indiamart Intermesh Limited is an online platform (www.indiamart.com.) for business buyers to connect with suppliers of products and services. Buyers can place a business enquiry by visiting suppliers (small and medium) online and explore their products and services. It has organised its listings across 54 industries.
It provides a platform for SMEs, large enterprises, and even individual buyers. Nearly 2.6 crore buyers can reach out to over 22 lakh suppliers coming from 52 different categories of industries and choose from the list of 3.3 crore products.
It is now rated as one of the largest e-commerce platforms for businesses of different kinds with a market share of more than 60%. It deals with 97000 product categories that cover a wide range of industries. IndiaMART is also one of the very few companies with zero debt and a sizeable cash balance.
IRCTC is a ‘Mini-Ratna’ company that derives revenues from four broad business segments — catering (selling food on rail journeys), travel & tourism (tour and destination-specific packages), e-ticketing and packaged drinking water (known for its brand Rail Neer).
Catering contributes 55 per cent to the company’s total revenues, followed by travel & tourism which provides 23.3 per cent, e-ticketing contributes 12.3 per cent and packaged drinking water, which contributes 9.2 per cent.
INFO EDGE (NAUKRI) –
Info Edge generates revenue through the provision of various services through its online recruitment, property, matrimonial, and education classifieds portals. The Company derives its revenue in the form of fees associated with its various services and advertising solutions.
It also derives revenue through commission income on property bookings placed with builders and developers. Today InfoEdge group directly operates 8 ventures and controls the other 6 through.
investmentsJeevansaathi.com, the famous matrimonial site, was launched in 1998. In later years they came up with Shiksha.com, NaukriGulf, and Quadrangle. In 2012, they also launched their mobile app for Naukri.com In 2010, InfoEdge made an investment that realized much late but shows the vision of this investment was now food delivery and restaurant catalogue giant, Zomato.
This is what lies in the InfoEdge group. Zomato was not their only key investment. They also own now much known ‘Policybazaar’. The other ownerships are ‘Meritnation’ and ‘MyDala’. However, the one doing buzz lately is ‘99Acres’.
Zomato is one of the most anticipated IPOs of 2021.
Info Edge’s Startup Investment
Zomato, policy bazaar, happily unmarried, Unnati Pvt ltd, Zippserv, Wishbook, Nopaperforms, University, gramophone, Bijnis, Medcords, printo, Shopkirana, Greyt HR , adda247, terra economics & analytics lab, legit quest, Shipsy, Coding ninjas, Ayuki.
Matrimony.com (till recently known as Consim Info Pvt Ltd) claims it has 60 per cent of the estimated Rs 300-crore online matchmaking market. The company runs 15 matrimonial websites under Bharat Matrimony and around 300 websites under Community Matrimony. From a one-man venture almost 15 years ago, the company now has 4,000 employees.
Matchmaking is only a small pie of the huge business opportunity in a conventional Indian marriage. “Around Rs, 8 lakh is spent on an average for a marriage and we were getting only one per cent of it as our revenue. We can get more and there is a huge opportunity lying there,” says Janakiraman. Almost 90 per cent of its revenue comes from user subscription fee, which ranges from Rs 3,290 to Rs 50,000 (elite) for three months. It has 2.5 million active members.
The Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited (MCX), India’s first listed exchange, is a state-of-the-art, commodity derivatives exchange that facilitates online trading of commodity derivatives transactions, thereby providing a platform for price discovery and risk management.