Home First Finance Company IPO subscribed 26.66 times on last day

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New Delhi, January 25 (PTI) The initial public offer of Home First Finance Company India was subscribed 26.66 times on the last day of bidding on Monday.

The offer of the mortgage financier, which got fully subscribed on the first day itself on January 21, received bids for 41,64,36,944 shares against 1,56,20,948 shares on offer, according to data available with the NSE.

The category reserved for qualified institutional buyers(QIBs) was subscribed 52.53 times, non-institutional investors 39 times and retail investors 6.59 times.

The initial public offer (IPO) of Rs 1,153.71 crore, comprised a fresh issue of up to Rs 265 crore and an offer for sale of up to Rs 888.7 crore.

The price range for the offer was at Rs 517-518 per share.

The housing finance company had raised Rs 346 crore from anchor investors on Wednesday.

The company plans to utilise the net proceeds towards augmenting its capital base to meet its future capital requirements.

Axis Capital Limited, Credit Suisse Securities (India) Private Limited, ICICI Securities Limited and Kotak Mahindra Capital Company were the managers to the offer.

Shares of the company are proposed to be listed on the BSE and National Stock Exchange (NSE). PTI SUM SHW SHW