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HUDCO Tax Free Bonds Tranche 1 – Sep 2013 – Details


Housing and Urban Development Corporation (Hudco) is targeting to raise up to Rs 4810 crore through the second tranche of its public issue of tax-free bonds.The Finance Ministry has allowed Hudco to raise Rs. 5,000 crore through bonds during 2013-2014, of which Rs. 191 crore has been raised last month through private placement to institutional investors.

The tax free bonds issue would open from 17-Sep-2013 and close on 14-Oct-2013

The issue size is Rs 750 crore with an option to retain oversubscription up to Rs 4810 crore

CARE has given credit rating of ‘CARE AA+’ while IRRPL has given ‘IND AA+
HUDCO Tax Free Bonds 
Details Series I Series II Series III
Tenor 10 Years 15 years 20 years
Interest Paid Annual Annual Annual
Coupon Rate 8.39% 8.76% 8.74%
Effective Yield (30% tax slab) 12.14% 12.68% 12.65%
Effective Yield (20% tax slab) 10.57% 11.03% 11.01%
Effective Yield (10% tax slab) 9.35% 9.77% 9.74%
Minimum Application Rs 5000
Maximum Application Rs 10 lacs ( Retail)
Issue Opens on 17-Sep-13
Issue Closes on 14-Oct-13
About the Company

HUDCO is a public sector company, under the Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA). It has been a key partner with the government in building assets for the nation.

During 2012-2013,

  • Total Revenue –  Rs 2923 crore
  • Net profit was Rs 700 crore
  • Sanctioned projects worth Rs. 23,000 crore and
  • Disbursed Rs. 6,000 crore

The funds would be utilised to finance the government’s housing and urban infrastructure projects

Other Important Points

  • Investors can choose to apply in demat as well as physical form. Demat account is not mandatory. However, if you want to sell/trade these bonds before maturity, it is mandatory to have a demat account. You can subscribe to them in physical form as well and keep them till maturity.
  • Interest will get credited to your linked bank account through ECS.  The interest payment date is not yet fixed but the first due interest will be paid after 1 year from the deemed date of allotment.
  • The allotment will be made on a “first-come-first-served” basis. Allotment will be done within 12 working days from the closing date of the issue.
  • Bonds will be listed on NSE & BSE
  • NRI Investment: Non-US NRIs can also invest in this issue. They can apply for these bonds both on repatriation basis as well as non-repatriation basis.

 Download the Form

You can download the Form from HUDCO Website.

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Allotment Status of HUDCO Tax free Bonds

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