Tata Sons

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Tata Sons Limited
Founded 1912; 104 years ago (1912)
Founder Jamshedji Tata
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Area served
Website www.tata.com

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 of the Tata name and the Tata trademark, which are registered in India and several other countries. These are used by various Tata companies in relation to their products and services. The terms of use of the Group mark and logo by Tata companies are governed by the Brand Equity and Business Promotion Agreement, which is signed by Tata Sons and individual Group companies.


The company is registered and located in Mumbai, India.

Board of directors[edit]

Board of directors

  1. Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus
  2. Cyrus Pallonji Mistry, Chairman
  3. Farrokh K Kavarana
  4. R Gopalakrishnan
  5. Ishaat Hussain
  6. Vijay Singh
  7. Nitin Nohria

Shareholding pattern[edit]

Total equity shares 4,04,142 (around ₹10,00,000 each)[citation needed]

Shareholder No of shares Share Holding Percentage
Shapoorji Pallonji 108 18.39
Sterling Investment Corp

(Shapoorji Pallonji Group)

Cyrus Investments

(Shapoorji Pallonji Group)

Ratan Tata 3368
Sir Dorabji Tata Trust 113067
Sir Ratan Tata Trust 95211
Tata Investment Corp 326
Sarvajanik Seva Trust 396
RD Tata Trust 8838
Tata Social Welfare Trust 15075
Tata Education Trust 15075
JRD Tata Trust 16200
Tata Power 6673
Tata Tea 1755
Indian Hotels 4500
Tata Industries 2295
Tata Chemicals 10237
Kalimati Investment Co 12375
Tata International Ltd 1477
Tata Motors 12375
Piloo Tata 487
Jimmy Naval Tata 3262
Vera Farhad Choksey 157
Jimmy Tata 157
Simone Tata 2011
Noel Tata 2055
HH Maharawal Virendra Singh Chauhan

Raja of Chhota Udepur

MK Tata Trust 2421

Price of share as on July 1, 2015 is Rupees 60,000 [1]

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