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NTPC raises Rs 4,000 cr via bonds

January 11
18:56 2019

State-owned power giant NTPC on January 11 said it has raised Rs 4,000 crore via bonds issued through private placement basis.

Bidding for the bond issue opened on January 11 and it received an overwhelming response, the company said in a statement.

Against an issue size of Rs 500 crore, with green shoe option to retain over-subscription up to Rs 3,500 crore, bids of Rs 12,520 crore were received, it said.

“The NTPC’s series 67 Bond Issue through private placement, for which bidding took place today, has received overwhelming response from the investors,” the statement said.

The issue generated lot of interest among investors, thereby pulling down the yield for 10-year bonds to attractive levels of 8.30 percent annualised.

The company said in the first 10 minutes of opening of the issue itself, subscription for the entire offering of Rs 4,000 crore was received.

The bonds shall be listed on NSE and BSE, it added.

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