IPO Glossary - Definitions, Abbreviations, Terminology and Meaning

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  • 1 Feedbacks 1. Allottee

    Allottee is the person to whom an allotment is made

  • 4 Feedbacks 2. Anchor Investor

    A Qualified Institutional Buyer(QIB), applying in an IPO under the Anchor Investor Portion and who has Bid for an amount of atleast ₹10 Crore.

  • 0 Feedbacks 3. Anchor Investor Bid/Offer Period

    One Working Day prior to the Bid/Offer Opening Date

  • 0 Feedbacks 4. Anchor Investor Portion

    Up to 60% of the QIB Portion

  • 0 Feedbacks 5. ASBA

    ASBA (Application Supported by Blocked Amount) is a way to apply in IPO by simply blocking the fund in the bank account.

  • 20 Feedbacks 6. ASBA IPO Application

    IPO Application Supported by Blocked Amount (ASBA) facility allows investors to apply in an IPO through the net-banking facility offered by the bank.

  • 0 Feedbacks 7. Bid/Offer Closing Date

    Last day on which the IPO issue is closed to the public for bidding.

  • 0 Feedbacks 8. Bid/Offer Opening Date

    First day on which the IPO issue is open to the public for bidding.

  • 0 Feedbacks 9. Book Running Lead Manager (BRLM)

    Lead manager is a financial institution who work as a lead coordinator in IPO process

  • 0 Feedbacks 10. Brokerage Fee

    A brokerage fee is the fee that is charged by a broker for executing a transaction

  • 0 Feedbacks 11. Floor Price

    The lowest price of the price band is called floor price.

  • 0 Feedbacks 12. IPO (Initial public offering)

    An IPO is the first time sale of company shares to the public. Company's go to the public to raise funds. Once IPO shares allocated, they start trading on the exchanges.

  • 0 Feedbacks 13. IPO Basis of Allotment

    Basis of Allotment is a document containing the basics on which Equity Shares are allotted to successful bidders.

  • 0 Feedbacks 14. IPO Bid

    Bid represents the price at which someone is willing to buy shares in IPO.

  • 0 Feedbacks 15. IPO Bid Lot

    An IPO Bid-Lot is the number of shares which have to be applied for an investor.

  • 0 Feedbacks 16. IPO Cut-off Price

    IPO Cut-off price is the share price decided by the company based in the demand of IPO shares.

  • 0 Feedbacks 17. IPO Draft Prospectus

    A draft prospectus is a first legal document that a company files to SEBI prior to proceeding with an initial public offering (IPO)

  • 0 Feedbacks 18. IPO Listing Date

    The date on which shares officially quoted on the designated stock exchange for the trade

  • 0 Feedbacks 19. IPO Lot Size

    Lot Size refers the total number of shares investor can buy in one transaction

  • 0 Feedbacks 20. IPO Offer Document

    IPO Offer Document contains all the relevant information about the Issuer company and IPO.

  • 0 Feedbacks 21. IPO Offer Price

    Final price of an IPO on which a company sells its shares to investors.

  • 0 Feedbacks 22. IPO Oversubscription

    When the demand exceed supply in IPO subscription process is called oversubscription

  • 0 Feedbacks 23. IPO Price Band

    The price band of a book building IPO is the price range in which investors can bid.

  • 0 Feedbacks 24. IPO Revision Form

    Revision Form is the form which is used to revise the amount or quantity of Equity shares in IPO process

  • 0 Feedbacks 25. IPO underwriters

    IPO underwriters are group of representatives from investment banks

  • 0 Feedbacks 26. IPO Working Day

    Except Second and fourth Saturday, Sunday or a public holiday

  • 0 Feedbacks 27. Non-institutional bidders (NII)

    An Investor who can bid for the value of more than Rs 200000

  • 0 Feedbacks 28. Non-Institutional Bidders / NIBs

    Individual investors, NRI's, companies, trusts etc who bid for more than Rs 2 lakhs are known as Non-institutional bidders.

  • 0 Feedbacks 29. QIBs / QIB Bidders / Qualified Institutional Buyers

    Financial Institutions, Banks, FII's and Mutual Funds who usually apply in very high quantities are called QIB's

  • 0 Feedbacks 30. Red Herring Prospectus (RHP)

    Red Herring Prospectus is SEBI approve IPO prospectus document.

  • 0 Feedbacks 31. Retail Individual Bidder(s) / RIB(s)

    An Investor who cannot bid for the value of more than Rs 200000

  • 0 Feedbacks 32. Self Certified Syndicate Bank(s) or SCSB(s)

    SCSB is a bank which offers the facility of applying in IPO through the ASBA process.

  • 0 Feedbacks 33. SME Platform

    SME platform is a trading platform offered by BSE and NSE for listing and trading of SME companies in India.

  • 0 Feedbacks 34. Sub broker

    Sub Brokers is a SEBI authorized person who works on behalf of trading member

  • 0 Feedbacks 35. Syndicate Members

    Syndicate members are commercial or investment banks responsible for underwriting IPO's.

  • 3 Feedbacks 36. UPI IPO Application

    An investor can apply in an IPO using UPI as a payment option. The Unified Payment Interface (UPI) platform blocks the fund for IPO application after the customer approves the fund block mandate request.