Reblog: IPO Review – Aavas Financiers Ltd.

Aavas Financiers is entering the primary market on Tuesday 25th September 2018, to raise up to Rs. 400 crore via fresh issue of equity shares of Rs. 10 each and an offer for sale (OFS) of upto 1.62 crore equity shares by 4 promoter group entities and 2 top management personnel, both in the price band of Rs. 818 to Rs. 821 per share. Representing 27.93% of the post issue paid-up share capital, total issue size is Rs.  1,734 crore at the upper end of the price band, of which, OFS accounts for 77%. Issue closes on Thursday 27th September and listing is likely on 8th October.

Company Overview:

Aavas Financiers, established by listed NBFC AU Small Finance Bank (formerly AU Financiers) in March 2012, as AU Housing Finance, is a Jaipur, Rajasthan head-quartered affordable housing finance company, providing home loans of Rs. 8 lakh average ticket size to 60,000 customers, through its 166 branches in tier 2 to tier 6 towns across 8 Indian states, with gross loan book of Rs. 4,356 crore (30-6-18).

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