Antony Waste Handling Cell IPO to open on Dec 21: 10 things to know

Antony Waste Handling Cell plans to raise Rs 300 crore through the IPO which will close on December 23

Price band for Antony Waste Handling Cell IPO has been fixed at Rs 313-315 per share Price band for Antony Waste Handling Cell IPO has been fixed at Rs 313-315 per share

Antony Waste Handling Cell will open its initial public offer (IPO) on December 21. India's second-largest municipal solid waste management (MSW) company plans to raise Rs 300 crore through the IPO, which will close on December 23. Here are 10 ten things to know about the upcoming share sale:

  • Price band for the IPO has been fixed at Rs 313-315 per share. The firm had withdrawn its IPO in March this year due to adverse ,market conditions arising out of the coronavirus pandemic.  Price band for the share sale was fixed at Rs 295- 300 per share at that time.
  • The IPO comprises fresh issue of shares worth Rs 85 crore and an offer for sale of 68,24,993 equity shares by existing shareholders.
  • Tonbridge (Mauritius) Ltd, Leeds (Mauritius) Ltd, Cambridge (Mauritius) Ltd, and Guildford (Mauritius) Ltd will sell shares through the offer for sale.
  • Proceeds of the issue will be utilised for part financing a waste-to-energy project at Pimpri Chinchwad through investment in subsidiaries, reduction of consolidated borrowings of the company and general corporate purposes.
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  • Equirus Capital and IIFL Securities are the book running lead managers to the issue.
  • The equity shares are proposed to be listed on BSE and NSE.
  • Shares are available in the IPO in a lot size 47 equity shares and in multiples of 47 equity shares thereafter, for Rs 14,805.
  • Qualified Institutional Buyers (QIB) will be able to bid in for up to 50 per cent of the issue. Retail investors will able allocated 35% of of the issue size and minimum 15 per cent shares will be reserved for the non-Institutional Investors (NIIs).
  • Grey market premium for the IPO stands at  Rs 110 to 115 which means the stock is likely to be listed on bourses at  Rs 425 per share. 
  • Earlier, this year, the IPO opened on March 4 and was planned to close on March 6. But it was extended till March 16, due to lack of adequate investor interest  during the three-day public offering.  Finally, the firm had to call off the IPO due to adverse market conditions.

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