Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) Ltd on Thursday said it will raise up to Rs 10,000 crore by issuing bonds on private placement basis to augment its long-term capital.
The country's largest mortgage lender said that it will issue secured redeemable non-convertible debentures (NCDs) on private placement basis with an issue size of Rs 2,000 crore and option to retain over-subscription of up to Rs 8,000 crore.
"The object of the issue is to augment the long-term resources of the Corporation. The proceeds of the present issue would be utilised for financing/refinancing the housing finance business requirements of the Corporation," HDFC said in a regulatory filing. The bonds, rated AAA by Crisil and ICRA, carry coupon rate of 7.05 per cent per annum.The 10-year tenure bonds will be open for subscription to the eligible investors on November 29 and closes on the same date. HDFC shares closed 0.33 per cent down at Rs 2,870.95 apiece on BSE.