At Kotak Mahindra Group we take a client-centric view and constantly innovate to provide you with the best of services and infrastructure. We have regularly received accolades that stand testimony to our success in this endeavour. Some of our recent achievements are:

     Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. 

  • Uday Kotak recognised as Banker of the Year 2013-14 at FE Best Bank's Awards (awarded in 2017)
  • Shanti Ekambaram recognised as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in the country by Fortune India
  • Elizabeth Venkatraman recognised with a special mention in IMPACT's 50 Most Influential Women List 2017
  • Ashok Singh, Sr. VP, received VMWare IT Excellence Award 2016 in association with Economic Times
  • Ashok Singh, Sr. VP, received Dell EMC Transformation Award 2016
  • Company with Great Managers at the Great Managers Award 2016 by People Business and The Times of India
  • Best Corporate & Investment Bank for India at Asiamoney Best Bank Awards 2017 - India
  • Fastest Growing Midsized Bank 2017 at Business Today-Money Today Financial Awards
  • Best Cash Management Bank in India at the Asian Banker Transaction Banking Awards 2016
  • Custody Business adjudged Market Outperformer (as a consequence of becoming Category Outperformer in all 10 categories) in the Domestic Market Survey 2015-16
  • Best Savings Bank Product at FE India's Best Banks Award 2015-16
  • Asset Triple A Treasury, Trade, Supply Chain and Risk Management Awards 2017
    • Best in Treasury and Working Capital for Non-Banking Financial Institutions, India
    • Best Trade Finance Solution, India for Snapdeal
    • Best Cash Management Solution, India for Life Insurance Corporation of India
    • Best Cash Management Solution, India for National Insurance Company
  • Agent Banks in Emerging Markets (AEBM) Global Excellence Award in the Value Delivered category by Global Custodian magazine
  • Global Custodian magazine recognises Kotak Mahindra Bank's Custody Business as Global Outperformer, Market Outperformer and Category Outperformer (in all 7 categories, including Relationship management and Client service, Value Delivered, Settlement, Asset servicing, Ancillary services, reporting, Technology) in the 2016 India Survey of Agent Banks in Emerging Markets
  • National Payments Excellence Awards 2016 by NPCI:
    • Best Mid-Sized Bank for excellent performance in Cheque Truncation System (CTS)
    • Best Mid-Sized Bank for excellent performance in IMPS
  • Bullion Bank of the Year at the 4th India Bullion and Jewellery Awards 2016 by India Bullion and Jewellers Association (IBJA)
  • BFSI Digital Innovators Award in the Digital Pioneer category for Kotak Bharat App by Financial Express
  • Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) recognised Kotak Mahindra Bank on the occasion of Muhurat Trading as one of the top 3 Performers in Primary Market Segment (Debt Public Issue Bids - Banks) (FY 15-16)
  • Best Local Cash Management Bank in India in the mid-cap space at Asiamoney Cash Management Poll 2016
  • Runner-up in the New Private Sector Bank 2014-15 category at FE Best Bank's Awards, awarded in 2017
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank's Annual Report for FY2015-16 announced as Gold Competition Class Winner at LACP Vision Awards - Winter 2017 session in the Commercial Banks category

Kotak Wealth Management

  • Best Private Bank in India at FinanceAsia Country Awards 2016
  • Best Private Bank in India at Global Private Banking Awards 2016

Kotak Institutional Equities

  • Institutional Investor's 2016 All-India Rankings
    • Ranked #1 in Institutional Investor's 2016 All-India Research Team across foreign and domestic brokerages, based on an annual survey of leading institutional investors investing into India
    • Ranked #1 in Institutional Investor's 2016 All-India Sales Team across foreign and domestic brokerages
  • Asiamoney Brokers Poll 2016
    • Ranked #1 in Overall Country Research
    • Ranked #2 in Execution
    • Ranked #3 in Most Independent Research Brokerage
    • India's Best Local Brokerage - for the 11th year in a row

Kotak Mahindra Capital Company

  • Securities Advisory Firm of the Year in India, Corporate INTL Global Awards, 2017
  • Best Equity House, India in The Asset Triple A Country Awards 2016
  • Best IPO (India), Best QIP (India), Best M&A Deal (India) in The Asset Triple A Country Awards 2016
  • Telecom Towers Deal of the Year for American Tower Corp's acquisition of Viom Networks at the TMT Finance World Congress Awards 2016
  • Best Domestic Investment Bank and Best Domestic Equity House over the last 20 years, FinanceAsia Platinum Awards - 20 Years of Excellence
  • Best Domestic Equity House by Asiamoney, 2016
  • IPO Dealmaker of the Year in the Businessworld PwC I-Banking Survey 2016

