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Adani Enterprises shares stable: Will arbitrage strategies work?

Pricing at a discount but shorting the stock ahead of the FPO won't be as straightforward

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Analysts said the Gautam Adani-led firm has hit a masterstroke by issuing partly paid-up shares that will trade separately until they are fully converted

Samie Modak Mumbai
Shares of Adani Enterprises (AEL) were stable on Friday after crashing nearly 4 per cent on Thursday. The stock has declined more than 15 per cent in the past one month ahead of its Rs 20,000-crore follow-on public offering (FPO).

AEL on Wednesday set the price band for the FPO between 9 per cent and 13 per cent lower to that day’s closing price at Rs 3,112-Rs 3,276 per share. Retail investors—those applying for shares worth less than Rs 2 lakh—are getting an additional discount of Rs 64 per share.

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First Published: Jan 20 2023 | 6:23 AM IST

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