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Capital market services

Capital Market Services cater to those plans and proposals of a company, where by virtue of the corporate being a listed entity or proposing to become one, the proposed transactions need to be carried out in a systematic manner and following the applicable guidelines, if any, issued by the market regulator. The services include planning of a transaction, due diligence, obtaining necessary approvals from the authorities concerned, and execution of chain of transactions in a planned and required manner.

Our capital market service offerings can be broadly categorized under the following heads:-

  • Management of Capital Issues: We undertake management of all types of capital issues - Initial Public Offers, follow-on public offers, rights issues, Qualified Institutions Placement involving placement of listed companies’ equity or instruments convertible into equity with QIBs. Arihant can act as Lead Managers / BRLM / Co-BRLM, undertake the entire responsibility of managing any type of capital issue and render complete range of issue management services commencing right from capital structuring to listing of the capital on the stock exchanges. Through a process of analysis and strategic guidance, our Division can help companies evaluate their most attractive financing options and assist them with the process of achieving a public listing duly meeting regulatory requirements and standards.
  • Management of Open Offers: We offer our services to act as managers to open offers in respect of substantial acquisition of shares of listed companies.
  • Managers for de-listing / buyback offers: We handle assignments for reverse book building in respect of de-listing of shares, buyback offers etc., as per SEBI regulations.
  • Other services: Arihant offers its expertise in certification of fair value of shares for purposes of listing / re-listing of shares on stock exchanges; act as Merchant Bankers for implementation of ESOPs, carry out valuation of IPRs/know-how for issuance of Sweat Equity etc.
Corporate finance

Our Division provides growth oriented companies with a complete range of investment banking services. We can help meet their expanding capital needs with our knowledge of the financial and capital markets. Our team members are well experienced in structuring and raising both debt and equity capital for mid-sized growing corporates. Our team has nurtured relationships with financing sources and financial intermediaries which allow us to organize debt and equity funds for our clients.

Whether a company’s capital needs are simple or complex, we have the experience for creating a financing plan, preparing the project report or the offering document, locating and obtaining the necessary funds, and closing the transaction in a timely professional manner. Throughout the process, we will work closely with our clients to evaluate the funding proposals, negotiate financing terms with lenders and investors, and to resolve all matters necessary to close the transaction.

The corporate finance services are broadly categorized as under:-

  • Private Equity Investments: We organize placement of unlisted / listed equity capital / FCCBs of growth oriented companies with Private Equity Funds, venture funds, HNIs and other strategic investors. We look for companies in growth mode, having management that is capable of moving to the next stage with the addition of capital and management expertise. Such investments and managerial support facilitate corporates to enhance enterprise value through affiliations, additional business opportunities and operating synergies.
  • Debt Syndication: We undertake syndication of project finance, working capital finance, corporate loans, and placement of debentures, commercial paper and other securitized debts. We also have in-house know-how and capabilities to organize overseas debt funding in the form of ECBs.
  • Bulk deals of Equity: We organize placement / bulk deals of equity of listed companies with institutions / HNIs / other investors through secondary market deals.
Strategic advisory services

Strategic advisory services relate to those aspects of a company’s plans which involve strategic business decisions such as expansion, diversification, acquisition, merger / demerger, business restructure, joint venture, sale of undertaking etc. To offer strategic advisory services, an investment banker needs to have thorough knowledge of the applicable regulations, ability to analyze and research about the industry and the entity in particular and a vision towards future which will assist the corporate entity in crystallizing a strategy and planning, executing and achieving the desired financial and operational objectives. Our merchant banking team has hands-on experience in rendering these services to a host of corporates. Arihant’s strong in-house research team further supplements the Division’s capabilities in this regard.

Our advisory services include the following:-

  • Project Advisory Services: Advice on selection of new projects / expansion or diversification plans, location, technology, JV partner, structuring of means of finance, ownership / shareholding pattern, preparation of DPRs etc.
  • Corporate Restructuring / Business Reorganization: Arihant offers expert advice on business restructuring and re-organisation which may involve restructuring of debt and equity, demerger or consolidation of business, amalgamation / acquisition of new business, either as part of growth plan or as rehabilitation-cum-revival plan.
  • Mergers / Takeovers / Slump-sale of Business: We advise clients on mergers / takeovers and other forms of acquisition and assist them in going through the entire process in a hassle-free, time bound plan of action. We also organize slump-sale of businesses at optimal valuation maintaining deal confidentiality right through.
  • Other related services: Arihant offers its expertise in conducting due diligence for transactions involving takeover, mergers, equity investments etc. Besides, we also offer our services selectively for preparation of information memorandum and other required documents for clients / circulation among concerned market players.