Global Surfaces, a leading manufacturer of decorative laminates and veneers, has recently launched its initial public offering (IPO) and garnered massive investor interest. The company has received an overwhelming response from the market, and all eyes are now on its shares listing after allotment. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at Global Surfaces IPO and its latest grey market premium (GMP), along with other essential details that investors need to know.
What is Global Surfaces IPO?
Global Surfaces is a Mumbai-based company that manufactures and distributes decorative laminates and veneers used in furniture, interior decoration, and construction industries. The company has established a strong market presence in India and exports its products to over 100 countries worldwide. Global Surfaces IPO opened on March 7, 2023, and closed on March 9, 2023, with a price range of Rs 900-1000 per share. The company aimed to raise Rs 1500 crore through the IPO, which was oversubscribed by more than 10 times.
Allotment and listing dates
Global Surfaces IPO allotment is expected to take place on March 15, 2023. The shares will be credited to the investors’ Demat accounts on March 17, 2023. The company’s shares are likely to be listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on March 21, 2023.
Grey market premium (GMP) for Global Surfaces IPO
Grey market premium (GMP) refers to the premium or the difference between the IPO price and the price at which the shares are traded in the grey market. The grey market is an unofficial platform where the shares of the company are traded before the official listing. The GMP for Global Surfaces IPO is currently at Rs 350-400 per share, which is a positive sign for the investors. A high GMP indicates strong demand for the shares, and the investors can expect good returns on their investment.
Financial performance and future prospects
Global Surfaces has demonstrated a consistent financial performance over the years, with a revenue growth rate of 10-15% annually. The company has a strong market presence in India and has been expanding its operations globally. It has recently acquired a laminates manufacturing unit in Europe, which will further strengthen its market position in the continent. The company has also invested in R&D to develop new products and enhance its manufacturing capabilities.
The share allotment basis for Global Surfaces Limited’s initial public offering (IPO) has been decided, and all eyes are now on the company’s anticipated share listing this week. As of Wednesday, March 15, 2023, the last day of the offer, the issue had been subscribed 12.21 times. 9.46 crore equity shares were offered, however only 77.49 lakh were actually sold. The company set a price range of $133 to $140 per share.
Shares of Global Surface are currently fetching premium (GMP) 12 in the gray market, according to market experts. On Thursday, March 23, 2023, the company’s shares are anticipated to list on the two major stock exchanges, BSE & NSE.