Kritika Wires Ltd, engaged in manufacturing of all types of Galvanized Steel Wires and Wire products, has opened its initial public offer (IPO) of 48, 12,000 Equity Shares of face value of Rs. 10 each for cash at a price of Rs. 32 per Equity Share, aggregating up to Rs 1539.84 lakhs, on 26 September 2018 at the NSE Emerge platform. The issue will close on Monday October 1, 2018. The Lead Manager to the Issue is Hem Securities Limited, a leader in SME IPOs and the Registrar to the Issue is Link Intime India Private Limited.
Mr. Naresh Kumar Agarwal, Chairman and Whole Time Director, Mr. Hanuman Prasad Agarwal, Managing Director of Kritika Wires Ltd said "The Company expects to raise Rs 15.4 crores from the IPO proceeds which will be utilized for meeting working capital requirements, general corporate and issue expenses. Kritika Wires, which was incorporated in 2004, has been in the business of manufacturing of various types of high quality Galvanized and non-galvanized wires for the last 14 years and caters to the need of the various State Electricity Boards, EPC Companies and other industries like cable & conductor manufacturing, general engineering purpose and railways etc. The Company is an ISO 9001: 2015 and ISO 14001: 2015 certified Company having our manufacturing facilities in Dhulagarh Industrial Area, Kolkata, West Bengal. The facilities are well equipped with latest machinery, equipments and technology, In-house testing facilities and qualified engineers, which help us in maintaining quality standards as well as an efficient delivery record".
The Lead Manager to the Issue Mr Gaurav Jain & Mr Prateek Jain, Directors of Hem Securities Ltd., highlighting the offer and investment rational said "India being a power deficit country is expected to see a constant surge in investments in the power sector over the next decade. Also, the government has ambitious plans for increasing installed capacity for electric power generation by four fold, during next twenty years. The Company being a supplier to the Electrical Equipment manufacturing industry is expected to benefit from the trend. The Company which is approved vendor of India's one of the biggest electricity utility company "POWERGRID Corporation Ltd" and most of the state electricity boards of India, has a strong clientele portfolio of large number of power, electrical, cables and steel sector companies. As a leading merchant banker in the SME IPO space, Hem Securities has been consistently acknowledged by BSE, NSE and independent agencies for our strong focus on fundamentally good quality companies that are poised for accelerated growth and long term wealth creation for the investors".
The company has witnessed strong financial growth by achieving a CAGR of 14.68% for Revenue during the period FY 14 to FY 18. For the period ended on March 31, 2018, March 31, 2017, March 31, 2016, March 31, 2015 and March 31, 2014 Company's total revenue stood at 25789.32 Lakhs, 20705.52 Lakhs, 21730.19 Lakhs, 18339.74 Lakhs & 14911.27 Lakhs respectively. Further, the PAT for the period ended on March 31, 2018, March 31, 2017, March 31, 2016, March 31, 2015 and March 31, 2014 were 493.68 Lakhs, 266.65 Lakhs, 104.85 Lakhs, 42.98 lakhs &101.19 Lakhs respectively.
In addition to POWERGRID the Company is approved vendor of several state owned electricity boards such as West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd, West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Ltd, Kerala State Electricity Board, Odhisha Power Transmission Corporation Ltd, Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar State Power Transmission Company Ltd, UP Power Transmission Corporation Ltd, Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd, South Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd, North Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd, Purvanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited, Paschimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited, Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited, Dhashimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited, Madhya Pradesh Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitran Company Ltd, Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited, Gujrat Energy Transmission Corporation, Central Electricity Supply Utility(Odisha), Jharkhand Urja Vikas Nigam Limited, Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited, Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation, Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation, Dhakshin Haryana Bijli Vitan Nigam, Madhya Gujarat Vij Company Ltd, Uttar Gujarat Vij Company Ltd, Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Ltd and Dakshin Gujarat Vij Company Ltd.