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Kotak Mahindra is one of India's leading financial organizations, offering a wide range of
financial services that encompass every sphere of life. From commercial banking, to
stock broking, to mutual funds, to life insurance, to investment banking, the group
caters to the diverse financial needs of individuals and corporates.

The group has a net worth of over Rs. 7,100 crore and has a distribution network of
branches, franchisees, representative offices and satellite offices across cities and towns
in India and offices in New York, London, San Francisco, Dubai, Mauritius and Singapore.
The Group services around 6.5 million customer accounts.


Life Insurance
Mutual Fund
Car Finance
Institutional Equities
Investment Banking
Kotak Mahindra International
Kotak Private Equity
Kotak Realty Fund

Kotak Securities Limited, a subsidiary of Kotak Mahindra Bank, is the stock broking and
distribution arm of the Kotak Mahindra Group. The company was set up in 1994. Kotak
Securities is a corporate member of both The Bombay Stock Exchange and The National
Stock Exchange of India Limited. Its operations include stock broking and distribution of
various financial products - including private and secondary placement of debt and
equity and mutual funds. Currently, Kotak Securities is one of the largest broking houses
in India with wide geographical reach. The company has four main areas of business: (1)
Institutional Equities, (2) Retail (equities and other financial products), (3) Portfolio
Management and (4) Depository Services.


This division primarily covers secondary market broking. It caters to the needs of
foreign and Indian institutional investors in Indian equities (both local shares and
GDRs). The division also incorporates a comprehensive research cell with sectoral
analysts who cover all the major areas of the Indian economy.



This division provides professional portfolio management services to high net-
worth individuals and corporates. Its expertise in research and stock broking
gives the company the right perspective from which to provide its clients with
investment advisory services.

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Kotak Securities has a comprehensive retail distribution network, comprising 870
offices (own and franchisees) across 309 cities and towns, servicing 590,000
customers. This network is used for the distribution and placement of a range of
financial products that includes company fixed deposits, mutual funds, Initial
Public Offerings, secondary debt and equity and small savings schemes.

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Kotak Securities is a depository participant with the National Securities
Depository Limited and Central Depository Services (India) Limited for trading
and settlement of dematerialised shares. Since it is also in the broking business,
investors who use its depository services get a dual benefit. They are able to use
its brokerage services to execute transactions and its depository services to settle

Kotak Securities' width, volume and quality of offerings regularly earn it

accolades from industry monitors. In recent times, these have included:

OÊ siamoney Brokers Poll: Best Local Brokerage (2009, 2008, 2007 & 2006)

OÊ siamoney Brokers Poll: Best nalyst in India - Sanjeev Prasad (2009, 2008, 2007,
2006 & 2005)

OÊ Financesia: Best Broker in India (2010 & 2009)

Kotak Securities have been providing many products and services which have now
become industry standards. Some of them are:

OÊ Facility of Margin Finance to the customers for online stock trading

OÊ Investing in IPOs and Mutual Funds on the phone SMS alerts before execution of
depository transactions

OÊ Mobile application to track portfolio of your investments in stock market

OÊ utoInvest -  systematic investing plan in Equities and Mutual funds

OÊ Provision of margin against securities automatically against shares in your Demat

Kotak Securities has a full-fledged research division involved in Macro Economic

studies, Sectoral research and Company Specific Equity Research which publishes in-
depth stock market analysis. This combined with a strong and well networked sales
force which helps deliver current and up to date market information and news.

Kotak securites are also a depository participant with National Securities Depository
Limited (NSDL) and Central Depository Services Limited (CDSL), providing dual benefit
services wherein the investors can avail our stock broking services for executing the
transactions and the depository services for settling them. We process more than
400000 trades a day which is much higher even than some of the renowned
international brokers.

Their network spans over 400 cities with 1200 outlets.

Kotak Securities Limited has Rs. 2250 crore of ssets Under Management (UM) as of
30th June, 2010. The portfolio Management Service provides top class service, catering
to the high end of the market. Portfolio Management from Kotak Securities comes as an
answer to those who would like to grow exponentially on the crest of the stock market,
with the backing of an expert.