Aurum PropTech RI review (May apply)

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•    APL is engaged in digital technology products service providing to the real estate segment.
•    It has posted erratic financial performances so far with losses in 9M FY22.
•    Based on its current trading price, the offer is at about a 30% discount.
•    Shareholders can sell their current holding to apply for RI with additional shares.

Aurum PropTech Ltd. (APL) is engaged in developing and providing digital technology products, services, and platforms with a specific focus on the real estate industry. Its core business is 'PropTech' which brings within its ambit the use of technology and software solutions for disparate needs of the real estate sector and offers advanced data and analytics capabilities for real-time feedback. 

Currently, it operates PropTech business through the following technology platforms (i) Aurum Listing; (ii) Aurum Crex; and (iii) Sell.do (iv) Kylas; and (v) BeyondWalls.  The company caters to various aspects of the real estate sector from the acquisition of a property to the management and monetization of the property thereby catering to the entire real estate value chain across all asset classes by providing technologically innovative products and services on its platforms to make real estate more accessible, connected, data-driven, and transparent, with a view to, enhancing enterprise efficiency and customer experience, and promoting connected living.

Sell.do, Kylas and BeyondWalls are operated by its Material Subsidiary i.e. K2V2, which holds a broad portfolio of PropTech products, real estate brokerage and digital marketing business. 

To part finance its funding needs for product development (Rs. 37.50 cr.), product marketing (Rs. 31.00 cr.), identified investment (Rs. 156.70 cr.) and inorganic growth initiatives/general corporate purposes (Rs. 113.87 cr.), APL is coming out with a Rights Issue (RI) of 42944533 equity shares of Rs. 5 each at a fixed price of Rs. 80 per share to mobilize Rs. 343.56 cr. The company is offering the right shares in the ratio of 3 for 2 to the shareholders registered on the record date of April 14, 2022. The issue opens for subscription on April 26, 2022, and will close on May 10, 2022. Investors will have to pay Rs. 20 per share on application and the balance on one or more calls by the company from time to time. Post allotment, shares will be listed on BSE and NSE. APL is spending Rs. 4.49 cr. for this RI process. 

The issue is solely lead managed by DAM Capital Advisors Ltd. while KFin Technologies Ltd. is the registrar to the issue. 

Post RI, APL's current paid-up equity capital of Rs. 14.31 cr. will stand enhanced to Rs. 35.79 cr. Based on the RI pricing, the company is looking for a market cap of Rs. 572.59 cr. 

On the financial performance front, for the last three fiscals, APL has (on a consolidated basis) posted turnover/net profits of Rs. 33.33 cr. / Rs. 13.99 cr. (FY19), Rs. 18.39 cr. / Rs. 5.28 cr. (FY20) and Rs. 53.25 cr. / Rs. 2368.09 cr. (FY21). FY21 includes a one-time income of Rs. 3067.97 cr. (at gross level). For 9M of FY22 ended on December 31, 2021, it has earned posted loss of Rs. - (6.78) cr. on a turnover of Rs. 11.42 cr. Promoters' shareholding is currently at 35.04% as per the public domain, but data on this aspect is not available on the BSE website. 

APL paid a dividend of 20.55% for FY19 and FY20 and thereafter it skipped. It will adopt a prudent dividend policy post listing of RIs based on its financial performance and future prospects. 

The scrip last closed on cum-right basis at Rs. 146.10 on April 11, 2022, and opened on an ex-rights basis at Rs. 116.00 on April 12, 2022.  Since then it has posted a high/low of Rs. 128.85 / Rs. 109.55. It last closed at Rs. 112.00 on April 22, 2022. Based on this quote, its post-RI market cap stands at Rs. 800.18 cr. The counter is under ASM LT - Stage 1 at present.  The scrip has posted the last 52 weeks high/low of Rs. 162.75 / Rs. 50.34.

Conclusion / Investment Strategy

The company has posted erratic financial performances. The counter is well operated by vested interests to lure investors to RI subscriptions. Based on its current trading price, prudent shareholders should sell their current holding and apply for RI to expand their holding.

Review By Dilip Davda on Apr 22, 2022

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(SEBI registered Research Analyst-Mumbai).

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2. GOPAL MANKAR     Link|Apr 27, 2022 6:36:54 PM
How to apply online for right issue. Please send online proforma as it send by TCS for buy back scheme
2.1. Giriraj     Link|Apr 28, 2022 9:21:34 PM
Don't know why it has to be so complicated....simply a r-wap link can be sent on email and payment made. KFintech is quiet about payment. Strange....
2.2. Harish Vardan K     Link|May 2, 2022 11:40:17 PM
you can apply it from your sbi internet banking login IPO/Rights option
1. Girish     Link|Apr 29, 2022 10:17:53 AM
no link is given on the kfintech site for apply.