Star Health Allied Insurance Company Ltd IPO


IPO Details

  • Open Date 30-Nov-21
  • Close Date 02-Dec-21
  • Lot Size 16
  • IPO Size ₹ 7,249.18 Cr
  • IPO Price Range ₹ 870 to ₹900 per equity share
  • Min Investment ₹ 13,920
  • Listing Exchange NSE, BSE
  • Basis of Allotment 07-Dec-21
  • Refunds 08-Dec-21
  • Credit to Demat Account 09-Dec-21
  • Listing Date 10-Dec-21

Star Health Allied Insurance Company Ltd IPO Subscription Status


Category Subscription Status
Qualified Institutional (QIB) 1.03 Times
Non-Institutional (NII) 0.19 Times
Retail Individual 1.09 Times
Employee 0.10Times
Total 0.79 Times


Star Health IPO Subscription Details (Day by Day)


Date QIB NII Retail Employee Total
November 30, 2021 17:00 0.00x 0.01x 0.64x 0.03x 0.12x
December 01, 2021 17:00 0.07x  0.02x  0.89x  0.05x  0.20x 
December 02, 2021 17:00 1.03x 0.19x 1.09x 0.10x 0.79x

IPO Synopsis

Star Health Insurance IPO Synopsis -

Star Health IPO comprises of a fresh issue worth Rs.2,000 crore and an offer for sale up to 60,104,677 equity shares. Star Health IPO is opening for subscription between 30 November and 2 December. The price band for Star Health IPO issue has been set as Rs.870-Rs.900 per share.

The promoters of this issue are Safecorp Investments India LLP, WestBridge AFI I and Rakesh Jhunjhunwala. The company has close relations with numerous banks across India. The book running lead managers to the IPO are CLSA India Pvt Ltd, Credit Suisse Securities (India) Pvt Ltd, and  Jefferies India Pvt Ltd. The co- book running lead managers are IIFL Securities Ltd, Ambit Pvt ltd, DAM Capital Advisors Ltd and SBI Capital Markets Ltd. Safecorp Investments is offloading approximately 30,683,553 equity shares in the OFS. 

About Star Health Allied Insurance Company Ltd

Star Health Insurance, founded in 2006, is the first standalone health insurance (SAHI) company in India. Since then, the company has become the largest SAHI company in the entire insurance market of the country with a Gross Written Premium (GWP) of Rs.9,348.95 crores in FY21. They have a pan-India network of 737 health insurance branches, spread across 26 states and 4 union territories. Star Health Insurance’s product suite has insured 20.5 million lives in FY21.

The company plans to use the proceeds from the issue to enhance and augment the capital base of the company in FY22. 

The company has 14,273 permanent employees as of March 31,2021. The average age of the employees is 37 years. The company has the highest number of senior officials of any SAHI company, based on average age and years of experience. 






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Star Health Insurance is the largest private company in the Indian health insurance sector and accounts for 16% market share in FY21. And, Star Health is the only SAHI in the top 5 health insurance companies. The company witnessed an increase of 4.9% in market share, between FY18 and FY21. The company accounts for 31% of the gross premiums collected by the retail health insurance industry in FY21. This premium was 3 times any of its close competitors. 

Star Health has a network of around 350,000 agents in India as of March,2020, which is followed by CARE which has 125,000 agents as of the same date. 

The company also was the only SAHI to have a healthy ROE in FY20, having more than 10% ROE in the last three fiscal years. The company also has the maximum number of offices in India. 



IPO Key Points

  • Strengths

    1. Star Health Insurance offers a large variety of products and services which allows the company to grab a larger market share and customer base
    2. With the recent pandemic, many young professionals and people are getting read to invest in insurances. Due to the huge network and general goodwill in the market, Star Health Insurance has a higher probability of capturing these new customers
    3. The company has a strong risk management focus along with a high quality customer service and superior claims ratio
    4. A strong and experienced senior management team

  • Weakness

    1. The plans and policies that are provided by the company are very common and almost all of its competitors provide the same policies. 
    2. There is a stagnancy in innovation in the company, which can become a problem in the long run. 

  • Risks

    1. The insurance of the company’s assets could prove to be inadequate in case of a serious unanticipated loss
    2. If there are higher than expected expenses, this could affect the financials of the company, adversely
    3. Failure to maintain a good business relationship with various hospitals and will affect the company very negatively

  • Interesting Facts

    1. Has an active network of about 9,500 hospitals
    2. The company sold nearly 43 lakh insurance policies in the period between April 2020 and November 2020
    3. Promoter, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala will not be selling his shares in the OFS, according to the DRHP


How to apply for 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


What is the issue size of Star Health IPO?

Star Health IPO issue size is Rs.7,249.18 crore.

What is the maximum number of shares of the Star Health IPO that I can apply for?

Subscribers can apply for Star Health IPO with the maximum lot size of 13 lots - 208 shares, worth Rs.1,87,200 

How many shares of Star Health IPO will I get in 1 lot?

1 lot of Star Health Insurance IPO has 16 shares.

When will the Star Health share be listed on the stock exchanges?

On December 10th, 2021, Star Health and Allied Insurance will be listed on the stock exchanges.

Where is Star Health IPO going to be listed?

Star Health IPO will be listed on NSE and BSE both.

What is the price of each share of Star Health IPO going to be?

The price range set for each share of Star Health IPO, is Rs.870- Rs. 900.

Who is the registrar to the offer?

K Fin technologies Pvt Ltd is the registrar to the Star Health IPO.

How do I check the allotment status of Star Health IPO?

Way to check 1-  First you need to go to the registrar’s site- K Fin technologies and then visit the IPO allotment page. From the drop down menu, select Star Health and Allied Insurance. Then, enter your PAN card details and select the application type- ASBA or Non-ASBA and enter the required details. After this the status is displayed on the screen.

Way to check 2- Visit the BSE application website page, select equity and then select Star Health and Allied Insurance from the drop down menu. After entering your PAN card details and application number, the status is displayed on the screen.

What is the minimum investment required to apply for Star Health IPO?

The minimum investment required to apply for the Star Health IPO is Rs.14,400. 

It is the upper range of the IPO price i.e. Rs.900*16 shares (1 lot).  Minimum investment in an IPO is the amount of money that you need to invest in order to receive 1 lot of shares of the IPO. The number of shares in 1 lot varies from IPO to IPO but normally, the minimum investment value is calculated by multiplying the number of shares in 1 lot with the upper price range of the IPO price per share. 

Contact Details of Star Health Allied Insurance Company Ltd IPO

Contact Information

Star Health and Allied Insurance Company Ltd
No.1, New Tank Street,Valluvarkottam High Road,
Nungambakkam, Chennai 600 034

Phone: +91 44 2828 8800

Star Health Allied Insurance Company Ltd IPO Register

KFintech Private Limited

Phone: 04067162222, 04079611000

Star Health Allied Insurance Company Ltd IPO Lead Manager

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