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 858 branches across India with assets under management above INR 39,000 Crores. The subsidiaries of Chola are Cholamandalam Securities Limited (CSEC)
, Cholamandalam Distribution Services Limited (CDSL)
White Data Systems India Private Limited (WDSI).