Kolkata Steel Major, Shyam Metalics & Energy receives SEBI Nod for Rs. 1107 cr IPO

New Delhi: Shyam Metalics and Energy Ltd, a leading integrated metal producing company and also amongst the largest producers of ferro alloys in India , in terms of installed capacity as on February 2021 (Source: CRISIL Report); on Monday received capital markets regulator Sebi’s nod to float initial share-sales.


The aggregate IPO issue size of Rs 1107 cr comprises of a Fresh Issuance of equity shares aggregating up to Rs 657 cr and an Offer For Sale by selling shareholders i.e Promoter and Promoter Group – Subham Capital, Subham Buildwell, Kalpataru Housefin & Trading, Dorite Tracon, Narantak Dealcomm and Toplight Mercantiles aggregating up to Rs. 450 cr The offer includes a reservation of up to 3,00,000 equity shares for eligible employees.


The company had filed its Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) on February 27, 2021 with the markets regulator for an IPO.


The Company intends to utilize the net proceeds from the fresh issue for repayment or prepayment of Rs 470 crs of its debt and that of its subsidiary, Shyam SEL and Power Ltd; and for other general corporate purposes.


The portion reserved for Qualified Institutional Buyers will be upto 50% of the offer, Non-Institutional Investors to have upto 15% of the portion reserved while upto 35% will be reserved for the Retail Investors.


The Kolkata based long steel products and ferro alloy focused company has been EBITA positive since its operations in 2005 and sells intermediate and final products across the steel value chain catering to institutional and end use customers through 42 distributors, brokers across 13 states and 1 union territory.

The Company currently operates three manufacturing plants that are located at Sambalpur in Odisha, and Jamuria and Mangalpur in West Bengal.


The company sells thermo mechanically treated bars and structural products under the SEL brand name and as on Dec 31, 2020 had an aggregate metal capacity of its 3 manufacturing plants at 5.71 million tonnes per annum which stands to increase to 11.60 mn MTPA as per the ongoing capacity expansion plans by FY2025. It was fourth largest player in the sponge iron industry when compared with Indian peers on the basis of capacity


Additionally, SMEL is looking to enter in segments such as pig iron, ductile iron pipes and aluminum foil and is in the process of commissioning an aluminum foil rolling mill at Pakuria in West Bengal with a proposed installed capacity of 0.04 MTPA , expected to become operational by FY2022.


Steel demand growth has outpaced the countries macroeconomic growth in FY18 and FY19. The impetus given to the infrastructure segment which accounts for approximately 30% of the steel demand will see an increase in FY22 besides additional factors such as the soft revival in the housing sector led by Affordable Housing and post covid recovery of the Auto Sector. India today is the second largest producer of steel in the world with nearly 6% share of global steel production.



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