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IFCI Ltd.

BSE: 500106 Sector: Financials
NSE: IFCI ISIN Code: INE039A01010
BSE LIVE 14:20 | 17 Aug 22.95 -0.15
(-0.65%)
OPEN

23.10

HIGH

23.40

LOW

22.85

NSE 14:03 | 17 Aug 23.00 -0.05
(-0.22%)
OPEN

23.20

HIGH

23.40

LOW

22.80

OPEN 23.10
PREVIOUS CLOSE 23.10
VOLUME 236436
52-Week high 33.40
52-Week low 20.60
P/E
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 3,814
Buy Price 22.95
Buy Qty 12794.00
Sell Price 23.00
Sell Qty 10298.00
OPEN 23.10
CLOSE 23.10
VOLUME 236436
52-Week high 33.40
52-Week low 20.60
P/E
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 3,814
Buy Price 22.95
Buy Qty 12794.00
Sell Price 23.00
Sell Qty 10298.00

IFCI Ltd. (IFCI) - Company History

IFCI Ltd is engaged in project financing infrastructure development debt and equity underwriting and syndication venture capital stock broking and merchant banking factoring asset reconstruction tourism finance micro finance corporate and infrastructure advisory technical consultancy and management education. Financial products include Short-term Loans Long-term Loans Lease Financing and structured products: acquisition finance pre-initial public offering (IPO) investment IPO finance and promoter funding. The company is a Nodal Agency for monitoring of Sugar Development Fund (SDF) loans for projects related to modernization and expansion co-generation of power and production of alcohol/ethanol in the private sector. Their corporate advisory services include corporate advisory and infrastructure services infrastructure advisory monitoring agency for public issues restructuring advisory services and bid process management.The Company has also been designated by Government of India as the Nodal Agency under the Scheme of Credit Enhancement Guarantee for Scheduled Castes Entrepreneurs to provide guarantee to banks against loans to young and start-up entrepreneurs belonging to scheduled caste with an objective to encourage entrepreneurship in marginal strata of the society.IFCI was established in the year 1948 by an Act of Parliament to provide institutional finance for industrial development in the country. It was subsequently corporatized in July 1993 after passing of the Industrial Finance Corporation (Transfer of Undertaking and Repeal) Act 1993 by the parliament of India. The company was registered as a non-banking financial company with RBI during the year 1998 but was exempted from most of the regulatory guidelines for non-banking financial companies being regulated as a financial institution. The name of the company was changed from The Industrial Finance Corporation of India Ltd to IFCI Ltd with effect from October 27 1999.During the year 1999-2000 the IFCI Investors Services Ltd and IFCI Custodial Services Ltd wholly owned subsidiaries of the company were amalgamated with IFCI Financial Services Ltd (another wholly owned subsidiary company). In the year 2000 IFCI and the Dubai-based Mashreq Bank Group signed an agreement for the first trance of a million syndicated loans.In the year 2003 the company took over Arihant Industries Export Oriented Unit (EOU) under the securitization Act. In the year 2004 the company merged with Punjab National Bank (PNB) would help each other.During the period 2005-06 the company was conferred an award for Corporate Excellence' instituted by the Amity Business School and presented every year to select corporate for outstanding performance in various areas. From August 2007 onwards the company is being regulated as a non-banking financial company. During the year 2007-08 the company promoted IFCI Infrastructure Development Ltd (IIDL) as a wholly owned subsidiary.During the year 2008-09 the company forayed into factoring business by acquiring an additional stake in Foremost Factors Ltd. In April 2008 the company rechristened Foremost Factors Ltd as IFCI Factors Ltd. The company subscribed Rs 25 lakh to the rights issue of MPCON one of the Technical Consultancy Organizations promoted by IFCI in the year 1979 with a view to expanding our business outlook and reaping business opportunities in the highly lucrative consulting sector. With this infusion of capital MPCON is now a subsidiary of the company.During the year 2010-11 the company accelerated their operations and re-established their presence in the financial market by enlarging and retaining high value customer base.During FY 2011-12 the cmpany has taken initiatives in expanding the horizon of its treasury operations and entering into new segments like securities lending and borrowing schemes currency futures and repo and reverse repo transactions in corporate bonds with the objective of hedging as well as enlarging the scope of earning revenue with minimum risk.During the year 2012-13 Government of India increased its shareholding in the company by converting optionally convertible debentures into equity shares thereby making it the majority shareholder with a 55.53% equity stake in IFCI Ltd. During the year 2014 the company for the first time introduced an IFCI Benchmark Rate (IBR) in January 2014 the lowest rate (with monthly rests) at which it can lend similar to the Base Rate of Banks. It has been decided to review the IBR quarterly (or earlier if required) in a scientific and transparent manner generally based on regulatory guidelines for fixation of Base Rate in Banks and prevailing market best practices. During the same period the Company acquired 18.95% equity stake of IDBI Bank Ltd in Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd (SHCIL) consequently your Company's equity holding in SHCIL has increased from 33.91% to 52.86% thereby making it a subsidiary. This will bring substantial business opportunities through SHCIL's 196 branches.During the FY 2014-15 the company restored and reoperationalized its six Regional Offices at Bhopal Bhubaneswar Kochi Lucknow Patna and Pune. It will increase its Pan-India presence and will provide the requisite fillip to tap new business from the regions. The company came out with a Public Issue of Non-Convertible Debentures (NCDs) after about two decades and successfully raised an amount of Rs. 1972.26 crore at competitive cost.