Paytm IPO has received a mixed response from analysts, with some calling it a good bet to rid India’s fintech wave and others pointing at costly pricing. It’s expected to be the biggest since Coal India’s IPO in 2010.
The initial public offer (IPO) of digital payments company Paytm opened to a slow start on Monday, the primary day of the three-day window. The IPO has subscribed only 18 percent.
The portion set aside for retail buyers has been subscribed 78 %, whereas the reserved portion of non-institutional buyers was subscribed 2 %, and certified institutional buyers have put in bids for 16.78 lakh shares in opposition to 2.63 crore shares put aside for them.
Share allotment is prone to happen on November 15, and the shares are anticipated to be listed on November 18.
The Paytm IPO has received a combined response from analysts, with some calling it an excellent guess to rid India’s fintech wave and others pointing at costly pricing.
Different IPOs that obtained stronger demand from the buyers on their opening days have been that of Nykaa and meals supply agency Zomato. However, the difficulty size was a lot smaller compared to Paytm’s share gross sales
One97 Communications Ltd, the parent firm of Paytm, is providing 4.83 crore shares within the $2.4 billion IPO that may shut on November 10. On Monday, it received bids for 88.23 lakh fairness shares, in line with info out there from inventory exchanges.
The Paytm IPO is touted to be the biggest after Coal India’s provide in 2010. So far as this year’s greatest IPO is concerned, Zomato held the title until now with its $1.3 billion (approximately ₹9,634 crores) share issue in July.
Paytm has priced its shares in a worth band of ₹2,080-2,150 per share, valuing the company at ₹1.39 lakh crore on the upper finish of the price band.
Paytm founder and chief govt officer (CEO) Vijay Shekhar Sharma visited the Tirumala Tirupati Temple in Andhra Pradesh on Monday to “seek blessing” because the IPO opened.
Sharma will offload his share worth as much as $53.94 million ( ₹402.65 crores) in Paytm via the IPO, together with prime investor Ant Monetary.
Integrated in 2000, One97 Communications is India’s main digital ecosystem for customers and retailers. It offers a spread of providers to the customers – fee providers and financial services.