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Aditya Birla AMC eyes Rs 20,500 cr valuation in Rs 2,768 cr IPO

The IPO will entirely be a secondary share sale by promoters Aditya Birla Capital and Sun Life AMC; price band Rs 695-712 per share

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Chirag Madia  |  Mumbai 

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The IPO will entirely be a secondary share sale by promoters Aditya Birla Capital (ABCL) and Sun Life AMC.

Aditya Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company (AMC) is looking at valuations of Rs 20,500 crore in its initial public offering (IPO)—the fourth by a domestic mutual fund house.

The maiden offering will remain open between September 29 and October 1. The price band is Rs 695-712 per share. At the upper band, the issue size would be Rs 2,768 crore.

The will entirely be a secondary share sale by promoters Aditya Birla Capital (ABCL) and Sun Life AMC.

The domestic partner is selling 2.85 million shares–less than one per cent of its stake–to raise about Rs 203 crore. Meanwhile, Canadian firm Sun Life will divest 12.56 per cent holding, or 36 million shares, to raise Rs 2,565 crore at the top end of the price band.

Currently, ABCL holds a 51 per cent stake, while Sun Life holds the remaining 49 per cent. Following the IPO, the total promoter stake in the fund house will fall from 100 per cent at present to 86.5 per cent.

Aditya Birla AMC is the country’s largest non-banking affiliated fund house in terms of assets under management (AUM) and fourth overall.

For the quarter ended June 2021, Aditya Birla AMC had an average AUM of Rs 2.84 trillion. it had reported net profit of Rs 155 crore on revenues of Rs 336 crore.

UTI AMC was the last MF to come out with an Its stock has more than doubled since listing exactly a year ago.

The Street has largely been bullish on AMC stocks given their sound fundamentals and return on equity (RoE) ratio. Experts say the in the space stand have high growth potential given the low penetration of financial products in the country. However, regulatory tightening and focus on lowering costs are seen as headwinds for the industry.

Aditya Birla AMC eyes Rs 20,500 cr valuation in Rs 2,768 cr IPO

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First Published: Fri, September 24 2021. 17:39 IST
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