Muktinath Krishi Company Limited is concluding the issuance of its Initial Public Offering (IPO) for Foreign Nepalese Immigrants today, marking the 24th of Kartik as the closing date. The IPO was initiated on the 10th of Kartik, 2080.
With an issued capital of Rs. 70 Crores, the company plans to issue 14,00,000 unit shares worth Rs. 14 Crores to the general public, constituting 20% of the total capital. Specifically, 10% of these shares, totaling 140,000 units, have been earmarked for Nepalese citizens working abroad, and the application period for this segment is set to close today.
NIMB Ace Capital serves as the appointed issue manager for this IPO. Interested applicants can apply for a minimum of 10 units and a maximum of 1,000 units. According to information from the Central Depository and Clearing Company (CDSC), the IPO has garnered substantial interest, with 32,883 applicants applying for a total of 7,70,900 units. Consequently, the issue has been oversubscribed by 5.50 times as of now.
ICRA Nepal has reaffirmed the issuer rating of Muktinath Krishi Company Limited at [ICRANP-IR] BB- (pronounced ICRA NP Issuer Rating Double B minus). This rating implies a moderate risk of default regarding the timely servicing of financial obligations for the company.
Muktinath Krishi Company is closely associated with Muktinath Bikash Bank, being the first public agricultural company established in 2075. The company’s mission is to play a managerial role in the agricultural value chain through campaigns such as “Krishak sanga Muktinath” and “Upabhoktaa sanga Muktinath,” aiming to enhance Nepal’s agricultural economy. Operating across more than 70 districts, with over 200 distribution channels and Agricultural Resource Centers, the company provides goods and services to support agricultural development nationwide.