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.
S-Lon Lanka (Pvt) Limited
S-lon Industrial Lanka (Pvt) Limited
S-Lon Lear Lanka (Pvt) Limited
PE Plus (Pvt) Limited
A. F. Jones Exporters (Ceylon) Private Limited
Harrisons Colombo (Pvt) Limited
Harrisons Chemical (Pvt) Limited
Harcros Chemicals (Pvt) Limited
Kevilton Electrical Products (Pvt) Limited
ICL Marketing (Pvt) Limited
International Cosmetics (Pvt) Limited
Computer Systems (Pvt) Limited
Harrisons Shipping (Pvt) Limited
Cannice Creations International (Pvt) Limited
The Maharaja Organisation (Projects) Limited
Maharaja Entertainments (Pvt) Limited
Aquarius (Pvt) Limited
Capital Holdings (Pvt) Limited
Dawson Capital Limited
Jones Overseas Limited
Maharaja Institute of Management (Pvt) Limited
Vision Link (Pvt) Limited
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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.
Rajamahendran Sashidharan – the son of Rajandram Rajamahendran and also a Managing Director at The Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited. Additionally, he serves as a Director at Tuffline Limited and Capital Holdings (Pvt) Limited, among several other companies affiliated with the Maharaja Group. He and Rajandram Rajamahendran own Capital Holdings (Pvt) Limited.
Arun Pradeep Maharaja – the son of Rajandram Maharaja and the nephew of Rajandram Rajamahendran. He is a Director at The Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited and the Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka (MBSL).
Anjali Sujatha Rajamahendran – the daughter of Rajandram Rajamahendran and serves as a Director at The Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited.
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.