The issue is open for subcription from 26.7.2012 and closes on 10.8.2012 with an option to close on such earlier date or extended date as may be decided at the discretion of the duly authorised committee of directors of the company subject to necessary approvals.
The NCDs under this issue have been rated 'CRISIL AA/Stable' by CRISIL for an amount of upto Rs 600 crore and 'CARE AA+' by CARE for an amount of upto Rs 600 crore. The NCDs offered are proposed to be listed on the NSE and the BSE.
The funds raised through this issue, after meeting the expenditure of and related to the issue, will be used for STFC's various financing activities including lending and investments, for repaying existing loans and for business operations including capital expenditure and working capital requirements.
The coupon rate will be 10.25 per cent for a three-year option and 10.50 per cent for a five-year option. Retail investors will be offered 90 paise more, working out to 11.15 per cent and 11.40 per cent, respectively, under the two options.
80% of the issue isreserved for individual investors- 40% for the investors applying up to Rs.5 lakhs and 40% for investors applying above Rs.5 lakhs.