Manappuram Finance NCD Offer - Dec 2013 (Avoid)

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As a surprise announcement, one more debt offer opened on 30.12.13 and that is from Manappuram Finance Ltd. (erstwhile known as Manappuram General Finance & Leasing Ltd.). Details of the same are as under:

Manappuram Finance is primarily engaged in gold loans business. Now it has planned to diversify into SME corporate financing and housing loan segment. To part finance this diversion, the company is offering Secured Redeemable non-convertible debentures of Rs. 1000 each having coupon rates of 11.50% to 12.50% with a tenure of 400 days, 2,3,5 years and 70 months. It also offers cumulative, annually and monthly interest payment options translating into yields ranging from 11% to 12.94% depending on the option selected.

The base size of the issue is Rs. 100 crore and has an option to retain oversubscription to the tune of Rs. 100 core making it a total offer of Rs. 200 crore. Minimum investment is to be made for 10 debentures and in multiples of 1 debenture thereon thereafter. Issue has already opened on30.12.13 and will close on or before 20.01.14. The issue is lead managed by ICICI Securities Ltd and Link Intime India Pvt. Ltd. is the registrar to the offer. This instrument is rated A+/Negative by CRISIL indicating an adequate degree of safety regarding timely servicing of financial obligations. Such instruments carry lowest credit risk. Post allotments, debentures will be listed on BSE.

On performance front, due to sharp decline in gold prices, company suffered a severe setback in top and bottom line for 2012-13 and trends are expected to continue as gold prices are on decline and this has perhaps forced the management to diversify its activities.

Conclusion / Investment Strategy

According to market pundits, due to poor grading, issuer has tried to lure investors with higher coupon rates. So Avoid

Reviewer recommends Avoid to the issue.

Review By Dilip Davda on Dec 12, 2019

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(SEBI registered Research Analyst-Mumbai).

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