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Bharti Hexacom IPO booked 29.88 times on the last day of bidding process led by QIBs, NIIs. Check latest GMP

Bharti Hexacom, a major player in Rajasthan and North-East circles, operates under the brand Airtel, serving 27.1 million users in 486 census towns. The IPO subscription status shows significant interest from QIBs, retail, and non-institutional investors.

Bharti Hexacom IPO: Bharti Airtel arm's initial public offer, Bharti Hexacom IPO, which opened for subscription on Wednesday, April 3, ends today (Friday, April 5). (https://www.bhartihexacom.in/)Premium
Bharti Hexacom IPO: Bharti Airtel arm's initial public offer, Bharti Hexacom IPO, which opened for subscription on Wednesday, April 3, ends today (Friday, April 5). (https://www.bhartihexacom.in/)

Bharti Hexacom IPO subscription status: Bharti Airtel arm's initial public offer, Bharti Hexacom IPO, which opened for subscription on Wednesday, April 3, ends today (Friday, April 5).On the last bidding day, Bharti Hexacom IPO subscription status is 29.88 times, as per BSE data. The issue has been led by subscriptions from qualified institutional buyers (QIBs), which have been followed by respectable demand from retail investors and some strong demand from non-institutional investors (NIIs).

The retail component was subscribed 2.83 times, the quota for QIBs was subscribed 48.57 times, and the category for non-institutional investors was subscribed 10.52 times, on the last day.

Also Read: Bharti Hexacom IPO Day 3: Should you apply or not? Check GMP, key dates, subscription status, more.

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The Bharti Hexacom IPO picked up steam on the second day despite having a timid debut. On day two of the issue received some enthusiastic response from retail investors (1.15 times) and non-institutional investors (1.71 times). The QIBs portion fetched 82%.

On the first day of subscription, the issue was booked 34%. On the first day of subscription, the issue was booked 34%. The retail section was subscribed at 48%, while the NII part was booked at 36%. A chunk of 29% was subscribed by QIBs.

Not less than 75% of the offer has been reserved for QIB, maximum 15% of the offer has been set aside for NII, and maximum 10% of the offer has been put aside for retail investors.

Bharti Hexacom IPO details.
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Bharti Hexacom IPO details.

Bharti Hexacom is a communications solutions provider that serves customers in Rajasthan and the North-East telecommunication circles in India, which include the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura. It also provides fixed-line telephone and broadband services. The corporation uses the name "Airtel" to market its services.

Bharti Hexacom served 27.1 million users in total throughout both circles and was present in 486 census towns. The client market share of the corporation has increased steadily in the North-East (from 43.6% to 49.8%) and Rajasthan (from 33.1% as of March 31, 2021, to 35.0% as of December 31, 2023). As of December 31, 2023, the firm has the largest market share of Visitor Location Register (VLR) clients in the North-East circle with 6.4 million users and a 52.3% market share, and the second-highest in the Rajasthan circle with 23.2 million customers and a 38.7% market share.

About 70% of the company is owned by Bharti Airtel Ltd, with the remaining 30% being owned by the Government of India through Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd (TCIL).

Also Read: Bharti Hexacom IPO Day 3: GMP, subscription status to review. Should you apply to IPO of ‘Airtel’ brand owner company?

Bharti Hexacom IPO Subscription Status

Bharti Hexacom IPO has received bids for 1,23,24,80,470 shares against 4,12,50,000 shares on offer, according to data from the BSE.

The retail investors' segment received bids for 2,12,46,758 shares against 75,00,000 shares on offer for this segment.

The NIIs portion got bids for 11,83,08,372 shares against 1,12,50,000 on offer for this segment.

The QIBs segment got bids for 1,09,29,25,340 shares against 2,25,00,000 on offer for this segment.

Also Read: Bharti Hexacom IPO opens today: GMP, subscription status, review, other key details. Should you subscribe or not?

Bharti Hexacom IPO details

The Red Herring Prospectus of the firm states that the Bharti Hexacom IPO consists only of an offer-for-sale (OFS) and does not include a fresh issue component. Telecommunications Consultants India, the company's sole selling shareholder intends to sell off 7.5 crore equity shares, or 15% of the OFS.

TCIL had originally intended to offer up to 10 crore equity shares, according to the DRHP that was submitted to SEBI. The IPO only consists of OFS portion. As a result, the company is unlikely to receive any proceeds from the issue. 

The book running lead managers for the Bharti Hexacom IPO include Axis Capital Limited, Bob Capital Markets Limited, ICICI Securities Limited, SBI Capital Markets Limited, and IIFL Securities Ltd. The issue registrar is Kfin Technologies Limited.

Also Read: Bharti Hexacom IPO receives lukewarm response on Day 1, issue booked 34%; check latest GMP

Bharti Hexacom IPO GMP today

Bharti Hexacom IPO GMP or grey market premium is +70. This indicates Bharti Hexacom share price were trading at a premium of 70 in the grey market, according to investorgain.com.

Bharti Hexacom's shares were expected to list at a price of 640 per share, 12.28% more than the IPO price of 570, after accounting for the upper end of the IPO pricing range and the current premium on the grey market.

The last 14 sessions of grey market activity suggest that the IPO GMP is rising and that a strong listing is expected. The greatest GMP is 70, while the lowest GMP is 30, according to experts at investorgain.com.

'Grey market premium' indicates investors' readiness to pay more than the issue price.

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Published: 05 Apr 2024, 05:17 PM IST
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