Sarbottam Cement Closing Bid For Qualified Institution Investors of Its IPO Issue

Sun, Nov 26, 2023 10:55 AM on Latest, IPO/FPO News,

Sarbottam Cement Limited is closing a bidding through a process called book building to Qualified Institution Investors (QIIs) of its IPO Issue from today i.e. on 10th Mangsir. The issue opened on 6th Mangsir, 2080.

The company plans to issue 24,00,000 unit shares to Qualified Institution Investors (QIIs) in this initial phase. The company has invited QIIs to participate in the bidding process during the specified timeframe.

The issued capital of the company is Rs. 4.65 Arba of which 12.9033% i.e. 60,00,000 unit shares will be issued to the public (Qualified Institution Investors (QIIs) and the general public). Out of this total issue, 40% i.e. 24,00,000 shares have been issued to Qualified Institutional Investors, the issue of which will close today.

As per the preliminary bid submitted by QII on 24th Asad, the price range stood at Rs. 501 to Rs. 751.50 per share. Meanwhile, after the price revision, Qualified institutional investors can now apply for the IPO by offering a maximum of Rs. 601.50 and a minimum of Rs. 401. Once the IPO shares are issued, they will be sold at the price determined (the cut-off price), which may be above or below the base price which is Rs 501.25, based on investor demand. Later on, whatever the minimum cut-off rate of QIB would be, the general public will get shares at a 10% discounted price from the company. For example, if the QII cut-off rate stands out to be Rs 401, then the issue rate for the general public 36 lakh units would be 10% less i.e. Rs 360.9 per share.

Global IME Capital Limited is managing the overall issue of the cement company.

ICRA Nepal has reaffirmed the issuer rating of [ICRANP-IR] BBB+ (pronounced ICRA NP issuer rating triple B plus) to Sarbottam Cement Limited. ICRA Nepal has also reaffirmed the long-term rating of [ICRANP] LBBB+ (pronounced ICRA NP L triple B plus) and the short-term rating of [ICRANP] A2 (pronounced ICRA NP A two) to Sarbottam’s bank loan limits.

Sarbottam Cement Limited was incorporated in October 2010 as a private limited company and converted into a public limited company in July 2019. The company is involved in the production and selling of clinker and cement. The company’s major shareholding is from the Saurabh Group, a prominent business house in Nepal. Its factory is located at Ramnagar VDC-05, Nawalparasi district. The company mainly manufactures OPC and PPC cement under the brand “Sarbottam”.

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