The USD 4 billion Avantha Group is one of India’s leading business conglomerates.
The Group has business interests in diverse areas, including pulp and paper, power transmission and distribution equipment and services, food processing, farm forestry, chemicals, energy, infrastructure, information technology (IT) and IT-enabled services.
With a global footprint, the Group operates in 90 countries with more than 25,000 employees worldwide. Group companies include Crompton Greaves Limited, India’s largest power equipment company, and Ballarpur Industries Limited (BILT), India’s largest paper manufacturer, both listed on the Indian stock exchanges.
As part of its global expansion programme, the Group has acquired a host of companies from around the world. With these acquisitions, products from the Group are not just at the apex in India but ranked amongst the best in the world in their respective categories.
Across Avantha, good citizenship is a defined objective, with focused emphasis on education, community development and healthcare.
Led by Founder & Chairman Mr. Gautam Thapar, the Avantha Group demonstrates strong leadership globally and emerges as a focused corporate, leveraging its knowledge, leadership and operations to add lasting value for its stakeholders and investors.