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CHATLINE Geojit BNP Paribas, one of India’s top wealth creators, turns 25. C. J. George, the man behind the success story, tells PRIYADERSHINI S. that he owes it to his extraordinary team

He is neither a bull nor a bear in the stock market. In fact, he does not invest in stocks. But strangely C. J. George, managing director, promoter and founder of Geojit, is one of the most defining names in the world of financial services. As his company, Geojit BNP Paribas, turns 25, he basks in its glory, which, in the first decade of 2000, was placed along with the likes of Infosys, Sensex, Bollywood, Simputer, Wine and Big Bazaar. A market watch selected the company to be among the top 29 wealth creators in the country in the last 10 years.

More than all this, George’s most significant contribution perhaps lies in the fact that he offered Indian investors complete transparency in ways to manage their equity investments.

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