1 Note: Edelweiss Broking Ltd. is a Sub Consortium Member to the issue; accordingly, this note is prepared based on the Prospectus for informative purpose only. NTPC LIMITED Public Issue Of Tax-Free Secured Redeemable Non-Convertible Bonds ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS Issue opens: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Issue closes: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Allotment: Face Value: Issue Price: Minimum Application: Maximum Application: Listing: Issuance & Trading: Rating: First Come First Serve Basis Rs per Bond Rs.1000 per Bond 5 Bonds (Rs.5,000) & in the multiple of One Bond (Rs.1,000) thereafter 1000 Bonds & Rs.10 Lakhs for Retail Category BSE & NSE In Demat Form AAA Lead Manager: Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd. A. K. Capital services Ltd., Axis Capital Ltd. & SBI Capital Markets Ltd. Registrar: Issue Size: Rs. 700 Crs Issue Break up: Category Karvy Computershare Pvt. Ltd. Allocation Issue Size (Amt in Crs) Base Issue Shelf Limit QIB 10% Corporate 25% HNI 25% Retail 40% Total 100% Risk Profile Low Risk Product Type Tax Free Bond Rating Recommendation 10 Years 15 Years 20 Years Retail* Others** Retail* Others** Retail* Others** AAA Retail Option 7.36% 7.11% 7.53% 7.28% 7.62% 7.37% * Retail Option for individuals if application is for 10 lacs or less * *Others include QIBs, Corporate and HNI's Payment Details: In case of Resident Applicants: NTPC Bonds 2015 Escrow Account In case of NRIs applying on a non-repatriation basis: NTPC Bonds 2015 Escrow Account NRI Credit rating: [ICRA] AAA (Stable) by ICRA, CRISIL AAA by CRISIL^, CARE AAA (Triple A) by CARE. Highlights of Tax Benefits Interest from these Bonds do not form part of total income as per provisions of Section 10(15) (iv)(h) of Income Tax Act, 1961 read along with Section 14A(1) of the Income Tax Act. Since the interest income on the bonds is exempt, no tax deduction at source( TDS ) is required. However interest on application money would be liable for TDS as well as would be subject to tax as per present tax laws. Wealth tax has been abolished w.e.f. financial year i.e. assessment year Company Brief NTPC is a Government company, which was conferred Navaratna status by the Government of India in 1997 and upgraded to Maharatna status in NTPC, the largest power producer in India in terms of both installed capacity and generation, with aggregate installed capacity of 44,398 MW (including 38,202 MW through directly owned units and 6,196 MW through Subsidiaries and Joint Ventures) as on March 31, While NTPCs core business is the generation and sale of electricity in India, the Company is a diversified and integrated player in the power sector, as NTPC is also engaged in various other complementary businesses, seeking to support its core business and to leverage its technical and operational skills as well as its client and knowledge base in India and abroad. NTPCs complementary activities, conducted in some cases through its Subsidiaries and Joint Ventures, include project consultancy (including services such as engineering, operation and maintenance management, project management, contracts and procurement management, quality management, training and development), power trading, electricity distribution and manufacture of equipment used in the power business.
