Originally incorporated as Embee Finance & Consultancy on 27 Feb.'85, the company was renamed Mukesh Babu Financial Services in 1991. It was promoted by Mukesh Babu. The company is engaged in investment banking, equity research, merchant banking, leasing, fully-fledged money changing, trading in wholesale debt instruments and in the capital market segment, portfolio management services and equity trading on the Bombay Stock Exchange. The company came out with a public issue in Mar.'95 at a premium of Rs 20 to meet the needs of its planned growth and to list the shares of the company on the Bombay, Ahmedabad and Rajkot stock exchanges. During the year 1995-96, the company's business volumes and consequently profit during the year were affected by highly adverse conditions in the primary and secondary markets on the one hand and the credit restrictions and souring interest rates on the other hand. The company's total income was Rs.12.78 million in the year 1999-2000 as compared to Rs.7.85 million in the previous year.