Samhi Hotels IPO: Check Issue Size, Date and Price Band | Motilal Oswal

Samhi Hotels IPO: Check Issue Size, Date and Price Band


With both Nifty and Sensex breaching their all-time highs, Indian stock market investors are currently full of confidence. They are looking to cash in on every opportunity to make money. Amid such euphoria, several companies have announced the launch of their Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) in the second week of September 2023.

One of these IPOs – Samhi Hotels IPO – is hitting the D-street on Thursday, 14 September 2023. Here’s everything you need to know about the issuing company, including its strengths, weaknesses, financials, and growth prospects.

Start Investing with Free Expert Advice!

About Samhi Hotels Limited:

Samhi Hotels Limited is a leading hotel ownership and asset management company. It was incorporated in 2010 with its head office in Gurugram, Haryana. As of 31 March 2023, the company operated 31 hotels with 4,801 keys across 14 Indian cities, including Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Pune. It has two hotels under construction in Navi Mumbai and Kolkata with 461 keys.

The company works on the acquisition strategy to expand its business. It has a successful track record of buying and rehabilitating hotels across India. Some marquee hotels under Samhi Hotels Ltd. include Hyatt Regency (Pune), Courtyard by Marriott (Bengaluru), Four Points by Sheraton, Fairfield by Marriott, and the Holiday Express Inn.

Key Strengths of Samhi Hotels Limited:

  • An established track record of identifying, acquiring, and rehabilitating hotels for value accretion over the years
  • The business is well-diversified across the Indian geography, price points, and hotel operators
  • Has the potential to expand its inventory in the domestic market, and subsequently, benefit from scale
  • A strong pipeline of under-construction projects can lead to a substantial revenue growth in the future
  • Long-standing relationship with some marquee hotel chains, including Hyatt, Marriott, and IHG
  • Besides a high demand for its hotels among domestic customers, the company is focussing on attracting international travelers

Key Risks or Weaknesses Highlighted:

  • The company derives a significant portion of its revenues from some specific hotels concentrated in particular geographical regions
  • The company and its subsidiaries are involved in outgoing legal proceedings
  • Business is subject to seasonal and cyclical volatility
  • The company has a high debt, which may limit its expansion in the future
  • The net worth of the company is negative, and it hasn’t generated profits in the last three years
  • Disputes with marquee hotel chains may hurt the company

Financial Snapshot of Samhi Hotels Limited:

The table below depicts the financials of Samhi Hotels Ltd. for the last three fiscal years. All details are as per the company’s Red Herring Prospectus (RHP) on the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) website dated 5 September 2023.

Particulars As of and for FY Ending March 31
2023 2022 2021
Equity Share Capital 9 8 8
Net Worth -871 -703 -259
Total Borrowings 2788 2598 2424
Revenue From Operations 739 323 170
Restated Loss for the Year -339 -443 -478
Earnings Per Share (Diluted) -44 -58 -63
Net Asset Value (In Rs/share) -113 -92 -34

*Amount in Crores

Below are a few takeaways from the financials of the company as seen in the above table:

  • Although the company hasn’t made profits in the last three years, its revenue has grown robustly from Rs. 170 crores in FY21 to Rs. 739 crores in FY23. This indicates its potential to become a profit-making company soon
  • The company has a high debit of Rs. 2788 crores as of 31 March 2023. It has not been able to reduce this margin despite best efforts
  • The net worth, EPS, and net asset value have remained negative for the last three years

Details of Samhi Hotels IPO:

Samhi Hotels IPO opens for public subscription on Thursday, 14 September and closes on Monday, 18 September 2023. It will combine a fresh issue worth Rs. 1,200 crores and an offer for sale worth Rs. 170 crores. As a retail investor, you can apply for at least 119 equity shares (one lot) and in multiples thereof in the price band of Rs. 119 to Rs. 126 per share. 

Refer to the table below for more IPO details:

IPO Date 14 Sept to 18 Sept 2023
Listing Date 27-Sep-23
Face Value Rs. 1 per share
Price Band Rs. 119 to Rs. 126 per share
Lot Size 119 shares
Total Issue Size Rs. 1370 crores
Fresh Issue Rs. 1200 crores
Offer for Sale Rs. 170 crores
Issue Type Book-built IPO
Listing At NSE, BSE

The Final Verdict

Considering the high debt value, consistent losses, and negative net worth, only investors with a high-risk appetite should proceed to invest in Samhi Hotels IPO. That being said, robust revenue growth reflects some positivity. You can open a free Demat account with Motilal Oswal and start investing in IPOs conveniently.


Related Articles: Ratnaveer Precision Engineering IPO | How to Analyse an IPO | What is IPO Grading? | What is Cut Off Price In IPO Application 


Popular Stocks:  HDFC Bank share price | ICICI Bank Share Price | UPL Share Price | Tata Consumer Share Price | Divislab Share Price

  • Open your FREE Demat Account in 5 Minutes
Select State
Select City
By submitting your details, you are authorising us to call you or send promotional communication even though you may be registered under DND