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Ennore Port Ltd.: (EPL), This PSU Company is the developer and operator of Ennore Port, India's 12th Major Port under the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. This is the only major port to adopt the corporate form of management. Ennore Port was developed as a green field project in the east coast of India at a distance of about 20 kms. to the north of Chennai Port. The Port was declared as a Major Port under the Indian Ports Act, 1908 in March 1999. The scope of the Port was expanded taking into account subsequent developments plans of the Government of Tamil Nadu to set up Liquefied Natural Gas ('LNG'), petrochem and naphtha cracker power projects.

The company is offering tax free non-convertible bonds having face value of Rs. 1000 each with coupon rates of 8.36% to 9.00% depending on category and tenure. For category I, II and III it offers 8.36% for 10 yrs and 8.75% for 15 and 20 yrs. For category IV it offers 8.61% for 10 yrs and 9.00% for 15 and 20 years. Minimum application is to be made for 5 bonds and in multiples of 1 thereon, thereafter. Issue opens for subscription on 18.02.14 and will close on or before 14.03.14. These bonds are rated as CARE/AA and ICRA/AA (SO) by CARE and ICRA respectively indicating low credit risks.

The base size of the issue is Rs. 250 crore with a green shoe option of retaining oversubscription of Rs. 250 crore taking the total issue size of Rs. 500 crore. Issue is lead managed by RR Investors Capital Services Pvt. Ltd., A K Capital Services Ltd, SPA Capital Advisors Ltd and Karvy Investor Services Ltd and Link Intime India Pvt Ltd is the registrar to the offer.

Conclusion / Investment Strategy

Moderate investment recommended

Reviewer recommends Subscribing to the issue.

Review By Dilip Davda on December 12, 2019

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(SEBI registered Research Analyst-Mumbai).

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