L&T Infotech to raise over 2K cr via IPO

L&T Infotech to raise over 2K cr via IPO
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L&T Infotech is looking to raise over Rs 2,000 crore through IPO in the fourth quarter of the current fiscal to fund its expansion plans.

Mumbai : L&T Infotech is looking to raise over Rs 2,000 crore through IPO in the fourth quarter of the current fiscal to fund its expansion plans.

The company is planning an over Rs 2,000 crore initial public offer (IPO) in the last quarter of 2015-16 and the proceeds will be used to fund its future growth plans, a company official said.

L&T Infotech, a subsidiary of engineering & construction major Larsen & Toubro, figures among India's top 10 IT service providers. The company had filed a draft red herring prospectus with the Sebi for IPO in September.

"The issue comprises an offer for sale of up to 1.75 crore equity shares of the face value Re 1 each by Larsen & Toubro," it had said in a filing. The IT firm, which clocked a revenue of Rs 5,070 crore in FY 2015, is looking for strategic acquisition opportunities in relation to its IMS business, said the official without divulging much due to regulatory considerations.

The company is currently looking to pursue strategic acquisitions in Germany and France to enhance capabilities and address gaps in language capability, industry & technical expertise and geographic coverage in these countries.

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