Paradeep Phosphates IPO

Current DRHP

Subscription Details

  • Open Date 17 May
  • Close Date 19 May
  • Lot Size 350
  • IPO Price Range ₹ 39 to ₹42 /share
  • Min Investment ₹ 13,650
  • Listing Exchange NSE, BSE

Paradeep Phosphates IPO Timeline

Open Date
17 May
Close Date
19 May
Basis of Allotment
24 May
Refunds
25 May
Credit to Demat Account
26 May
Listing Date
27 May

IPO Synopsis

Paradeep Phosphates, a leading fertilizer company, has received a nod from SEBI to raise funds through an IPO. The initial share sale will comprise a fresh issue of equity shares worth  Rs.1,044 crore and an offer for sale (OFS) of up to 11.85 cr shares.by its existing shareholders and promoters.

Under the OFS, its promoter, Zuari Maroc Phosphates Pvt Ltd (ZMPPL) will offer up to 75,46,800 shares whereas Government of India will offer up to 11,24,89,000 equity shares. The Government of India holds 19.55% of shares while 80.45% shares are held by Zuari Maroc Phosphates Pvt Ltd. Axis Capital, ICICI Securities, JM Financial and SBI Capital Markets are the lead managers to the issue. PPL's primary focus is the production and marketing of complex phosphatic fertilizers.


Objective of Paradeep Phosphates IPO

Proceeds of fresh issue will be used for
1. To partly finance the acquisition of the fertiliser manufacturing facility in Goa
2. For payment of debt
3. General corporate purposes

Paradeep Phosphates IPO Subscription Status

  QIB NII Retail TOTAL
Day 1 0.00x 0.07x 0.57x 0.29x

About Paradeep Phosphates

Paradeep Phosphates Ltd (PPL), is part of Adventz Group of Companies led by the group Chairman Saroj Kumar Poddar. It is a subsidiary of Zuari Maroc Phosphates Private Limited (ZMPPL), a joint venture between the Adventz group company, Zuari Agro Chemicals Limited, and Maroc Phosphore S.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of OCP, Morocco (Office Cherifien des Phosphates). 
Paradeep Phosphates is primarily engaged in manufacturing, trading, distribution and sales of a variety of complex fertilizers such as di-ammonium phosphate (DAP) and NPK fertilizers. Its fertilizers are marketed under brands like 'Jai Kisaan Navratna' and 'Navratna'.

Phosphate rock is processed to produce phosphorous, which is one of the three main nutrients most commonly used in fertilizers (the other two are nitrogen and potassium). India has negligible Phosphate reserves and is dependent on imports of Phosphate rock (a source raw material) or Phosphoric Acid (an intermediate raw material) or DAP (finished phosphatic fertilizer). The primary raw materials include Phosphate Rock, Phosphoric acid, Sulphur, Ammonia and MOP. The raw material is sourced locally as well as from various other countries such as Morocco, Jordan, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

Upon the completion of the Goa Transaction, the company will acquire the business of developing, manufacturing and trading of urea and NPK products carried out at the Goa Facility. Subsequent to the acquisition of Goa Facility, the total fertilizer production capacity is expected to increase by 1.2 million MT, which includes

i) annual granulation capacity of DAP and NPK production plants to increase by approximately 0.80 million MT

ii) annual capacity of producing Urea to be approximately 0.40 million MT

The products are distributed across 17 states in India through the 11 regional marketing offices network and 1,324 stock points. The network includes 4,529 dealers and over 60,257 retailers, catering to over five million farmers in India

Particulars (in Rs. Crores) FY21 FY20 FY19
Revenue 5,164.73 4,192.87 4,357.91
EBITDA 561.26 493.83 480.75
PAT 223.27 193.22 158.96
Particulars (in Rs. Crores) FY21 FY20 FY19
Total Assets 4,423.17 5,010.33 5,627.66
Share Capital 575.45 575.45 575.45
Total Borrowings 1,251.17 2,297.95 3,123.00
Particulars (in Rs. Crores) FY21 FY20 FY19
Net cash generated from / (used in) operating activities 1,501.15 1,269.74 -920.45
Net cash from / (used in) investing activities -289.33 -143.16 -103.18
Net cash flow from / (used in) financing activities -1,124.38 -1,141.23 1,018.45
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents 87.44 -14.65 -5.18


Key Points

  • Strengths

    1. Well-positioned to capture favorable Indian fertilizer industry dynamics supported by conducive government regulations.

