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Will Metropolis Healthcare break India’s long IPO drought?

With the long-anticipated listing of the diagnostics major about to kick off, we analyse the fundamentals of the business and what investors could have in store. The verdict: strong growth prospects, but risks remain.
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Ameera Shah, managing director and CEO, Metropolis Healthcare BCCL
Ameera Shah, managing director and CEO, Metropolis Healthcare
Investors in initial public offerings (IPOs) are desperate for a reason to celebrate. Ever since the bears took over in 2016, several IPOs have flopped. Some were not even 100% subscribed. Many companies had to delay their IPO plans. The market is hoping that the story will change on the morning of April 3, with the launch of diagnostics
hub and spoke model), leading to healthy financials,” says Siddhartha Khemka, head, retail research, at Motilal Oswal Financial Securities. Metropolis’s IPO has been widely speculated over the years. The reception for its listing will offer hints on whether the market believes the fragmented diagnostics industry is coming of age as a value creator. ( Graphics by Mohammad Arshad)
Investors in initial public offerings (IPOs) are desperate for a reason to celebrate. Ever since the bears took over in 2016, several IPOs have flopped. Some were not even 100% subscribed. Many companies had to delay their IPO plans. The market is hoping that the story will change on the morning of April 3, with the launch of diagnostics hub and spoke model), leading to healthy financials,” says Siddhartha Khemka, head, retail research, at Motilal Oswal Financial Securities. Metropolis’s IPO has been widely speculated over the years. The reception for its listing will offer hints on whether the market believes the fragmented diagnostics industry is coming of age as a value creator. ( Graphics by Mohammad Arshad)

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