In this episode of the Perspective Prog. based on ‘New Rules for IPOs’. Stock markets across the world have witnessed a boom in IPO offerings with a record amount of capital being raised by companies in 2021. The Indian securities market also witnessed robust growth during this period, both in terms of number of issues and the amount raised from equity market. Investment by retail individual investors in IPOs has also grown from about 5,000 crore rupees during 2019-20 to 8,300 crore during 2020-21 and to about 15,100 crore rupees till November 2021. There are multiple IPOs lined up for 2022 as well with a strong pipeline of companies, including both new-age technology companies as well as big names. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has recently amended the rules for initial public offerings, both for investors as well as the issuing companies. These new rules deal with various aspects such as funds raised through IPOs and their utilisation, preferential allotment pricing formula, offer for sale by existing shareholders, lock in period for Anchor investors, creation of sub category for individual investors and price band for book built IPOs.
1. Madhur Deora, President and Group CFO, Paytm
2. Jitendra Nath Gupta, Former Executive Director, SEBI
3. K. Yatish Rajawat, CEO, Centre for Innovation in Public Policy
Anchor:- Vishal Dahiya
Producer:- Sagheer Ahmad
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