Crystal Crop Protection IPO – Review, Allotment Status, Subscription, Price, Date & more

Crystal Crop Protection IPO is a new IPO drafted with SEBI. Crystal Crop Protection Limited, a manufacturer of crop protection products, is all set to float an IPO which includes fresh issue as well as secondary issue. Lets have a read here about the IPO release date, IPO offer price, IPO subscription, IPO allotment, grey market price and other details like the company’s background, its financial positions, its promoters and other related things.


Crystal Crop Protection IPO Review & Ratings

Crystal Crop Protection IPO Ratings & Review
CriteriaRatings
Industry Sentiments7.1/10
Industry Ranking7.4/10
Company Background7.2/10
Company Reputation7.3/10
Competitive Edge7.3/10
Financial Statements7.2/10
Popularity Index7.4/10
Promoters Reputation7.2/10
Retail Appetite7.3/10
Top Brokers Review7.3/10
Overall Ratings7.3/10
Star Ratings★★★☆☆

Summary of Crystal Crop Protection IPO

crystal crop protection ipoCrystal Crop Protection is a R&D based manufacturer of crop protection products. It is also engaged in the marketing of its own products. They have diversified business from manufacturing and marketing domestic agrochemicals into manufacturing and distribution of seeds, and the distribution of agri-equipment and exports of agrochemical products.

Crystal Crop Protection is all set to raise funds to the extent of Rs. 1,000 crores. This includes a fresh offer to the tune of Rs. 545 crores and secondary issue of Rs. 455 Crores i.e. being sold by the current shareholders/promoters of the company.

The Crystal Crop Protection IPO has appointed multiple lead managers. These include ICICI Securities, Axis Capital, HSBC Securities, Nomura Financial and SMC Capital Limited. The registrar to the offer is Link Intime.


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Crystal Crop Protection IPO Date

The release date for Crystal Crop Protection IPO has not been disclosed or announced yet. The dates would be updated once the prospectus gets all the requisite approvals. This section would be accordingly updated.

Crystal Crop Protection IPO Date

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The details about subscription of the Crystal Crop Protection IPO would be updated post the release of the IPO.

Crystal Crop Protection IPO Allotment Status

The allotment status section gives information regarding the extent to which he shares have been allotted to the subscribers. Thus, the details of subscription and allotment would be updated post the release of IPO.

Crystal Crop Protection IPO Price Band

The offer price for Crystal Crop Protection IPO is not yet decided. The offer price would be released a few weeks before the offer opens. This section would be updated accordingly.

Crystal Crop Protection IPO Issue Size

Crystal Crop Protection IPO is aiming to raise funds to the extent of Rs. 1,000 crores. This entire fund is not through fresh issue – rather only Rs. 545 is through fresh issue of shares. The balance Rs. 455 crores is to be raised from Offer for Sale scheme wherein the promoters and the current shareholders of the company are selling their stake.

Crystal Crop Protection IPO Equity Share Offerings

The number of equity shares being offered by Crystal Crop Protection IPO is not yet disclosed. The details would be updated here, once the prospectus gets finalised.


Crystal Crop Protection Limited – Company Overview

Crystal Crop Protection Limited was incorporated on July 13, 1994 as Jai Bharat Crop Chemical Private Limited and they have been involved in the crop protection business. It is are a R&D based crop protection manufacturing and marketing company.

Their products cater to the entire lifecycle of crops, from sowing to harvesting. The crop protection company provides crop protection solutions to the Indian farmer to assist them to maximize productivity and profitability. Crystal Crop Protection Limited has integrated operations, from undertaking R&D of new molecules to manufacturing and delivering products to farmers across India through their own extensive distribution network.

The company has diversified business from manufacturing and marketing domestic agrochemicals into manufacturing and distribution of seeds, and the distribution of agri-equipment and exports of  agrochemical products.

