Gautam Adani: The Man Paving Roads For Adani Group’s Expansion

Gautam Adani: Humble Beginnings

The world’s third richest person Gautam Adani, who topped the BT Billionaires List 2022, had humble beginnings with his first commodity trading firm Adani Exports

Inconsequential Player
In Early 2000s

Back in 2002, when Mukesh Ambani took charge as RIL Chairman after Dhirubhai Ambani’s death, Adani Exports was a relatively inconsequential player, with Reliance’s market cap being 73 times higher

Adani Group Valuation

Companies of the Adani Group are worth Rs 19.31 lakh crore, as of November 18 this year, surpassing that of RIL by Rs 1.84 lakh crore

BT500 2022 List:
Adani Group
Companies Ranking

The high growth potential of Gautam Adani’s listed entities is reflected in the BT500 ranking. Out of all the prominent Adani companies, five are ranked above 50 on the BT500 2022 list

BT500 2022 List:
Adani Group Companies
Above 50

The five companies ranked above 50 include Adani Green Energy (15), Adani Transmission (19), Adani Total Gas (22), Adani Enterprises (24), Adani Ports & SEZ (31)

Business Philosophy
Of Adani Group

The business philosophy of the Adani Group has always been to capture the entire value chain

Expansion Of
Adani Group 

Gautam Adani is among the very few entrepreneurs who are expanding when private capex is stagnant. The group has sewed up partnerships with global partners like Wilmar of Singapore, TotalEnergies of France, EdgeConneX of the US and IHC of Abu Dhabi

What’s Next For
Adani Group?

Gautam Adani, who has not followed any textbook business model, is writing his own growth trajectory, with media being next on his agenda

The BT Billionaires: Gautam Adani, Mukesh Ambani and more

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