Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences files Rs 700 crore IPO papers

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New Delhi: Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences has filed preliminary papers with capital markets regulator Sebi to raise Rs 700 crore through an initial share-sale.

The initial public offering (IPO) comprises a fresh issue of shares aggregating up to Rs 200 crore and an offer for sale of up to 21,340,931 equity shares from promoters and existing shareholders, according to draft red herring prospectus filed with Sebi.

According to merchant banking sources, the IPO is expected to fetch Rs 700 crore.

The proceeds from the fresh issue will be used to repay debt of the company and its subsidiaries.

Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) is one of the largest corporate healthcare groups in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in terms of the number of patients treated and treatments offered.

It operates nine multi-specialty hospitals under the ‘KIMS Hospitals’ brand, with an aggregate bed capacity of 3,064, including over 2,500 operational beds as of December 31, 2020.

KIMS Hospitals offer healthcare services across over 25 specialties and super specialties, including cardiac sciences, oncology, neurosciences, gastric sciences, orthopaedics, organ transplantation, renal sciences and mother and child care.

Kotak Mahindra Capital, Axis Capital, Credit Suisse Securities and IIFL Securities have been appointed as book running lead managers to the issue.

The equity shares are proposed to be listed on the BSE and the NSE.