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Quess Corp stock ends day up 58.68 percent on debut

The integrated business services provider's IPO earlier this month was oversubscribed 145.5 times

Angad Singh Thakur
Published: Jul 12, 2016 06:53:14 PM IST
Updated: Jul 12, 2016 07:11:31 PM IST
Quess Corp stock ends day up 58.68 percent on debut
Ajit Isaac, CEO & CMD, Quess Corp Ltd

On the back of a remarkable market debut, Bengaluru-based staffing firm, Quess Corp Limited’s stock ended the day at Rs 503, a 58.68 percent premium over its Rs 317 issue price. Earlier this month, the Ajit Isaac-led company concluded its Rs 400 crore initial public offering (IPO), which was oversubscribed 144.5 times.

Besides India, Quess Corp, an integrated business services provider is also present in North America, the Middle East and South East Asia. It functions across four segments, which include global technology solutions, people and services, integrated facility management and industrial asset management. The company closed FY16 with Rs 3,442 crore in revenues.

Proceeds from its IPO will be used for funding incremental working capital requirements, repayment of debt, funding capital expenditure requirements and for acquisitions and other strategic initiatives.

Earlier this year, TeamLease Services, Quess Corp’s peer, became the first player from the human resource services space in India to enter the markets. Its IPO was oversubscribed 66 times.

Before closing at Rs 503 on Tuesday, Quess Corp’s stock hit a low of Rs 480, and a high of Rs 509.3 per share.

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