Home First Finance files DRHP with SEBI for Rs1,500cr IPO

The IPO consists of a fresh issue aggregating up to Rs400cr and an offer for sale of up to Rs1,100cr by the selling shareholders.

Dec 02, 2019 08:12 IST India Infoline News Service

Initial Public Offer, IPO
Mortgage Financier Home First Finance Company (HFFC) on Friday filed it's Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for its proposed Initial Public Offering (IPO).

According to the DRHP, the IPO will be worth Rs1,500cr. The IPO consists of a fresh issue aggregating up to Rs400cr and an offer for sale of up to Rs1,100cr by the selling shareholders.

True North Fund V LLP, Aether (Mauritius) Limited, Bessemer India Capital Holdings II Ltd, P S Jayakumar, Manoj Vishwanathan and Bhaskar Chaudhry are the promoter and investor selling shareholders

Further, the DRHP states that the company may consider a pre-IPO placement of up to Rs160cr in consultation with the Book Running Lead Managers (BRLMs). If the PRE-IPO placement is undertaken, the amount will be reduced from the fresh issue.

Axis Capital Limited, Credit Suisse Securities (India) Private Limited, ICICI Securities Limited and Kotak Mahindra Capital Company Limited have been appointed as the Book Running Lead Managers (BRLMs) for the share sale.

Up to 50% of the offer will be available for allocation to qualified institutional buyers (QIBs). Further, up to 15% of the offer shall be available for allocation on a proportionate basis to non-institutional bidders and 35% of the offer will be available for the allocation to retail individual bidders.

The equity shares, of face value Rs2 each, will be listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Bombay Stock Exchange) BSE.

The company intends to utilize the net proceeds towards augmenting its capital base to meet its future capital requirements, arising out of the growth of its business and assets and to receive the benefits of listing of the equity shares on the stock exchanges.

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