HDFC to raise Rs 500 crore by issuing bonds to finance housing biz

To cater to housing finance needs, India's largest mortgage lender HDFC today said it will raise Rs 500 crore by issuing bonds on a private placement basis.

PTI| Last Updated: Apr 25, 2016, 16:48 PM IST
HDFC to raise Rs 500 crore by issuing bonds to finance housing biz

New Delhi: To cater to housing finance needs, India's largest mortgage lender HDFC on Monday said it will raise Rs 500 crore by issuing bonds on a private placement basis.

Issue size of Rs 500 crore secured redeemable non-convertible debentures, to be held on private placement basis, will carry a coupon rate of 8.35 per cent per annum.

"The object of the issue is to augment the long-term resources of the Corporation. The proceeds of the present issue would be utilised for financing/refinancing the housing finance business requirements of the Corporation," HDFC said in a regulatory filing.

The bonds with a tenor of five years, have April 26, 2021 as the redemption date.

HDFC said the issue can be subscribed by only the persons who are specifically addressed through a communication by the company.

Scrips of the company traded 1.77 per cent down at Rs 1,111.40 apiece on BSE.