The history of M.H. Dadabhoy Group begins in 1895 when a young entrepreneur Ali Mohammad A. Latif landed in South Africa and started a trading house. He was soon able to open a departmental store and was poised to explore new vistas in business when he left for his heavenly abode at the young age of thirty five.
Later, Mr. Abdul Ghani Dadabhoy, posthumous son of Mr. Ali Mohammad A. Latif, setup a trading house and a soap factory in Por Bandar, India He was shifted to Pakistan at the time of Pakistan’s independence.
The Dadabhoy saga of entrepreneurship and success since inception of Pakistan, when (Late) Mr. Abdul Ghani Dadabhoy made Karachi his home. Immediately after settling in Karachi he setup trading house encompassing a wide range of business. He started businesses based on cotton ginning, oil plants and construction. Sheer hard work, professional commitment and vision provided the foundation for the establishment of a solid industrial base.
Cement, Sanitary ware, Plastic ware, Lubricants, Paper Sacks, Prefabricated Construction Material and Agricultural Equipment were some of the areas of interest to the Dadabhoy Group. Subsequently, Leasing and Insurance companies were also added.
During Nineties, Dadabhoy Group was so enhanced and their areas of activities were sufficiently diversified in different industrial sub-sectors of Pakistan. The Board of Directors of Dadabhoy Group decided to distribute specific areas of activities to different family members. This decision has formed “M.H. Dadabhoy Group of Companies”. For more than decades, the “M.H. Dadabhoy Group of companies” is functional in Pakistan with new vision & phrases.
The M.H. Dadabhoy Group of companies comprises:
1. Dadabhoy Cement Industries Limited (DCIL)
2. Dadabhoy Sack Limited (DSL)
3. Dadabhoy Energy Supply Company Limited (DESCL)
4. Dadabhy Hydrocarbon Limited (DHCL)
5. Dadabhoy Construction Technologies Limited (DCTL)
6. LEO (private) Limited
7. Dadabhoy Trading Corporation (Private) Limited (DTCL)
8. Dadabhoy Unimineral Limited (DUML)
9. Guard Security System (Pvt.) Limited
M.H. Dadabhoy Group is thus contributing to the industrial development and economic well-being of Pakistan in its own humble way.