Indigo Paints to launch IPO on Jan 20, price band set at Rs 1,488 – 1,490


New Delhi: Pune based, Indigo Paints Limited (the “Company”), one of the fastest growing amongst the top five paint companies in India and fifth largest company in the Indian decorative paint industry in India in terms of its revenue from operations for FY20 (Source: F&S Report), will open the Bid/Offer period in relation to its initial public offering of Equity Shares (the “Offer”/ “IPO”) on Wednesday, January 20, 2021.

The Bid/Offer period will close on Friday, January 22, 2021. The price band of the Offer has been fixed at Rs. 1,488 – Rs. 1,490 per Equity Share. The Company may, in consultation with the Book Running Lead Managers (the “BRLMs”), consider participation by Anchor Investors which shall be one Working Day prior to the Bid/Offer Opening Date.

The IPO comprises a fresh issuance of Equity Shares aggregating to Rs. 3,000 million by the Company (“Fresh Issue”) and an offer for sale of up to 5,840,000 Equity Shares by Sequoia Capital India Investments IV and SCI Investments V (the “Investor Selling Shareholders”), and the promoter selling shareholder, Hemant Jalan (the “Promoter Selling Shareholder” and together with the Investor Selling Shareholders, the “Selling Shareholders” and such offering of Equity Shares by the Selling Shareholders, the “Offer for Sale”).

The Offer includes a reservation of up to 70,000 Equity Shares for subscription by Eligible Employees of the Company (the “Employee Reservation Portion”). The Company and the Selling Shareholders in consultation with the BRLMs, are offering a discount of Rs. 148 per Equity Shareto the Offer Price to Eligible Employees bidding in the Employee Reservation Portion.

The Offer less the Employee Reservation Portion is referred to as the “Net Offer”. The Offer is being made through book building process in accordance with Rule 19(2)(b) of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Rules, 1957 and Regulation 31 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2018, as amended (the “SEBI ICDR Regulations”) and in compliance with Regulation 6(1) of the SEBI ICDR Regulations, wherein not more than 50% of the Net Offer shall be allocated on a proportionate basis to Qualified Institutional Buyers (“QIBs”, the “QIB Portion”), provided that the Company may, in consultation with the BRLMs, allocate up to 60% of the QIB Portion to Anchor Investors on a discretionary basis in accordance with the SEBI ICDR Regulations (“Anchor Investor Portion”), of which one-third shall be reserved for domestic Mutual Funds, subject to valid Bids being received from domestic Mutual Funds at or above the Anchor Investor Allocation Price.