Mumbai / Ahmedabad, January , 2019: Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), the civic governing body of the city of Ahmedabadtoday embarked on a new journey getting its Municipal Bonds listed on the Debt Securities platform of the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (NSE), leading stock exchange of India today.
NSE lists Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Bonds
The Municipal Bonds of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation have earned the distinction of receiving the largest amount of bid for any municipal corporation on any Exchange platform. The issue of INR 200 cr recorded a subscription of INR 1,085 cr from 19 institutions. The issue proceeds will be utilized towards the Central government scheme – AMRUT MISSION for Urban Development.
Shri Vijay Nehra, Municipal Commissioner, Ahmedabad said, “Ahmedabad has significant projects lined up for future and is looking forward to more such fund raising bond issue going forward”
NSE-EBP is the most versatile platform with bespoke parameters offering the best in class functionalities including reporting and in-principle approvals was used for the price discovery. Majority of the PSU issuers are active on the NSE-EBP portal because of its flexibility and feature richness.
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Details of debt issuance of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation:
2. Size of the Issue: Rs. 100 Cr. & Rs. 100 Crs. Green shoe Option totalling to Rs. 200 cr.
3. Record Subscription of Rs. 1085 Cr. from 19 institutions.
4. Final coupon rate 8.7% which is the one of the lowest for any municipal corporation in recent times.
5. Issue was oversubscribed just within two minutes of issue open.