Kotak Securities

  • Top Performer in New Accounts opened category (Non-Bank Category) - 1st Position at the NSDL Star Performer Awards, 2016
  • Bombay Stock Exchange recognised Kotak Securities on the occasion of Muhurat Trading as:
    • One of the top 5 performers in Equity Retail Segment (FY 15-16)
    • One of the top 5 performers in Equity Institutional Segment (FY 15-16)
    • One of the top 3 Performers in OFS Segment (FY 15-16)
  • Agar Magar Campaign recognised at Asia Pacific Customer Engagement Award 2016:
    • Silver for the Best use of Branded Content in the Marketing Capability category
    • Gold for Best Use of Data & Research in the Marketing Capability category
    • Gold for Effective Use of Market research
    • Bronze for Effectiveness in Radio
    • Bronze for Innovation in Cupshup campaign
  • DMA Asia (India Edition) 2016:
    • Bronze for Media Effectiveness was awarded to Agar Magar campaign
    • Leader certificate for best use of Digital Search for Acquisition campaign
  • Bronze for Acquisition campaign in the category of Best Use of Data for New Business and  for PPC (HCGBB) in the search category awarded by Campaign India's Digital Crest Awards, 2016
  • Bronze for Best Single Radio Commercial in Insurance, Banking & Financial services at Golden Mikes Awards 2016 by Exchange4media

Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company Limited

  • Best Group over 3 years in Equity Category by Thomson Reuters Lipper Awards 2017
  • Special award for Innovative Approach to Investor Awareness by Outlook Money
  • Pankaj Tibrewal featured among India's Best Fund Managers 2017 by Outlook Business and Value Research Annual Ranking of Fund Managers
  • Pankaj Tibrewal featured in "ET-Wealth Morningstar Ranking: Top 10 Mutual Fund Managers 2016"
  • ETFI Asia and Asset Management ETF & Indexing Awards
    • ETF Manager Of The Year award (2016 & 2015)
    • Best New ETF of the year award (2016)
  • I Invest International UK (2016)
    • Best Open-Ended Gold ETF (Since Inception): Kotak Gold ETF
    • Best Asia-Focused ETF Manager

Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance Limited

  • Recognised by LEAD - HR.com as:
    • Best Train The Trainer Program 2017
    • Parimal Rathod - Top Corporate Leader (over 35 years of age)
  • Internal Learning Solution of the Year 2017 (Bronze) by The Learning Awards
  • Honourable Mention at 2016 ATD Excellence in Practice for Sales Enablement by Association of Talent & Development (ATD)
  • Business World Award for Excellence in L&D for 2016
  • HR Excellence Award 2016 for Learning & Development by Businessworld
  • Chief Learning Officer of the Year 2016 by TISS Leap Vault CLO
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. 

