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LIC IPO to open on May 4, govt to sell 3.5% stake in state-owned insurer 

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The hotly anticipated Initial Public Offering (IPO) of protection behemoth Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has been cleared and an authority declaration is logical before very long.

Sources told India Today TV that India’s super IPO is scheduled to open on May 4 and close on May 9, 2022. For anchor financial backers, the issue will open on May 2, 2022.

LIC IPO to open on May 4, govt to sell 3.5% stake in state-owned insurer
LIC IPO to open on May 4, govt to sell 3.5% stake in state-owned insurer

As per sources, the IPO issue size for the organization whose inserted esteem, a proportion of the solidified investors’ worth in an insurance agency, is fixed at about Rs 5.4-lakh crore will be Rs 21,000 crore. This in genuine terms works out to be around 22.14 crore shares.

The public authority plans to offload a managed down quantum of 3.5 percent of its holding in the protection goliath, sources said. The size of the IPO has been brought somewhere near by 1.5 rate point or around 9.4 crore shares.

The LIC is an easily recognized name in India. To such an extent that long protection implied LIC. The public authority trusts that this action would assist with working on its incomes for this monetary by meeting the divestment targets.

LIC IPO to open on May 4, govt to sell 3.5% stake in state-owned insurer
LIC IPO to open on May 4, govt to sell 3.5% stake in state-owned insurer

In outright numbers the 3.5 level of holding works out to around 22.14 crore shares. In correlation on February 13 in the Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP), recorded with SEBI, the public authority had proposed presenting around 5% of complete offers or almost 31.62 crore shares. In outright terms, for this the public authority had recorded a refreshed draft distraction plan (DRHP) for the managed IPO.

The send off plan of the LIC IPO in March was wrecked by the international pressures made by Russia’s attack of Ukraine.

High ranking representative in the service of money said that the LIC IPO should be viewed as an action to meet the public authority’s divestment target and a forerunner to more extensive changes.

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