Policybazaar IPO subscribed 16.59 times on final day

The initial public providing (IPO) of metal Fintech that owns Policybazaar and Paisabazaar, has seen sensible demand from investors because it received bids for fifty seven.23 large integer equity shares against provide size of three.45 large integer equity shares, that resulted into a subscription of sixteen.59 times on November three, the ultimate day of bidding.

The qualified institutional investors, for whom the seventy five p.c of the provide is reserved, have place in bids twenty four.89 times the portion put aside for them. Non-institutional investors have bought seven.82 times shares of their total reserved portion.

Retail investors’ response to the provide remained sturdy as their reserved portion was signed three.31 times.

The Policybazaar commercialism opened on November 1 with the aim to mop up Rs five,700 crore, of that Rs a pair of,569 large integer is already being raised through anchor book on Gregorian calendar month twenty nine. The provide contains a contemporary issue of Rs three,750 large integer and a proposal purchasable of Rs one,960 large integer by mercantilism shareholders, as well as SVF Python II (Cayman).

The contemporary issue payoff area unit planning to be utilized for enhancing visibility and awareness of its brands (Policybazaar and Paisabazaar) (Rs one,500 crore), new opportunities to expand shopper base as well as offline presence (Rs 375 crore), strategic investments and acquisitions (Rs 600 crore), and increasing presence outside Asian nation (Rs 375 crore).

Policybazaar’s revenue growth at a 2-year CAGR of quite thirty four p.c throughout FY19-FY21, has been for the most part driven by Policybazaar’s presence in growing system, increasing penetration & awareness for monetary merchandise, strong platform diode by proprietary technology, sturdy management pedigree and whole pull besides sturdy relationship with nondepository financial institution, lenders and repeat purchase from existing customers, aforementioned KRChoksey analysis.

The brokerage likes the company’s target growth, disposition to try and do a lot of experiments whereas that specialize in core business, international growth and inorganic growth plans. “Considering multiple growth drivers and leadership position of Policybazaar within the digital system, investors ought to look to speculate within the commercialism for listing similarly for long run gains.”

PB Fintech, that is based by Yashish Dahiya and Alok Bansal, has, over the years, designed India’s largest on-line platform for insurance and disposition merchandise leverage the facility of technology, knowledge and innovation.

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