    • Uday Kotak - the sole Indian Financier to feature in Money Masters: The Most Powerful People in The Financial World, by Forbes magazine, USA (May 2016)
    • Uday Kotak wins Entrepreneur of the Year award at Forbes India Leadership Awards 2015
    • Uday Kotak received ET Business Leader of the Year award at ET awards 2015 for Corporate Excellence from Hon'ble Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley
    • Uday Kotak received the AIMA-JRD Tata Corporate Leadership Award 2015 at AIMA-s 2nd National Leadership Conclave
    • Uday Kotak recognised as Best Transformational Leader Award 2015 by Asian Centre for Corporate Governance & Sustainability in 2016
    • Jaimin Bhatt, President & Group CFO, recognised with ICAI Award 2015 under the CA CFO - Banking sector category
    • Shanti Ekambaram, President, Consumer Banking, recognised as one of the Most Powerful Women 2015 by Business Today
    • Karthi Marshan recognised as Marketer of the Year in the Banking category by the International Advertising Association (IAA) Leadership Awards
    • Karthi Marshan recognised as Digital Marketer of the Year in the Banking category at Digital Marketers' Awards organised by Internet and Mobile Association of India's (IAMAI) Digital Marketers' Awards 2016
    • CFO India magazine recognized six Kotakites in the CFO100 Roll of Honour 2016:
      • Himanshu Vasa, EVP & Financial Controller & Chief of Internal Vigilance, Kotak Mahindra Bank, in the Mergers & Acquisitions category
      • Rajeev Saptarshi, COO, Kotak Investment Advisors Limited, in the Funds Management category
      • Gobind Jain, EVP - Group Finance, Kotak Mahindra Bank, in the Corporate Governance category
      • Trivikram Kamath, EVP & Head Operations, Finance & Technology, Kotak Securities, Integration of Technology
      • Subramanian N R, EVP & CFO, Infina Finance, in the Risk Management category
      • Sanjay Tibrewala, CFO, Phoenix ARC, in the Cost Management category
    • Bhargesh Ojha recognised in the Top GC Power List (February - March 2016) by Legal Era magazine
    • Prakash Nayak, EVP, Corporate Banking was awarded Outstanding Manager Award 2015 by Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA)
    • Kulin Thaker & Arif Khan won CIO & Leader Business Impact Award 2015 by 9.9 Mediaworx
    • Kulin Thaker & Arif Khan won DataQuest Business Technology Award 2015 by DataQuest magazine
    • Agnelo Dsouza & Jaypaul Reddy won CSO Next 2015 Award by 9.9 Media
    • Arif Khan recognised as India's Future CIO at Next100 2015 Awards by IT Next
    • Kulin Thaker & Ashok Singh recognised by EMC Corporation as:
      • EMC Outstanding Customer Award 2015
      • EMC Transformer Award 2015
    • Kulin Thaker & Arif Khan recognised by Citrix Technologies for Best Desktop Virtualization Implementation
    • Mumbai Marathon 2016:
      • Second Highest Fundraising corporate in the Corporate Challenge category at Mumbai Marathon 2016
      • Shanti Ekambaram, President - Consumer Banking, recognised as Highest Fundraising Individual in the Corporate Challenge category at Mumbai Marathon 2016
      • Manish Kothari, Sr. EVP & Business Head - Mid & Large Corporates, Corporate Banking, recognised as Second Highest Fundraising Individual in the Corporate Challenge category at Mumbai Marathon 2016
    • Most Future Ready Bank in Business Today-KPMG's Best Bank Study 2015
    • Best Medium Sized Bank in the Businessworld Best Bank Survey 2014-15
    • Best Retail Growth Performance award at Dun & Bradstreet Banking Awards 2015
    • Bank of the year - 2015 at the 12th India International Gold Convention in the Emerging Nominated Agency - Bullion Category
    • Recognised by Asiamoney Cash Management Poll 2015 as:
      • Best Local Cash Management Bank across all categories for Small, Medium and Large size corporates
      • Best Overall Domestic Cash Management Services for Small, Medium and Large size corporates
      • Best Overall Cross-Border Cash Management Services for Small and Large Size Corporate
    • STP Award 2014 for Outstanding Payment Formatting and Straight Through Rate in the Trade Finance category by Bank of New York (BNY) Mellon
    • Best Debit Cards Portfolio Growth award for India and South Asia at Visa's Future of Digital Payments Forum 2015
    • Best Project Financing Deal in Asia for refinancing of the Pune-Solapur Expressway project at GlobalCapital Asia Regional Capital Markets Awards 2015
    • Recognised by NPCI's National Payments Excellence Awards 2015 for:
      • Excellent Performance in CTS (small banks category)
      • Excellent Performance in IMPS (small banks category)
    • Recognised by Global Custodian India Domestic Survey 2015 as:
      • Market Outperformer
      • Best in Technology
    • Finnoviti Award 2016 for Bharat Banking App by Banking Frontier's magazine
    • Best Bond Deal for financing of SP JUHi project awarded at IJ Global (Euromoney) Awards (Asia Pacific)
    • Recognised by Global Custodian in -2015 Survey of Agent Banks in Emerging Markets- in the Indian market as:
      • Category Outperformer, notching highest scores in the entire seven categories, namely Relationship & Client Service, Value Delivered, Settlement, Asset Servicing, Ancillary Services, Reporting and Technology
      • Market Outperformer
      • Global Outperformer
  • Kotak Wealth Management (KWM)

    • Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey 2015:
      • Best Private Banking Services Overall, India
      • Succession Planning Advice and Trusts*
        *Through Kotak Mahindra Trusteeship Services Ltd.
      • Best Bank in India by Euromoney Awards for Excellence, Asia 2015
      • Best Private Bank India by FinanceAsia Country Awards 2015 for the 7th time in a row
  • Kotak Institutional Equities (KIE)

    • Institutional Investor-s 2015 All-India Research Team
      • Ranked #1 across domestic and foreign brokerages
      • Kawaljeet Saluja - Ranked #1 in Information Technology
      • Samar Sarda - Ranked #1 in Real Estate
      • Rohit Chordia - Ranked #2 in Telecommunications
      • Harish Bihani - Ranked #2 in Capital Goods
      • Hitesh Goel - Ranked #2 in Autos & Auto Parts
      • Sanjeev Prasad - Ranked #3 in Portfolio Strategy
      • M B Mahesh - Ranked #3 in Financials
      • Rohit Chordia - Ranked #3 in Consumer/Staples
      • Tarun Lakhotia - Runner-Up in Oil & Gas
      • Chirag Talati - Runner-Up in Health Care & Pharmaceuticals
      • Rohit Chordia - Runner-Up in Consumer/Discretionary
    • Institutional Investors 2015 All-India Sales Team
      • Ranked #2 across foreign and domestic brokerages
    • Asiamoney Brokers Poll 2015
      • Ranked #1 in Overall Research for India across foreign and domestic brokerages
      • Ranked #1 in Execution for India across foreign and domestic brokerages
      • Most Independent Research Brokerage - Ranked #2
      • Kawaljeet Saluja - Ranked #1 in Software, Internet & Services
      • Rohit Chordia - Ranked #1 in Telecommunications
      • Samar Sarda - Ranked #1 in Real Estate
      • Nischint Chawathe - Ranked #1 in Diversified Financials
      • M B Mahesh - Ranked #2 in Banks
      • Nischint Chawathe - Ranked #2 in Insurance
      • Jasdeep Walia - Ranked #2 in Small Caps
      • Sanjeev Prasad - Ranked #3 in Strategy"
  • Kotak Mahindra Capital Company (KMCC)

