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  • JMFPL is a NBFC of JM Finance group.
  • This is the maiden debt offer from this company.
  • JMFPL is offering lucrative coupon rates.
  • This issue is rated as ICRA AA and CRISIL AA/Stable.
  • Post allotment, NCDs will be listed on BSE.

JM Financial Products Limited (JMFPL) is a 'Systemically Important Non – Deposit Taking NBFC' (NBFC-ND-SI) registered with the Reserve Bank of India and operates as the flagship company under the 'JM Financial' brand. Incorporated as J.M. Lease Consultants Private Limited on July 10, 1984. The Company has broadened its services from lease syndication and vehicle leasing to offering financial solutions through lending, syndication, participation in lending for securities issuance and distribution. Currently JMFPL has focused on offering a broad suite of secured and unsecured loan products which are customized to suit the needs of the corporates, SMEs and individuals. It broadly operates under four verticals viz. (i) fixed income division (structured financing) ('FID (structured financing)'); (ii) fixed income division (real estate financing) ('FID (real estate financing)'); (iii) capital market financing; and (iv) SME financing.

The company also offers unsecured loans to customers on the basis of their creditworthiness. The purpose of funds could be for the purpose of working capital requirement for business and/ or for purposes acceptable to the Company. In addition JMFPL has ventured into real estate broking business under the brand name 'Dwello'. Through Dwello, it operates primarily in the residential real estate segment and assists buyers during all the stages of their real estate buying cycle. Further, it has entered in the housing finance business through Subsidiary, JMFHL. The focus of housing finance business would be to provide home loans to retail customer with a focus on affordable housing segment.


The company is coming up with an issue of 2000000 Secured Redeemable Non-Convertible Debentures ('NCDs') of the face-value of Rs 1000 each. The NCD Issue aggregates to Rs 200 crore, with an option to retain over-subscription up to Rs 800 crore for issuance of additional NCDs, aggregating up to a total of Rs 1000 crore. The NCD Issue opens on 22nd April 2019, and will close on or before 21st May 2019. The company has a shelf limit of Rs 2000 crore.

These NCDs, bearing a fixed rate of interest, has tenures of 24 months, 36 months, and 60 months. Coupon rates shall be ranging from 9.90% to 10.50% p.a., payable monthly, annually or cumulative as per the choice of investors. Allotment will be on 'First come – First Served' basis.




Net proceeds of the issue will be utilized for the purpose of onward lending, financing, and for repayment /prepayment of interest and principal of borrowings of the Company (up to 75%) and for general corpus fund (up to 25%).

Minimum application is to be made for 10 NCDs (i.e. Rs 10000) and in multiple of 1 NCD (i.e. Rs 1000) thereon, thereafter.

The NCDs to be issued have been rated 'ICRA AA, '(pronounced as ICRA double A)' and CRISIL AA/Stable '(pronounced as CRISIL double A with stable outlook)'. The rating of NCDs

indicates high degree of safety regarding timely servicing of financial obligations.

The Secured NCDs offered through the issue are proposed to be listed on the BSE. The issue is jointly managed by A K Capital Services Ltd., JM Financial Ltd. and Trust Investment Advisors Pvt. Ltd. while Karvy Fintech Pvt. Ltd. is the registrar to the issue. IDBI Trusteeship Services Ltd.; is the Debenture Trustee.


JMFPL's loan book has grown from Rs 2,897.2 crore as of March 31, 2014 to Rs 6,582.3 crore as of March 31, 2018.

It recorded total revenue / income of Rs 529.2 crore, Rs 702.5 crore, Rs 559.5 crore, Rs 706.4 crore, Rs 907.9 crore and Rs 730.3 crore, in Fiscal 2014, Fiscal 2015, Fiscal 2016, Fiscal 2017, Fiscal 2018 and in the nine months period ended December 31, 2018, respectively. The company recorded profit after tax of Rs 134.8 crore, Rs 188.3 crore, Rs 167.4 crore, Rs 197.2 crore, Rs 212.9 crore and Rs 158.5 crore for the said periods.

Gross NPAs of JMFPL's were Rs 11.1 crore, Rs 47.9 crore, Rs 20.3 crore, Rs 4.1 crore, Rs 16.8 crore and Rs 16.8 crore in Fiscal 2014, Fiscal 2015, Fiscal 2016, Fiscal 2017, Fiscal 2018 and in the nine months ended December 31, 2018, respectively, while Net NPAs were Rs 5.7 crore, Rs 39.0 crore, Rs 11.7 crore, Rs 0.0 crore, Rs 15.1 crore and Rs 15.1 crore in such periods.

Its current debt equity ratio of 3.9 as on 31.12.18 will stand enhanced to 5.2 post this issue (based on shelf limit).

Conclusion / Investment Strategy

Investors looking for steady long term fixed returns may consider investment in this maiden debt offer from JM Finance group company. (Subscribe).

Reviewer recommends Subscribing to the issue.

Review By Dilip Davda on April 13, 2019

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(SEBI registered Research Analyst-Mumbai).

About Dilip Davda

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Dilip Davda is veteran journalist associated with stock market since 1978. He is contributing to print and electronic media on stock markets/insurance/finance since 1985.

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