Parag Milk Foods IPO – Let This Drink Go

  • Date 4th May 2016
  • Price range: Rs. 220-227 and Period: 4 – 6th May 2016
  • Small Cap – Rs 1900 cr. Mkt Cap
  • Industry – Dairy Foods
  • Advice: Average offering. AVOID.

IPO highlights

  • IPO is open from 4-6th May, with Issue Price band: Rs.220-227 /share, Retail Discount is Rs 12 /share
  • Shares offered to public: 3.37 cr. of Face Value: Rs. 10 per share, Market Lot is multiples of 65
  • Shares offered are 40.4% of post equity. Promoter holding will fall from 61% to 44%.
  • IPO is of Rs 767 cr. of which Rs. 467 cr. is OFS and Rs 300 cr. is a fresh issue of shares.
  • The fresh issue proceeds would be used for
    • Expansion and modernization of plants (Rs 147.7 cr.)
    • Investment in Subsidiary (Rs 2.3 cr.)
    • Repayment of Working Capital Loan (Rs 100 cr.)
    • Balance for general corporate purpose – Rs 50 cr.
  • The offering is available to institutional, non-institutional and retail in ratio of 75:15:10.



  • Parag Milk Foods (PMF) makes a range of branded milk and dairy products.
  • PMF had revenues and profits of Rs 1442 cr. and Rs 29.47 cr. in FY15. PMF’s revenue, EBITDA and PAT has grown 21.6%, 20.8% and 24.8% CAGR over the last 3-4 years.
  • They derive all of their products only from cow’s milk. Their milk processing capacity is 2 million litres per day and their cheese plant has the largest capacity in India, of 40 MT per day.
  • Their brands of ‘Gowardhan’, ‘Go’, ‘Pride of Cows’ and ‘Topp Up’ are growing fast.
  • While the market is large and the premium segment they target is attractive, there is intense competition and PMF needs to be aggressive to be a significant national player.
  • The IPO pricing has been average leaving little on the table for current investors.
  • The IPO is rated as average, and Retail Investors can AVOID it.


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