    • Best Domestic Equity House by Asiamoney - 2015
    • SKOCH BSE Aspiring Nation Award 2015 and the SKOCH BSE Order-of-Merit Award 2015
    • Securities Advisory Firm of the Year in India in the Corporate INTL Global Awards - 2016, 2014, 2012
  • Kotak Securities (KSec)

    • Best Broker in India, FinanceAsia Country Awards for Achievement 2015
    • Best SEO for Website at India Digital Media Awards (IDMA) 2015
    • Silver award Best SEO for Website at DMAI 2015
    • Favourite Analyst Awards at Researchbytes IC Awards 2015 in the following categories:
      • Research House
      • Financials
      • Materials
      • Multi Sector
    • Recognised at Asia Pacific Customer Engagement Forum & Awards for Agar Magar Campaign for the following:
      • Gold Effective use of market research
      • Bronze Effectiveness for radio campaign
      • Bronze innovation for Cupshup campaign
    • Bronze for Excellence in Radio at Golden Mikes Awards by Exchange4media
  • Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company (KMAMC)

    • Best new ETF India and ETF Manager of the Year India award from Asia Asset Management ETF & Indexing Awards 2016
    • Kotak Nifty ETF and Kotak Select Focus Fund ranked as the #1 Mutual Fund by CRISIL for the quarter ended December 2015
  • Kotak Life Insurance (KLI)

    • VmWare IT Excellence Award for the Financial Services Industry vertical for successful implementation of desktop virtualization
    • Elizabeth Venkatraman recognised in IMPACT's list of Influential Women in Media, Marketing and Advertising 2016
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. 

    • Uday Kotak - Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur Of The Year Award 2014
    • Uday Kotak - 'Transformational Business Leader Award' at the AIMA Managing India Awards 2014
    • Uday Kotak - 'Entrepreneur of the Decade' by Bombay Management Association (BMA)
    • Uday Kotak - Banker of the year 2014 by Businessworld magazine
    • Shanti Ekambaram - Woman of the Year award in the Banking and Financial Services category for 2013-2014 by IMC Ladies Wing
    • Shanti Ekambaram - Among Business Today's Most Powerful Women in Indian Business
    • Best Bank in 2014 by Business India
    • Most Imminent Bank 2014 by Outlook Money
    • Kotak Jifi at the Indian Digital Media Awards 2014:
      • Gold Award for Best Innovation - World's first socially powered bank account
      • Gold Award for Best App developed - World's first banking application using Twitter
    • Kotak Jifi at Campaign India Digital Crest Awards:
      • Platinum for Innovation - World's first Twitter Enabled Banking Product
      • Gold for Best Usage of Viral Marketing
      • Gold for Best Usage of Social Media
      • Gold for Best Usage of Digital Marketing
      • Gold for Best Digital Strategy
    • 'Best Prepaid Card Programme' at Financial Inclusion & Payments System (FIPS) 2014 for Kotak Samruddhi
    • 9th most valuable brand in India in the BrandZ's 50 most valuable Indian brands ranking
    • Best Local Cash Management Bank in India (6th year in a row) in the Asiamoney Cash Management Poll 2014 (For small and medium enterprises)
    • Excellence in Security under 'Security in Bank' category at the Data Security Council of India Excellence Awards 2014
    • Amit Jain (KMBL), Gaurav Sarayan (KMBL) and Prateek Diwan (KMCC) - Among the top 37 talented people in The Economic Times Young Leaders List, selected from across some 20000 executives
    • Manoj Mauni, VP - Information Technology - among the top 100 IT professionals in the ITNEXT 100, an initiative of the ITNEXT magazine that recognises and awards senior IT professionals who stand out as CIOs in the years to come
  • Kotak Mahindra Capital Company (KMCC)

    • Best Investment Bank in India, FinanceAsia Country Awards for Achievement 2014
    • Best ECM House in India, FinanceAsia Country Awards for Achievement 2014
    • Best Domestic Equity House by Asiamoney - 2014
  • Kotak Wealth Management (KWM)

    • Best Private Bank - India by FinanceAsia Country Awards 2014
  • Kotak Securities (KSec)

    • Best Broker in India, FinanceAsia Country Awards for Achievement 2014
    • Broker of the Year in India in The Asian Banker Financial Markets Awards 2014
    • Kotak Securities internal magazine 'Our Pulse' - 'Best Magazine among Banks' award by ICE Awards 2014
    • Best Research as Research Showcase Partner at ResearchBytes IC Awards 2014
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. 

