India has a robust, transparent and stable financial market, which has gradually transformed from being a highly controlled system to a liberalized one. India has a healthy credit market with a wide range of financial institutions including Commercial Banks, Regional Rural Banks, Co-operative Banks and NBFCs. India has 23 stock exchanges that constitute the market for securities issued by the government and the country’s corporate entities. India’s foreign exchange and derivative market ranks 17th in the world. These reasons attract global business to include India company set up as part of crucial expansion strategy.
India is the seventh largest country in the world by area and the second largest by population. Located in South Asia, the country supports over 16% of the world’s population and more than 2.4% of the world’s land.
Structures typically used by foreign investors in India during India company setup and company registration in India:
During company registration in India a public company is defined as one that is not a private company. A subsidiary company of an Indian company is also treated as a public company. The maximum number of shareholders is unlimited.
|Particulars||Private Company||Public Company|
|Minimun number of shareholders||2||7|
|Maximum number of shareholders||50||Unlimited|
|Minimum number of directors||2||3|
|Maximum number of directors||As per the Articles of Association of the Company||12(can be increased with the Government’s approval)|
|Minimum paid up capital requirement||INR 1,00,000||INR 5,00,000|