Ushdev International Limited

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Ushdev International Ltd. (UIL) is one of India's largest Companies in the Metal trading sector with its core businesses in Metal Trading and Wind Power Generation. UIL achieved sales of Rs. 8,791.69 Crores in FY 15. UIL's success speaks for itself both in quantitative & qualitative terms.

UIL was incorporated and led by the late Mr. Vijay Gupta and is presently being led by the third generation promoter, Mr. Prateek Gupta - Vice Chairman. UIL commenced its operations with trading of steel & steel products. Constantly expanding its product portfolio helps UIL to race ahead of its competitors and making UIL one of the giants of Metal Trading business. UIL presently trades in both ferrous & non – ferrous metals. UIL is amongst the top 50 metal trading companies in the world in terms of annual sales. We are proud to say that, today UIL is the 3rd largest private sector trading company and amongst the top 10 metal trading companies in India. UIL is the only company in the country to trade in both ferrous as well non – ferrous metals. For many manufacturing mills, UIL is not only supplying raw materials but also purchasing finished goods from them.

UIL diversified into Wind Power Generation in the year 1997. UIL presently has an installed capacity of 28.3 MW in five states – Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan & Karnataka.

Accolades

winning cup Current promoter of UIL, Mr. Prateek Gupta is one of the winners in theoutstanding category in the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Asia Awards of 2015.
rank Fortune 500 (India) has ranked UIL '89' amongst India's Largest Corporations in their December 2014 issue. UIL has been ranked No. 5 in the Diversified Sector.
winning cup UIL has been ranked 120th in top 500 companies for the year 2013-14 in India by Business world in November 2014.
rank UIL has been listed as one of India’s Top 500 Companies 2014 by Dun & Bradstreet
winning cup UIL has been ranked 57th in the Elite 100 category in Dalal Street Investment Journal in May 2014
UIL has been ranked 6th position in the league of Wealth Creators for investors by Money Life Magazine in their January 2014 edition
business rank UIL has been ranked 4th by Business India Magazine in net sales growth for the year 2013, in their November – December 2013 edition.
trading UIL is ranked amongst Asia’s top 200 most Promising Brand in 2012-13 by World Consulting & Research Corporation (WCRC).
UIL has been ranked no. 4 amongst the 30 fastest growing companies in India by Outlook Business magazine in their May 2013 edition.
award In November 2012, UIL was awarded with Dun and Bradstreet ECGC Indian Exporters Excellence Award as “Best Trader – Exporter” in the large exporter category.
rank UIL was ranked 219th by Business Standard magazine in their March 2012 edition on the basis of net sales.
winning cup UIL was ranked 215th by the Financial Express magazine in its list of 500 India's Finest Companies on the basis of Net Sales and ranked 493rd on the basis of market cap in their Feb 2012 edition.

Our Management

Suman Gupta
Chairperson
Suman Gupta
Chairperson
Prateek Gupta
Vice Chairman
Prateek Gupta
Vice Chairman
Arvind Prasad
Managing Director
Arvind Prasad
Managing Director
Suman Gupta
Chairperson

Mrs. Suman Gupta is the co-founder of UIL and has been at the helm of affairs of the Company since incorporation. She is known for her self-motivated and versatile personality and is actively engaged in the business for growth and expansion of the Company. She has given acceleration to the Company's development by showing her participation in implementation and execution of all the business plans.
Prateek Gupta
Vice Chairman

Mr Prateek Gupta’s business acumen can be judged from a simple but whooping statistic - between 1997 and 2008, the time during which he led the change in UIL’s business model, UIL has grown 175 times.

Mr. Prateek Gupta is thus the perfect embodiment of the new Indian entrepreneurial spirit that in the past asked why, but today asks ‘why not’? No goal is too far, no task unachievable for the new, young Indian businessman. However, this acumen does not come on a platter. Despite being a third generation businessman in UIL, he began his career in UIL in 1996 as a trainee, moving positions, doing everything that was required and more while learning the business skills.

In 1997, he became a key member in completing wind power project of 11 wind mills in Tamil Nadu in an unbelievable short record time of 67 days.

Under a carefully laid out succession plan of Late Mr. Vijay Gupta, Mr. Prateek Gupta took over the business of UIL. His analytical skills, coupled with his grass-root experience, the business has seen an exponential growth.

This 34 year-old MBA Finance has been honored by the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry as the co-chairman of their high profile Power and Energy Conversation Committee in the year 2005.In 2009, having proved his worth multiple times over, he took over the position of Managing Director at UIL.

His expertise has seen UIL being included in the prestigious list of Forbes Asia as the best under a billion dollar company.

Now leading at the helm as Vice-Chairman, he has been instrumental in achieving the Rs. 8,884 Crore mark for UIL Group.

Yet, not the one to rest on his past laurels, Mr. Prateek Gupta says, “My goal is to make UIL number one in the world.” Going by his past achievements, this by no stretch of imagination seems like a far-fetching goal, or even a distant dream.
Arvind Prasad
Managing Director

Mr. Arvind Prasad - with over 28 year of experience in different domains and multiple functionalities is the Managing Director at UIL.

After his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering (Power) from the prestigious IIT Madras in 1983, he worked for six years as deputy manager with HVOC in Delhi and Kanpur. For the next 13 years he climbed the corporate ladder at Thermax Limited from service manager, to area manager to senior manager of Sales and Marketing in four different locations across the country.

Later he served as GM for Master Handlers Pvt. Ltd. in Pune where he handled key accounts like Ashok Leyland, Tata Motors, Honda Motors, Indian Railways and LG.

With Vestas India in Chennai he served as the Director of Sales and Marketing for six years where he achieved a turnover of Rs.18 billion for 2008-09 while maintaining a 'YOY' above industry business growth rate.

This IIT-ian thus brings not only years to the Ushdev Group, but also his invaluable experience across different sectors of the power industry with him, especially the renewable form – Biomass, Wind and Solar.

GROUP COMPANIES

UIL (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.

On 2nd September 2009, Ushdev International Ltd. inaugurated its first Wholly Owned Subsidiary in Singapore namely, UIL (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (UIL Singapore) UIL Singapore commenced its operations by trading with various countries like Philippines, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Australia. It has facilitated expansion of the overall business operations of the Ushdev group outside India exponentially. Strategically placed at a geographical advantage, it also helps to be closer to the suppliers and customers and is accessible to newer markets. Subsequently the stake of Ushdev International Ltd. has been diluted to 16% by June 2014

UIL Singapore Net Worth as on March 31, 2015 stood at US$ 55.65 Million. The Company recorded revenues of US$ 1010 million for the year 2014-15, an increase of over 105% over the revenues of US$ 491 million in 2013-14. The Net Profit for the year ended March 2015 stood at US$ 12.97 million. UIL HONGKONG LTD.

UIL Hong Kong Ltd. (UIL HK) was incorporated as a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Ushdev International Limited on 12th November 2009, to cater to to the markets like Vietnam, Thailand, China, Canada, USA, UAE, India etc. Subsequently the stake of Ushdev International Ltd. has been diluted to 16% by June 2014.
UIL HK’s Net Worth as on March 31, 2015 stood at US$ 60.24 Million. The Company recorded revenues of US$ 1097 million for the year 2014-15, achieving a growth of around 74% over the previous year. The Net Profit of for the year ended March 2015 stood at US$ 15.18 million recording a growth of 81% over the previous year.