Utkarsh Small Finance Bank IPO

Utkarsh Small Finance Bank is among the most profitable SFBs in India and among the leading SFBs in terms of return on assets and had the highest return on equity among SFBs in India in Fiscal 2020. The bank is headquartered in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh and has over the years expanded its SFB operations strategically in states where it has been able to leverage the prior microfinance experience of UCL.

The bank has filed a DRHP worth over Rs.1,350 crore with SEBI. The issue consists of a fresh issue worth Rs.750 crore and an offer for sale of equity shares worth around Rs.600 crore. The bank is considered a pre-IPO placement of Rs.250 crore which will be deducted from the amount of fresh issue.

The bank proposes to utilize the net proceeds from the fresh issue towards augmenting its Tier –1 capital base to meet its future capital requirements. Further, the proceeds from the fresh issue will also be used towards meeting the expenses in relation to the offer.

Utkarsh Small Financial Bank IPO Important Dates:-

Opening Date

12th July, 2023

Closing Date

14th July, 2023

Price Band

₹ 23 - ₹ 25      

Issue Size

₹ 500 Cr

Face Value

₹ 10/- Per Share       

Market Lot

600 Shares and in multiple thereof

Listing at NSE, BSE

IPO Open Date Wednesday, 12 July 2023
IPO Close Date Friday, 14 July 2023
Allotment Date Wednesday, 19 July 2023
Initiation Of Refunds Thursday, 20 July 2023
Credit Of Shares To
Demat Account
Friday, 21 July 2023
IPO Listing Date Monday, 24 July 2023
UPI Mandate Expiry Date 5 PM on Jul 14, 2023

Other Details of Utkarsh Small Financial Bank Ltd IPO

Particulars (in Rs. Crores) FY 2019 FY 2020 FY 2021
Net profit for the year 110.8 186.74 111.81
Average Shareholders’ Equity 694.03 919.16 1119.40
Total Average Assets 5014.23 7447.50 10690
Net profit as a percentage of Total Average Assets 2.21% 2.51% 1.05%
Net profit as a percentage of Average Shareholders’ Equity 15.97% 20.32% 9.99%
Average shareholders’ Equity as a % of Total Average Assets. Gross Loan Portfolio 13.84% 12.34% 10.47%
Gross Loan Portfolio 47,415.50 66,599.99 84,156.60
Advances 46,681.66 62,815.97 82,168.58
Net profit as a percentage of Gross Loan Portfolio 2.34% 2.80% 1.33%
Net profit as a percentage of advances 2.37% 2.97% 1.36%

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Why should you invest in the Utkarsh Small Finance Bank Limited IPO?

Below are your top reasons:

  • As of September 2021, Utkarsh Small Finance Bank Limited has had nearly 2.74 million customers including customers of credit and deposit.
  • Most of their customers hail from semi-urban and rural areas of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Jharkhand contributing to 41.91%, 27.32%, and 6.74% of the total gross loan portfolio respectively.

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Deep understanding of microfinance segment and strong rural and semi-urban franchise

Diversified distribution network with significant cross-selling opportunities

Robust risk management and effective operations resulting in superior asset quality


Inability to comply with stringent regulatory requirements and prudential norms, regulations and norms may have an adverse effect on business, results of operations, financial condition and cash flows

Inability to access sources of funds in an acceptable and timely manner or any disruption in the access to funds would adversely impact results of operations, financial condition and cash flows

Decrease in the value of the collateral or delay in enforcing collateral when borrowers default on their obligations, may result in failure to recover the expected value of collateral security exposing us to potential loss

How to apply for Utkarsh Small Finance Bank Limited IPO ?

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Frequently asked questions

  • An IPO also known as initial pulic offering or stock launch is a process when a private company sale its shares to public for the first time. Learn more about IPO at our knowledge centre.

  • Utkarsh Small Finance Bank Limited has filed a DRHP worth over Rs.1,350 crore, with SEBI. The issue consists of a new issue worth Rs.750 crore and an offer to sell equity shares worth around Rs.600 crore.

  • A lot size is the minimum number of shares that an investor has to bid for. A lot size differs for each IPO and is fixed by the company.

  • IPO Price Band is the price range within which investors can bid for the shares. The minimum price is called the floor price and the maximum price is called the cap price.

  • Issue size is the total value of an IPO. It is calculated by multiplying the number of shares offered by the company by the issue price per share.

  • You will receive an email on your registered email id if the IPO shares are allotted to you. Alternatively, you can also visit the registrar of the company’s official website and provide the details as asked in the allotment status section of the website.

  • IPOs, as such, do not have any taxes. You are taxed only when you decide to sell the IPO shares. Any monetary profit you make while selling the IPO shares is referred to as ‘capital gains’.

    Capital gains tax is charged depending on how long you held the shares for. If you owned the shares for less than 12 months, it is considered as short-term capital gains and if it is over 12 months, it is referred as long-term capital gains.

    Tax on short-term capital gains is 15%. It is 10% for equity gains in the long run (over 12 months). Do remember that you are taxed if the equity proceeds exceed Rs 1 lakh.