Cement maker Nuvoco Vistas lists at a steep discount to issue price


Cement maker Corporation made a weak debut on the bourses. The stock got listed at Rs 531, a discount of 17.3 per cent over its issue price. The stock gained a little through the day and eventually closed the session at Rs 531.30, a 6.8 per cent discount to its issue price. Post listing, the company commands a market capitalisation of Rs 18,975 crore.


Its Rs 5,000-crore initial public offering (IPO) comprised a fresh issue of Rs 1,500 crore and an offer for sale of Rs 3,500 crore. And the IPO was subscribed 1.71 times. The institutional portion was subscribed 4.2 times, the high net worth individual portion (HNI) 0.66 times, and the retail portion 0.73 times.





The company plans to utilise the net proceeds of the fresh issue towards repayment of its borrowings. Nuvoco is part of the Nirma group and is the fifth largest cement company in India and the largest in East India in terms of capacity, according to a CRISIL report.


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