Indegene IPO shares to debut tomorrow. Here’s what GMP indicates

The shares of Indegene will list on the exchanges on Monday and the unlisted market trends indicate robust listing gains for allotted investors.

The company’s shares are trading with a GMP of Rs 290 in the grey market, and considering the upper price band of Rs 490, the stock is expected to list with a premium of over 60%.

Ahead of the issue opening, the company raised nearly Rs 549 crore from anchor investors.

Some of the marquee investors who participated in the anchor round include Capital Group, Fidelity Investments, Loomis Sayles and Company, Jupiter Asset Management, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, SBI Mutual Fund, and ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund, among others.

The IPO comprised fresh equity issue worth up to Rs 750 crore and an offer for sale (OFS) of up to 2.93 crore equity shares by existing investors.Under the OFS, Manish Gupta, Rajesh Bhaskaran Nair, Anita Nair, Carlyle, Brighton Park Capital, and Nadathur Family Office, among others, offloaded shares.The funds raised through the fresh issue would be used to pay debt, fund capital expenditure requirements, payment of deferred consideration for one of its past acquisitions, fund inorganic growth, and general corporate purposes.Analysts believe Indegene IPO gave investors a unique opportunity to invest in a leading provider of digital-led commercialisation services tailored for the life sciences industry

Founded in 1998, Indegene offers solutions that help enable biopharmaceutical, emerging biotech, and medical devices companies to develop products, launch them in the market, and drive sales throughout their life cycle.

The company combines over two decades of healthcare domain expertise and our technology platforms to provide solutions that assist life science companies in clinical trials, support their regulatory and safety operations, aid in the launch of their products in the market, and drive sales and marketing through the life cycle of their products.

For the period ended December 2023, the company clocked revenue from operations of Rs 1,969 crore and posted a profit after tax of Rs 241 crore.

Kotak Mahindra Capital, Citigroup Global Markets India, J P Morgan India, Nomura Financial Advisory and Securities (India) are the book-running lead managers to the issue.

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