Promoted in 1987 by C R Bhansali, CRB Share Custodian Services belongs to the CRB group. The company is headed by B Balakrishnan who was earlier in the custody department of State Bank of India. The company offers custodial services, registrar and transfer agent services, underwriting and financial services. It provides a comprehensive range of custodial services covering all aspects of the clients securities-related transactions. The company is SEBI-authorised category-I registrar and share transfer agent, debenture trustee and underwriter. It has technical collaboration with a US company. It also proposes to tie up with the same company for depository services. The company is managed by a team of professionals from trade, finance, taxation and law.