Corporate India raised Rs 67,608 cr through 91 issues in FY'11

“The cumulative mobilised amount for the financial year 2010-11 stood at Rs 67,608.5 crore through 91 issues, as against Rs 57,555.1 crore through 76 issues in 2009-10,” the market regulator said.

Some of the big-ticket initial public offerings (IPOs) that hit the market in the 2010-11 fiscal were floated by Coal India Ltd, Punjab & Sind Bank, Shipping Corporation of India, MOIL, Power Grid Corporation of India, SKS Microfinance and Engineers India Ltd.

Of these, the Coal India IPO, which was oversubscribed by 15 times at the upper band of Rs 245, turned out to be the largest offering in the Indian capital market’s history, surpassing Reliance Power’s Rs 13,500 crore ($3 billion) listing in 2008. In March, 2011, companies raised Rs 6,514.2 crore through 14 issues in the primary market, a decline of 6.9 per cent compared to the previous month, according to Sebi’s April bulletin.

“Of the 14 issues, three issues (Rs 582.4 crore) were mobilised through equity public issues, four issues (Rs 951.8 crore) through debt issue and seven issues of amount Rs 4,980 crore was raised through rights issue,” it said.

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