Digital funds agency Paytm is planning to boost $268 million in a funding spherical because it prepares for an preliminary public providing later this 12 months, a supply immediately conscious of the matter stated on Monday.
Paytm will even search to difficulty Rs 8,300 crore price of recent shares and its backers Alibaba and SoftBank may have the choice to promote one other Rs 8,300 crore in inventory, stated the supply, who declined to be named because the discussions aren’t public.
Paytm’s dad or mum, One97 Communications Ltd, will file a draft prospectus shortly after its extraordinary common assembly on Monday for a home IPO that seeks to boost $2.three billion, sources beforehand instructed Reuters.
That might make Paytm’s IPO the nation’s third-biggest in greenback phrases after state-run miner Coal India in 2010 and Reliance Energy in 2008.
The corporate gained shareholders’ approval on the EGM to boost capital and to promote as much as Rs 12,000 crore in new inventory, the supply added.
Paytm didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Paytm has employed JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, ICICI Securities, Goldman Sachs, Axis Capital, Citi and HDFC Financial institution for the IPO, Reuters beforehand reported.
The pre-IPO funding spherical was first reported by Bloomberg.
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