Incorporated in 1989 as Baid & Company Pvt Ltd, Global Capital Market became a public limited company in 1993 and acquired its present name in Jun.'94. The company was promoted by Inder Chand Baid, a chartered accountant and a member of The Calcutta Stock Exchange Association. The company is engaged in the business of leasing, merchant banking, investment banking, stock broking, share shoppe, bills discounting, short-term finance, corporate loans and advances, consultancy, etc. The company took up leasing in 1993-94 to provide lease finance mainly for high value equipments, vehicles and plant and machinery. It plans to expand its operations by offering a wide range of services - both fund- and non-fund-based. In Mar.'95, the company came out with a public issue to consolidate its capital base and further augment its long-term resources to meet the needs of its expanding business.