Laxmi Organic IPO Details and Review

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Laxmi Organic IPO

Laxmi Organic IPO: Key Details

  • Grey Market Premium (GMP) today: ₹85 – ₹90
  • Raised 180 Crore via anchor investor sale at ₹130 per share

Note: We neither trade nor encourage our readers to trade in the Grey Market. We share the GMP information for educational purposes only, so that, you can make an informed decision.

Company Information

Laxmi Organic Industries Limited, incorporated in 1989, is the leading manufacturer of Acetyl Intermediates and Specialty Intermediates with almost three decades of experience in large scale manufacturing of chemicals. It is currently among the largest manufacturers of ethyl acetate in India with a market share of approximately 30% of the Indian ethyl acetate market.

Company’s products are currently divided into two broad categories, namely

  1. Acetyl Intermediates and the Specialty Intermediates. The Acetyl Intermediates include ethyl acetate, acetaldehyde, fuel-grade ethanol and other proprietary solvents, while
  2. Speciality Intermediates comprises of ketene, diketene derivatives namely esters,
    acetic anhydride, amides, arylides and other chemicals.

Competitive Strengths

  • Leading manufacturer of ethyl acetate with a significant market share
  • Only Indian manufacturer of diketene derivatives with a significant market share and one of the largest portfolios of diketene products
  • Diversified customer base across high growth industries and long-standing relationships with marquee customers
  • Strategically located manufacturing facilities, vertical integration and supply chain efficiencies
  • In-house research and development capabilities and consistent track record of technology absorption
  • Differentiated business model, asset base, product mix and experience in handling complex chemistries create high entry barriers

Company Strategy

  • Volume maximisation at Manufacturing Facilities by expanding installed capacities to support growth initiatives
  • Expanding and optimising its product portfolio
  • Increasing the global footprint and augmenting growth in current geographies
  • Establishing fluorospecialty chemicals business
  • Continuing focus on innovation and leveraging chemistries and technology absorption

Proceeds from Laxmi Organic IPO will be used to:

  • Investment in the wholly-owned Subsidiary, Yellowstone Fine Chemicals Private Limited (“YFCPL”) for part-financing its capital expenditure requirements
  • Investment in YFCPL for funding its working capital requirements;
  • Funding capital expenditure requirements for expansion of SI Manufacturing Facility (
  • Funding working capital requirements of the Company
  • Purchase of plant and machinery for augmenting infrastructure development at SI Manufacturing Facility
  • Prepayment or repayment of all or a portion of certain outstanding borrowings availed by the Company and its wholly-owned Subsidiary, Viva Lifesciences Private Limited
  • General corporate purposes

Laxmi Organic IPO: Financials

201820192020 Mar2020 Sep
Revenue from Ops₹1,393.07Cr₹1,568.52 Cr₹1,534.12 Cr₹814.35 Cr
Profit before Tax₹113.31 Cr₹97.59 Cr₹55.14 Cr₹56.20 Cr
Profit after Tax75.70 Cr₹72.39 Cr₹70.21 Cr₹45.48 Cr
EPS (Basic)3.032.892.862.02
As of March 2020EPSP/E (Floor)P/E (Cap)
Based on basic EPS2.8645.4545.10

Comparison with listed industry peers

CompanyEPSP/E (Cap)
Laxmi Organic2.8645.10
Vinati Organics32.4844.85
Sector Average39.23

Laxmi Organic IPO Dashboard

Issue Details

TypeValue
Issue Size₹600 Cr
Fresh Issue₹300 Cr
Offer for Sale₹300 Cr
Face Value₹2/- per Equity Share
IPO Price₹129 – ₹130
Lot Size115 shares
LotsMin 1 – Max 13

Key Dates

Date TypeDate
Bid Open15/03/2021
Bid Close17/03/2021
Allotment Finalization22/03/2021
Initiation of Refunds23/03/2021
Credit of Shares24/03/2021
Listing Date25/03/2021

Lot Size and Price

LotsSharesAmount
1115₹14,950
131495₹1,94,350

Promoter Holding

HoldingPercentage
Pre-Issue89.51%
Post-Issue72.92%
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Laxmi Organic IPO: Investor Quota and Shares Offered

Investor TypeQuotaShares on Offer
QIB50%93,02,324*
NII15%69,76,744
RII (Retail)35%1,62,79,070
Total100%3,25,58,138
*Shares left for subscription post anchor investor sale of 180 crores

Laxmi Organic IPO: Risks

  • A large part of its manufacturing facilities are located in one geographic area and therefore, any localized social unrest or natural disaster could have a material adverse effect
  • Any inability to manage the growth or implement its strategies effectively could have a material adverse effect on its business, results of operations and financial condition
  • Any increase in the cost of raw material or other purchases or a shortfall in the supply of raw materials may adversely affect the pricing and supply of its products
  • A significant portion of the revenues and expenses and certain borrowings are denominated in foreign currencies.
  • Company’s profitability largely depends upon the global prices. There is no assurance that the prices may sustain or further increase in the future.

For complete internal and external risk factors, you can refer the RHP and DRHP of the company.

Laxmi Organic IPO: Registrar and Lead Managers

Registrar of the Issue

Link Intime India Private Limited
C-101, 1st floor, 247 Park
L. B. S. Marg, Vikhroli West
Mumbai 400 083, Maharashtra, India

Phone:(91 22) 4918 6200
Email: [email protected]

Lead Managers of the Issue

Axis Capital Limited
DAM Capital Advisors Limited

Phone: +91-22-4325 2183 / +91-22-4646 4600
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

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