Partner With Us NRI

SBFC Finance IPO subscribed 7.09 times

Published on Aug 04, 2023 17:15

The initial public offer (IPO) of SBFC Finance received bids for 94,60,90,080 shares as against 13,35,12,817 shares on offer, according to stock exchange data at 17:00 IST on Friday (4 August 2023). The issue was subscribed 7.09 times.

The issue opened for bidding on Thursday (3 August 2023) and it will close on Monday (7 August 2023). The price band of the IPO is fixed at Rs 54-57 per share. An investor can bid for a minimum of 260 equity shares and in multiples thereof.

The IPO comprises of fresh issue of equity shares worth up to Rs 600 crore and an offer for sale (OFS) aggregating up to Rs 425 crore by existing shareholders.

Among the promoters, Arpwood Partners Investment Advisors LLP is proposing to raise Rs 306 crore, Arpwood Capital Rs 75 crore and Eight45 Services LLP Rs 44 crore in OFS.

The promoter and promoter group shareholding would decline to 65.1% post IPO from 80.5% pre-IPO.

The company proposes to utilize the net proceeds towards augmenting capital to meet future capital requirements arising out of the growth of business and assets. The company also expects to receive the benefits of listing of the equity shares on the stock exchanges and enhancement of company`s brand name amongst existing and potential customers and creation of a public market for equity shares in India.

Ahead of the IPO, SBFC Finance on Wednesday, 2 August 2023, raised Rs 304.42 crore from anchor investors. The board allotted 5.34 crore shares at Rs 57 each to 37 anchor investors.

SBFC Finance is a NBFC offering secured MSME loans and gold loans to entrepreneurs, small business owners, self-employed individuals, salaried and working-class individuals. The NBFC has a diversified pan-India presence, with an extensive network in target customer segment. It has an expansive footprint in 120 cities, spanning 16 Indian states and two union territories, with 152 branches.

The company reported a net profit of Rs 149.74 crore and net total income of Rs 676.75 crore for the twelve months ended on 31 March 2023.

Powered by Capital Market - Live News