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Siti Cable completes QIP; allots shares to QIBs

MUMBAI: Confidence, it appears is returning to select cable TV counters, the slow pace of digitization despite.


The Essel Group owned national MSO Siti Cable Network’s long-standing effort to raise funds through a qualified institutional placement (QIP) successfully closed today.

The company informed the Bombay stock exchange (BSE) late in the evening that its QIP Committee had allotted 6,31,74,540 shares on receipt of  Rs 221.11 crore from a group of qualified institutional bodies (QIBs) .

The QIP issue for an aggregate amount not exceeding Rs 250 crore commenced on 27 February 2015 and closed on 4 March. The issue was made a premium of Rs 34 per Rs 1 share which was a discount of Rs 1.41 on the floor price.

The Siti Cable counter had spurted to a 52 week high of Rs 38.50 on 4 March.


Siti Cable informed the BSE that the QIBs who were allotted shares through the current QIP  include: Polus Global Fund (1,44,28570 shares); Orange Investments Ltd (34,28,570 shares); HDFC Trustee Co Ltd – HDFC Equity Fund (2,65,33,000 shares) ; HDFC Trustee Co Ltd – HDFC Core and Satellite Fund (15,16,000 shares); HDFC Trustee Co Ltd – HDFC India Tax Saver Fund (35,38,270 shares); Macquarie Asian Markets Emerging (15,00,000 shares); Reliance Capital Trustee Co (42,85,710 shares); Copthall Mauritius Investments (52,96,280 shares); and Morgan Stanley Asia Pacific (26,48,140 shares).

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