2 Comparison Of Various Debt Investments Parameters TFB FDs Postal Schemes Safety-Risk Secured, pari-passu charge. Relatively Moderate (Bank FD) to High very low Risk. Quasi Sovereign Risk (Private Cos FD). Sovereign Risk. Safe. Liquidity Listed, tradable Not tradable, penal interest if liquidated Not Liquid Capital Appreciation Possible - Linked with interest movement Nil Nil Specific Terms For Each Series Of Bonds Options Option 1 Option 2 Option 3 Tenure of Bonds 10 years 15 years 20 years Maturity/Redemption Date 10 years from Deemed Date 15 years from Deemed Date Coupon Rates for Category I, II and III# 20 years from Deemed Date Series of Bonds* Series 1A Series 2A Series 3A Coupon Rate (%) p.a. 7.11% 7.28% 7.37% Annualized Yield (%) p.a. 7.11% 7.28% 7.37% Coupon Rates for Category IV Series of Bonds Series 1B Series 2B Series 3B Coupon Rate (%) per annum 7.36% 7.53% 7.62% Annualized Yield (%) p.a. 7.36% 7.53% 7.62% * The Company shall allot Series 1A / Series 1B (depending upon the category of Applicants) for all valid applications, wherein the Applicants have not indicated their choice of the relevant Series of Bonds. # Pursuant to the CBDT Notification and for avoidance of doubt, it is clarified as under: a. The coupon rates indicated under Series 1B, Series 2B and Series 3B shall be payable only on the Retail Individual Investor Portion in the Issue. Such coupon is payable only if on the Record Date for payment of interest, the Bonds are held by investors falling under the Retail Individual Investor Category/Category IV; b. If the Bonds allotted against Series 1B, Series 2B and Series 3B are transferred by Retail Individual Investors to Non- Retail Individual Investors, being Category I, Category II and Category III investors, the coupon rate on such Bonds shall stand at par with coupon rate applicable on Series 1A, Series 2A and Series 3A respectively; c. If the Bonds allotted against Series 1B, Series 2B and Series 3B are sold/transferred by the Retail Individual Investors to investor(s) who fall under the Retail Individual Investor category as on the Record Date for payment of interest, then the coupon rates on such Bonds shall remain unchanged; d. If on any Record Date, the original Retail Individual Investor Allotee(s)/transferee(s) hold the Bonds under Series 1A, Series 1B, Series 2A, Series 2B, Series 3A and Series 3B for an aggregate face value amount of over ` 10 lakh, then the coupon rate applicable to such Retail Individual Investor Allottee(s)/transferee(s) on Bonds under Series 1B, Series 2B, Series 3B shall stand at par with coupon rate applicable on Series 1A, Series 2A, and Series 3A, respectively; e. Bonds Allotted under Series 1A, Series 2A and Series 3A shall carry coupon rates indicated above until the maturity of the respective Series of Bonds irrespective of category of holder(s) of such Bonds; and f. For the purpose of classification and verification of status of the eligibility of a Bondholder under the Retail Individual Investorcategory, the aggregate face value of Bonds held by the Bondholders in all the Series of Bonds Allotted under the Issue shall aggregated on the basis of PAN. Under subscription / Over Subscription Under Subscription: If there is any under subscription in any Portion (while other Portions are oversubscribed), priority in Allotments will be given in the following order (in decreasing order of priority): (a) Retail Individual Investor Portion; (b) High Net worth Individual Portion; (c) Corporate Portion; followed by (d) QIB Portion. Over Subscription: In case of over-subscription, Allotments to the maximum extent possible, will be made on a first-comefirst- serve basis and thereafter on a proportionate basis in each Portion, determined based on the date of upload of each Application into the electronic system of the Stock Exchanges, meaning full Allotment of Bonds to the Applicants on a first-come-firstserve basis up to the date falling one day prior to the date of over-subscription and proportionate Allotment of Bonds to the Applicants on the date of oversubscription.
3 COMMON TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR ALL SERIES OF THE BONDS Issuer Issuance mode Trading mode Interest on Application Monies received which are used towards Allotment of Bonds NTPC Limited In dematerialized form only* In dematerialized form only* Interest on Application Amounts against which Bonds are Allotted to Applicants will be paid at the rate of 7.36% per annum, 7.53% per annum and 7.62% per annum on Series 1B, Series 2B and Series 3B, respectively, and at the rate of 7.11% per annum, 7.28% per annum and 7.37% per annum on Series 1A, Series 2A and Series 3A, respectively, subject to deduction of income tax under the Income Tax Act, from the date of realization of Application Amount through cheque(s)/demand draft(s) up to one day prior to the Deemed Date. In the event that the date of realization of the cheque(s)/demand draft(s) is not ascertainable in terms of banking records, we shall pay interest on Application Amounts from three Working Days from the date of upload of each Application on the electronic Application platform of the Stock Exchanges up to one day prior to the Deemed Date, at the aforementioned rate. We may enter into an arrangement with one or more banks in one or more cities for direct credit of interest to the account