GTPL Hathway Limited is a Gujarat based multi-system operator (MSO). It was incorporated in 2006. It provides services of cable TV and broadband services. GTPL is the number one cable service provider in Gujarat and has a big customer base across the country. GTPL Hathway Limited IPO Review will look into the pros and cons of the IPO and the business model of GTPL. We will also try to locate the grey market premium (GMP) of the same issue.
About the company – GTPL Hathway Limited is essentially a Multi-System Operator that operates all across India and provides services to more than 167 towns and cities in India. GTPL Hathway limited earns it revenues from subscription received from consumers (subscribers to its service) and placement and carriage revenue received from broadcasting companies who broadcast their channels. GTPL also creates its own content which they sell to others for broadcasting. It also has the ownership right of Gujarat news TV channel which others subscribe to them for viewing and broadcasting. In addition, to suit to taste of customers of the different demographic region they also offer ‘third party’ content for a subscription.
GTPL has made remarkable progress in the few years of its business. After commencement of business, it has made steady progress and EBITDA, PAT has made a steady northward movement. The company (as of 31 December 2016) has a total asset of (all in RS. millions) 16,969.16, total revenue generated till that time 6,634.61 and profit after tax stands at 163.01. The financials shown in the chart above shows the audited report submitted at the AGM of its Kolkata arm namely GTPL Kolkata Cable and Broadband Pariseva Limited. More information can be found in the draft prospectus submitted by GTPL to SEBI.
About the issue:
Issue opens on – 21 June, 2017
Issue closes on – 23 June, 2017Face value – Rs 10
Lot size – 88 and in multiples thereof
Issue type – Book built issue IPO
Share price – Rs 160 to Rs 170 (price band) per equity share
Issue size – Offer of 14,400,000 nos. of Equity Shares
Listing Exchange – NSE, BSE
Finalisation of allotment – 29 June, 2017
Credit of shares to Demat – 03 July, 2017
Commencement of trading at exchanges – 04 July, 2017
The IPO is expected to receive a good response from investors. Keeping in view of the business model and profit growth, GTPL Hathway limited IPO Review finds the issue fair for investment.
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