Fedbank Financial Services Limited, a subsidiary of Federal Bank, is poised to enter the public domain through an initial public offering (IPO). The company, a prominent non-banking finance company (NBFC) in India, aims to raise ₹1,400 crore through this IPO. This article delves into the intricacies of Fedbank Financial Services' IPO, providing a comprehensive overview for potential investors.
Fedbank Financial Services, established in 2009, has emerged as a leading NBFC in India, catering to the diverse financial needs of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), self-employed individuals, and gold loan customers. The company boasts a robust network of over 220 branches across 19 states and union territories.
Fedbank Financial Services has exhibited a consistent track record of growth and profitability. In the fiscal year 2023, the company recorded a net profit of ₹194 crore, showcasing its financial resilience. The company's asset under management (AUM) stood at ₹15,769 crore as of March 31, 2023, reflecting its strong financial position.
The proposed IPO comprises a fresh issue of up to ₹750 crore and an offer for sale (OFS) of up to 70.3 million shares by promoters and other existing shareholders.
IPO Opening Date: November 22, 2023
IPO Closing Date: November 24, 2023
Listing Date: December 5, 2023
Promoter holding (pre and post IPO): 74.74% [pre-IPO holding]% 53.7% [post-IPO holding]%
Lot Size: 107 shares
IPO Price Band: ₹133 to ₹140 per share
Objectives of the Issue
Fedbank Financial Services intends to utilize the proceeds from the IPO to:
Expand its branch network and strengthen its geographical presence
Enhance its digital infrastructure to improve customer experience
Develop new products and services to cater to the evolving needs of its clientele
Strengthen its capital base to support future growth
Grey Market Premium (GMP)
The IPO grey market premium (GMP) for Fedbank Financial Services is currently around ₹0-5.
Fedbank Financial Services IPO presents an attractive opportunity for investors to gain exposure to a well-established NBFC with a proven track record of growth and profitability. The company's focus on MSMEs, self-employed individuals, and gold loan customers positions it well to capitalize on the growing demand for financial services in these segments. However, investors should carefully consider their risk tolerance and conduct thorough due diligence before investing in any IPO.
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