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Rajamahendran Family

Rajamahendran Family

The Rajamahendran family are the owners of The Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited and its subsidiaries. Rajandram Rajamahendran is the son of Sinnathamby Rajandram, one of the founders of The Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited. Although R. Rajamahendran directly owns only a small number of shares in The Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited, he and his son Sashidharan Rajamahendran retain ownership of the company primarily through Capital Holdings (Pvt) Limited. R. Rajamahendran owns 79.95 percent of direct shares and Sashidharan Rajamahendran owns 20.05 percent of direct shares in Capital Holdings (Pvt) Limited. Capital Holdings (Pvt) Limited has 1.10 percent of direct shares in The Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited. However, Capital Holdings (Pvt) Limited also holds shares in the other companies that hold majority shares in The Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited such as S-Lon Industrial Plastics (Pvt) Limited, S-Lon Lanka, Harrisons (Colombo) (Pvt) Limited, ICL Marketing (Pvt) Limited and A.F. Jones Exporters Ceylon Limited.

Sashidharan Rajamahendran, who partly owns shares in several companies of the organisation, including Capital Holdings (Pvt) Limited, serves as the Managing Director of The Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited. Several other members of the family also serve in various capacities in the organisation. Rajandram Rajamahendran's wife currently serves as the CEO of Rumors salon, a company under the organisation. Meanwhile, Rajamahendran's daughter, Anjali Rajamahendran, is a Group Director in the organisation. Pradeep Maharaja, the son of Rajandram Maharaja and Padma Maharaja, is also a Group Director in the organisation.

Media Companies / Groups
Media Outlets
Facts

Business

Plastics

S-Lon Lanka (Pvt) Limited

Tea

A. F. Jones Exporters (Ceylon) Private Limited

Chemicals

Harrisons Chemical (Pvt) Limited

Packaging

Tuffline Limited

Electrical

Kevilton Electrical Products (Pvt) Limited

Personal Care

ICL Marketing (Pvt) Limited

ICT

Computer Systems (Pvt) Limited

Services

Harrisons Shipping (Pvt) Limited

Projects

The Maharaja Organisation (Projects) Limited

Entertainment

Stein Studios

Unknown

Capital Holdings (Pvt) Limited

Management

Maharaja Institute of Management (Pvt) Limited

Family & Friends

Affiliated Interests Family Members Friends

Rajandram Rajamahendran- the Chairperson of The Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited and the majority owner of the company. He is also the owner of the other shareholding companies of The Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited and its subsidiaries with his son Sashidharan Rajamahendran. Rajandram Rajamahendran serves as a Director at several companies affiliated with the Maharaja Group.

Further Information

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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The Capital Maharaja Organisation's official website and the websites of its subsidiaries do not provide in-depth details about its company structure. As such, secondary sources were required. Chairperson Rajandram Rajamahendran is occasionally referred to as Kili Maharaja and R. Rajamahendran. These names are spelt differently across the cited sources. Information on the company’s shareholders was gathered through the annual returns available at the Department of Registrar of Companies. The most recent data was available for the year 2017. While the Media Ownership Monitor research team reached out to The Capital Maharaja Organisation by formally requesting for the company’s information on 20 July 2018, the company did not respond to the aforementioned request.

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