Tata Capital Financial Services Ltd. has come out with public issue of non-convertible debentures (NCD) offering up to 9.10% interest rate. The issue opens on September 10 and closes on September 21, 2018.
Tata Capital Financial Services Ltd is a financial and investment service provider in India. It is based in Mumbai and has more than 100 branches across the country. The company offers consumer loans, wealth management, commercial finance, and infrastructure finance, among others.
Tata Capital Financial Services NCD – Significant Points:
- Offer Period: September 10 to 21, 2018
- Annual Interest Rates for Retail Investors: 8.80% to 9.10% depending on tenure
- Price of each bond: Rs 1,000
- Minimum Investment: 10 Bonds (Rs 10,000)
- Max Investment Limit for Retail Investor: Rs 10 Lakhs
- Credit Rating: “CRISIL AAA Stable” by CRISIL Limited and “CARE AAA Stable” by CARE Ratings Limited
- NCD Size: Issue size is Rs 2,000 crore (Secured NCDs up to Rs.6,000 crore & Unsecured NCDs up to Rs.1,500 crore, aggregating up to Rs.7,500 crore )
- NRIs are NOT eligible to apply to this NCD issue.
- Allotment: First Come First Serve
- Listing: Bonds would be listed on BSE and NSE and will entail capital gains tax on exit through secondary market
Also Read – Know NCD – Investment Tips, TDS and Taxation
Tata Capital Financial NCD – Investment Options:
There are 3 options of investment in Tata Capital Financial Services NCD.
Company shall allocate and allot Series II NCDs wherein the Applicants have not indicated their choice of the relevant NCD Series.
The bonds can be purchased in Demat Form.
Tata Capital Financial Services NCD – Who can Apply?
This issue is open to all Indian residents, HUFs and Institutions.
- Category I – QIB Portion – 20% of the issue is reserved
- Category II – Corporate Portion – 20% of the issue is reserved
- Category II – HNIs – 30% of the issue is reserved
- Category III – Retail Individual Investors including HUFs – 30% of the issue is reserved
However NRIs cannot apply for this NCD.
Why you should invest?
- The credit rating is AAA which is good for investment purpose
- The NCD is secured, which means the above debt is backed by assets of the company
- The interest rates are 1%-2% higher than your regular Bank FDs
- No TDS if invested in Demat Form
Also Read: Highest Interest Rate on Recurring Deposits
Why you should not invest?
- The banks have started increasing interest rates on fixed deposits and hence it may not be good idea to invest for long term (DO not go for 10 year tenure – you might get better opportunities going forward).
- You can also invest in high rated company fixed deposits or Small Bank Fixed Deposits offering 9%
- For people in highest tax bracket Tax free bonds are trading at yields of 6.1% to 6.3% – which would turn out to be better and more secure investment
- Aadhar Housing Finance NCD is also open for subscription with AA+ rating but interest rate up to 9.75%.
How to Apply?
If you have Demat account apply through that or ASBA facility provided by banks. It’s the easiest way to apply and also avoids a lot of hassle in terms of KYC and paper work
In case you don’t want to do it online, you can download the application form from Financial Institutions and submit to collection centers.
- My recommendation is to invest some part of your Fixed Income investment in this NCD Issue (3 or 5 year tenure bonds only)
- You should always have diversified portfolio be it fixed deposit, NCD or equity investment
- Its good idea to remain invested till maturity because liquidity on exchanges is low and hence you would get lower than market value
If you plan to invest in this issue, do it on first day as most NCD issues are over-subscribed within few days of opening.