IT Solutions provider Orient Technologies files DRHP for IPO

IT Solutions provider Orient Technologies files DRHP for IPO

Mumbai-based Orient Technologies Limited, a fast-growing information technology (IT) solutions provider, has filed its Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) with capital market regulator Sebi to raise funds for its initial public offering (IPO).

The IPO has a face value of Rs 10 and consists of a fresh issue of Rs 120 crore and an offer for sale of up to 4.6 million equity shares by the Promoter Selling Shareholders.

The offer for sale consists of the sale of equity shares of up to 1,150,000 by Ajay Baliram Sawant, up to 1,150,000 equity shares by Umesh Navnitlal Shah, up to 1,150,000 equity shares by Ujwal Arvind Mhatre, and up to 1,150,000 equity shares by Jayesh Manharlal Shah.

The Offer is being made through the book-building process, wherein not more than 50% of the offer shall be available for allocation on a proportionate basis to qualified institutional buyers, not less than 15% of the offer shall be available for allocation to non-institutional investors, and not less than 35% of the offer shall be available for allocation to retail individual investors.

The proceeds from the fresh issue, to the extent of Rs 79.65 crore for funding its capital expenditure requirements; Rs 10.35 crore for the acquisition of office premises at Navi Mumbai; and General Corporate Purposes.

Orient Technologies commenced its business in the year 1997 and was co-founded by Ajay Baliram Sawant, Jayesh Manharlal Shah, Ujwal Arvind Mhatre, and Umesh Navnitlal Shah. Over the years, the company has developed deep expertise in creating products and solutions for specialized disciplines across IT Infrastructure, IT Enabled Services (IteS) and

Cloud and Data Management Services. It collaborates with top technology companies like Dell, Fortinet, and Nutanix to offer advanced solutions tailored to meet the specific needs of their customers.

As of December 31, 2023, Orient Technologies boasted a diverse clientele spanning both public and private sectors, including industries like Banking, Financial Services, Insurance (BFSI), Information Technology (IT), IteS, Healthcare / Pharmaceuticals, among others.

The company has cultivated strong relationships with notable clients such as Coal India, Mazagon Dock, D’Décor, Jyothy Labs, ACG, Integreon, Bluechip, Tradebulls, Vasia Janta Bank, Vasai Vikas Bank and Joint Commissioner of Sales Tax (GST Mahavikas), Mumbai.

The Product and Services offered by Orient Technologies, within IT Infrastructure, comprises of Data Centre Solutions and End-User Computing, The IT Infrastructure has a track record of being the longest operational business segment and also the largest revenue generating segment. The segment has added new products making it a broad-based offering, and growing at a CAGR of 58.60% between fiscal 2021 and fiscal 2023. In the last three fiscals it has added new products under its cyber-security solutions.

It recently ventured into ‘Device as a service (DaaS)’. Under DaaS we provide desktops, laptops, tablets, printers, scanners, smartphones, and servers, bundled with software, along with managed services on a ‘pay-per-use’ model i.e. on a subscription basis.

In the ITeS segment it includes an array of services like Managed Services, IT Facility Management, Security Services, etc., supported by a skilled workforce. This segment has shown steady growth over the years.

The companies Cloud and Data Management Services encompass offerings such as data analytics, business analytics, RPA, IoT, DevOps, and containerization on a subscription basis. Additionally, the company provides various cloud services such as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), etc., leveraging its expertise and partnerships for competitive advantage.

As of December 31, 2023, Orient Technologies‘ order book stood at ₹ 92.75 crore.

The Company primarily operates in India and has sales and services offices in several cities across India, including Navi Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Bengaluru, and Chennai. Additionally, it has a branch office in Singapore.

For fiscal 2022–23, the company’s revenue from operations increased to Rs 535.10 crore from Rs 467.44 crore in fiscal 2021–22, primarily due to increase in revenue from IT & IT infrastructure products and services, Cloud and DMS, and ITES services. Profit after tax increased 14.35% from Rs 33.49 crore in fiscal 2022 to Rs 38.30 crore in fiscal 2023.

For the six months ended September 30, 2023, revenue from operations stood at Rs 266.31 crore, and profit after tax stood at Rs 16.39 crore.

IT-enabled services (ITeS) encompass a broad spectrum of services that leverage information technology for providing services with the help of the internet. Between CY2019 to CY2022, the IT industry saw a growth of 4.8% CAGR. The industry’s domestic revenue is expected to touch ₹ 43,000 – 46,000 crore by Fiscal 2027, clocking a CAGR of 6-8% between Fiscal 2023 and Fiscal 2027, primarily driven by the BFSI and government sector.

Elara Capital (India) Private Limited is the sole book-running lead manager for the IPO, and Link Intime India Private Limited is the registrar of the offer. The equity shares are proposed to be listed on the BSE and NSE.

Rabindra

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