of the Applicants. Alternatively, the interest warrant will be dispatched along with the Allotment Advice at the sole risk of the Applicant, to the sole/first Applicant. A tax deduction certificate will be issued for the amount of income tax deducted on such payments. However, the Company shall not be liable to pay any interest on Application Amounts in case of (a) ASBA Applications and (b) monies paid in excess of the amount of Bonds applied for in the Application Form. Interest on Application Monies received which are liable to be refunded Interest on Application Amounts which are liable to be refunded to Applicants will be paid at the rate of 5% per annum, subject to deduction of income tax under the Income Tax Act, from the date of realization of Application Amount through cheque(s)/demand draft(s) up to one day prior to the Deemed Date. In the event that the date of realization of the cheque(s)/demand draft(s) is not ascertainable in terms of banking records, we shall pay interest on Application Amounts from three Working Days from the date of upload of each Application on the electronic Application platform of the Stock Exchanges up to one day prior to the Deemed Date, at the aforementioned rate. Such interest, shall be paid along with the monies liable to be Refunded. Interest warrants will be dispatched/credited (in case of electronic payment) along with the Refund Orders at the sole risk of the Applicant, to the sole/first Applicant. A tax deduction certificate will be issued for the amount of income tax deducted on such payments. However, the Company shall not be liable to pay any interest on Application Amounts liable to be refunded in case of (a) ASBA Applications; (b) invalid Applications or Applications liable to be rejected; (c) Applications that are withdrawn by the Applicants; and (d) monies paid in excess of the amount of Bonds applied for in the Application Form. Record Date Deemed Date Date falling 15 days prior to the relevant Coupon/Interest Payment Date on which interest amount or the Redemption Dates/Maturity Dates for each Series of Bonds on which the Maturity Amount is due and payable under the terms of the Prospectus. In the event that the Record Date falls on a Sunday or a holiday of Depositories, the succeeding Working Day or a date notified by the Company to the stock exchanges shall be considered as the Record Date The date on which the Board approves the Allotment of Bonds for the Issue or such date as may be determined by the Board and notified to the Designated Stock Exchange. All benefits accruing in relation to the Bonds including interest on Bonds shall be available from Deemed Date. Actual Allotment of Bonds may occur on a date later than Deemed Date
4 Who Can Apply I (QIB)* II (Corporate)* III (HNI) IV (RII) Reservation Portion 10% 25% 25% 40% PFIs as defined in Section 2(72) of the Companies Act 2013; Alternative Investment Funds; Scheduled commercial banks; MFs registered with SEBI; State industrial development corporations; Insurance companies registered with the IRDA; Provident funds with a minimum corpus of Rs. 25 crore; Pension funds with a minimum corpus of Rs. 25 crore; The National Investment Fund set up by resolution F. No. 2/3/2005-DD-II dated November 23, 2005 of the GoI, published in the Gazette of India; Insurance funds set up and managed by the army, navy, or air force of the Union of India; and Insurance funds set up and managed by the Department of Posts, India, subject to such being authorized to invest in the Bonds. Companies falling within the meaning of Section 2(20) of the Companies Act 2013; and Limited liability partnerships, statutory corporations, trusts, partnership firms in the name of their respective partners, associations of persons, co-operative banks, regional rural banks, societies registered under the applicable laws in India and other legal entities constituted and/or registered under applicable laws in India, that are authorized to invest in Bonds by their respective constitutional and/or charter documents, subject to compliance with respective applicable laws. Investors falling under the following categories applying for an amount aggregating to more than Rs. 10 lakh across all Series of Bonds in the Issue: Resident Individual Investors; NRIs applying on a non-repatriation basis only; and HUFs applying in the name of their respective kartas. Investors falling under the following categories applying for an amount aggregating up to and including Rs. 10 lakh across all Series of Bonds in the Issue: Resident Individual Investors; NRIs applying on a nonrepatriation basis only; and HUFs applying in the name of karta. * See general circular (No. 6/2015) dated April 9, 2015 issued by the MCA clarifying that in cases where the effective yield (effective rate of return) on tax free bonds is greater than the prevailing yield of one year, three year, five year or ten year government security closest to the tenor of the loan, there is no violation of Section 186(7) of the Companies Act, Edelweiss Financial Products Distribution Branch Location for submission of application Forms West Gujarat North South East Mumbai Fort, Borivali, Santacruz, Ghatkopar and Pune Ahmedabad & Surat Delhi (CP) & Jaipur Hyderabad, Chennai & Bangalore Kolkata Get in touch with us: (Toll-free)
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