Manappuram Finance 10.40% NCDs – October 2018 Issue

by Shiv Kukreja on October 24, 2018

in Featured, Investments

This post is written by Shiv Kukreja, who is a Certified Financial Planner and runs a financial planning firm, Ojas Capital in Delhi/NCR. He can be reached at

Manappuram Finance Limited is going to launch its public issue of secured non-convertible debentures (NCDs) from today, October 24, 2018. The company plans to raise Rs. 1,000 crore from this issue, including the green shoe option of Rs. 800 crore.

These NCDs will carry coupon rates in the range of 9.60% to 10.40%, resulting in an effective yield of 9.70% to 10.46% for the investors. The issue is scheduled to close on November 24, unless the company is able to raise the desired amount before that and decides to close the issue prematurely.

Before we take a decision whether to invest in this issue or not, let us first check the salient features of this issue.

Size & Objective of the Issue – Base size of the issue is Rs. 200 crore, with an option to retain oversubscription of an additional Rs. 800 crore, making the total issue size to be Rs. 1,000 crore. The company plans to use the issue proceeds for its lending and financing activities, to repay interest and principal of its existing borrowings and other general corporate purposes.

Coupon Rate & Tenor of the Issue – The issue will carry coupon rate of 10.40% p.a. for a period of 60 months, 10% p.a. for 36 months and 9.85% p.a. for 24 months. These rates would be applicable for annual interest payment and cumulative interest options only. Monthly interest payment option is available only with 36 months and 60 months tenors, and coupon rates for these periods would be 9.60% p.a. and 10% p.a. respectively.

There are two more options – one is for 400 days offering 9.70% effective yield and the other offers to double your money in 2,557 days, i.e. approximately 7 years, giving an effective yield of 10.40%.


ASBA Mandatory – Like IPOs, SEBI has made ASBA mandatory to apply for these debt issues also effective October 1. So, no cheque would be required to apply for these NCDs.

Credit Rating & Nature of NCDs – CARE and Brickwork Ratings have rated this issue as ‘AA’ and ‘AA+’ respectively with a ‘Stable’ outlook. Moreover, these NCDs are ‘Secured’ in nature.

Categories of Investors & Allocation Ratio – The investors have been classified in the following four categories and each category will have the below mentioned percentage fixed in the allotment:

Category I – Qualified Institutional Bidders (QIBs) – 10% of the issue i.e. Rs. 100 crore

Category II – Non-Institutional Investors (NIIs) – 10% of the issue i.e. Rs. 100 crore

Category III – High Net Worth Individuals (HNIs) including HUFs – 30% of the issue is reserved i.e. Rs. 300 crore

Category IV – Resident Indian Individuals including HUFs – 50% of the issue is reserved i.e. Rs. 500 crore

NRIs Not Allowed – Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), foreign nationals and qualified foreign investors (QFIs) among others are not eligible to invest in this issue.

Allotment on First Come First Served Basis – Subject to the allocation ratio, allotment will be made on a first-come first-served basis, as well as on a date priority basis, i.e. on the date of oversubscription, the allotment will be made on a proportionate basis to all the applicants of that day on which it gets oversubscribed.

Listing, Premature Withdrawal – These NCDs are proposed to get listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). The listing will take place within 12 working days after the issue gets closed. Though there is no option of a premature redemption, the investors can always sell these NCDs on the stock exchange.

Demat A/c. Mandatory – Demat account is mandatory to invest in these NCDs as the company is not providing the option to apply for these NCDs in physical or certificate form.

No TDS in Demat Form – Interest income with such NCDs is taxable in the hands of the investors and you will have to pay tax on the interest income while filing your income tax return. Moreover, as demat account is mandatory to invest in this issue, no TDS would get deducted from your interest income on NCDs held in demat form.

But, in case you decide to close your demat account and keep these NCDs in a physical form, then the company will deduct TDS on the interest payable on the interest payment date. TDS @ 10% will be deducted if these NCDs are held in physical/certificate form and annual interest income is more than Rs. 5,000.

Minimum Investment Size – The company has fixed Rs. 10,000 as the minimum amount to invest in this issue. So, if you want to invest in this issue, you need to apply for a minimum of ten NCDs worth Rs. 1,000 each.

Application Form of Manappuram Finance NCDs

Note: As per SEBI guidelines, ‘Bidding’ is mandatory before banking the application form, else the application is liable to get rejected. For bidding of your application, any further info or to invest in Manappuram NCDs, you can contact us at +91-9811797407

{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

natarajan October 24, 2018 at 9:10 AM

Are they give any extra%interest for senior citizens.What is your suggestion for this investment.Kindly guide us and oblige.
With kind regards.


Shiv Kukreja October 24, 2018 at 8:27 PM

Hi Natarajan,
There is nothing extra for senior citizens. It is same for all the investors.
I’ll update the post above with my views about this issue by tomorrow.


RAKESH KUMAR JAIN October 24, 2018 at 10:48 AM

Sir, Is closing date not declared?


Vikash October 24, 2018 at 3:59 PM

Mentioned in the post as Nov 24th unless they get the required amount before this date and pre-close.


Shiv Kukreja October 24, 2018 at 8:28 PM

Thanks Vikash for your inputs.


v r lagu October 24, 2018 at 11:52 AM

sir, what is ur advice about investing in this issue?


Shiv Kukreja October 24, 2018 at 8:29 PM

Will share my view soon.


Bhaskar October 24, 2018 at 6:24 PM

Subscribing to comments


Chandrasekhar October 24, 2018 at 6:45 PM

How are these NCDs secured? Against assets including the gold security/ deposits they take while issuing loans.

Also, does one get any indexation benefit on capital gains for cumulative options of 3 plus years?


Vasu October 24, 2018 at 8:29 PM

Mannapuram is rumoured to have been bankrupt… Suggest to excercise cautious while applying for this NCD Issue


Vasu October 24, 2018 at 8:31 PM

Mannapuram is rumoured to have been bankrupt.. please exercise caution..


Shiv Kukreja October 24, 2018 at 9:38 PM

Day 1 (October 24) Subscription Figures:

Category I – Nil as against Rs. 100 crore reserved – 0 times
Category II – Rs. 0.30 crore as against Rs. 100 crore reserved – 0.003 times
Category III – Rs. 0.23 crore as against Rs. 300 crore reserved – 0.0008 times
Category IV – Rs. 6.39 crore as against Rs. Rs. 500 crore reserved – 0.013 times
Total Subscription – Rs. 6.92 crore as against total issue size of Rs. 1,000 crore – 0.007 times


RAKESH KUMAR JAIN October 29, 2018 at 11:11 AM

Kindly send me link to check subscription status. Thanks.


Vanita samat October 30, 2018 at 4:13 PM

no update yet on whether to subscribe or not


RAKESH KUMAR JAIN October 31, 2018 at 2:26 PM

Kindly suggest, what is the subscription status for Mannapuram NCDs. A link to check it will help.


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