Fabindia scraps IPO plan due to market conditions

February 28, 2023

BENGALURU- Indian vesture retailer Fabindia said on Monday it has withdrawn its plan for a$ 482 million original public immolation amid rough request conditions, getting the rearmost company to scrap listing plans as interest rate worries pressure stock requests. The 62- time-old company, popular for its sustainable and traditional Indian wear and tear, said it may consider going public in the future and that several global ESG-concentrated finances had expressed an interest to invest. It didn’t give details.

Fabindia’s move to pull its IPO plans comes after e-commerce establishment Snapdeal and wearable electronics company boAt pulled their IPOs due to uncertain request conditions in the once many months, while jewellery retailer Joyalukkas also scrapped similar plans. “Sentiment is weak now. utmost of these companies are looking to raise plutocrat at advanced valuations than is possible in the request right now, and there’s no proper appetite,” said Hemang Jani, equity strategist at Motilal Oswal Financial Services.

India’s standard Nifty 50 stock indicator is down over 4% so far this time on worries that major central banks will raise rates for longer to fight persistently high affectation. Shares of Fabindia’s listed rivals Vedant Fashions, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail and Arvind Fashions are down 14%-21% this time. Fabindia in January last time said it would raise 40 billion rupees by dealing new shares worth 5 billion rupees and up to25.1 million in being shareholders’ stock in the IPO, intending to use proceeds to repay debt and redeem non-convertible debentures. ($ 1 = 82.9130 Indian rupees)

About Fabindia


Fabindia is India’s largest private platform for products that are made from traditional techniques, skills and hand-based processes. Fabindia links over 55,000 craft based rural producers to modern urban markets, thereby creating a base for skilled, sustainable rural employment, and preserving India’s traditional handicrafts in the process. Fabindia’s products are natural, craft based, contemporary, and affordable.

The Mission & The Vision

We will harness the transformative power of a well-run business committed to profitable growth in support of Fabindia’s Vision. At Fabindia we celebrate India, and endeavor to bring all that we love about India to customers around the world.

We will strengthen and support our community of customers, designers, artisans, farmers, makers and entrepreneurs inspired by India. We will give our customers products that delight them by interpreting our rich heritage and traditional knowledge, while protecting the natural environment.

Values & Guiding Principles

To remain true to our company’s history and our founder’s original Vision: “In addition to making profits, our aims are constant development of new products, a fair, equitable and helpful relationship with our producers, and the maintenance of quality on which our reputation rests.” – John Bissell

To ensure that we delight our customers with our products and service, and always make them feel that they are getting great value for their money.

To design, make and sell products with intrinsic worth that comes from the original designs, knowledge, care and skill with which these are made.

To be true to our commitment and history as an ethical and trust-worthy brand promoting a stake-holder based community model of inclusive capitalism.

To constantly share our Vision with our employees, suppliers, business associates and customers, so that we collectively ensure that all our actions are in service of our Vision, Mission and Guiding Principles.