Incorporated in 2013, Aether Industries Limited is a manufacturer of speciality chemicals. The company is the sole manufacturer in India of chemicals such as 4-(2-Methoxyethyl) Phenol (4MEP), 3-Methoxy-2-Methylbenzoyl Chloride (MMBC), Thiophene-2-Ethanol (T2E), Ortho Tolyl Benzo Nitrile (OTBN), N-Octyl-D-Glucamine, Delta-Valerolactone and Bifenthrin Alcohol.
The company has three business models: Large scale manufacturing of intermediates and speciality chemicals, CRAMS (contract research and manufacturing services) and Contract manufacturing.
Aether Industries has two manufacturing sites at Sachin in Surat, Gujarat. Manufacturing Facility 1 is a 3,500 square metre facility including R&D and Hydrogenation Facilities and Pilot Plant. Manufacturing Facility 2 encompasses roughly 10,500 square metres, with an installed capacity of 6,096 MT per year spread among three buildings and 16 production streams as of September 30, 2021.
As of March 31, 2022, Aether Industries Limited’s product portfolio comprised over 25 products which were sold to over 34 global companies in 18 countries and to over 154 domestic companies. The company is the largest manufacturer of 4MEP, T2E, NODG and HEEP products in the world by volume.
- Differentiated portfolio of market-leading products.
- Focus on R&D to leverage the core competencies of chemistry and technology.
- Long-standing relationships with a diversified customer base.
- Synergistic Business Models focused on Large Scale Manufacturing, CRAMS and Contract Manufacturing.
- Focus on Quality, Environment, Health and Safety (QEHS).
- Strong and consistent financial performance.
- Experienced Promoters and Senior Management with extensive domain knowledge.
|Particulars||For the year/period ended (₹ in Million)|
|Profit After Tax||829.06||482.54||711.19||399.56||233.35|
Objects of the Issue:
The company proposes to utilise the Net Proceeds from the Fresh Issue towards funding the following objects:
1. Prepayment or repayment of all or a portion of certain outstanding borrowings availed by the Company.
2. Funding capital expenditure requirements for the manufacturing facility (Proposed Greenfield Project).
3. Funding working capital requirements of the Company.
4. General corporate purposes.
Aether Industries IPO Details
|Aether Industries IPO Date||May 24, 2022 to May 26, 2022|
|Aether Industries IPO Face Value||₹10 per share|
|Aether Industries IPO Price||₹610 to ₹642 per share|
|Aether Industries IPO Lot Size||23 Shares|
|Issue Size||[.] shares of ₹10|
(aggregating up to ₹808.04 Cr)
|Fresh Issue||[.] shares of ₹10|
(aggregating up to ₹627.00 Cr)
|Offer for Sale||2,820,000 shares of ₹10|
(aggregating up to ₹181.04 Cr)
|Issue Type||Book Built Issue IPO|
|Listing At||BSE, NSE|
|QIB Shares Offered||Not more than 50% of the Net Offer|
|Retail Shares Offered||Not less than 35% of the Net Offer|
|NII (HNI) Shares Offered||Not less than 15% of the Net Offer|
|Company Promoters||Ashwin Jayantilal Desai, Purnima Ashwin Desai, Rohan Ashwin Desai, Dr. Aman Ashvin Desai, AJD Family Trust, PAD Family Trust, RAD Family Trust, AAD Family Trust and AAD Business Trust are the company promoters.|
Aether Industries IPO Timeline (Tentative Timetable)
Aether Industries IPO opens on May 24, 2022, and closes on May 26, 2022. The Aether Industries IPO bid date is from May 24, 2022 10.00 A.M. to May 26, 2022 5.00 P.M. The Cut-off time for UPI Mandate confirmation is 12 P.M. on the next day of issue closing day.
|Aether Industries IPO Opening Date||May 24, 2022|
|Aether Industries IPO Closing Date||May 26, 2022|
|Basis of Allotment||May 31, 2022|
|Initiation of Refunds||Jun 1, 2022|
|Credit of Shares to Demat||Jun 2, 2022|
|Aether Industries IPO Listing Date||Jun 3, 2022|
Aether Industries IPO Lot Size
The Aether Industries IPO lot size is 23 shares. A retail-individual investor can apply for up to 13 lots (299 shares or ₹191,958).
Aether Industries IPO Promoter Holding
|Pre Issue Share Holding||96.97%|
|Post Issue Share Holding|
Aether Industries IPO Review
AIL has posted steady growth in its top and bottom lines for the reported periods. Based on the financial parameters, the issue is fully priced but is worth considering for medium to long term rewards considering its future bright prospects. Well informed investors may park funds with a perspective of medium to long term rewards.
Company Contact Information
Aether Industries Limited
Plot No. 8203,
Phone: +91 261 660 3360
Aether Industries IPO Registrar
Link Intime India Private Ltd
Phone: +91-22-4918 6270