Himalayan Reinsurance Limited will issue 2,49,00,000 unit IPO shares from 27th Mangsir, 2080. The early closing date of this issue is on the 1st Poush and if the issue is not fully subscribed, it can be extended up to the 11th Poush, 2080.
Out of the total 3,00,00,000 units; 10% i.e. 30,00,000 units of shares have already been issued to Nepalese Citizens working abroad, whereas 2% i.e. 6,00,000 units have been set aside for the employees of the company and 5% of the total offered shares i.e. 15,00,000 units have been aside for the mutual funds. The remaining 2,49,00,000 units are for the general public, the issue of which will open from 27th Mangsir, 2080.
The shares will be issued for Rs. 206 per share (Rs 100 face value + Rs 106 premium price) for the general public.
NMB Capital Limited is appointed as the issue manager. Applications can be placed for a minimum of 10 units and a maximum of 3,00,000 units.
ICRA Nepal has reaffirmed an issuer rating of [ICRANP-IR] A- (pronounced ICRA NP Issuer Rating A Minus) to Himalayan Reinsurance Limited, indicating an adequate degree of safety regarding the timely servicing of financial obligations. Such issuers carry low credit risk.
Himalayan Re-insurance Limited is the second reinsurance company to issue an IPO in Nepal. Himalayan Reinsurance, a pioneering private-sector reinsurance company in Nepal, specializes in offering reinsurance support to both Life and Non-Life Insurance Companies within Nepal and on an international scale. The company was granted its operational license in 2021.
The prominent promoters of Himalayan Reinsurance consist of leading business conglomerates in Nepal and significant financial institutions. Some of the noteworthy promoters include Golchha Group, Shanker Group, Infinity Holdings, Lucky Group, Ramesh Corp, Shiv Shakti Group, Himalayan Infrastructure Fund Ltd., Shalimar Investment, Saffron CK Investments, Vaishnav Enterprises, Murarka Group, K L Dugar Group, M V Dugar Group, R H Group, M S Corp, IME Group, Prem Gurung and Group, Ashlesha Enterprises, Allied Continental, and Balaji Marbles.