DCX Systems IPO set to open on Oct 31; grey market premium at ₹40/share
- DCX Systems plans to raise ₹400 crore through fresh issue of shares through the IPO along with an offer for sale of ₹100 crore by promoters and existing shareholders.
- The price band of the IPO is set at ₹197-207 a share.
- IPO proceeds will be utilised towards debt repayment, funding working capital, investment in its subsidiary and general corporate purposes.
AdvertisementThe initial public offering (IPO) of Bengaluru-based company DCX Systems, a manufacturer of electronic sub-systems and cable harnesses, is set to open on October 31 and close on November 2.
It plans to raise ₹400 crore through fresh issue of shares along with an offer for sale of ₹100 crore by promoters and existing shareholders. The price band of the IPO is set at ₹197-207 a share.
The company has cut the fresh issue size to ₹400 crore from ₹500 crore as planned earlier.
IPO proceeds will be utilised towards debt repayment, funding working capital, investment in its subsidiary and general corporate purposes.
The shares of the company are currently commanding a grey market premium, or GMP, of ₹40 per share. GMP is the premium at which IPO shares are traded in an unofficial market before they are listed on the stock exchanges.
The company is primarily engaged in system integration and manufacturing a comprehensive array of cables and wire harness assemblies; and kitting.
It has a manufacturing facility located at the Hi-Tech Defence and Aerospace Park SEZ in Bengaluru.
The company has 26 customers in Israel, US, Korea and India, including Fortune 500 companies, MNCs and start-ups. It has clients across sectors ranging from defense and aerospace, to space ventures and railways.
DCX Systems’ revenues increased three times in the last three fiscal years and profitability has gone up several times during the period.
A significant portion of the company’s revenues are in US dollars through exporting products. The rupee has depreciated significantly in the last one year and is currently at its highest level.
|FY21||₹983 crore||₹29.5 crore|
|FY20||₹465 crore||₹9.7 crore|
|FY19||₹309 crore||₹4.5 crore|
AdvertisementDCX Systems’ order book has increased to ₹2,855 crore in 2021 from ₹1,042 crore in 2019.
Bharat Electronics, Data Patterns (India), Paras Defence and Space Technologies, Astra Microwave Product and Centum Electronics are some of the peer companies for DCX Systems in the listed space.
|Peer companies||Total Income in FY21||% returns in 2022|
|DCX Systems||₹983 crore||-|
|Bharat Electronics||₹14,233 crore||49%|
|Data Patterns (India)||₹226 crore||74%|
|Paras Defence and Space Technologies||₹144 crore||-11%|
|Astra Microwave Product and Centum Electronics||₹651 crore||32%|
|Centum Electronics||₹823 crore||-0.22%|
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