Tracxn IPO: Shares list with gain of 17.75% on day one

By Thimmaya Poojary
October 20, 2022, Updated on : Thu Oct 20 2022 12:16:54 GMT+0000
Tracxn IPO: Shares list with gain of 17.75% on day one
The listing of Tracxn Technologies has beaten market expectations of a muted opening as the share price gained more than 20% in the initial trading.
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Shares of Tracxn Technologies, the data platform company, registered a gain of 17.75 percent on day one of its listing on the stock exchanges.


The offer-for-sale issue was priced at Rs 80 per share and the stock price rose to as much as Rs 100 before the ending on Thursday at Rs 94.20, as per data available on the National Stock Exchange. The total value of shares traded on the day was Rs 200 crore and the company's valuation stood at Rs 944.92 crore.


Tracxn shares had a positive opening defying the expectations of a muted performance given the overall market conditions.


The listing of Tracxn provides a positive vibe for the Indian startup ecosystem. While the company might not have a bumper listing like what was observed with startups in 2021, even a 15 percent gain makes a difference in the present environment.


Tracxn Technologies Managing Director Neha Singh said, “We want to build a global iconic data platform company out of India.”

Tracxn founders


As the IPO of Tracxn Technologies was an offer for sale, the issue saw the promoters Neha Singh and Abhishek Goyal, and other key stakeholders like Accel, Elevation Capital, Sachin Bansal, Binny Bansal also offloading their shares.


The issue mobilised Rs 309 crore, which also included Rs 139 crore that it raised from the anchor investors. The IPO was subscribed 2 times.


The Bengaluru-headquartered company, founded in 2013, operates on a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model and is among the leading market intelligence providers for private company data in India.


Tracxn offers information on private companies to its customers for deal sourcing, identifying mergers and acquisitions targets, deal diligence, analysis, and tracking emerging themes across industries and markets, among other uses, through its subscription-based platform.


Tracxn reported a profit of Rs 0.80 crore for the quarter ended June on a revenue of Rs 18.4 crore. In comparison, it had registered a loss of Rs 0.70 crore with a revenue of Rs 14.97 crore in the same period last year.


For FY22, it posted a loss of Rs 4.8 crore, slightly lower when compared to Rs 5.3 crore in FY21.


Edited by Saheli Sen Gupta

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