Top 10 Conglomerates in India 2016

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8. Adani Group

Adani Group has been a global integrated conglomerate with its businesses primarily focus on verticals such as logistics, energy infrastructure and resources.

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Adani group has adapted an integrated model to cater to the growing infrastructure needs of the developing countries. The group has its footprints in the agri-infrastructure by establishing cold storage and grain storage facilities, and has a diversified business spread across the entire nation.


Adani group, founded as a commodity trading company in 1988, has started expanding and diversifying by establishing Mundra port which is one of the largest port in India in the early 1990’s. Adani group has been trading and importing coal from many countries across the world apart from operating few mines in India. It has a thermal coal extraction capacity of 4 MMT in 2014 and striving to achieve 200 MMT per annum in 2020. It has its presence in seven ports in India apart from Mundra.

Since its inception, Adani group companies has been growing and attain top positions in the market. Fortune brand oil is the market leader in the edible oil business, Adani power is the largest private thermal power producer and also the largest single location thermal; power producer in India, Adani port is the port operator in India, Adani group is the largest coal trader in India and the largest integrated infrastructure conglomerate in India. Adani reality is real estate arm of the group, developing over 68 million square feet of real estate across India. Adani group has over 10,00 people working across the globe. Adani foundation drive the group’s corporate social responsibility by investing 3% of profit in education, health, livelihood and rural infrastructure. It covered 5 states and 1400 cities and villages across India.

Revenue: $ 11.72 billion