Mumbai, June 12, 2017 (GNS) : Central Depository Services (India) Limited (“Company” or “Issuer” or “CDSL”) proposes to open on Monday, June 19, 2017, an Initial Public Offering of up to 35,167,208 equity shares of face value of Rs. 10 each (“Equity Shares”) for cash at a price per Equity Share (including a share premium) through an offer for sale of up to 27,217,850 Equity Shares by BSE Limited; up to 4,775,000 Equity Shares by State Bank of India; up to 2,174,358 Equity Shares by Bank of Baroda; and up to 1,000,000 Equity Shares by The Calcutta Stock Exchange (“Offer”) (together the “Selling Shareholders”). The Price Band for the Offer is fixed from Rs. 145 to Rs. 149 per Equity Share. Bids can be made for a minimum of 100 Equity Shares and in multiples of 100 Equity Shares thereafter. The Bid/ Offer will close on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.
The Offer comprises a net offer to the Public of 34,467,208 Equity Shares (the “Net Offer”) and a reservation of 700,000 Equity Shares for subscription by Eligible Employees (as defined in the RHP) (the “Employee Reservation Portion”). The Offer shall constitute up to 33.65% of the fully diluted post-Offer paid-up equity share capital of the Company and the Net Offer to the Public would constitute 32.98% of the post-offer Equity Share Capital.
The Global Co-ordinators and Book Running Lead Managers (“GCBRLMs”) to the Offer are Axis Capital Limited, Edelweiss Financial Services Limited, Nomura Financial Advisory and Securities (India) Private Limited and SBI Capital Markets Limited. The Book Running Lead Managers (“BRLMs”) are Haitong Securities India Private Limited, IDBI Capital Markets & Securities Limited and YES Securities (India) Limited.
The Company and the Selling Shareholders may, in consultation with the GCBRLMs & BRLMs, consider participation by Anchor Investors in accordance with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2009 as amended (“ICDR Regulations”). The Anchor Investor Biding Date shall be one Working Day prior to the Offer Opening Date; i.e., Friday, June 16, 2017.
The Equity Shares offered through the RHP are proposed to be listed on National Stock Exchange of India Limited (“NSE”).
The Offer is being made through the Book Building Process, in reliance of Regulation 26(1) of the ICDR Regulations, wherein not more than 50% of the Net Offer shall be available for allocation on a proportionate basis to Qualified Institutional Buyers (“QIBs”). 5% of the QIB Portion (other than Anchor Investor Portion) will be available for allocation on a proportionate basis to Mutual Funds only, and the remainder of the QIB Portion will be available for allocation on a proportionate basis to all QIB Bidders (other than Anchor Investor Portion), including Mutual Funds, subject to valid Bids being received at or above the Offer Price. Further, not less than 15% of the Net Offer will be available for allocation on a proportionate basis to Non-Institutional Investors and not less than 35% of the Net Offer will be available for allocation to Retail Individual Investors, in accordance with the ICDR Regulations, subject to valid Bids being received at or above the Offer Price. Further, 700,000 Equity Shares will be available for allocation on a proportionate basis to Eligible Employees, subject to valid Bids being received at or above the Offer Price.ENDS.
The Red Herring Prospectus (“RHP”) is available on the website of Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) and NSE at www.sebi.gov.in andwww.nseindia.com, respectively; and at the respective websites of the Global Co-ordinators & Book Running Lead Managers (“GCBRLMs”) at www.axiscapital.co.in,www.edelweissfin.com,www.nomuraholdings.com/company/group/asia/india/index.html andwww.sbicaps.com; and at the websites of the BRLMs at www.htisec.com,www.idbicapital.com and www.yesinvest.inrespectively.