Owais Metal and Mineral Processing IPO subscribed 221.18 times

Owais Metal and Mineral Processing IPO subscribed 221.18 times
Owais Metal and Mineral Processing IPO subscribed 221.18 times

by Tanushree Jaiswal Last Updated: Feb 29, 2024 - 09:59 am 301 Views
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About the Owais Metal and Mineral Processing IPO

The stock of the company has a face value of ₹10 per share and it is a book building issue. The price for the book building issue is set in the price band of ₹83 to ₹87 per share. Being a book built issue, the price will be discovered in the above band. Owais Metal and Mineral Processing IPO has only a fresh issue component and no offer for sale (OFS) portion. The fresh issue portion is EPS dilutive and equity dilutive, but OFS is just a transfer of ownership. As part of the fresh issue portion of the IPO, Owais Metal and Mineral Processing Ltd will issue a total of 49,07,200 shares (49.07 lakh shares approximately), which at the upper band of IPO price of ₹87 per share aggregates to fresh fund raising of ₹42.69 crore. Since there is no offer for sale (OFS) portion, the fresh issue size will also double up as the overall IPO size.

Therefore, the overall IPO size will also comprise of the issue of 49,07,200 shares (49.07 lakh shares approximately) which at the upper band IPO price of ₹87 per share will aggregate to overall IPO size of ₹42.69 crore. Like every SME IPO, this issue also has a market making portion with a market maker inventory allocation of 3,44,000 shares. Gretex Share Broking Private Ltd will be the market maker to the issue. The market maker provides two-way quotes to ensure liquidity on the counter and low basis costs, post listing. The promoter stake in the company will dilute post the IPO from 100% to 73.01%. The fresh issue funds will be used by the company towards the purchase of manufacturing equipment and for working capital requirements. Gretex Corporate Services Ltd will be the lead manager to the issue, and Bigshare Services Private Ltd will be the registrar to the issue. The market maker for the issue is Gretex Share Brokers Private Ltd.

Final subscription status of Owais Metal and Mineral Processing IPO

Here is the subscription status of the Owais Metal and Mineral Processing IPO as at close on 28th February 2024.

Investor
Category

Subscription (times)

Shares Offered

Shares
bid for

Total Amount
(₹ in crore)

Anchor Investors

1

13,68,000

13,68,000

11.90

Market Maker

1

3,44,000

3,44,000

2.99

QIB Investors

92.06

9,12,000

8,39,61,600

730.47

HNIs / NIIs

329.36

6,84,800

22,55,44,000

1,962.23

Retail Investors

248.50

15,98,400

39,72,08,000

3,455.71

Total

221.18

31,95,200

70,67,13,600

6,148.41

Total Applications: 2,48,255 applications (248.50 times)

As can be seen from the above table, the overall IPO of Owais Metal and Mineral Processing Ltd got subscribed an impressive 221.18 times. The HNI / NII portion led the stakes with 329.36 times subscription, followed by the Retail portion at 248.50 times subscription. The QIB portion of the IPO also got a healthy subscription of 92.06 times. That is a very strong and smart response to an SME IPO, especially if you consider the median subscriptions that similar other SME IPOs have got in the past. The subscription has shown strong traction for the IPO across all the three categories of investors; QIB, retail and HNI / NII investors.

Allocation quota for various categories

The issue was open for QIBs, retail investors and the HNI / NII investors. There was a broad quota designed for each of the segments viz. the retail, QIB and the HNI / NII segments. A total of 3,44,000 shares were allocated as market maker portion to Gretex Share Broking Private Ltd, which will act as the market maker inventory to provide bid-ask liquidity on the counter post listing. Market maker action not only improves liquidity in the counter but also reduces the basis risk. The table below captures the allocation reservation done for each of the categories out of the total number of shares offered in the IPO.

Investor Category

Shares Allocated in the IPO

Market Maker 

3,44,000 (7.01%)

Anchor Allocation 

13,68,000 (27.88%)

QIB 

9,12,000 (18.58%)

NII (HNI) 

6,84,480 (13.96%)

Retail 

15,98,400 (32.57%)

Total 

49,07,200 (100.00%)

In the above Owais Metal and Mineral Processing IPO, the anchor allocation of 13,68,000 shares was carved out of the QIB portion, as a result of which the QIB offer to the public reduced from the original 46.46% of the issue size to 18.58% of the issue size. The anchor allocation bidding opened on February 23rd, 2024 and also closed on the same day. A total of 13,68,000 shares were allocated across 4 anchor investors. The anchor allocation was done at the upper end of the IPO price band of ₹87 per share (which includes face value of ₹10 per share and premium of ₹77 per share).

