Mumbai: Food-delivery and restaurant-discovery platform Zomato Ltd. is expected to advance its listing date from July 27 to July 26 or as early as July 23, two people familiar with the matter told ET, in what is among the largest public issues in India.

“The listing may be as early as Friday…however, there are multiple processes which are yet to be closed,” said a person in the know. Zomato’s previous listing date was July 27.

Last week, Zomato’s initial public offering (IPO)
was subscribed 40.38 times, generating demand of Rs 2.13 lakh crore, the most in 11 years and the third highest in Indian capital market history. The IPO opened on July 14 and closed on July 16.

It is also the first new-age internet startup to tap the Indian public markets, setting the tone for a clutch of other companies to follow, including
Policybazaar and

Zomato shares with face value of Re 1 were offered in a price band of Rs 72-76 apiece. The issue comprised a fresh issue of equity of as much as Rs 9,000 crore and an offer for sale (OFS) worth Rs 375 crore by existing investor Info Edge (India). At the upper end of the price band, the company will command a market capitalisation of nearly Rs 64,500 crore.

had raised Rs 4,197 crore from 186 anchor investors ahead of the IPO by allocating 552.2 million shares at Rs 76 apiece.

Signalling the massive internet for the public issue, the issue drew a record number of anchor investors and the
second highest number of applications. Investors bid for almost 27.51 billion shares of Zomato on the BSE and NSE against the issue size of 681.4 million.

The retail investors’ portion was subscribed 7.87 times, while the figure was 54.71 times for qualified institutional buyers (QIB). The amount reserved for non-institutional investors, or high net-worth individuals (HNIs), was subscribed 34.80 times. The employee quota was undersubscribed, with demand at 68% of the shares set aside for them.


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