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Four IPOs to raise over ₹4,600 crore this week

Four IPOs to raise over ₹4,600 crore this week
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  • DCX Systems, Global Health, Fusion Micro Finance, and Bikaji Foods International have or will launch their issues this week.
  • In 2022, about 22 companies have launched their IPOs raising over ₹44,000 crore compared to 64 IPOs raising over ₹1 lakh crore in 2021.
  • After interest rate hikes and other macro concerns like inflation and more, many companies such as Udaan, OYO Rooms and Byjus have either delayed their IPOs or postponed them.
At a time when the stock market is on an upswing despite negative cues from global markets, the primary market in India is buzzing too. This week, four companies are launching their initial public offerings (IPOs) to collectively raise over ₹4,600 crore.

DCX Systems, a manufacturer of electronic sub-systems and cable harnesses, launched its public issue on October 31. Global Health, operator of Medanta Hospitals; microfinance lender Fusion Micro Finance; and Bikaji Foods International will launch their public issues this week.

In 2022, about 22 companies launched their IPOs raising over ₹44,000 crore compared to 64 IPOs raising over ₹1 lakh crore in 2021. Last year also saw many large issues like Paytm, Nykaa and Zomato.

After interest rate hikes and other macro concerns like inflation and more, many companies such as Udaan, OYO Rooms and Byjus have either delayed their IPOs or postponed them.

In 2022, Indian benchmark indices have gained more than 2%, outperforming global peers. Domestic investors continue to infuse capital despite outflows by foreign institutional investors (FIIs) and macro concerns.

It has now become crucial for startups to achieve profitability before going public as investors have become very cautious about investing in loss-making startups as seen in the cases of Nykaa, Paytm and Zomato.

“Last year several new public issues did not do well because of high price valuations by several companies. Investors are becoming choosy now after what happened last year, where people lost huge money to IPOs with exorbitant valuations. Comfortable valuation and business visibility are two things investors are looking at before making a decision to invest in an IPO,” Sanjiv Hota, vice president - head of research at Sharekhan, told Business Insider India.
IPOs opening this week

Start date

Close date

IPO size

DCX Systems

October 31

November 2

₹500 crore

Global Health

November 3

November 7

₹2,205 crore

Bikaji Foods

November 3

November 7

₹881 crore

Fusion Micro Finance

November 2

November 4

₹1,103 crore


DCX Systems IPO to raise ₹500 crore
Bengaluru-based DCX Systems’ ₹500-crore IPO, which includes a fresh issue of equity shares worth ₹400 crore and an offer for sale (OFS) of ₹100 crore, was launched on October 31. The price band of the IPO is set at ₹197-207 a share.

The company is primarily engaged in system integration and manufacturing a comprehensive array of cables and wire harness assemblies. 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 startups. It has clients across sectors ranging from defence and aerospace, to space ventures and railways.

The IPO proceeds will be utilised towards debt repayment, funding working capital, investment in its subsidiary and general corporate purposes.

Fusion Micro Finance IPO to open on November 2
The New Delhi-based microfinance company that provides financial services to underserved women across India opens its IPO for subscription on November 2 and closes on November 4. The price band of the IPO is set at ₹350-368 a share.

The company's business runs on a joint liability group-lending model, wherein a small number of women form a group (typically comprising five to seven members) and guarantee one another's loans.

The proceeds from the IPO will be utilised towards augmenting the capital base of the company.

The total issue size of the IPO is ₹1,103 crore, which includes fresh issue of ₹600 crore and an offer for sale of 1.36 crore equity by the company's shareholders and promoters.

Global Health IPO to raise ₹2,205 crore
Hospital chain Global Health that operates under the brand ‘Medanta’ will open its IPO for subscription on November 3 and close on November 7. The price band of the IPO is set at ₹319-336 a share.

Global Health is backed by private equity investors such as Carlyle Group and Temasek. It operates five hospitals under the Medanta brand in Gurugram, Indore, Ranchi, Lucknow and Patna. It has another hospital under construction at Noida. The company has key specialities in cardiology and cardiac science, neurosciences, oncology, digestive and hepatobiliary sciences, orthopaedics, liver transplant, and kidney and urology.

The proceeds from the IPO will be utilised towards repaying debt of its subsidiaries – Global Health Patliputra and Medanta Holdings and for general corporate purposes.

The total issue size of the IPO is ₹2,205 crore, which includes fresh issue of ₹500 crore and an offer for sale of up to ₹1,705 crore via sale of 5.08 crore equity shares by the company's shareholders and promoters.

Bikaji Foods ₹881 cr-IPO to open on November 3
Bikaji Foods International is a well known fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) brand that claims to be the largest manufacturer of Bikaneri Bhujia, packaged rasgulla, soan papdi and gulab jamun.

Bikaji Foods’ products fall broadly into six categories – bhujia, namkeen, packaged sweets, papad, western snacks as well as other snacks, which primarily includes gift packs (assortment), frozen food, mathri range and cookies.

The company sells more than 250 products under the Bikaji brand.

The snack maker is backed by marquee investors like Avendus, Axis Asset Management, Lighthouse Funds, IIFL Asset Management and Intensive Softshare.

The company will not receive any funds from the IPO as it is a complete offer for sale by promoters and shareholders. The price band of the IPO is set at ₹285-300 a share.

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