Ruchi Soya Industries Limited, a diversified FMCG and FMHG focused company, with strategically located manufacturing facilities and well-recognised brands having pan-India presence, has garnered Rs 1,290 crore from anchor investors ahead of its further public offering (FPO) that opens for public subscription on Thursday. The FPO is going to be only a fresh issuance of equity shares to public investors without any offer for sale component.
On March 20th, 2022, the Company, amongst other things informed the bourses that the price band for its FPO has been set at Rs. 615 per equity share (at the lower end of the price-band) to Rs. 650 per equity share (at the higher end of the price-band). And today it informed the bourses that 1,98,43,153 equity shares have been allocated to anchor investors at the upper-end of the price-band i.e. Rs. 650 per equity share on Wednesday, March, 23rd, 2022, against the applications from various anchor investors.
Societe Generale, BNP Paribas, The Sultanate of Oman – Ministry of Defence Pension Fund, Yas Takaful PJSC (an Abu Dhabi based insurance company), MK Cohesion, UPS Group and Alchemy are among the foreign investors that received allocation under the anchor investor portion of the FPO. In addition, equity shares have been allocated to domestic investors, such as Ask Investments, Volrado Ventures, Kotak Mutual Fund, SBI Pension Fund, UTI Mutual Fund, Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund, Quant Mutual Fund, WinroCommercial, HDFC Life Insurance, SBI Life Insurance and Authum Investments under the anchor investor portion of the FPO.
Ruchi Soya is recognized amongst the largest branded oilpackaged food company with a strong portfolio of brands in various types of cooking oils under categories such as palm, soybean, mustard, sunflower, cottonseed etc. with robust brands portfolio of “Ruchi Gold”, “Mahakosh”, “Sunrich”, Ruchi Star and Ruchi Sunlight. Its ‘Ruchi Gold’ brand has a market leadership position, on account of being India’s highest selling palm oil brand.
Ruchi Soya is the pioneer and largest manufacturers of soya foods in India under the brand name of “Nutrela’.
Ruchi Soya has expanded its packaged food portfolio by acquiring the ‘Patanjali’ product portfolio of biscuits, cookies, rusks, noodles, and breakfast cereals and is a part of the Patanjali group, one of India’s leading FMCG and health and wellness company. In the past year, Ruchi Soya also forayed into the niche and high growth FMHG segment with the launch of its Nutraceuticals products on the back of a decade of research by the Patanjali Group.
PS: The above communication was shared as a Press Release by the company’s PR Agency