Flair Writing IPO – Price band to risk factors, all you need to know

Nov 21, 2023

By: Sourabh Jain

Flair Writing IPO

Mumbai-based Flair Writing’s initial public offering (IPO) opens from Wednesday, November 22.

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IPO dates

The Flair Writing IPO will open on November 22 and close on November 24.

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Price band

Flair Writing has fixed a price band of ₹288-₹304 per share for its public issue.

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IPO size

Flair Writing is looking to raise ₹593 crore from the current IPO. This includes fresh issuance of equity shares worth ₹292 crore and an offer for sale of ₹301 crore.

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Lot size

Investors can bid for a minimum of 49 shares and in multiples of 49 shares thereafter.

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About the company

Flair Writing is a Mumbai-based stationery maker which manufactures and sells Flair brand of pens.

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Current operations

The company manufactures pens under its Flair brand and also has rights to international brands like Hauser and Pierre Cardin’s writing instruments. Its products currently reach 3.15 lakh wholesalers and retailers.

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The company’s income was ₹942 crore in FY23, up from ₹577 crore in FY22. The company reported a net profit of ₹118 crore in FY23, up from ₹55 crore in FY22.

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Risk factors

The company said that its risk factors include plant shutdowns, inability to carry through its expansion plans, labour unrests, regulatory and other issues, which may have an adverse impact on its business.

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Business risks

The company has said that increased competition could have a material impact on its business. In FY23, the market share of organised players in the writing instrument space is around 78-80 percent with the rest being catered to by unorganised players, according to CRISIL.

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