ICICI Prudential Life Insurance scrips get listed, makes sluggish start

29 September 2016, 01:56 PM
ICICI Prudential Life Insurance - File Photo (Getty)
ICICI Prudential Life Insurance - File Photo (Getty)

ICICI Prudential Life Insurance made an unassuming debut at the Indian stock markets after its scrips got listed on both the BSE and NSE earlier on Thursday.

The stock listed at Rs 329, down 1.49 per cent over the issue price, on BSE. At NSE, it debuted at Rs 330, down 1.19 per cent.

As per reports coming in the morning trading session, the shares fell 1.5 per cent, against the issue price of Rs 334. It later touched a day's low of Rs 315.65, a slump of 5.49 per cent.

The leading insurer of the country commands a market valuation of Rs 46,023.66 crore.

ICICI Prudential Life Insurance recently concluded its Rs 6,057-crore IPO with an oversubscription of more than 10 times. The price band was fixed at Rs 300-334 per share. At the upper end, the offer is worth Rs 6,057 crore and was open to subscription during September 19-21.

This was the biggest initial public offering after Coal India, which had hit the capital market in 2010 to raise over Rs 15,000 crore. The insurer is a venture between banking major ICICI Bank and UK's Prudential Corporation Holdings. Singapore's Temasek and PremjiInvest are also the shareholders. 

First Published: Thursday, September 29, 2016 01:44 PM
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