Nykaa IPO Analysis Podcast
Purpose of FSN E-Commerce Ventures Ltd IPO:
90% of the proceeds of the IPO will go to existing shareholders. The company will receive the rest utilized in the following form:
- Invest in subsidiaries to fund the setup of new retail stores (Rs.35 Cr)
- Capital expenditure for setting up new warehouse (Rs.35 Cr)
- Repayment of borrowings (Rs.130 Cr)
- Branding Expenditure (Rs.200 Cr)
About the FSN E-Commerce Ventures Ltd
FSN E-COMMERCE VENTURES (Nykaa) was incorporated in 2012 to engage in the trading of beauty and wellness products through its online portal ‘nykaa.com’. Since inception, capital and resources have been invested in designing a differentiated journey of brand discovery and building a digitally native consumer technology platform, by delivering a content-led, lifestyle retail experience for the consumers.
The company has a diverse portfolio of beauty, personal care, and fashion products, including owned brand products manufactured. As of March 31, 2021, the company offered approximately 20 Lakh SKUs from 3,826 national and international brands across business verticals
Online and offline channel: Nykaa has an online presence via website and app with cumulative downloads of 4.4 Cr in mobile apps. Warehousing: It supplies online purchases with 18 warehouses spread across 6,00,000 sq. ft. Offline presence comprises 73 physical stores across 38 cities in India.
Nykaa owns a portfolio of 13 brands. including Nykaa Naturals, Nykaa Cosmetics, Kay Beauty, Nykd by Nykaa, 20 Dresses, RSVP, Mondano, Likha, Pipa Bella.
Nykaa has been reporting stellar growth above 30-40% CAGR. We expect a similar growth trajectory over the next 3-5 years.
The company is profitable at the operating level which is quite good as it can fund a lot of growth internally. The bulk of the investment is in form of advertisement and promotion. New investment can happen in inventory if the company goes for its own brands.
Falguni Nayar (Founder, Executive Chairperson & Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer) is a post-graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and has over 26 years of experience in e-commerce, investment banking, and broking
Nihir Parekh (CEO, NykaaMan business arm of Nykaa E-Retail) is an MBA from INSEAD and has over 11 years of experience in the technology and E-commerce sector. Previously employed with Genentech Inc, USA, and GE Healthcare
Reena Chabra (CEO – Private labels) holds a Bachelor’s degree in Arts from Punjab University and has over 23 years of experience in the cosmetic and e-commerce industry. Previous employment experiences include Colorbar Cosmetics Private Limited, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Marico Industries Limited
How is the business model? Good, bad, or gruesome?
Good (Potential to become great if it can make its customer base sticky). Nykaa is an online distribution-based cosmetics brand and becoming an eCommerce platform for other branded products in beauty and fashion.
- Nykaa is seeing good traction with new visitors. From 91 lacs in 2019 to 2.03 Cr for 5 months of FY22 ending Aug’21.
- The number of visits is also up from 37.8 Cr to 66 Cr in 2021.
- The average order value is Rs. 1886 which is high enough to make delivery costs of 70-120/delivery minuscule. The delivery cost is 4-5% of the order value that the company absorbs today. Over time, Nykaa can either pass it on to consumers or start a subscription plan.
- Operations are profitable which is a positive as it can fund growth internally. It won’t need fresh funds from time to time to fund growth.
Beauty products is Rs. 1,00,000 Cr industry with a growth rate of 15%+. With just a 3% market share, the company has a lot of room to grow.
The fashion industry is even bigger at Rs. 7,00,000 Cr but more heterogeneous and can’t be assumed as Nykaa addressable market as on today. Nykaa’s share of the Fashion business is very small and scope to expand. However, the fashion industry has more Stock Keeping Units which can lead to higher inventory investments, lower turns, and hence lower return on equity. As of now the size of this business is small and the company is experimenting lot of things to conclude how it would evolve.
Online distribution is a gruesome business as big whales like Amazon and Flipkart can swallow many small ventures by beating them in delivery/price/reach. So online distribution alone will not make a cut for the longevity of the business.
What will help Nykaa: (i) Customers getting used to it, so it can start a subscription model for future stickiness (ii) offer quality & innovative products to beat out the competition.
- Strong brand and product quality
- Low-cost distribution through the online channel
- Similar quality products can be introduced by other brands or at a lower price.
- Online distribution is very competitive with large-scale players like Amazon, Flipkart.
|IPO Open Date||Oct 28, 2021|
|IPO Close Date||Nov 1, 2021|
|Basis of Allotment Date||Nov 8, 2021|
|Refunds Initiation||Nov 9, 2021|
|A credit of Shares to Demat Account||Nov 10, 2021|
|IPO Listing Date||Nov 11, 2021|
|Oct 28, 2021||1.39x||0.60x||3.50x||0.68x||1.55x|
|Oct 29, 2021||4.72x||4.17x||6.32x||1.18x||4.82x|
|Nov 01, 2021||91.18x||112.02x||12.24x||1.88x||81.78x|
When will the Nykaa IPO open?
Nykaa IPO will open for subscription on Thursday, October 28th, and closes on Monday, November 1st.
What is the price band of Nykaa IPO?
The price band for Nykaa IPO is Rs. 1085-1125/share.
What is the lot size for Nykaa IPO?
Retail investors can subscribe to the IPO minimum lot size is 12 shares, up to a maximum of 14 lots i.e. Rs. 1,89,000/-.
What is the issue size of Nykaa IPO?
The total issue size is ~ Rs. 5352 Cr.
What is the quota reserved for retail investors in Nykaa IPO?
The quota for retail investors in Nykaa IPO is fixed at 10% of the net offer.
When will the basis of allotment be out?
Allotment will be finalized on November 8th and refunds will be initiated by November 9th. Shares allotment will be credited in Demat accounts by November 10th.
What is the listing date of Nykaa IPO?
The tentative listing date of Nykaa IPO is Thursday, November 11th.
Where could we check the Nykaa IPO allotment?
One can check the subscription status on Link Intime India Private Ltd.
What does Nykaa do?
Nykaa is into online sales and distribution of cosmetics products. It has its own website, marketing, and distribution.
Who are the peers of Nykaa?
There are no direct peers of Nykaa. In unlisted space, Flipkart or Amazon India come close to Nykaa’s business model.
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