Initial Public Offering or IPO is the process undertaken by the private companies to go public by selling it stocks to the general public. The companies going public are not obliged to repay the capital to the investors.
The capital raised by the company through the IPO is used for a bunch of activities like as a working capital, for repayment of debt, for acquisition and much more.
The ‘issuer’ or the company going public does so with the help of an investment bank after which the shares of the company with upcoming IPO are traded in the open market.
The investors can easily apply for the upcoming IPO stocks by filling an application form.
If you are confused about where to find these forms, then no need to be as these forms are available with stockbrokers free of cost. Apart from contacting a stockbrokers, investors can also apply to these IPOs through online stock brokers like ICICI bank, Reliance Money etc.
Adding to your knowledge, let me tell you, that upcoming IPOs are those IPOs which have already been drafted with SEBI or have been already approved by SEBI and their respective date of issue is out.
These companies with upcoming IPOs have revealed their red herring prospectus.
Below is the list of latest upcoming IPOs or the most recent IPOs for your reference.
List of Upcoming IPO
Some Important terms related to IPO
Initial public offering (IPO)or stock market launch is a type of public offering in which shares of a company are sold to institutional investors and usually also retail investors.
It is the stock exchange where the shares of the IPO proposed are listed.
Mainly, the IPOs are listed on NSE and BSE.
IPO Open Date and IPO Close Date:
It is the opening and the closing date of the upcoming IPO process during which the investors can apply for it.
Lot size is the minimum count of shares for which the investors can apply in an IPO.
It is the price per equity share.
There are two types of IPOs with respect to issue prices namely book building and fixed price.
A book building IPO is the one which has a price range and the investors are required to bid within that range of the IPO. On the other hand, a fixed price IPO has a specific fixed price to bid.
It is the total monetary value of the IPO.
The formula for calculating the issue size is number of shares offered*issue price per share.
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