Adani Enterprises withdrawn its FPO will return money

February 2, 2023

Adani Enterprises said on February 1 that it has cancelled its Follow- On Public Offering (FPO) and will return plutocrat to its investors amid ongoing contestation after American short dealer, Hindenburg Research, indicted the company of using duty havens and flagged debt enterprises in a report.

“The Board of Directors of the Company at its meeting held moment i.e., February 1, 2023 has decided, in the interest of its subscribers, not to do with the farther public offer (FPO) of equity shares adding up to Rs20,000 crore of face value Rs 1 each on incompletely paid- up base, which was completely subscribed,” Adani Enterprises said in an exchange form.Gautam Adani, Chairman, Adani Enterprises said that the decision was taken amid the oscillations the group’s stocks saw during the day’s trading.

“The Board takes this occasion to thank all the investors for your support and commitment to our FPO. The subscription for the FPO closed successfully history. Despite the volatility in the stock over the last week, your faith and belief in the Company, its business and its operation has been extremely reassuring and humbling. Thank you,” Adani said in a press statement.

He added” still, moment the request has been unknown, and our stock price has changed over the course of the day. Given these extraordinary circumstances, the Company’s board felt that going ahead with the issue won’t be innocently correct. The interest of the investors is consummate and hence to isolate them from any implicit fiscal losses, the Board has decided not to go ahead with the FPO.”

The company is working with its Book Running Lead directors (BRLMs) to refund the proceeds entered by it in escrow and to also release the quantities blocked into investors’ bank accounts for subscription to this issue.

Adani Enterprises crashed over 26 percent to close at Rs 2,180.20 all on BSE amid report that Credit Suisse has stopped accepting bonds of Adani companies as collateral for periphery loans. Another group stock Adani Anchorages also hit 20 percent lower circuit to end at 492.15 all. The group’s fall further boosted as Ambuja Cements drooped16.56 percent to close at Rs334.60, while ACC declined 5.96 percent to Rs1,852.


The company’s record domestic stock immolation withdrawal comes after shares in the Adani group suffered a $ 92 billion crash. The bonds of the company dived to worried situations in US trading.

The ongoing plunge in shares of the group’s companies was touched off by a report from Hindenburg Research last week, which contended indecorous use by the Adani Group of using coastal duty havens and stock manipulation. The exploration establishment also raised enterprises about high debt and the valuations of the seven listed Adani companies.

Adani Group has denied the allegations, saying the short- dealer’s narrative of stock manipulation has” no base” and stems from an ignorance of law. It has always made the necessary nonsupervisory exposures, it added. The FPO, which by the end, saw 112 percent subscription, thanks to a big drive from HNI investors on the final bidding day delivered a tepid performance with the retail investors. In his statement, Gautam Adani also added that the decision won’t have any impact on the company’s being operations.

“Our balance distance is veritably healthy with strong cashflows and secure means, and we’ve an impeccable track record of servicing our debt. This decision won’t have any impact on our being operations and unborn plans. We’ll continue to concentrate on long term value creation and growth will be managed by internal supplements. Once the request stabilizes, we will review our capital request strategy. We’re veritably confident that we will continue to get your support. Thank you for your trust in us,” Adani said.

“It’s unusual for a secondary immolation like this to be canceled,” said Ben Silverman, director of exploration at Verity Data told Bloomberg. “Pulling an immolation at the last nanosecond does not inspire a lot of confidence right now.”

“The Adani family might need to pledge further shares given the drop in share prices, though they could still maintain a healthy headroom with the portion pledged at no further than 40, grounded on our computation,” Sharon Chen, credit critic at Bloomberg Intelligence, wrote in a note.