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Reliance Home Finance shares jump 5% in stock market debut

The listing will also unlock substantial value for all stakeholders

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Anmol Ambani, ED, Reliance Capital along with Mother Tina Ambani, Anil Ambani, Chairman, ADAG and Dina Mehta at the Reliance Home Finance Listing Ceremony at NSE in Mumbai. Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar
Anmol Ambani, ED, Reliance Capital along with Mother Tina Ambani, Anil Ambani, Chairman, ADAG and Dina Mehta at the Reliance Home Finance Listing Ceremony at NSE in Mumbai. Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar

Shares of Reliance Home Finance, the housing finance unit of Reliance Capital, rose by 5 per cent in its debut trade on Friday and commanded a valuation of Rs 5,291.35 crore.

The stock opened the day at Rs 104 on It later gained 5 per cent to Rs 109.20 — its upper circuit limit.

At NSE, shares of the company listed at Rs 102.10 and jumped 4.99 per cent to touch its highest trading permissible limit for the day at Rs 107.20.

In terms of equity volume, 11.55 lakh shares of the company were traded on and over 10 lakh shares changed hands at during the day.

Speaking about RHFL's listing, Anmol Ambani, executive director of Reliance Capital said: "The listing results in Reliance Capital shareholders directly owning stake in RHFL, with over 9 lakh shareholders, the largest shareholder base in a housing finance company."

"Our focus remains on affordable housing and you will see proportion of that increasing in our overall book," he said.

The company is looking to grow loan book at 50 per cent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the next three years period, said Ravindra Sudhalkar, CEO,

The listing will also unlock substantial value for all stakeholders, he said.

The company had earlier announced that all shareholders of Reliance Capital have already received one free share of for every share held in Reliance Capital.

Reliance Capital will hold 51 per cent stake in and the company is adequately capitalised to grow the lending book multi-fold in the future.

has assets under management of Rs 13,022 crore ($2 billion) as of June 30, 2017.

Reliance Capital, which is present across insurance, mutual fund and a host of other financial services sectors, said its core businesses have achieved double digit growth in profitability in terms of operating performance during the last fiscal.

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First Published: Fri, September 22 2017. 17:29 IST
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