Whenever it comes to any discussion about private limited companies, it’s always inevitably international companies that we find ourselves batting for. Even when it comes to the job sector, nothing seems at par with those in companies based in the US or Europe. However, there are quite a handful of companies that have not only made it big in the international arena, but have been repeatedly listed and ranked in Forbes. If you’re unaware about those companies, worry not; simply read on this list to know about the best few—
10. Axis Bank
With the fiscal year 2013-14 marking a huge success forAxis Bank, as the net profit topped USD 1 billion for the first time ever, the bank’s happy year extend numerous folds when it got listed in the Forbes Asia Fab 50 List. It is only the second bank, after HDFC (again an Indian bank) to have been listed in Forbes Fab 50 this year. India’s third largest private bank, Axis Bank is India’s first private bank to have opened a branch in China.
A leading and premier watch brand, a grand jewelry brand (Tanishq), a pocket friendly and stylish eyewear brand (Titan Eye) and a funky eyewear, bags and watch brand for the teens (Fastrack), you’ll rarely find any India who is not acquainted with Titan—a TATA initiative.
This is Lupin’s second time in the list, and that too, for a consecutive year. After spreading across Europe, Africa and the US, last year Lupin’s net profit grew over 27% last year. And, this year, after entering the Latin American market and taking over a Mexican eye-specialty company, the company’s net profit soared over 33%, making it worth about $3.2 billion.
7. Mahindra and Mahindra
The fifth largest Indian IT giant, this was Mahindra and Mahindra’s debut in Forbes this year. This, however, wasn’t a surprise after Mahindra and Mahindra’s great performance last year with the net profit soaring upto 112% to reach a mammoth $500 million.
6. Asian Paints
With a market capital worth $9.76 billion, Asia’s third largest paint company, Asian Paints found a position in the Forbes Asia Fab 50 List this year. And, why not; for, the company has been riding on success for the past one year after it bought a bathroom fittings company and launched a brand new collection of vibrant designer wallpapers.
5. Sun Pharma
The Sun Pharma Industries is ranked in the Forbes Asia Fab 50 list this year after having made two previous appearances in the same list in the last two years (2012, 2013). This year the accolade came in after the company’s net profit rose by a phenomenal 28%.
4. TATA Motors
India’s most dependable and largest automakers, TATA Motors firmed its position in the list once more after its net profit leaped a run of 27%. Besides, last month, after a gap of 4 years, TATA Motors launched its first car, Tata Zest—a compact sedan. We’re, however, looking forward to their ‘Bolt’ that will launched by the end of this year.
3. HDFC Bank
India’s second largest private sector bank, this is HDFC Bank’s eighth time in the list—the most by any company so far. With a banking capital of $32.97 Billion, it is world’s 52nd most-valuable-banking-company and India’s Most Valuable one! Reason enough for it to feature in the list, right?
2. HCL Technologies
Here’s India’s fourth largest company making it to this supreme list for the 5th time. This year was indeed special for the company as it not only added one $100 million customer and four $50 million customers but also had their net profit cross the $1 Billion mark. Their revenue also topped $5 million for the first time ever.
1. TATA Consultancy Services (TCS)
With a market capital of $71.25 Billion, bigger than the 3 top Indian IT companies put together (of course, leaving out TCS), TCS is regarded as India’s top IT Company. Last year, after adding seven $100 Million customers in their list, they ended the year with 24% profit. And, that was enough to seal this giant’s position in the Forbes Asia’s Fab List 2014.