More coffee on way as CCD plans to add 400 stores in 3 years

Cafe Coffee Day will invest up to Rs 450 crore over the next three years to open 400 outlets in the country while it completes all formalities to come out with its Rs 1,150-crore initial public offering in October.

SEBI eases norms for anchor investors in public offers

With an aim to boost fund raising through primary markets, capital markets regulator SEBI Monday approved relaxed norms for public offers by removing restriction on maximum number of anchor investors.

Global equity market deals top $500 billion but banker fees fall

Money raised in global equity capital markets rose in the first half of the year to top USD 500 billion, but bankers` fees fell as secondary share sales supplanted lucrative stock market listings as the dominant deals.

China regulators juggle IPOs with growth and a market plunge

A 20 percent fall in Chinese stocks over the past two weeks, mainly blamed on a flood of initial public offerings, highlights the risks that regulators face as they try to use the stock market to support the slowing economy.

SEBI clears 3 IPOs; total approvals reach 17 this year

Markets regulator SEBI has in the past one week approved Initial Public Offerings of three companies that have plan to raise at least Rs 1,000 crore for business expansion and meeting working capital requirements.

Sebi to prepare new guidelines for start-up IPOs in 3-4 months

Sinha, in an interaction with reporters, also said SEBI was in talks with the Reserve Bank of India about a new policy for wilful defaulters.

SMEs raise Rs 63 cr via IPOs in April-June quarter

Six small and medium enterprises (SMEs) got listed on the nation's capital markets with public issues worth a total of Rs 63 crore in the first three months of the ongoing financial year.

IPO grades not a factor in investors' decision making: Studies

A large number of investors are not influenced by the grades provided for IPOs, various studies had showed, which led market regulator Sebi to do away with mandatory grading norms for initial public offerings.

'Fund raising via equity sale drops 37% to $9.4 bn in 2013'

Equity capital markets in India saw a massive 37.1 percent decline in fund raising in 2013.

Fund raising via IPOs hit lowest level in 12 years during 2013

Amid volatile equity market, Indian companies mopped-up Rs 1,619 crore in 2013 through initial public offerings, the lowest level in 12 years.

Sebi eyes prompter enforcement, stronger insider trading norms

Sebi plans to work towards a "stricter and prompter enforcement" regime using the latest technology and strengthen insider trading norms as it seeks to create an atmosphere of trust in the capital markets.

Fund raising via primary market surges 77% in July: Sebi

Fund raising by Indian companies through primary market route jumped by 77 percent to more than Rs 760 crore in July over the previous month, amid sluggish market conditions.

Second IPO shelved in 2013 on poor show

Within a span of less than three months, two companies have withdrawn their initial public offerings, together worth over Rs 200 crore, amid sluggish investor sentiments.

Indian cos garner Rs 6,000 cr through IPOs in 2012-13

Indian companies mopped-up over Rs 6,000 crore during fiscal 2012-13 through initial public offerings (IPOs), a marginal rise of four per cent from the past year.

India Inc's equity mop-up crosses Rs 30k cr in 2012

The fund mop-up by companies through sale of shares has crossed Rs 30,000 crore mark in 2012 despite a volatile market and the figure is expected to be much higher next year, given a strong line-up of capital raising plans through IPOs and other equity issuance routes.

Sinha criticises merchant bankers for poor IPO due diligence

Flaying investment bankers for not carrying out due diligence on IPOs, SEBI chief UK Sinha Wednesday asked merchant bankers to take measures which can instill confidence in investors, especially the retail ones.

Bharti Infra IPO raises Rs 4.1K cr, fixes price near lower end

Bharti Infratel Monday fixed the issue price near the lower end of the band at Rs 220 per share, raising more than Rs 4,118 crore in the biggest IPO in over two years.

87 cos disappear after raising capital through IPO

The government Monday said as many as 87 "vanishing" companies remained untraced at the end of last fiscal after having raised funds through initial public offerings (IPOs).

Cos make open offers worth Rs 2,569 cr in Apr-Sep period

As per Sebi's latest monthly report, public shareholders received a total of 39 open offers worth Rs 2,569 crore between April-September 2012.

Companies raise Rs 8K crore from primary market in Sept

Indian companies raised a whopping Rs 7,990 crore through primary market, largely via rights issue and debt, in September as various reform measures announced by the government improved investor sentiment.