    • Uday Kotak - Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year India Award
    • Best Medium Sized Bank of the Year Award by Businessworld
    • Best Bank - Emerging Banks by Outlook Money
    • Ranked among top 5 Best Ranked Companies for Corporate Governance Practices in IR Global Ranking
    • The Banker magazine from The Financial Times (UK) published Brand Finance Banking 500's global recognitions:
      • Brand valuation of around half a billion dollars (USD 481 million)
      • Ranked 245th among the world's top 500 banks
      • Brand Rating of AA+
    • Shanti Ekambaram, President - Consumer Banking - Among Business Today's 'Most Powerful Women in Indian Business' for 2013
    • Harish Shah, Executive Vice President - Accounts and Finance, Kotak Mahindra Prime Limited recipient of 'Winning Edge' Award at CFO100 Awards
    • CFONEXT 100 Awards recognised the following among top 100 professionals to stand out as CFOs in the years to come:
      • Gobind Jain, Senior Vice President - Group Consolidation and MIS, Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited
      • Trivikram Kamath, Executive Vice President & Head - Operations, Finance and Technology, Kotak Securities Limited
      • NR Subramanian, Senior Vice President - Finance and Operations, Kotak Mahindra Investments Limited
      • Cedric Fernandes, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Kotak Life Insurance
      • Rajeev Saptarshi, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Kotak Investment Advisors Limited
    • Asian Banker's IT Award in Best Self Service category for Courtesy Callback feature
    • NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) award in Best Performer in Account Growth Rate Category 2013, for Demat Accounts
    • Kotak Junior ad film adjudged Best Banking Ad Worldwide 2013, by Bank Innovation - a leading global blog on banking
    • EMC Transformers Award 2013 for Innovative implementation of storage technologies in the Bank
    • Green IT Enterprise Award 2013 by CIO Forum and Schneider Electric for various power saving techniques implemented in Data Center. Kotak Mahindra Bank was amongst the Top 10 in the 'Top 10 Large Enterprises' category
    • Highest Fundraising Company in Corporate Challenge Category in Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2014
    • KVS Manian - President - Corporate and Investment Banking - Highest Individual Pledge Raiser in Corporate Challenge Category in Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2014
    • Shanti Ekambaram, President - Consumer Banking - 2nd Highest Individual Pledge Raiser in Corporate Challenge Category in Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2014
    • Kotak Mahindra Bank's Annual Report 2012-13 won the following awards:
      • LACP Vision Awards, USA
      • Bronze Award - Best report in Banking category
      • Top 10 - Among the top 10 Indian reports
    • ARC Awards
      • Gold Award - Traditional Annual Report: Banking and financial services
      • Honors Award - Interactive Annual Report: Banking and financial services (Asia/South Pacific)
  • Kotak Institutional Equities

    • India's Best Local Brokerage in the Asiamoney Brokers Poll - 2013:
      • India's Best Local Brokerage - for the 8th year in a row
      • #1 for Most Independent Research Brokerage among all domestic and foreign brokerages
      • #2 for Best Overall Country Research among all domestic and foreign brokerages
      • #2 for Best Analyst among all domestic and foreign brokerages
      • #3 for Best Overall Sales Services among all domestic and foreign brokerages
  • Kotak Mahindra Capital Company

    • Securities Advisory Firm of the Year in India, Corporate Intl Global Awards 2014
    • Best Domestic Investment Bank in The Asset Country Awards - 2013
    • Best M&A House in India, Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2013
    • Best Domestic Equity House by Asiamoney - 2013
  • Kotak Securities

    • NSDL Star Performers Award 2013 - Top Performer in New Accounts Opened (Non-Bank Category) - Kotak Securities Limited
    • Best Equity Broking House: Dun & Bradstreet Equity Broking Awards 2013
    • Depository Participant of the year: Dun & Bradstreet Equity Broking Awards 2013
  • Kotak Wealth Management

    • Euromoney Private Banking Survey 2014:
      • Second Best Family Office Services Provider, Asia - Among Top 5
      • Best Range of Advisory Services
      • Best Corporate Advisory for Private Banking Clients
      • Best Bespoke Wealth Planning
      • Private Equity Investment
      • Equity portfolio management
      • Specialized Services for Inherited Wealth and Businesses
    • Best Private Bank India, FinanceAsia Country Awards for Achievement 2013
  • Kotak Life Insurance

    • Execution Excellence Award 2013-14' for the best execution for 4DX in India by Franklin Covey
    • Rated 8th most respected company in India's Banking Financial Services & Insurance space in 'Businessworld Survey of India's Most Respected Companies 2013
    • EMC Transformational Award for the implementation of end-user data protection using Avamar technology
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. 

