The difference between listed and unlisted stocks Everything you need to know

Investors world over are soon beginning to understand the true potential of unlisted stocks. Investing in Employee Stock Option (ESOPs), Portfolio Management Systems (PMS), and getting wealth managers to invest in pre-IPO companies have almost become buzzwords in trading circles.  So what makes unlisted stocks different from listed stocks? Unlisted stocks/financial instruments do not trade […]

Everything you need to know about unlisted stocks!

Fundamentally speaking, there are two different kinds of financial securities and instruments: One — the listed kind and two — the unlisted kind.  Company shares that are bought and sold on an official stock exchange like the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) or the National Stock Exchange (NSE) are called listed shares. Enterprises like ITC, Infosys, […]

Common stocks and preferred stocks 101

When a business is incorporated, there are different classes of stock that come into being. At the very onset of a corporate’s journey, common stocks are created. Simply put, these are default stocks that exist from the very moment of incorporation till other classes of stocks such as preferred stocks are created.  Owning common stocks […]

Mobikwik IPO decoded

MobiKwik, the 12 year old, Gurugram-based, digital transaction platform has joined the growing list of consumer internet firms like Paytm, Nykaa, Zomato and PolicyBazaar seeking to float an IPO this year.  MobiKwik’s parent company, One Mobikwik Systems filed a Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) with the market regulator SEBI to raise ₹1,900 crore.  MobiKwik is […]

Why ESOPs matter

A close look at liquidity in an ever-changing landscape Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) are increasingly finding a favourable spot in pay packages offered especially by new-age, tech startups at the time of appraisals or hiring. The aim is to keep employees motivated by giving them a sense of ownership through fair compensation and the […]

Anand Rathi Wealth gets IPO-ready

Mumbai-based firm, Anand Rathi Financial Services’ wealth management wing — Anand Rathi Wealth — filed a draft prospectus for an Initial Public Offering (IPO). This makes the firm second to IIFL Wealth, the only other listed pure wealth management company with a market capitalisation of ₹12,180 crore.  The who’s who of the IPO  The IPO […]

Accredited investors to make a debut in the Indian securities market

The Indian securities market is poised to see the growth of Accredited Investors soon, after Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) made it official in the notice dated August 3, 2021.  Accredited Investors is a popular concept in evolved asset management spaces such as the ones established in the United States of America, Singapore, […]

SEBI relaxes regulations for AIFs

The securities market watchdog, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), met on August 6, 2021 to make amends to regulations governing — Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs). The regulatory changes are said to ease compliance for AIFs while streamlining regulatory practices and enhancing flexibility in investing.  Before we deep-dive into the key highlights of the […]

The 4 Major IPOs Launching This Week

This week, four more IPOs are making their debut on Dalal Street. These include CarTrade Tech and Nuvoco Vistas Corporation. The issues for these two companies will be open for subscription between 9-11 August. Chemplast Sanmar and Aptus Value Housing Finance India will open their issues for subscription sometime from 10-12 August. What’s more, several […]

Rolex Rings IPO: What to Expect

Rolex Rings is one of the top five forging companies in India. They make bearing rings, parts of gearboxes, and automotive components such as wheel hubs, shafts and spindles. The company offers these supplies both domestically and internationally to some of the leading bearing manufacturing companies. They are also the tier-I suppliers to global auto […]