IPO or Initial Public Offering is a process where a private company starts to trade publicly in the stock market by issuing its shares for sale.
Before issuing an IPO, a company is considered as private and as a private company, the growth is significant. Hence, to grow their business successfully, small companies decide to go public so that they can raise funds and expand their business operations.
In the year 2020, we saw some of the biggest stock IPOs such as Burger King, SBI Cards, Happiest Minds Technologies and Rossari Biotech, and in 2021, we are going to experience some of the biggest releases owing to the record high of Nifty and Sensex both.
Investors are eagerly waiting for these SME IPOs as they can book a significant amount of profit once the lots are issued to them. Many investors keep an eye on the IPOs as they can get fast access to earn huge returns.
However, IPOs mainly target institutional investors as they have enough capital to invest than retail investors who invest in small amounts.
Here, we found some of the companies that are likely or have already filed DRHP with SEBI to make themselves public from private. SEBI then approves the IPO for the companies after that they can go for the further IPO process.
Here is a complete list of hottest IPOs that caught everyone’s attention:
Zomato is one of the popular hot stocks that everyone is seeking in 2021. The online food ordering company is all set to launch its first IPO this year that allows the company to raise $1.1 billion.
Zomato is one of the leading food services companies in India. Initially started as a restaurant, the company was founded by two students Depinder Goyal and Pankaj Chaddah in 2008.
It showed strong business performance and great potential as it transformed itself into a successful food delivery platform. As of 31 December 2020, the company’s availability is 526 cities in India with 350,174 active listings.
In 2020, Zomato mobile food application is one of the most downloaded food delivery companies in the last three years since 2018 on the iOS app store and Google as per Annie’s.
While it has footprints outside India as of 31 December 2020. It has successfully dealt with the losses during a pandemic and successfully managed to make its ground against its competitor Swiggy which dominates the market like Zomato.
As of now, Swiggy holds 47% market share and Zomato holds 45% market share.
Zomato IPO Details
As per the news sources, Zomato Limited is thinking to raise Rs 8250 Crore through IPO. Zomato filed the DRHP with SEBI in April 2021. Here, the lead managers to issue are Citigroup Global Market India, Kotak Mahindra Capital Company Limited, Morgan Stanley India Limited.
Paytm is an Indian Digital Payment System and financial technology company. As per the sources, India’s biggest online payment and wallet giant has decided to raise a fund of $3 billion through fresh equity.
Paytm is the fastest growing digital payment system that offers online use-cases such as mobile recharge, utility bill payments, event bookings at grocery stores and educational institutions with Paytm QR Code.
As per the company valuation report, more than 21 million people across India use their QR code payment system to accept payment directly into their bank accounts.
Paytm IPO Details
Paytm’s competitors are Google pay and Phonepe that maintain a stronghold in the market. However, the company has reported a loss for FY 2021 and hence it goes for the IPO process.
The current valuation of a Noida based company is at $16 billion. It is said that the company is all set to file a red herring prospectus to SEBI. As per the sources, an extraordinary general meeting will be held on 12 July 2021.
Flipkart is one of the largest eCommerce companies after Amazon, headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka. The company’s main product categories are consumer electronics, home essentials, fashion, groceries and lifestyle products.
As of today, Flipkart has over 311 million registered users and over 151 million products in several categories. As eCommerce becomes more prominent during the pandemic, the company is looking forward to more revenues in the coming years.
The Indian E-commerce company, which was bought by Walmart Inc, has finally decided to go public in the last year of FY21. The company’s objective is to raise a fund of about $1billion and is currently valued at $ 25 to $ 30 billion. Investing in Flipkart’s share is a good bet for the investors as it will help them to gain excellent share trading returns in the coming years.
Nykaa is India’s largest women-centric online marketplace with around 15 million registered users that caters to 1.5 million orders a month. Founded in 2012, the platform is specially designed to supply the beauty products and personal care segments which makes it different from other eCommerce sites such as Amazon and Flipkart.
Nykaa IPO Details
As per the report, beauty and fashion retailer Nykaa is expected to go public in 2022 with an estimated valuation of $ 4.5 billion. The expected size of Nykaa’s public offering listing is to be between $500 million and $ 700 million.
Nykaa or the beauty retailer designated Morgan Stanley and Kotak Mahindra Capital co. as managers for its initial public offering (IPO).
5. Nuvoco Vistas
Nuvoco Vistas is considered the fifth-largest cement company in India and the largest cement company in terms of capacity. The company’s cement production capacity constituted 4.2% of the total capacity in India.
As per the CRISIL report, Nuvoco Vistas is one of the leading ready mix concrete manufacturers in India.
Nuvoco Vistas Cement plants are mainly located in Bihar, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Rajasthan. The RMX plants are located all across India.
Nuvoco Vistas IPO Details
Nuvoco Vistas is a reputed cement brand under the household Nirma. The issue size of the IPO is around 5000 crores, out of which Rs 1500 crore will be a fresh issue. The remaining is available for sale.