Concord Biotech IPO: All you need to know

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Concord Biotech IPO: All you need to know

The initial public offering (IPO) of Concord Biotech Ltd begins on Friday, August 4, and ends on Tuesday, August 8. The IPO price band is set at Rs. 705 to Rs. 741 for each equity share with a lot size equal to 20 equity shares. Concord Biotech IPO shares are likely to be listed on BSE and NSE on Friday, August 18.

Concord Biotech IPO GMP or grey market premium is +325 rupees. Grey market premium indicates investors' readiness to pay more than the issue price. Hence, Concord Biotech's share price was trading at a premium of ₹325 in the grey market on Monday. 

Concord Biotech IPO: About the firm 

Incorporated in 1984, Concord Biotech Limited is an India-based R&D-driven biopharma company. The company is ranked among the leading global developers and manufacturers of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs).

Concord Biotech has a global presence. They are supplying their products to over 70 countries including the USA, India, Europe, and Japan. With a presence in 20 states and five union territories in India, Concord Biotech has a total of 387 reactors and 41 industrial blocks. 

Concord Biotech IPO Details: 

Rekha Jhunjhunwala-backed Concord Biotech IPO consists of a pure offer-for-sale by Helix Investment Holdings Pte Ltd. of up to 20.93 million shares. 20% of the company is owned by Helix Investment Holdings Pte Ltd, which is backed by Quadria Capital Fund LP, an Asian private equity fund with a focus on healthcare. 

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala owned 24.09% of the company through his asset management company RARE Enterprises (via RARE Trusts), which is now in the name of Rekha Jhunjhunwala.

IPO Date4th Aug 2023 to 8th Aug 2023
Basis of Allotment Date11th Aug 2023
Listing Date18th Aug 2023
Lot Size20 shares
Issue PriceRs. 705 to Rs. 714 per equity share
Total Issue Size (Offer for Sale)20,925,652 shares (aggregating up to Rs. 1,551 crores)

(source: DRHP)

Concord Biotech IPO Reservation:

QIB Shares Offered50%
NII (HNI) Share Offered15%
Retail Shares Offered35%

(source: DRHP)

Concord Biotech IPO Book-Running Lead Managers (BRLM): 

  1. Kotak Mahindra Capital Company Limited
  2. Citigroup Global Markets India Private Limited
  3. Jefferies India Private Limited

Concord Biotech IPO Financial Analysis:

Particulars31 March 2021 (in Rs. crores)31 March 2022 (in Rs. crores)31 March 2023 (in Rs. crores)
Total IncomeRs. 630.75 croresRs. 736.35 croresRs. 888.48 crores
Total ExpensesRs. 317.57 croresRs. 495.19 croresRs. 568.42 crores
Net ProfitRs. 234.84 croresRs. 174.37 croresRs. 240.34 crores

(source: DRHP)

Concord Biotech: Peer Analysis

Concord Biotech IPO Peer ComparisonFace Value (Rs. per share)Revenue from operations FY 2023 (Rs. in million)EPS Basic FY 2023 (Rs.)EPS Diluted FY 2023 (Rs.)P/ERONW FY2023 (%)NAV as at March 31, 2023 (Rs.)
Concord Biotech18,537.6822.9522.95-20.06%123.31
Listed Peers       
Divi’s Laboratories Limited277,675.1068.6968.6954.1514.28%480.93
Suven Pharmaceuticals Limited113,403.2916.1616.1630.0823.70%68.16
Laurus Labs Limited260,405.5014.6914.6423.7019.68%75.16
Shilpa Medicare Limited110,501.12-3.74-3.74N.A.N.A.204.41

(source: DRHP)


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