IREDA’s IPO to open on November 21, 2023

IREDA’s IPO to open on November 21, 2023

Sets price band at Rs. 30 to Rs. 32 per Equity Share

  • By ICN Bureau | November 17, 2023

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited, a Government of India (GoI) enterprise notified as a Public Financial Institution (PFI) registered as a Systemically Important Non-Deposit-taking Non-Banking Finance Company (a NBFCND-SI), with Infrastructure Finance Company (IFC) status, has fixed the price band at Rs. 30 to Rs. 32 per Equity Share for its maiden initial public offer.  The Initial Public Offering (IPO) of the company will open for public on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, for subscription and close on Thursday, November 23, 2023. Investors can bid for a minimum of 460 Equity Shares and in multiples of 460 Equity Shares thereafter.

The Offer comprises of fresh issuance of Equity Shares up to 403,164,706 equity shares and an Offer for Sale (OFS) of up to 268,776,471  equity shares  aggregating to up to  671,941,177equity shares.

IREDA is a financial institution with over 36 years of experience in promoting, developing and extending financial assistance for new and renewable energy projects, and energy efficiency and conservation projects. It provides a comprehensive range of financial products and related services, from project conceptualisation to post-commissioning, for renewable energy projects and other value chain activities, such as equipment manufacturing and transmission.

It is also India's largest pure-play green financing NBFC in India. IREDA is the issuer of first debt security (green masala bond) in India listed on IFSC exchange. IREDA is the first financial institution in India to raise green masala bonds IREDA is among the first financial institution to raise global funds for climate financing from DFIs / multilaterals in India.

IREDA also extends lines of credit to other non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) for lending to RE and EEC projects. Additionally, it offers loans to government entities and financing schemes for RE suppliers, manufacturers, and contractors, while non-fund-based products comprise instruments like letters of comfort, letters of undertaking, payment on order instruments, and guarantee assistance schemes. Furthermore, it provides consultancy services on techno-commercial issues related to the RE sector. As of September 30, 2023, it had a diversified portfolio of term loan outstanding amounting to Rs 475,144.8 million

For the fiscal year 2023, the net interest income increased to Rs 1323.76 crore against Rs 1128.04 crore a year ago. Net profit increased from Rs 633.52 crore in fiscal 2022 to Rs 864.62 crore in fiscal 2023. Capital to risk-weighted asset ratio (CRAR) stood at 18.82% for Fiscal 2023 and for the six months ended September 30, 2023, it was 20.92%.

For the six months ended September 30, 2023, Net Interest Income stood at Rs 785.42 crore, and profit after tax was Rs 579.31 crore. For the same period, IREDA sanctioned total loans amounting to Rs 4744.50 crore.

IDBI Capital Markets & Securities Limited, BOB Capital Markets Limited, and SBI Capital Markets Limited are the book-running lead managers and Link Intime India Private Limited is the registrar to the offer. The equity shares are proposed to be listed on BSE and NSE.

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