Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd. engages in the provision of capital markets, assets management services, commodities, life insurance, and treasury functions. It operates through the following segments: Agency, Capital Based, and Insurance Business. The Agency segment offers broking, advisory, product distribution and fee-based services. The Capital Based segment pertains to treasury, investment income, and financing. The Insurance Business segment represents the activities of Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Company Limited. The company was founded by Rashesh Chandrakant Shah and Venkatchalam Arakoni Ramaswamy on November 21, 1995, and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.