Reliance Industries chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani got engaged to Anand Piramal during the weekend at Mahabaleshwar, media reports said.
Anand Piramal is the son of corporate magnates Ajay Piramal and Swati Piramal and the wedding is likely going to take place in December, family sources said on Sunday. The twin sister of Akash Ambani, Isha is on the Boards of Reliance Jio and Reliance Retail.
According to the news, sources say that Isha’s wedding is likely to place before that of her twin brother Akash and his fiancé Shloka Mehta. Anand and Isha have been long-time friends and both the families have known each other for over four decades.
Isha holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and South Asian Studies from Yale University and will be completing her Master in Business Administration programme from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford, by June.
Anand is the founder of Piramal Realty, one of India’s most admired real estate companies. Prior to Piramal Realty, Anand founded Piramal Swasthya, a rural healthcare initiative that treats 40,000 patients a day. He is also an Executive Director of the Piramal Group, a global business conglomerate. Anand was previously the youngest President of the Indian Merchant Chamber – Youth Wing.
Anand holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School. Anand played a pivotal role in acquisition of prime land parcels across Mumbai and creating a team for a number of projects. In 2015, Anand raised $434 million from Goldman Sachs and Warburg Pincus for the growth of the company. This was one of the largest private equity investments in real estate in the country.
Anand’s father is the Chairman of Piramal Group and Shriram Group. Together, the two groups have a combined market cap of USD 13.12 billion and revenue of USD 4.53 billion. The family-owned Piramal Group is a global business conglomerate with interests in pharma, financial services, real estate, information services, glass packaging. The organisation has its branches across 30 countries.
Recently, the couple celebrated their unison with a lunch, where they were joined by their parents – Nita, Mukesh, Swati and Ajay, Isha’s grandparents, Kokilaben Ambani and Purnimaben Dalal, Isha’s twin brother Akash, younger brother Anant, Anand’s sister Nandini, Peter, Anya, Dev and other family members were also present at the event.