Purpose of Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC IPO:
- Selling out by existing shareholders. The company will not receive any proceeds from the offer.
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About the Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC
The Company is currently set up as a joint venture between Aditya Birla Capital Limited (ABCL) and Sun Life AMC. ABCL is the listed non-operating holding company of the financial services businesses of the Aditya Birla Group, a Fortune 500 global conglomerate. Through its various subsidiaries, ABCL managed a total AUM of ₹3,432.66 billion, had a consolidated lending book of over ₹571.82 billion, and an active customer base of over 25 million customers, as of June 30, 2021. Sun Life Financial Inc., the ultimate holding company of Sun Life AMC, is a leading international financial services organization providing insurance, wealth, and asset management solutions to individual and corporate clients. Sun Life Financial Inc. had a market capitalization of C$37.43 billion and a total AUM of C$1,360.69 billion, as of June 30, 2021.
Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Limited is ranked as the largest non-bank affiliated AMC in India by Quarterly Average Assets Under Management (“QAAUM”) since March 31, 2018. The company has managed a total AUM of ₹2,936.42 billion under a suite of mutual funds (excluding the domestic Fund of Funds), portfolio management services, offshore and real estate offerings, as of June 30, 2021. It has achieved this leadership position through its focus on consistent investment performance, extensive distribution network, brand, experienced management team, and superior customer service.
Since its inception in 1994, the company has established a geographically diversified pan-India distribution presence covering 284 locations spread over 27 states and 6 union territories. The distribution network is extensive and multi-channeled with a significant physical as well as digital presence, and included over 66,000 KYD-compliant MF Distributors, over 240 national distributors, and over 100 banks/financial intermediaries, as of June 30, 2021.
The company has managed over 118 schemes comprising 37 equity schemes (including, among others, diversified, tax saving, hybrid, and sector schemes), 68 debt schemes (including, among others, ultra short-duration, short-duration, and fixed-maturity schemes), 2 liquid schemes, 5 ETFs and 6 domestic FoFs, as of June 30, 2021. Its flagship schemes include Aditya Birla Sun Life Frontline Equity Fund and Aditya Birla Sun Life Corporate Bond Fund, both of which have grown to become leading funds in India.
Size & Market Share
During the past decade, the top 5 AMCs have held an average of approximately 55% of the industry’s AUM. HDFC AMC, ICICI Prudential AMC, and Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC have consistently featured in the list of top 5 AMCs by AUM, supported by their wide distribution channels and parentage of large corporate entities.
Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC was the 4th largest fund house as of June 2021. The company’s AUM recorded a CAGR of ~15% between March 2016 and June 2021, slightly lower than the industry growth of ~19% CAGR during the same period. Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC retained its market share (in terms of overall AUM) of ~10% between March 2016 and March 2019. However, its market share, in terms of monthly average AUM, declined slightly between March 2016 and June 2021. The company however ranked as the largest non-bank affiliated AMC in India by Quarterly Average AUM since March 2018, and among the 4 largest AMCs in India by QAAUM since September 2011.
Source of Revenue
The bulk of revenue is generated from the management fees for the funds managed. The management fees from funds account for ~90% of the total income of the company.
As of June 30, 2021, the company had 194 branches in India (and 3 outside India), spread over 27 states and 6 union territories. As of the same date, it had 50 branches (25.70% of total locations) located across North India, 46 branches (24.65% of total locations) located across South India, 40 branches (21.13% of its total locations) located across East India, and 58 branches (28.52% of total locations) located across West India.
Its distribution network included over 66,000 KYD-compliant mutual fund distributors, over 240 national distributors, and over 100 banks/financial intermediaries, as of June 30, 2021. Of its total equity, debt and liquid QAAUM as of June 30, 2021, the direct marketing efforts contributed to 46.86%, MF Distributors contributed to 30.18%, national distributors contributed to 14.37%, and banks/financial intermediaries contributed to 8.59%.
Aditya Birla Capital Limited (holding 51% stake) and Sun Life (India) AMC Investments Inc. (holding 49% stake) are the company promoters.
- Reasonably large AUM size to enjoy the benefit of operating leverage
- Present in the industry with growth tailwind in long term.
- Strong Promoter backing
- AMC being a cyclical business performs poorly during bear markets
- The increase in popularity of low margin products like ETFs and index funds has reduced the profitability
- Regulatory caps can impact growth/profitability.
|IPO Open Date||Sep 29, 2021|
|IPO Close Date||Oct 1, 2021|
|Basis of Allotment Date||Oct 6, 2021|
|Refunds Initiation||Oct 7, 2021|
|A credit of Shares to Demat Account||Oct 8, 2021|
|IPO Listing Date||Oct 11, 2021|
|Sep 29, 2021||0.00x||0.14x||1.09x||0.31x||0.56x|
|Sep 30, 2021||0.06x||0.40x||2.00x||0.71x||1.08x|
|Oct 1, 2021||10.36x||4.39x||3.22x||1.68x||5.24x|
When will the Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC IPO open?
Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC IPO will open for subscription on Wednesday, September 29th, and closes on Friday, October 1st.
What is the price band of Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC IPO?
The price band for Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC IPO is Rs. 734-744/share.
What is the lot size for Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC IPO?
Retail investors can subscribe to the IPO minimum lot size is 20 shares, up to a maximum of 13 lots i.e. Rs. 1,85,120/-.
What is the issue size of Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC IPO?
The total issue size is ~ Rs. 2768 Cr.
What is the quota reserved for retail investors in Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC IPO?
The quota for retail investors in Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC IPO is fixed at 35% of the net offer.
When will the basis of allotment be out?
Allotment will be finalized on October 6th and refunds will be initiated by October 7th. Shares allotment will be credited in Demat accounts by October 8th.
What is the listing date of Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC IPO?
The tentative listing date of Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC IPO is Monday, October 11th .
Where could we check the Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC IPO allotment?
One can check the subscription status on Link Intime India Private Ltd.
What does Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC do?
Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC is an asset management company, that manages funds across equity, debt, and ETF.
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