    • Best Managed Board by Aon Hewitt-Mint Study 2012
    • Best Bank Award in New Private Sector Bank category by Financial Express
    • Uday Kotak, Executive Vice President and Managing Director received the Special Award for his contribution in the growth of India's equity markets at India's Best Market Analyst Awards 2012 by Zee Business
    • New Indian Express Group conferred Uday Kotak with the Runner-up award for Best Banker – Growth and Expansion at The Sunday Standard FINWIZ 2012 Best Bankers' Awards
    • Among Forbes Asia's 'FAB 50' list in 2012 for the 3rd consecutive year
    • Rated among the Top 25 Best Employers in India for three consecutive studies conducted since 2007 by Aon Hewit
    • Recognised among the Top 10 Companies for Leaders to Work, in Asia Pacific, in a study conducted by RBL Group, Aon Hewitt and Fortune in 2011
    • CFONEXT 100 Awards recognised the following among top 100 professionals to stand out as CFOs in the years to come:
      • R. Krishnan, Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company
      • Naozad Sirwalla, Kotak Kotak Investment Advisors Ltd.
      • Devang Gheewalla, Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.
      • HImanshu Vasa, Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.
    • Trade Finance Division awarded Straight-Through Processing (STP) Award for Excellence in Quality of Payment Messages
    • Gold award at Trade & Forfaiting Review (TFR) Awards 2012, under Best Local Trade Bank in India category
    • Best Local Cash Management Bank in India for small companies (turnover < US$100 million) by Asiamoney, 2012
    • Asian e-payment Awards for the following categories at the Asian Leadership Awards:
      • Best e-Payment Bank Award
      • Best Online Payment Platform Award
      • e-Payment Market Leadership awarded to Tushar Trivedi, Executive Vice President, Transaction Banking
    • 6% campaign featuring Subbu won the Silver Effie – a prestigious advertising effectiveness award in the financial services category
    • Celent Model Bank Award for core banking implementation in the Infrastructure & Architecture category
    • Fastest Base24 to Electra Switch migration by OPUS
    • Innovative Use of Data Storage Award at CNBC TV18 India Innovation Award, 2013
    • Security in Bank award by Data Security Council of India (DSCI) at the DSCI Excellence Awards, 2012
    • IT Transformer's Award at The EMC Transformer's Awards, 2012
    • NRI banking received the following awards at Banking & Payments Asia Trailblazer Awards, 2013:
      • Click2Remit - Product Excellence in the P2P Product Category
      • Privy League for NRIs - Service Excellence award in the Mass Affluent Banking Category
    • Customer reference programme of the credit cards business won an award under Customer Acquisition Programme Category at MasterCard Innovation Awards
    • Recognised as 2nd Highest Employee Contribution (Corporate Challenge Category) in the 10th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon in 2013
    • Shanti Ekambaram, President - Corporate & Investment Banking won the award for Highest Fund Raiser (Corporate Challenge Category)
  • Kotak Mahindra Capital Company

    • Best Investment Bank and Equity House in India award from Finance Asia, 2012
    • Securities Advisory Firm of the Year in India at Corporate INTL Global Awards, 2012
    • Investment Bank of the Year in India award at ACQ Global Awards, 2012
    • Dealmaker of the Year for Qualified Institutional Placements by Businessworld (India's Best Dealmakers, 2012)
    • Deal of the Year for the M&M Financial Services Qualified Institutional Placements – Businessworld (India's Best Dealmakers, 2012)
    • Best Domestic Investment Bank by Asset Asian Awards, 2012
  • Kotak Institutional Equities

    • Best Brokerage in India by FinanceAsia, 2012
    • Ranked 1st on a weighted formula basis in Institutional Investor's All India Research Team survey, 2012
    • KIE analysts ranked 1st in financial services and 3rd in the media sector in the Wall Street Journal Survey of Asia's best analysts, 2012
    • Best Local Brokerage in Asiamoney Brokers Poll, 2012:
      • Ranked 2nd for Best Overall Country Research among all domestic and foreign brokerages
      • Ranked 2nd for Best Execution among all domestic and foreign brokerages
      • Ranked 2nd for Most Independent Research Brokerage among all domestic and foreign brokerages
      • Ranked 3rd for Best in Sales Trading among all domestic and foreign brokerages
  • Kotak Wealth Management

