Sembcorp Energy files IPO papers

PTI New Delhi | Updated on February 23, 2018 Published on February 23, 2018


IPO comprises fresh issue of shares worth up to Rs 4,095 crore

Sembcorp Energy India, an independent power producer, today filed draft papers with capital markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (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 SEBI showed. This includes sale of 128,941,129 shares by Sembcorp Utilities and up to 17,833,065 equity scrips 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.

Published on February 23, 2018
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