Everything You Need to Know About the Paytm IPO

Paytm finally filed its DRHP (Draft Red Herring Prospectus) with SEBI for Rs. 16,600 crores public offering, this will be the largest IPO ever in India, eclipsing Coal India’s Rs. 15,500 crore IPO in 2010.

About the company:

Paytm is India’s leading digital financial services company that offers full-stack payments & financial solutions to consumers and merchants. The company provides services such as;

Payment Services; which include online bill payments, mobile top-ups, and money transfers amongst others.

Commerce and cloud services include ticketing, travel, entertainment, gaming, food delivery, ride-hailing, and more.

Financial services; such as mobile banking, lending, insurance, and wealth management.

A snapshot of Paytm’s Key Financial and Operational Performance Indicators:

Column1 FY2019 (₹ Crores) FY2020 (₹ Crores) FY2021 (₹ Crores)
GMV 2,29,200 3,03,200 4,03,300
Revenue from operations 3,232 3,280.8 2802.4
- Payment and financial services 1,696 1,907 2,109
- Commerce and cloud services 1,537 1,119 693
- Other operating revenue - 255 -
Contribution Profit -1,998 -2,378 363
EBITDA -4211.5 -2468.3 -1654.8

Issue Size:

The Rs. 16,600 crore public offer comprises a fresh issue of equity shares worth Rs, 8,300 crores and an offer for sale of Rs, 8,300 crores from selling shareholders.

Can a loss-making firm launch an IPO?

Yes, it can. However, the portion of the IPO reserved for the retail category changes from the usual 35% to 10% of the overall issue size. We’ve covered the details in this post.

When will the Paytm IPO launch?

The timeline of the IPO is yet to be disclosed. Once it is, you’ll be able to check it on this page.

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what is the price ?

Not known yet. Price band and other details will be released once IPO is scheduled for launch.