Ajay Piramal

Ajay Piramal
Ajay Piramal
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At a Glance
  • Age
  • Earnings
    $1550 Million
  • Source of earnings
  • Marital Status
  • Children
  • Residence

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#41 India Rich List 2013


Ajay Piramal started out in his family's textile business in 1977 and went on to build a pharma empire. Piramal came into cash in 2010 when he sold the domestic formulations business of his Piramal Healthcare to Abbott Labs for $3.8 billion. Since then he has been stitching together a diversified conglomerate with interests in real estate, finance and infrastructure. In the past year he's invested in a road building firm, renewable energy and truck financing. He's looking to sell his company's 11% stake in telecom firm Vodafone India. The onetime polo player owns 4 horses.

India Rich List 2013

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