Hindustan Media Ventures Ltd is entering in the capital markets with an initial public offering, IPO aggregating up to Rs 300 crore. The price band of the issue is not decided yet.
Hindustan Media Ventures Ltd is one of the leading print media companies in India in terms of Readership (Source: IRS, R2 2009). They publish and print 'Hindustan', the third largest daily newspaper in India in terms of Readership with a Readership of 9.3 million readers (Source: IRS, R2 2009). 'Hindustan' has the largest Readership in key Hindi- speaking markets of Bihar and Jharkhand, with a strong and growing presence in Delhi NCR and the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. They are one of the fastest growing Hindi daily newspapers in India with a growth in Readership of 9.2% in the period between July 2006 and June 2009 (Source: IRS, R2 2007 to R2 2009).
The issue opens on Jul 05, 2010, and closes for subscription on Jul 07, 2010. The equity shares of the company are proposed to be listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE).
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