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|Headquarters||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
Tata Sons Limited is the holding company of the Tata Group and holds the bulk of shareholding in these companies. It was established as a trading enterprise by Group founder Jamsetji Tata in 1868. The chairman of Tata Sons has traditionally been the chairman of the Tata Group. About 66% of the equity capital of Tata Sons is held by philanthropic trusts endowed by members of the Tata family. The biggest two of these trusts are the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust and Sir Ratan Tata Trust. Tata Sons is the owner of the Tata name and the Tata trademarks, which are registered in India and several other countries. TCS alone generates 70% revenues of its parent company, Tata Sons. Natarajan Chandrasekaran will take over as Chairman of Tata Sons on 21 February 2017.
The company is registered and located in Mumbai, India.
Operating companies under Tata Sons
- Tata Consultancy Services
- Tata Steel
- Tata Global Beverage
- Tata Power
- Tata Motors
- Tata Chemicals
- Indian Hotels
Board of directors
- Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Chairman, new
- Ratan Naval Tata,
- Shubham Parashar
- Ishaat Hussain
- Nitin Nohria
- Ronen Sen
- Farida Khambata
- Venu Srinivasan
- Ajay Piramal,
- Amit Chandra
- Ralf Speth (new),
Total equity shares 404,142 (around ₹1,0000 each)
|Shareholder||No of shares||Share-holding percentage|
|Sterling Investment Corp||37120||9.18489|
|Sir Dorabji Tata Trust||113067||27.97705|
|Sir Ratan Tata Trust||95211||23.5588|
|Tata Investment Corp||326||0.080665|
|Sarvajanik Seva Trust||396||0.097985|
|RD Tata Trust||8838||2.186855|
|Tata Social Welfare Trust||15075||3.730125|
|Tata Education Trust||15075||3.730125|
|JRD Tata Trust||16200||4.008492|
|Kalimati Investment Co||12375||3.062043|
|Tata International Ltd||1477||0.365466|
|Jimmy Naval Tata||3262||0.807142|
|Vera Farhad Choksey||157||0.038848|
|HH Maharawal Virendra Singh Chauhan||1||0.000247|
|MK Tata Trust||2421||0.599047|
Price of share as on July 1, 2015, is Rupees 60,000.
Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry came to acquire shares of Tata Sons in 1930s when JRD Tata's younger brother, Dorab, in a fit of anger, sold his shares of Tata Sons to construction magnate Pallonji Mistry just after JRD Tata became Chairman in early 1930s. His shareholding is divided equally between his two sons, Shapoor Mistry and Cyrus Mistry.
- "TCS has also accounted for at least 70% of Tata Sons dividends in the past three years, which would have worked in Chandrasekaran's favour".
- "Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran may follow leadership style of JRD Tata".
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