Chirkhwa Hydro Power IPO Allotment Sees Overwhelming Demand, 11.14 Times Oversubscribed

The initial public offering (IPO) allotment for Chirkhwa Hydro Power Limited is scheduled for this Thursday, falling on the 16th of Kartik, 2080, in accordance with the Nepali calendar. The allotment event will take place at the premises of the issue manager, RBB Merchant Banking Limited, located in Kathmandu, commencing at 1 PM.

Out of the total offering of 9,95,300 units, 80,000 units have already been assigned to Nepalese citizens working abroad, 40,000 units were specifically reserved for mutual funds, and an additional 16,000 units were set aside for the company’s employees. The remaining 8,59,300 units were made available to the general public at a par value of Rs. 100.

Data from the Central Depository System and Clearing Limited (CDSC) reveals that 873,180 applicants submitted applications for a combined total of 95,68,430 units, equivalent to a value of Rs. 95.69 Crores, as of the closing day. Consequently, the IPO has been oversubscribed by a remarkable 11.14 times.

Analyzing the data, it is evident that only 85,930 fortunate applicants will secure ownership of the company.

ICRA Nepal has reaffirmed the issuer rating of [ICRANP-IR] BB- (pronounced ICRA NP issuer rating double B minus) for Chirkhwa Hydropower Limited. Companies with this rating are assessed to carry a moderate risk of default when it comes to meeting their financial obligations promptly.


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