Mortgage lender HDFC Ltd on Friday said it will raise up to Rs 5,000 crore by issuing bonds on private placement basis.The issue size is of Rs 2,000 crore, with an option to retain oversubscription of Rs 3,000 crore, HDFC said in a regulatory filing. The secured redeemable non-convertible debentures will be open for bidding on September 8, 2020, and will close on the same day. The lender said the eligible investors would be only the persons who are specifically addressed through communication to apply for the debentures.The redemption date of the bonds, carrying a coupon of 4.95 per cent to be paid annually, is September 9, 2022. According to HDFC, the object of the issue is to augment the long-term resources of the Corporation. The proceeds of the present issue would be utilised for financing/refinancing the housing finance business requirements of the corporation.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021