E-commerce firm Indiamart Intermesh zooms about 40% on market debut
BENGALURU - Shares ofIndiamartIntermesh Ltd surged nearly 40% on their first day of trade on Thursday, underscoring investor confidence in thee-commercefirm following its 4.76 billion rupee ($69.12 million)initial public offering(IPO).
The operator of Indiamart.com, which according toKPMGis the nation's largest wholesale online marketplace with about 60% market, saw its stock rise to 1,338 rupees, compared to its issue price of 973 rupees.
The IPO, which saw investors such asIntel Capital, Amadeus and Accion Frontier Inclusion to sell their stake through an offer for sale, was subscribed over 36 times last week.
Indiamart is also the first company to launch its IPO in the new term of Narendra Modi's government.