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HDFC to raise up to Rs 2,500 Cr by issuing bonds

New Delhi: Mortgage lender HDFC 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 per cent per annum.

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

Source: Economic Times