Going ahead, the IPO pipeline is "very handsome" as several companies are looking to tap the route for raising funds, said Mahavir Lunawat, group managing director, Pantomath Advisory Services Group.
The Centre also approved a hike in MSP for Copra, the Coastal Regulation Zone Notification 2018 and setting up of National Commission for Homeopathy.
At the BSE and the National Stock Exchange, there were only two IPOs in fourth quarter of this calendar year, compared with nine and three in fourth quarter of 2017 and third quarter of 2018, respectively, said EY India IPO Trends: Q4 2018 report.
The company said it filed its draft red herring prospectus towards the end of September when the markets were doing well.
Shriram Properties, part of the Shriram Group, is a leading residential real estate development company in South India, primarily focused on the mid-market and affordable housing categories.
The comments come a day after capital markets regulator Sebi expressed concerns over the sluggish IPO activity, despite it already clearing over Rs 60,000 crore worth of issues.
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The company, which had filed its draft papers with the markets regulator in August seeking its clearance for the initial public offer (IPO), obtained Sebi's observations on December 14, latest data with the capital markets watchdog showed.
The issue, scheduled to stay open from December 18 to 20, will be at a price band of Rs 95 to Rs 100 per equity share with face value of Rs 10 each.
The company, which had filed IPO papers with the capital markets watchdog in August, obtained its "observations" on December 7, as per the latest update with SEBI.
The company, which was last valued at about $15 billion, did not specify the number of shares it was selling or the price range for the offering in a confidential filing with the SEC.
NHAI has filed papers for "public issue of taxable, secured redeemable non convertible bonds in the nature of debentures upto Rs 10,000 crore".
The initial share sale comprises fresh issuance of shares aggregating up to Rs 70 crore and an offer for sale of up to Rs 29 lakh by the company's promoters, according to the draft red herring prospectus (DRHP) filed with Sebi.
The insurer, which had approached the regulator in July seeking its clearance to launch IPO, obtained Sebi's "observations" on November 2, as per the latest update with the market watchdog.
The IPO comprises fresh issuance of shares worth up to Rs 1,300 crore, besides, an offer for sale of up to Rs 250 crore by company's promoter PR Cement Holdings, according to the draft red herring prospectus (DRHP) filed with Sebi.
The company, which had filed its draft papers with Sebi in August seeking its clearance to float an initial share-sale, obtained its "observations" on October 26, latest update with the markets watchdog showed.
The Indian unit -- Affle (India) -- is expected to raise around Rs 650 crore through its initial public offer (IPO), they added.
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Bharat Hotels and Spandana Sphoorty obtained the regulator's "observations" on October 12, latest update with Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) showed.
As many as 20 companies listed on the exchanges with an issue size of more than Rs 1,000 crores. Out of 20 companies, as many as 12 companies have fallen between 2-75 percent since their listing while the rest 40 percent gave positive returns.
Meanwhile, on the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the scrip ended at Rs 102.65, marginally higher than its listing price of Rs 102.50.
On the National Stock Exchange, the stock listed at Rs 102.50.
The listing of Garden Reach Shipbuilders is also expected to be tepid, not only due to current bearish market scenario but also because of weak operational performance, experts said
The share price closed at Rs 771 against issue price of Rs 821 on the National Stock Exchange.