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Logistics firm Leap India Pvt Ltd aims to raise nearly 1,000 crore through an initial public offering (IPO).

The public offer will comprise a fresh issue of equity shares and an offer for sale, people aware of the matter said requesting anonymity.

The company will use the net proceeds from the IPO for capital expenditure.

“There are various private equity players that plan to partially exit through the IPO," said one of the persons mentioned above. “The company is yet to appoint bankers," this person said.

Leap India is likely to file a draft red herring prospectus between January and March 2023.

The company’s Ebitda was 86.8 crore on 31 March 2021, showed data from the VCC Edge platform. This is against the 77.3 crore in the same period of the previous year. Net sales were 174.06 crore, up from 168.89 crore, while the company’s profit after tax was 8.29 crore on 31 March 2021, the latest year for which data is available.

Mumbai-based Leap India is an integrated pooling and supply chain solutions company. Leap India, which was incorporated in 2013, provides end-to-end customized pooling solutions for clients. Their clientele includes auto companies including Bosch, Mahindra, UNO Minda, Exide, and some FMCG companies including Amazon, Nestle, Abbott, Amul, and Pernod Ricard.

The company has 22 manufacturing units and 25 warehouses across India, according to its website.

The company has a full-fledged array of supply chain and asset pooling solutions catering to 2,500 locations, managing 6 million total assets traversing more than 4,000 consumer touch points in India.

It is a leader in supplying pallets and large foldable containers in India, the website showed.

After a long dry spell with regard to initial share sales, companies are again steadily testing the waters. After the October-December window, we now expecting many companies to file their papers with Sebi in the Jan-March quarter.

Until last week, the markets witnessed four IPOs including Healthcare firm Medanta, Fusion Microfinance, DCX Systems, and Bikaji Foods. Cumulatively, these accounted for IPOs worth 4681 crores.

Next week a slew of issues is expected to hit the markets. These include Archean Chemicals Industries Ltd, Five Star Business Finance, Kaynes Technology, and Inox Green Energy which will raise over 5,020 crore from the markets.

Priyanka Gawande
Priyanka Gawande is a senior legal correspondent at Mint. She has worked as legal reporter for four years with both television and digital mediums. Based in Mumbai, she reports on disputes across sectors including banking, corporates and finance. This also includes insolvency and bankruptcy cases and intellectual property rights (IPR) litigation. Her focus also comprises tracking capital markets and disputes relating to securities law. Previously, Priyanka worked with Informist Media for 2.5 years covering major insolvency and bankruptcy cases and corporate developments. She started her career in journalism with Business Television India (BTVi) where she reported on primary markets, banking, finance and insurance companies.
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