The total anchor allocation value was worth ₹11.90 crore. Out of the 4 anchor investors who got allotted 100% of the anchor portion; each of them was allocated a minimum of 8% in the anchor portion. These 4 anchor investors were; Persistent Growth Fund – Varsu India Growth Story Scheme I (62.11%), Finavenue Capital Trust – Finavenue Growth Fund (21.05%), Vikasa India EIF-I Fund – Zodiac Global Opportunity Fund (8.42%), and LC Radiance Fund VCC (8.42%). These 4 anchor investors accounted for 100% of the overall anchor allocation. Out of the anchor shares allocated to investors on February 23rd, 2024, a lock in of 30 days will be applicable for 50% of the shares (up to March 30th, 2024) and a lock-in of 90 days will be applicable for the remaining shares (up to May 29th, 2024). The allocation of market maker inventory of 7.01% is outside the anchor portion.

How subscription built up for the Owais Metal and Mineral Processing IPO?

The oversubscription of the IPO was dominated by the HNI / NII followed by the Retail category and the QIB category in that order. The table below captures the day-wise progression of the subscription status of Owais Metal and Mineral Processing IPO. The IPO was kept open for 3 working days.

Date

QIB

NII

Retail

Total

Day 1 (Feb 26, 2024)

0.01

6.09

10.04

6.33

Day 2 (Feb 27, 2024)

0.71

37.30

79.55

47.99

Day 3 (Feb 28, 2024)

92.06

329.36

248.50

221.18

Here are the key takeaways from the subscription numbers on a day-wise basis for Owais Metal and Mineral Processing Ltd as of the close of the IPO on 28th February 2024.

  • The HNI / NII portion got the best subscription in the Owais Metal and Mineral Processing Ltd IPO at 329.36 times and it got 6.09 times subscribed on the first day of the IPO.
     
  • The Retail portion was behind the HNI / NII portion in terms of subscription at 248.50 times overall and it got 10.04 times subscribed at the end of the first day.
     
  • The QIB portion was third in the pecking order in terms of subscription at 92.06 times overall and it got just 0.01 times subscribed at the end of the first day.
     
  • While the retail portion and the HNI / NII portion got fully subscribed on the first day of the IPO itself, the QIB portion got fully subscribed only on the first day of the IPO. However, thanks to the retail and HNI / NII, overall IPO was fully subscribed on Day-1.
     
  • The overall IPO which saw subscription of 221.18 times got subscribed at 6.33 times at the close of the first day of the IPO. Let us now turn to how the last day traction on the IPO subscription played out across categories.
     
  • Let us start with the HNI / NII portion. The HNI / NII portion saw the total subscription ratio moving from 37.30X to 329.36X on the last day of the IPO. That is a substantial amount of traction on the last day.
     
  • Like the HNI / NII portion, even the retail portion saw very good traction on the last day of the IPO. On the fourth and final day of the IPO, the total subscription ratio for retail investors moved from 79.55X to 248.50X on the last day of the IPO.
     
  • The strong last day traction was more pronounced in the QIB investors case, which is natural as they see most of the flows on the last day. The QIB portion saw the total subscription ratio moving from 0.71X to 92.06X on the last day of the IPO.
     
  • Finally, regarding the overall IPO subscription ratio, the move was obviously strongest on the last day of the 4-day IPO. The overall subscription moved from 47.99X to 221.18X on the last day of the IPO.

Next steps after the closure of the IPO

The issue opened for subscription on 26th February 2024 and closed for subscription on 28th February 2024 (both days inclusive). The basis of allotment will be finalized on 29th February 2024 and the refunds will be initiated on 01st March 2024. In addition, the demat credits are also expected to happen on 01st March 2024 and the stock is scheduled to list on 04th March 2024 on the NSE SME segment. This is the segment, in contrast to the mainboard, where IPOs of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are incubated. The demat credits to the demat account to the extent of allotment will happen by the close of 01st March 2024 under ISIN Number (INE0R8M01017).

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Tanushree is a seasoned professional with 6 years of experience in the Fintech and Edtech industry.

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