    2. Second largest manufacturer of Phosphatic fertilizers in India.

    3. Secure and certified manufacturing facility and infrastructure and unutilised land available for expansion.

    4. Strategic location of the manufacturing facility and sizeable material storage, handling and port facilities.

    5. Established brand name backed by an extensive sales and distribution network.

  • Risks

    1. High dependency on agriculture sector, hence any changes in the sector may have immediate effective on the business.

    2. Subjected to climatic conditions and is cyclical in nature thus, seasonal variations and unfavourable local and global weather patterns may have an adverse effect.

    3. Operates in a regulated industry, thus, changes in government policies will have an effect on the operations and profitability.

    4. The firm has only one manufacturing facility until the completion of the Goa Transaction.

    5. Historically derived a significant portion of its revenues from operations from a limited number of states.

Valuation and Recommendation

At the upper price band of ₹42, Paradeep Phosphates Limited is demanding a P/E multiple of ~11X based on FY21 earnings while the company’s price to sales ratio is at 0.66X of FY21 revenue. The industry average PE multiple is 15.73X of FY21. Considering the favorable Indian fertilizer industry dynamics, it being one of the market leaders in Phosphatic fertilizers in India, its plans to improve cost efficiencies, and its plans to expand distribution channels, we recommend 'Subscribe' to the issue, with long term perspective.

How to apply for an IPO?

  • Login to your 5paisa account and select the issue in the current IPO section

  • Enter the number of lots and price at which you wish to apply for

  • Enter your UPI ID and click on submit. With this, your bid will be placed with the exchange

  • You will receive a mandate notification to block funds in your UPI app

  • Approve the mandate request on your UPI and funds will be blocked

FAQs

What is the lot size and minimum investment required for the Paradeep Phosphates IPO?

The lot size of Paradeep Phosphates IPO is 350 shares i.e. a minimum investment of ₹14,700.

 

What is the price band of the IPO?

The price band of the Paradeep Phosphates IPO is set at Rs.39 to Rs.42 per share.

When does the Paradeep Phosphates issue open and close?

Paradeep Phosphates IPO opens on 17th May, 2022 and closes on 19th May, 2022.

What is the size of Paradeep Phosphates IPO ?

The IPO comprises a fresh issue of Rs.1,044 crore and an offer for sale (OFS) of up to 11.85 cr shares.

Who are the promoters/key personnels of Paradeep Phosphates IPO ?

The promoters of Paradeep Phosphates 

1. Zuari Maroc Phosphates Private Limited
2. Zuari Agro Chemicals Limited
3. OCP S.A and the President Of India
4. Acting Through The Department Of Fertilizers
5. Ministry Of Chemicals And Fertilizers
6. Government Of India

When is the allotment date of Paradeep Phosphates IPO ?

The allotment date of Paradeep Phosphates IPO is 24th May, 2022

When is the Paradeep Phosphates IPO listing date?

Paradeep Phosphates IPO will be listed on 27th May, 2022

Who are the book runners for Paradeep Phosphates IPO?

Axis Capital, ICICI Securities, JM Financial and SBI Capital Markets are the lead managers to the issue.

What is the objectives of the Paradeep Phosphates IPO ?

The proceeds will be used for

1. To partly finance the acquisition of the fertiliser manufacturing facility in Goa.
2. For payment of debt.
3. General corporate purposes.

How to apply for the Paradeep Phosphates IPO?

To apply for the IPO, follow the steps given below

1. Login to your 5paisa account and select the issue in the current IPO section.
2. Enter the number of lots and price at which you wish to apply for.
3. Enter your UPI ID and click on submit. With this, your bid will be placed with the exchange.
4. You will receive a mandate notification to block funds in your UPI app.

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