LIC IPO subscription standing Day 5: The preliminary public supply (IPO) of Life Insurance coverage Company of India (LIC) was subscribed by 1.79 occasions on the fifth day of the difficulty on Sunday, Could 8, 2022, until 07:00 PM, in line with knowledge posted on inventory exchanges.
The nation’s biggest-ever IPO acquired 29,08,27,860 bids towards 16,20,78,067 shares on supply. The Certified Institutional Purchaser (QIB) quota was booked 0.67 occasions and Non-Institutional Investor (NII) parts acquired bids by 1.24 occasions on the fifth day.
Retail particular person traders bid for 10.99 crore shares as towards 6.91 crore shares put aside for this phase — translating into an oversubscription of 1.59 occasions.
Of the whole, the policyholders’ portion was subscribed over 5 occasions, whereas that for workers was subscribed virtually 4 occasions.
LIC has fastened the value band at Rs 902-949 per fairness share for the difficulty. The supply features a reservation for eligible workers and policyholders. The retail traders and eligible workers will get a reduction of Rs 45 per fairness share, whereas policyholders will get a reduction of Rs 60 per share.
LIC’s public supply will stay open for the subscription even on weekend to allow folks to take part within the mega IPO of the state-owned insurer. The IPO will shut on Could 9.
The federal government goals to generate about Rs 21,000 crore by diluting a 3.5 per cent stake within the insurance coverage behemoth.
LIC lowered its IPO measurement to three.5 per cent from 5 per cent determined earlier as a result of prevailing uneven market situations. Even after the lowered measurement of about Rs 20,557 crore, LIC IPO goes to be the most important preliminary public providing ever within the nation.
Thus far, the quantity mobilised from the IPO of Paytm in 2021 was the most important ever at Rs 18,300 crore, adopted by Coal India (2010) at practically Rs 15,500 crore and Reliance Energy (2008) at Rs 11,700 crore.
As of December 2021, LIC had a market share of 61.6 per cent by way of premiums or gross written premium, 61.4 per cent by way of new enterprise premium, 71.8 per cent by way of the variety of particular person insurance policies issued, and 88.8 per cent by way of the variety of group insurance policies issued.
With PTI Inputs