ALSO READIPO oversubscribed in 5 minutes: Decoding Reliance Nippon AMC's popularity Reliance Nippon Life AMC IPO subscribed nearly five times on Day 1 Reliance Nippon Life AMC IPO subscribed 7.5 times on Day 2 Reliance Nippon Life AMC plans IPO in FY18; eyes valuation of Rs 20,000 cr Reliance AMC allots anchor shares worth Rs 463 crore
The initial public offer of Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management (RNAM) was oversubscribed 81.22 times so far on the last day of bidding today. The IPO to raise an estimated Rs 1,542.42 crore received bids for 3,47,95,79,988 shares against the total issue size of 4,28,40,000 shares (excluding anchor portion), according to NSE data till 1615 hrs. Till yesterday, the IPO was oversubscribed 7.45 times. Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group's asset management arm on Tuesday raised a little over Rs 462 crore from anchor investors. The company has fixed the price band at Rs 247-252 per share. This is the first initial share sale by a major asset management company (AMC) in India, though smaller rival UTI Mutual Fund's IPO plans have been in the works for a long time. Also, it is the first IPO from the Reliance group after Reliance Power in 2008.
Other listed firms of the group include Reliance Capital, Reliance Home Finance, Reliance Communications, Reliance Naval and Engineering and Reliance Infra. RNAM's public issue comprises fresh issuance of 2.45 crore shares, besides an offer for sale of 3.67 crore shares by Reliance Capital and Nippon Life Insurance Company. JM Financial, CLSA, Nomura and Axis Capital are the global coordinators and book running lead managers for the initial share sale.