Ruchi Soya Industries Limited’s Follow-on public offering (FPO) to open on March 24

Chennai : Ruchi Soya Industries Limited, a part of the Patanjali Group has fixed a price band at Rs 615 to Rs 650 per share for its follow-on public offer. The follow-on public offering (FPO) of Ruchi Soya Industries Limited (“Company” or “Ruchi Soya) will open on Thursday, March 24, 2022 for subscription and will close on Monday, March 28, 2022.

 

The Company is a diversified FMCG and FMHG focused company, with strategically located manufacturing facilities and well-recognised brands having pan India presence.

 

The FPO consists of fresh issuance of Equity Shares for an amount aggregating to Rs 4,300 crore.The issue also includes a reservation of up to 10,000 Equity Shares for subscription by eligible employees

 

The Company, in consultation with the book running lead managers to the issue , considered participation by Anchor Investors in accordance with the SEBI ICDR Regulations, whose participation shall be one Working Day prior to the Bid/Issue Opening Date, i.e. Wednesday, March 23, 2022.

The issue being made through the Book Building Process, in compliance with Regulation 129(1) of the SEBI ICDR Regulations, wherein not more than 50% of the Offer shall be available for allocation to Qualified Institutional Buyers, not less than 15% of the Offer shall be available for allocation to Non-Institutional Bidders and not less than 35% of the Offer shall be available for allocation to Retail Individual Bidders.

Ruchi Soya is recognized amongst the largest branded oil packaged food company. Its ‘Ruchi Gold’ brand has a market leadership position, on account of being India’s highest selling palm oil
brand and also the pioneers and largest manufacturers of soya foods in India under the brand name of “Nutrela’. The Company is recognised amongst the largest branded oil packaged 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.

 

The Company 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. On the back of Patanjali group’s over 14 years experience in the nutraceutical and wellness products, Ruchi Soya has launched its nutraceuticals under the joint branding of ‘Patanjali and Nutrela’.

 

SBI Capital Markets Limited, Axis Capital Limited and ICICI Securities Limited are the book running lead managers to the Issue (“BRLM”).

All capitalized terms used herein and not specifically defined shall have the same meaning as ascribed to them in the red herring prospectus dated March 11, 2022 (“RHP”) filed with the Registrar of Companies, Maharashtra at Mumbai (“RoC”).

 

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