Sembcorp Energy India plans Rs 4,095-crore IPO, files papers with Sebi
Sembcorp Energy India, an independent power producer, on Friday filed draft papers with capital markets regulator Sebi to float an initial public offering (IPO).
The company, which has thermal and renewable power assets in India, is promoted by the Singapore Exchange-listed Sembcorp Industries.
The IPO comprises fresh issue of shares worth up to Rs 4,095 crore and an offer for sale (OFS) of up to 146,774,194 equity scrips by the existing shareholders, draft papers filed with Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) showed.
This includes sale of 128,941,129 shares by Sembcorp Utilities and up to 17,833,065 equity scrips by Gayatri Energy Ventures.
Proceeds from the issue will be utilised towards repayment of certain indebtedness, and for other general corporate purposes, the company said.
Axis Capital Credit Suisse Securities (India), CLSA India, and SBI Capital Markets are global co-ordinators and book running lead managers to the offer, while IndusInd Bank is the merchant banker to the public issue.
Sembcorp Energy identifies, develop and operate power generation assets across the thermal and renewable power sectors in India.
As of December, 2017, the company had a total power generation capacity of about 4.07 GW, comprising 3.57 GW of operating generation capacity and 0.50 GW of generating capacity under construction.
The company's parent firm Sembcorp Industries has total assets of over $23 billion and over 7,000 employees. Listed on the main board of the Singapore Exchange, it is a component stock of the Straits Times Index, several MSCI and FTSE indices, as well as the SGX Sustainability Leaders Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index.