Actis-backed Endurance Technologies files IPO prospectus


Auto components manufacturer Endurance Technologies has submitted its draft red herring prospectus (DRHP) with market regulator SEBI. As we indicated earlier, Endurance Technologies IPO will facilitate an exit to private equity (PE) investor Actis Advisers. The IPO of the Aurangabad-based will involve sale of 24,613,024 shares through an offer for sale (OFS).

Endurance Technologies IPOOut of the total, 19,295,968 shares will be offered by Actis while the remaining shares will be sold by company promoter Anurang Jain. Since Endurance Technologies IPO will be entirely an OFS, Endurance will not get any proceeds from the public offer.

Anurag Jain directly holds 42.1% equity stake in the company while promoter group owns another 44.1%. Actis holds 19,295,968 shares or 13.7% equity stake in the company. Actis bought out Standard Chartered PE in Endurance Technologies in December 2011 in a deal worth USD71 million (INR372.5 crore).

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Established in 1985, Endurance operates 24 manufacturing facilities across the globe to make aluminium die castings, suspensions, transmissions and brakes. Its prominent suppliers include OEMs like Bajaj Auto, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), Eicher, Royal Enfield, Harley Davidson and Tata Motors.

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According to the prospectus, the company earned a profit of INR2.89 billion (INR289.8 crore) in financial year 2016, marking third straight year of growth. Endurance Technologies’ top line also grew for the third year in FY 2016 to INR52.4 billion (INR5,240 crore).

Endurance Technologies’ consolidated financial performance (in INR crore)
  FY2012 FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Total revenue 3,831.7 3,822.4 4,211.9 4,916.9 5,240.5
Total expenses 3,599.1 3,610.0 3,959.8 4,589.9 4,860.8
Profit after tax 182.3 169.2 204.4 252.4 289.8

Despite its highly diversified client base, the company has a high dependence on the domestic market.  For FY2016, Endurance Technologies generated 70.1% of its total revenues from India while Europe accounted for the remaining 29.9%. The company claims to be the largest two-wheeler and three-wheeler automotive component manufacturer in India in terms of aggregate revenue.

Endurance Technologies IPO will be following industry peer Precision Camshafts which was the first public offer this year. Maini Precision Products and Sandhar Technologies are other IPO candidates from this space.


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