HDFC To Raise Up To Rs 2,500 Crore By Issuing Bonds
The Housing Development Finance Corp. (HDFC) logo is displayed inside the bank’s branch in Mumbai, India. (Photographer: Vivek Prakash/Bloomberg)

HDFC To Raise Up To Rs 2,500 Crore By Issuing Bonds

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Mortgage lender Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. will raise up to Rs 2,500 crore by issuing bonds on a private placement basis.

The secured redeemable non-convertible debentures are to be allotted on a private placement basis on Friday for an issue size of Rs 2,500 crore, HDFC Ltd. said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday.

“The object of the issue is to augment the long-term resources of (HDFC). The proceeds of the present issue would be utilised for financing/refinancing the housing finance business requirements of the company,” it said.

The bonds will be offered at a coupon rate of 7.21 percent per annum.

Shares of HDFC closed at Rs 2,411.20 apiece on the BSE, down 0.46 percent as compared with the previous close.

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