What Is The Response To IRFC IPO?
KFin Technologies Private Limited could finalise the allotment of shares in IRFC IPO today. The said company is managing the allotment and refund of IRFC shares. Investors can check the website of the said company to get more information on allotment of shares. The information will also be available on BSE website. Listing of shares could go on January 29.
Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) opened its IPO on January 18 and closed on January 20 after receiving bids for 4,35,22,57,225 shares against 1,24,75,05,993 shares on offer. The subscription ratio of the retail individual investors segment, Qualified Institutional Buyers category and non-institutional investors was 3.66 times, 3.78 times and 2.67 times respectively. The IPO was offered at ₹25-26 per share and the IRFC raised about ₹1,400 crore from anchor investors ahead of the IPO.
The government wants to bring its shareholding in IRFC to 86.4% from 100% with the IPO that was subscribed nearly 3.5 times. The total IPO is of 178.20 crore shares and it comprises a fresh issue of 118.80 crore shares and sale of 59.40 crore shares. The government expects raising a capital of ₹1,544 crore from the IPO.
What is IRFC?
Indian Railway Finance Corporation raises funds for Indian Railways from domestic as well as overseas market. Dedicated for fund mobilisation, IRFC the first non-banking financial company (NBFC) offering an IPO. Leading brokerage companies recommended subscribe for IRFC IPO leading to a huge response from the public. The experts have done attractive valuation. Also, they expect healthy return ratios for the investors.