    • Euromoney Private Banking Survey, 2013:
      • Best Private Banking Services Overall, India
      • Private Banking Services Overall Global Top 25
      • Private Banking Services Overall, Asia Top 10
      • Best Family Office Services Provider, India
      • Second Best Family Office Services Provider, Asia
    • Best Private Bank by Finance Asia Country Awards, 2012
    • Best Private Bank, India, by World Finance Banking Awards, 2012
    • Outstanding Private Bank, South Asia, by Private Banker International Global Wealth Awards, 2012
  • Kotak Investment Advisors Limited

    • Best Investment Manager in India in the Euromoney Real Estate Survey, 2012
    • Best Private Equity in Real Estate Investor, 2012 by Venture Intelligence Awards for Private Equity Excellence
  • Kotak Securities

    • Fastest Growing Equity Broking House by BSE IPF – D&B Equity Broking Awards, 2012, under the category – Large Size Firms
  • Kotak Life Insurance

    • Campaign India DMA Bronze Award, 2012, in the Social Media apps category for the Clone Me app – Mere Jaisa Koi
  • Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company

    • Kotak Bond Regular Plan Growth - Lipper Fund Award, 2012, for being the Best Fund over 10 years Bond Indian Rupee
    • Best Debt Fund House by Outlook Money Awards, 2012
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. 

    • Uday Kotak, Executive Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Bank was presented with the Financial Leadership Award at NDTV Profit Biz Excellence Award 2011
    • Jaimin Bhatt, President and Group CFO, Kotak Mahindra Bank - ICAI's silver award for Excellence in Financial Reporting (under Category II – Private Banks for FY 2011)
    • Among the top 5 in India by IR Global for having
      • Best Ranked Corporate Governance Practices
      • Best Ranked IR Website in India
    • Trailblazer Awards 2012 for Process Excellence in Risk Management category by Banking & Payments Asia
    • Mahindra Navistar Transport Excellence Award 2011 for Alternative Thinking in the Commercial Vehicle Financier Category
    • Ranked 11th Best Employer in India by Aon Hewitt (The only Banking and Financial Services Organisation to be a part of the Top 25)
    • Best HR Practices Award in Reward & Recognition Strategies at Shinejobs.com HR Leadership Awards
    • Certificate of Merit for the Best Presented Accounts and Corporate Goverance Disclosure for FY 2009-10 by South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA), a forum of professional accountancy bodies in the South Asian Region
    • Ranked 10th in APAC (Asia Pacific) Top Companies for Leaders (2011) (study conducted by Aon Hewitt in partnership with Fortune and RBL Group)
    • Ranked amongst the Top 25 Best Employers in India since 2007 (study conducted every 18-24 months by Aon Hewitt)
    • Ranked among the Top 25 Best Companies to Work For (study conducted by Great Places to Work Institute, India, in partnership with The Economic Times)
    • The careers page was adjudged the Most Talent Friendly Website by The Global Talent Metric (GTM) and People Matters (based on high quality, good unique branding and quality responses to job applications)
    • Asian Banker Award 2011, along with Cisco, for the Best Contact Centre Deployment
    • Best Local Trade Bank in India (bronze) by the Trade & Forfaiting Review (TFR) Awards 2011
    • Product Excellence Award for Kotak Interbank Mobile Payment Service at the Banking & Payments Asia Trailblazer Awards 2011
    • Best Local Cash Management Bank In India, as voted by corporates for all three categories, Small (turnover < US$ 100 Mn), Medium (turnover- US$ 100 to 500 Mn) and Large (>US$ 500 Mn turnover companies) by Asiamoney in 2011
    • Finalist award for Information Security in BFSI segment, awarded by the Data Security Counsel of India (DSCI)
    • EDGE 2011 award for the Group CRM project by Information Week (UBM group)
    • Remmy award for The Best Recuritment Ad 2012 in the BFSI category
    • Ranked 10th in the Asia Pacific List of Top Companies for Leaders Study 2011 by Aon Hewitt in partnership with Fortune and RBL group
  • Kotak Mahindra Capital Company

    • India's best Investment Bank and Equity House in India by FinanceAsia
    • Best Domestic Equity House by Asiamoney
    • India's best Bank for equity finance and debt capital markets in the Euromoney Real Estate Poll
  • Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company

    • Kotak Bond Fund (Regular Plan-Growth) won the Best Fund Award-10 year category at the Lipper Fund Awards
    • CNBC TV18-CRISIL Mutual Fund Award 2012-Best Performing Mutual Fund of the Year-INDEX FUNDS: Kotak SENSEX ETF
  • Kotak Institutional Equities

    • Ranked 2nd by Institutional Investor in the inaugural All-India Research Team survey
    • Ranked 2nd for Best Overall Country Research and 3rd for Best Overall Sales Services in the Asiamoney Brokers Poll for 2011, in addition to being voted as the Best Local Brokerage (for the 6th year in a row)
    • India's Best Brokerage House by the Starmine Awards FY 2011-12
  • Kotak Life Insurance

