IPO issuance of Universal Power Company attracts more than 35,000 applicants till the second day; almost 38% of the issue subscribed

Sun, Feb 10, 2019 4:50 PM on IPO/FPO News, Latest, Stock Market,
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Universal Power Company Limited is issuing 9,327,410 unit shares as its Initial Public Offering (IPO) from Magh 25, 2075. Applications can be placed till Magh 29, 2075. If the issue is under-subscribed till Magh 29, then this IPO issue can be extended up to Falgun 26, 2075.

As per today's final data, the issue has received applications from 37,265 applicants who have applied for a total of 3,309,240 units of shares. Almost 38% of the issue has been subscribed till the second day of the IPO.

The hydropower company is issuing total 9,327,410 units (including unsubscribed 1,766,150 from locals) out of which 186,548 unit is for the employees of the company; 466,370 units for mutual funds and remaining 8,674,492 units for the general public.

Siddhartha Capital Limited has been assigned as the issue manager for the IPO issuance. Application can be placed from the financial institutions providing C-ASBA facility or through Meroshare. Applications can be placed for minimum 50 units and maximum 5,000,000 units.

NIBL Ace Capital Limited and Global IME Capital Limited have been appointed as the underwriter for this IPO issue. NIBL Capital and Global IME will underwrite total 3,780,630 units and 5,880,980 units respectively. In the case of under-subscription, both the underwriter will be liable to acquire the unsubscribed units.

Post issue the capital will reach to Rs.2.10 Arba with 46% public shareholding.

ICRA Nepal has assigned Grade 4 rating to the IPO issue indicating below average fundamentals.

It is currently developing Tallo Khare Khola Hydropower Project which has installed capacity of 11 MW. The project is located at Dolakha District, Gaurishanker Rural Municipality, ward no-5, 6 and 8. The company owns generation license of the project.