Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Limited (Chola), incorporated in 1978 as the financial services arm of the Murugappa Group. Chola commenced business as an equipment financing company and has today emerged as a comprehensive financial services
provider offering vehicle finance, home loans, home equity loans, SME loans, investment advisory services, stock broking and a variety of other financial services to customers.
Chola operates from 1145 branches across India with assets under management above INR 76,907 Crores. The subsidiaries of Chola are Cholamandalam Securities Limited (CSEC)
Cholamandalam Home Finance Limited (CHFL).