About Asian Paints

Founded in 1942, Asian paints is India`s largest paint company, double the size of any other paint company in India, with a total turnover of Rs. 120 billion. Asian paints is the third largest paint company in Asia for over four decades and 13th largest paint company in the world with a total group revenue in excess of USD 2 Billion.
The group operates in five regions across the world viz. South Asia, South East Asia, South Pacific, Middle East and Caribbean region and has 23 paint manufacturing units across globe (8 units in India) with a total installed global capacity of more than 1.26 Million KL.


Group Subsidiaries

Besides Asian Paints, the group operates around the world through its subsidiaries as:-

  • Asian Paints in South Asia (India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka)
  • SCIB Paints in Egypt
  • Berger in South East Asia (Singapore), Middle East (UAE, Bahrain and Oman), Caribbean (Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago)
  • Apco Coatings in South Pacific (Fiji, Tonga, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu)
  • Taubmans in South Pacific (Fiji and Samoa)


Business Portfolio

Asian Paints manufactures a wide range of paints for decorative and industrial use.


Category wise shareholding

Category Wise Shareholding Total Number of shares Percentage of total no. of shares
Promoters 506379632 52.79%
Foreign Institutional Investors 175089312 18.26%
Individual shareholders 120107899 12.52%
Insurance Companies / Financial Institutions 78874907 8.26%
Bodies Corporate 55574211 5.8%
Non-Resident Individuals 13447811 1.4%
Mutual Funds/ UTI 9314640 0.97%


From the Management

There’s been a massive transformation in the Indian consumer. Earlier, people used to paint when walls were peeling. Now, it’s about décor. We perceived this before most of our competition.
 ‐ K.B.S. Anand, MD &CEO, Asian Paints.

Trading Information

Asian Paints is a part of NSE 50 Index.


BSE Code : 500820

ISIN : INE021A01026