Members of Crystal Crop Protection Limited:

  • Nand Kishore Aggarwal (Executive Chairman)
  • Ankur Aggarwal (Managing Director)
  • Anil Jain (Executive Director – Strategy and Operations)
  • Mohit Kumar Goel (Whote-time Director)

Competitive strengths of Crystal Crop Protection Limited:

  • Deep sales and distribution penetration
  • Ability to develop brands
  • Strong R&D based innovative product portfolio
  • Strong registration capabilities
  • Leading institutional business
  • Long-term relationships with suppliers of raw materials
  • Experienced Promoters and management team

Business strategies of Crystal Crop Protection Limited:

  • Invest in R&D capabilities to further diversify product portfolio
  • Continue to obtain registrations to increase our portfolio of products
  • Grow agrochemicals business with new products and brands
  • Augmenting our manufacturing capabilities
  • Grow our seeds, agri-equipment and exports businesses
  • Invest in inorganic growth opportunities
  • Invest in product launches and brand development

Crystal Crop Protection Limited – Financial Statements

A summary of the financial position of the company has been tabulated below:

Assets of the Company

Assets (in INR & Millions)
 Mar’17Mar’16Mar’15Mar’14Mar’13
Non-Current Asset2,8192,7312,3972,2952,031
Current Asset8,7327,3099,7469,0015,842
Total Asset11,55210,04012,14211,2967,873

Revenue & PAT of the Company

Revenue & Profits (in INR & Millions)
 Mar’17Mar’16Mar’15Mar’14Mar’13
Total Revenue130961041613067118978928
Profit after Tax (PAT)8511736861483903

Earnings per Equity Share

Earning per Equity Share (in INR)
 Mar’17Mar’16Mar’15Mar’14Mar’13
Basic5.961.144.529.785.95
Diluted5.961.144.529.785.95

The company’s revenue has certainly seen a decent growth but the PAT has been quite fluctuating. The EPS indicator though fetches a reliable tag for the company.


Crystal Crop Protection Limited Promoters

The promoters of Crystal Crop Protection are:

  • Nand Kishore Aggarwal
  • Ankur Aggarwal
  • Kanak Aggarwal
  • Komal Agarwal
  • Nand Kishore Aggarwal HUF

Promoters’ interest in the company:

The Promoters are interested in the Company to the extent that they have promoted Company and to the extent of their shareholding in Company and the dividend payable, if any and other distributions in respect of the Equity Shares held by them. Further, they may be interested to the extent of Equity Shares that may be subscribed or allotted to the companies, firms and trusts, in which they are interested as directors, members, partners, trustees and promoters, pursuant to the Offer.

Nand Kishore Aggarwal and Ankur Aggarwal, are Directors of our Company and may be deemed to be interested to
the extent of remuneration and reimbursement of expenses payable to them as per terms of their appointment as Directors of the Company and to the extent of remuneration paid to them for services rendered as an officer or employee of the Company.

Promoters’ interest in the property of the company:

Promoters have no interest, whether direct or indirect, in any property acquired by the Company. Company acquired a portion of land admeasuring 0.85 acres on which part of manufacturing facility in Sonepat, Haryana, is located from one of Promoters, namely, Nand Kishore Aggarwal HUF, pursuant to a sale deed dated February 8 2017 for an aggregate consideration of ₹ 10.06 million.


