ABOUT UD GROUP OF COMPANIES

OVERVIEW OF COMPANY

UD Group is one of the largest groups with businesses in Metal Trading, Wind Power Generation, Mining and Industrial Activities. With revenues over $4.5 bn in FY15, a strong highly skilled team and business partnerships around the world, UD Group’s success speaks for itself both in quantitative & qualitative terms.

Late Mr. Vijay Gupta laid the foundation for Ushdev International Ltd. (UIL) in 1994 which is the flagship company of the Group. In 2009 his son, Mr. Prateek Gupta, took over as Managing Director. Mr. Prateek Gupta started his career in UIL as a trainee and learnt the business on his way up. In 2012 he became the Vice Chairman of UIL. As a third generation promoter, Mr. Prateek Gupta led the Company with a firm grip on both the minute details and a larger vision. Under his leadership, the Group has grown 2500 times.

UD Group commenced its operations by trading steel and steel products. By constantly expanding its product portfolio, UD Group has kept ahead of its competitors. Today, UD Group trades in both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Globally, it is among the top 50 metal trading companies in terms of annual sales while in India it is not only among the top 5 metal trading company but also the third largest private sector trading company.

UD Group diversified into Wind Power Generation in 1997. As on March 16, the Group has an installed capacity of a ~110 MW in India. As global interest in renewable energy intensifies, UD Group finds itself well placed to reap the benefits of the same.

In 2012, the Group forayed into Mining & Industrial activity allied to the Group’s interests. The diversity of its business is seen in the many manufacturing mills that UD Group not only supplies raw materials to, but also purchases finished goods from. This ability to mix and match supplies from multiple sources also allows for greater supply chain stability.

By way of offices in key business districts of India, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, London, Australia, China and the correct visionary leadership with a highly experienced team of collective wisdom under them, UD Group is perfectly poised to scale new heights of excellence, and profit.

OUR ACCOLADES
  • UIL India has been ranked 139th in the ET 500 list based on the revenue in FY 15 in October 2015 edition

  • UIL Singapore Pte Ltd. has achieved Fastest Growing 50 Award 2015 in July 2015

  • UIL India received the "Best Performing Wind Farm (Below 2 MW) in Zone 6" for 2014-15

  • Current promoter of UIL India, Mr. Prateek Gupta is one of the winners in the outstanding category in the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Asia Awards of 2015

  • Fortune 500 has ranked UIL India '89' amongst India's Largest Corporations in their December 2014 issue. We have been ranked No. 5 in the Diversified Sector

  • UIL India has been ranked 120th in top 500 companies for the year 2013-14 in India by Business World in November 2014

  • UIL India has been listed as one of India's Top 500 Companies 2014 by Dun & Bradstreet

  • UIL India has been ranked 57th in the Elite 100 category in Dalal Street Investment Journal in May 2014

  • UIL India has been ranked 6th position in the league of Wealth Creators for investors by Money Life Magazine in their January 2014 edition

  • UIL Singapore Pte Ltd. has been included in the Singapore 1000 Annual Rankings based on its turnover

  • UIL India has been ranked 4th by Business India Magazine in net sales growth forthe year 2013, in their November- December 2013 edition

  • UIL India is ranked amongst Asia's top 200 most Promising Brand in 2012-13 by World Consulting & Research Corporation (WCRC)

  • UIL India has been ranked no. 4 amongst the 30 fastest growing companies in India by Outlook Business magazine in their May 2013 edition

  • In November 2012, UIL India was awarded with Dun and Bradstreet ECGC Indian

  • Exporters Excellence Award as "Best Trader-Exporter" in the large exporter category

  • UIL India was ranked 219th by Business Standard magazine in their March 2012 edition on the basis of net sales

  • UIL India 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.