VLCC Health Care, which is planning an initial public offering, has raised approximately Rs 37 crore via the sale of shares to a foreign corporation. According to a statement with the corporate affairs ministry, the Bahamas-based Zall Holdings has been issued 6,27,804 equity shares worth roughly Rs 37 crore.
A homegrown beauty and wellness company, VLCC will utilise the funds towards working capital requirement and for expanding its business as well as that of its subsidiaries. The allotment was approved by the company's shareholders during their meeting on September 27, as per the filing.
In August, the company filed the draft papers with markets watchdog Sebi for raising funds through an Initial Public Offering (IPO). The IPO will comprise fresh issuance of equity shares worth Rs 300 crore and an Offer For Sale (OFS) of 89.22 lakh equity shares by promoter and existing shareholders.
The OFS comprises sale of up to 18.83 lakh equity shares by promoter Mukesh Luthra, up to 18.97 lakh equity shares by OIH Mauritius and 52.42 lakh equity shares by Leon International. Funds raised through the fresh issuance of shares will be used for setting up VLCC Wellness Clinics in India as well as Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region and VLCC Institutes in India.
In addition, the proceeds would be utilised for refurbishment of certain existing VLCC Wellness Clinics in India and GCC region, brand development, investment in digital and information technology infrastructure and payment of debt.