Crystal Crop Protection IPO Offer Details or Issue Details

OfferUp to [●] Equity Shares (of face value of ₹ 10 each), aggregating up to ₹ 1,000 crore
Of which
Fresh IssueUp to [●] Equity Shares (of face value of ₹ 10 each), aggregating up to ₹ 545 crore
Offer for saleUp to [●] Equity Shares (of face value of ₹ 10 each), aggregating up to ₹ 455 crore
The offer comprises:
A) QIB PortionNot more than [●] Equity Shares (of face value of ₹ 10 each)
Of which
(i) Anchor Investor Protection[●] Equity Shares (of face value of ₹ 10 each)
Of which:
(a) Mutual Funds[●] Equity Shares (of face value of ₹ 10 each)
(b) Other QIBs[●] Equity Shares (of face value of ₹ 10 each)
(ii) Balance available for allocation to QIBs other than Anchor Investors (assuming Anchor Investor Portion
is fully subscribed)
[●] Equity Shares (of face value of ₹ 10 each)
Of which:
(a) Available for allocation to Mutual Funds only (5% of the QIB Portion excluding Anchor Investor Portion)[●] Equity Shares (of face value of ₹ 10 each)
(b) Balance for all QIBs including Mutual Funds[●] Equity Shares (of face value of ₹ 10 each)
B) Non-Institutional PortionNot less than [●] Equity Shares (of face value of ₹ 10 each)
C) Retail PortionNot less than [●] Equity Shares (of face value of ₹ 10 each)
Equity Shares outstanding prior to the offer142,823,855 Equity Shares (of face value of ₹ 10 each)
Equity Shares outstanding after the Offer[●] Equity Shares (of face value of ₹ 10 each)

Crystal Crop Protection IPO Issue Object

Crystal Crop Protection IPO proceeds are expected to be used for the following purposes:

  • Prepayment/ repayment of certain working capital facilities availed by Company
  • Funding acquisitions and other strategic initiatives
  • General corporate purposes

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Crystal Crop Protection IPO Basis for offer price

The offer price is generally decided on the basis of various parameters. This process is undertaken between the Company and the lead managers. The process is based on assessment of market demand for the Equity Shares offered through the Book Building Process and on the basis of quantitative and qualitative factors.

The relevant qualitative factors are:

  • Deep sales and distribution penetration
  • Ability to develop brands
  • Strong R&D based innovative product portfolio
  • Strong registration capabilities
  • Leading institutional business
  • Long-term relationships with suppliers of raw materials
  • Experienced Promoters and management team

The relevant quantitative factors are:

  • EPS – The weighted average EPS for Crystal Crop Protection for the latest 3 years is 4.11
  • PE ratio or the price earning ratio
  • RoNW – Return on net worth for Crystal Crop Protection (on a weighted average basis) is 9.28%
  • Net Asset Value – The Net Asset Value for March 31, 2017 is 53.31
  • Industry Peers – Based on EPS, the company ranks 6th with companies like PI Industries, Excel Cropcare and Dhanuka taking the lead.

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Crystal Crop Protection IPO Lead Managers

Lead Managers
ICICI Securities Limited
Axis Capital Limited
HSBC Securities and Capital Markets (India) Private Limited
Nomura Financial Advisory and Securities (India) Private Limited
SMC Capitals Limited

Crystal Crop Protection IPO Registrar to the Offer

Registrar of the Offer
Link Intime Private Limited

Crystal Crop Protection IPO Review by Top 10 Stock Brokers

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Angel Broking7.2/107.3/107.2/107.1/107.1/10
Sharekhan7.2/107.1/107.6/107.1/107.2/10
Kotak Securities7.3/107.2/107.3/107.1/107.3/10
ICICI Direct7.3/107.3/107.7/107.1/107.1/10
IIFL7.2/107.2/107.8/107.0/107.1/10
Edelweiss7.2/107.3/107.3/107.3/107.2/10
Zerodha7.3/107.1/107.2/107.1/107.0/10
5Paisa7.1/107.1/107.3/107.1/107.1/10
Karvy7.3/107.3/107.2/107.1/107.1/10
Motilal Oswal7.1/107.1/107.6/107.3/107.2/10

Crystal Crop Protection IPO Grey Market Premium

The general trend is that the grey market opens 15 days before the release of the IPO. Also, the grey market price or the kostak prices also start floating across only 15 days prior to the release of the IPO. Hence , this detail would be available only after a short while.


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Crystal Crop Protection IPO News

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