    • Awarded for Innovation in Sales Enablement at Financial Insights Innovation Awards (FIIA, Insurance) held at the Asian Insurance Congress (AFS) in Singapore, August 2011 for its Life Advisor portal; the portal also won Information Week's EDGE Award for 2011 for the use of IT for maximising business impact
    • Integrated Communications Platform (Adobe Document Management) - Information Week's EDGE Award for 2011 for the use of IT for maximising business impact
  • Kotak Wealth Management

    • India's Best Private Bank by Finance Asia Country Awards 2011
    • India's Best Private Banking Services Overall by Euromoney 2011
    • Winner in 17 categories including:
      • Range of Investment Products
      • Range of Advisory Services
      • Family Office Services
      • Corporate Advisory for Private Banking Clients
    • Euromoney 2012 Awards:
      • Range of Investment Products
      • Range of Advisory Services
      • Family Office Services
      • Corporate Advisory for Private Banking Clients
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. 

    • Kotak Mahindra Bank and Cisco won the Asian Banker Award for the Best Contact Center Deployment
    • Among the Top 25 Best Employers in India by Aon Hewitt
    • Mr. KVS Manian included in the List of Leading Practitioners by Asian Banker, for his contribution 'to the shape and future of the financial services industry'
    • Most Active Corporate award by United Way of Mumbai for the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon
    • Kotak 5X Mailer won Official Honoree for the Email Marketing category in The 15th Annual Webby Awards
    • Kotak Mahindra Group won the award for the Best use of Corporate Communications within an organization at the Indian PR and Corporate Communication Awards (IPRCCA) 2011 for the www.Im25.in digital campaign
    • Kotak Mahindra's 'ITS GRT 2B 25' employee event held in Mumbai and Delhi won a Silver in the 'LIVE experience of the year' category at the WOW Awards
  • Kotak Wealth Management (KWM)

    • Euromoney Awards
      • Best Private Banking Services in India (Overall)
      • Best Family Office Services in India
      • Best Range of Investment Products in India
      • Best Range of Advisory Services in India
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. 

    • Forbes' Asia's Fab 50 list in the 6th annual ranking of the Best of Asia-Pacific's biggest listed companies
    • Ranked 44 by the survey of India's Most Valuable Brands
    • Mr. Uday Kotak, Executive Vice Chairman & Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Bank has been ranked No. 1 as India's Most Valuable CEO (Mid-size Company : 3 year & 1-year performance) by BusinessWorld.
    • Mr. Jaimin Bhatt, Group CFO, Kotak Mahindra Bank was adjudged the Best Performing CFO in the Banking/Financial Services sector by CNBC TV18 CFO Awards
    • Adjudged amongst Top 25 in India's 'Best Companies to Work For' study by The Great Places to Work Institute, India
    • Adjudged amongst the Top 25 'Best Employers in India 2009' by Hewitt Associates
    • Mr. Subhro Bhaduri, HR Head, Kotak Mahindra Bank was awarded:
      HR Leadership Award in the 6th Recruiting & Staffing Best in Class Awards (RASBIC), and Most Powerful HR Professionals of India by the World HRD Congress in their 3rd edition.
    • Banking Technology Award in IT Governance
    • IDG India's CIO 100 'The Agile 100' award
    • IBA Banking Technology Awards:
      • Best Customer Initiative category for CRM Runners up
      • Best use of Technology in Training & Learning category for E-learning Runners up
  • Kotak Institutional Equities (KIE)

    • Asiamoney Awards
      • Best Domestic Equity House
      • Best Local Brokerage in the Asiamoney Brokers Poll
      • Best Local cash Management Bank in the Asiamoney Cash Management Poll
  • Kotak Mahindra Capital Company (KMCC)

    • FinanceAsia Awards
      • Best Investment Bank in India
      • Best Equity House in India
      • Best Broker in India
      • Best Private Bank in India
    • Best Domestic Investment Bank by The Asset magazine
    • Best Investment Bank in India by Global Finance
  • Kotak Wealth Management (KWM)

    • Euromoney Awards
      • Best Bank for Equity Finance in India in the Euromoney Real Estate Poll
      • Best Family Office Services in India
      • Best Range of Investment Products in India
      • Best Range of Advisory Services in India
  • Kotak Life Insurance (KLI)

    • EDGE (Enterprise Driving Growth and Excellence through IT) Award for the successful implementation of KRIS (Kotak Reward and Incentive System)
  • Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company

    • NDTV Profit Awards:
      • Kotak Bond Regular-Most Consistent Performer (based on the annual performance of the past 10 years)
      • Kotak Bond Short Term-Runner Up, Debt category
    • Kotak Flexi Debt (Institutional Plan) and Kotak Floater Long Term rated 7 star for 1 year performance as on 31st Dec 2010