At over Rs 36,000 cr, India sees record anchor investment in IPOs this year

Amount contributed by MFs nearly half of that invested by FPIs

Mutual Funds, SIPs, Mutual Fund investors

Illustration: Binay Sinha

Ashley Coutinho Mumbai
Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) and mutual funds (MFs) have put in more money as anchor investors in initial public offerings (IPOs) in 2021 than any other year.

FPIs’ share of investments for the year stood at Rs 24,477 crore, nearly six times that put in last year and more than nine times the amount invested in 2019, the data from Prime Database showed.

MFs have invested Rs 12,264 crore, four times than that invested last year and more than 10 times the investment in 2019.

First Published: Nov 23 2021 | 5:11 PM IST

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