A.K. Capital Services Ltd is one of the leading domestic financial services group in India. The company is the country's leading SEBI registered Category-I Merchant Banker. They are engaged in providing merchant banking services. They are also engaged in management consultancy, advisory services and financial restructuring. The company provides various fee-based services, such as fund mobilization through issue of debt, equity, structured hybrid instruments and loan syndication for over 200 clients, including country's central and state government undertakings, private and nationalized banks, financial institutions and private sector corporate. The company has well established Brand and efforts are on to strengthen further the strong brand that the group has built over a period of time. The subsidiaries of the company were A.K. Stockmart Pvt Ltd, A.K. Capital Corporation Pvt Ltd and A.K. Capital Finance Pvt Ltd. A.K. Capital Services Ltd, a flagship company of AK Group was incorporated on October 5, 1993. In a short span of time, AK Capital has emerged as one of India's leading Merchant Bankers in the Indian Fixed Income Market through management of private placements as well as public issues. During the year 2005-06, the company promoted a wholly owned subsidiary A.K. Stockmart Pvt Ltd on January 17, 2006 to take the membership of stock exchanges for stock broking business. The company was ranked amongst the Top 5 players in Private Placement of Fixed Income instruments in Indian market for 5 consecutive years from Financial Year (FY) 2002-03 to 2006-07. During the year 2006-07, the company purchased entire paid-up equity capital of A.K. Capital Corporation Pvt Ltd and thus A.K. Capital Corporation Pvt Ltd became a wholly owned subsidiary of the company. A. K. Capital Corporation Pvt Ltd will carry on the business of Non-Banking Finance Company. In the year 2007, the company won the Prestigious International Financing Review (IFR), Asia Bond Deal of the Year 2006 Award in Hong Kong for successfully structuring & placing Rs 1,500 million perpetual bond issue for UCO Bank, one of the leading Public Sector Bank in India. During the year 2007-08, the company participated in debt issues aggregating to Rs 165,281 million. They were ranked one in India - Non Banks Category - All Debt and India - Non Banks Category - SFCs & SLUs. Also, they were ranked fourth in India - Non Banks category - Private Sector Companies. During the year 2008-09, Girdhar Vanijya Pvt Ltd (now known as A.K. Capital Finance Pvt Ltd) became subsidiary of the company with effect from September 4, 2008.