Anand Rathi Wealth IPO to open on December 2; price band at Rs 530-550 per share

12:46 PM Nov 30, 2021 | Agencies

Anand Rathi Wealth, part of Mumbai-based financial services group Anand Rathi, on Tuesday said it has fixed a price band of Rs 530-550 a share for its Rs 660-crore IPO, which will open for public subscription on December 2.

The three-day initial public offering (IPO) will conclude on December 6, the company said.


The initial share sale is entirely an offer for sale (OFS) of 1.2 crore equity shares by promoters and existing shareholders.


The OFS consists of the sale of 92.85 lakh equity shares by Anand Rathi Financial Services, and 3.75 lakh equity shares each by Anand Rathi, Pradeep Gupta, Amit Rathi, Priti Gupta, Supriya Rathi, Rawal Family Trust, and Feroze Azeez, and 90,000 equity shares by Jugal Mantri.

The issue includes a reservation of 2.5 lakh equity shares for employees.

At the upper end of the price band, the initial share sale is expected to fetch Rs 660 crore.

Half of the issue size has been reserved for qualified institutional buyers (QIBs), 15 per cent for non-institutional investors, while 35 per cent has been set aside for retail investors.

Investors can bid for a minimum of 27 equity shares and in multiples of thereafter.

Equirus Capital Private Limited, BNP Paribas, IIFL Securities Limited Anand Rathi Advisors Limited have been appointed as merchant bankers to advise the company on the IPO.

The equity shares of the company will be listed on BSE and NSE.

Anand Rathi Wealth operates in the financial services industry with a focus on mutual fund distribution and the sale of financial products.

The company commenced activities in fiscal 2002 and is AMFI registered mutual fund distributor.

Earlier in September 2018, the company had filed draft papers with Sebi to raise Rs 425 crore through an IPO. However, the firm later withdrew its proposed public issue.

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