Panther Tyres Limited: over-subscribed by 4.4 times

Lahore (Muhammad Yasir) Panther Tyres Limited successfully raised Rs. 2,632 million through a two-day book building which saw a broad based participation from institutional and high net worth investors. The book building was over-subscribed by 4.4 times with price closing at the Rs. 65.80 per share; an increase of 40% from the floor price of Rs. 47.0 per share. The total demand received was Rs. 8,215 million against total issue size of Rs. 1,880 million; oversubscribed by Rs. 6,335 million.

Arif Habib Limited is the Lead Manager & Book Runner for this IPO. Panther Tyres Limited, established in 1983, by Mian Iftikhar Ahmed, was the first player in Pakistan to introduce local manufacturing of tyres for two and three wheelers. Over the period of time, Panther has expanded into other segments of tyres and tubes including tractors, light commercial vehicles, trucks, buses and earth movers. The book building saw participation from 497 investors which included major commercial banks, insurance companies, local and foreign institutions, asset management companies, TREC holders and high net worth individuals.

The general public will be offered shares on 3rd and 4th February at a price of Rs. 65.80 per share.