Bharti Infratel shares plunge nearly 11% on debut
The stock opened at Rs 200, down 9 per cent from its issue price on the BSE.
Similar was the trend on the NSE where the stock plunged 10.70 per cent to Rs 196.45 after a disappointing debut in early morning trade.
The company has fixed the issue price at Rs 220 per share for institutional investors, while giving a discounted price of Rs 210 for retail investors.
With the sale of 18.89 crore shares, the company had raised Rs 4,118.01 crore, including about Rs 1,388 crore from retail investors and Rs 2,078 crore from other investors such as QIBs and HNIs.
The company had said it plans to use the proceeds from the IPO to fund its expansion and future acquisitions. From 18 anchor investors, Bharti Infratel had raised Rs 651.7 crore. It allocated 2.83 crore shares at a price of Rs 230 apiece to them.
The IPO of the Sunil Bharti Mittal led-company was subscribed 1.3 times. The issue was open from December 11-14.
Bharti Infratel IPO is the biggest public issue in two years. State-run Coal India's initial public offer raised about Rs 15,500 crore in October 2010.
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