L&T Technology’s Rs. 900 Crore IPO Subscribed 71% On Day 2

L&T Technology's Rs 900 Crore IPO Subscribed 71% On Day 2
New Delhi: The IPO of L&T Technology Services, an arm of engineering giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T), was subscribed 71 per cent on the second day of the three-day bidding on Wednesday.

The Rs. 900-crore IPO, received bids for 51,37,696 shares against the total issue size of 72,80,000 shares, showed the NSE data for 1715 hrs.

The portion set aside for qualified institutional buyers (QIBs) was oversubscribed 1.10 times, while non institutional investors got 3 per cent subscription, sources said.

Retail investors category was subscribed 77 per cent.

The IPO would close on Thursday.

This is the second company from the L&T Group to hit the market with an IPO since July, when L&T Infotech had launched a public offer. The flagship Larsen and Toubro is already listed.

L&T Technology Services had last week raised over Rs. 268 crore from anchor investors.

The issue comprises an offer for sale of up to 10,400,000 shares by its promoter L&T.

The price band is fixed at Rs. 850-860.

The firm, which provides innovative engineering as well as research and development services across sectors, has revenues of nearly $500 million.

L&T Technology Services also offers engineering analytics, Internet of Things and automation solutions.

The erstwhile L&T Integrated Engineering Services, carved out of parent L&T in 2010, was renamed as L&T Technology Services in 2012. Later, certain businesses of L&T Infotech, including telecom and high-technology product engineering services businesses, were transferred to L&T Technology Services.

Kotak Mahindra Capital Company, DSP Merrill Lynch, JM Financial Institutional Securities and SBI Capital Markets are the merchant bankers to the issue.

The shares are proposed to be listed on BSE and NSE.