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Rs. 350 crore raised by Monte Carlo Fashions through IPO

Monte CarloMonte Carlo Fashions (MCFL) has fixed price band of Rs. 630-645 per equity share to raise around Rs. 350 crore through an offer for sale by promoters group and private equity (PE) firm Samara Capital.

The company is making an IPO of 54,33,016 equity shares of face value of Rs. 10 each for cash at a price band of Rs. 630 to Rs. 645 per equity share through an offer for sale by selling shareholders. The offer constitutes 25 per cent of the post offer paid-up equity share capital of the company.Monte CarloThe issue opens on December 3 and closes on December 5. Post IPO, the promoters will have up to 64 per cent stake, public would be 25 per cent, and Samara Capital would retain 11 per cent stake in the company, Monte Carlo Fashion chairman, Mr. Jawahar Lal Oswal told reporters in Mumbai.

Launched in 1984 as an exclusive woollen brand by Oswal Woollen Mills Ltd (OWML) – Monte Carlo, Oswal said it will continue to focus on the growth of its cotton and cotton-blended apparel to establish pan-India presence.

“We have 190 exclusive outlets, of which 80 are company owned. As part of our growth strategy, the company has a target of establishing 275 ‘Monte Carlo exclusive brand outlets’ by the end of fiscal 2017. We seek to penetrate further in the western and southern regions of India,” Monte Carlo Fashions executive director, Mr. Sandeep Jain earlier said.

The company operates two manufacturing facilities at Ludhiana in Punjab, one for woollen apparel products and the other for cotton apparel products.

After the dull primary market, Monte Carlo Fashions IPO is the first company to raise Rs. 300 crore plus through capital market after the Modi government assumed charge, merchant banking sources said.

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