Engineers India Ltd Offer for Sale (OFS) opens on 29 Jan 2016

Published on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Dilip Davda

Engineers India Ltd Offer for Sale (OFS) opens on 29 Jan 2016

Government has informed exchanges for its plans to dilute 10% stake (33693660 equity shares of Rs. 5 each) of Engineers India Ltd (EIL). Dilution will take place by way of Offer for Sale (OFS) that is scheduled to open on 29.01.16 (Friday) and will be on from 9.15am to 15.30 pm on that day.

Seller promoter is The President of India acting through and representated by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas,Government of India. Selling brokers include SBICAP Securities Ltd, ICICI Securities Ltd, Edelweiss Securities Ltd and Deutsche Equities India Pvt Ltd. Allotment will be made on price priority basis. Reservation for retail investors is 20% of the issue size (i.e. 6738732 shares). Retail investors are eligible for 5% discount on the Cut-Off price. Pricing of the OFS will be announced by 28th January evening at 17.00 hrs post closure of the market. Minimum bid size will be 1 share and the maximum will be 33693660 shares.

Share closed at Rs. 205.40 on Wednesday 27.01.16 and based on it GoI is likely to mobilize around Rs. 688 crore.

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(SEBI registered Research Analyst-Mumbai).

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13. vishal rajgor   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Feb 16, 2016 10:36:20 AMReply
Does anybody have the status of allotment, I have not got the refund nor there is any status of allotment, whom should i complain about it.
13.1. Ram   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Feb 16, 2016 10:51:59 PM
I am also waiting for someone''s reply as no information is available
12. Ram   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Feb 3, 2016 12:53:12 PMReply
can any one please update when will the allotment happen?
11. Prav   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Feb 1, 2016 11:48:12 PMReply
Could Any successful bidders tell me at what price the allotment was made.
10. S K LIMAYE   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Feb 1, 2016 2:42:35 PMReply
I had applied for 57 shares at Rs189/- apiece.An odd amount of Rs10826.87p was debited
from my acount and credited later on after four hours.What was the rate applied ? Why no allotment ? Application was through Axis Direct.
9. s k limaye   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Feb 1, 2016 2:37:38 PMReply
I applied for 57 shares through Axis Direct.Rs10826.87p was intitially debited and then credited after four hours.How this amount was arrived ? And why no allotment ?
Can''t get the head and tail of it !
9.1. manoranjan rajguru   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Feb 4, 2016 7:32:27 AM

This is beca, Amount was calculated as 189*47 + brokerage (2.25%) . And you didnt got any allocation becaindicative price was at 197 .

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8. aarkeey   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Jan 31, 2016 9:25:16 PMReply
Applied OFS through icicidirect.com at cut off. But no amount blocked and order status says "expied".
8.1. VSK   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Feb 1, 2016 1:08:59 PM
Same is the case with me. Why no allotment? For investors bidding at cut-off, the allotment should happen at the discovered price.
8.2. VG   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Feb 16, 2016 10:19:55 AM
Same happened to me, and WHAT A RELIEF the cmp is 154! (16 Feb 16)
7. Sourabh   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Jan 31, 2016 5:31:00 PMReply
How to check allotment of engineer india ofs
6. bangalore king   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Jan 29, 2016 11:08:44 PMReply
Crazy retailers the way they have bidded I see price of 195.5 for this while it closed today at 191.45 !
5. San   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Jan 29, 2016 7:56:24 PMReply
When allotment for this haapen
5.1. MGMODH   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Feb 1, 2016 11:13:07 AM
4. Jp   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Jan 29, 2016 5:18:24 PMReply
Cut off is 197.20
3. Rahul   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Jan 29, 2016 2:51:40 PMReply
How will I come to know whether I have been alloted shares under OFS
2. keyur   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Jan 28, 2016 5:29:20 PMReply
Floor Price Announced 180/- Rs.
2.1. Ofs   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Jan 28, 2016 7:32:31 PM
It is 189
1. mark bab   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Jan 28, 2016 2:04:42 PMReply
It would be available at around 185. should be apply in OFS?