Centrum Institutional Equities operates under Centrum Broking Ltd.–a 100% subsidiary of Centrum Capital, –and is rated amongst the leading institutional brokers with specialisation in midcap research segment. We provide extensive coverage to secondary market broking along with primary equity offerings, including IPOs/QIPs, catering specifically to domestic institutional investors. We service over 100 prestigious clients, covering domestic mutual funds, insurers, foreign portfolio investors and private equity players.
A full-fledged research division and a strong sales and dealing team help us provide broking services in a seamless manner. We have been leveraging the strong brand value of Centrum Group, servicing our clients with varied financial products and many flagship events and conferences.
We service clients across multiple geographies through a dedicated sales team having an average experience of over 15 years. Our diverse clients include mainly domestic institutional investors across MFs, insurers and regional funds. We have also made considerable inroads into the Asia-Pacific region and Great Britain servicing FIIs.
One of our core strengths is the close collaboration between our sales and research teams, thereby helping us offer niche investment ideas to our clients, apart from organizing road-shows and other prestgious events. Our sales team has a proven track record of successfully completing primary market offerings, QIPs and follow-on offerings.
Some of our successfully completed deals include QIPs of Sarla Performance Fibers, Moldtek Packaging and Talwalkars, which were placed with marquee investors such as HDFC MF, DSP BlackRock MF and CanaraRobeco MF amongst others.
Sales Trading & Execution
“Without strategy, execution is aimless and without execution, strategy is useless.” We’ve been motivated by this philosophy and have been following this adage religiously. Dealing and sales trading are the critical last-mile components for us to ensure quality service to our clients. We have made substantial investments into systems, processes and technology to ensure a competitive business environment on one hand and meeting legal compliances on the other. A system-backed and process-driven approach leaves little room for complaints. At the same time, a strong team plays a pivotal role in blending technology with skills.
We focus on every client order with equal commitment, be it working on block deals or executing floor orders. Our highly experienced cash/ derivatives sales trading & dealing team has executed large transactions for both FIIs and DIIs. Our proven capability in large transactions in index/stock F&Os is well recognized. Our trading desk helps clients in executing orders in the most effective manner by minimizing market impact and enabling access to liquidity at the same time.
Our team monitors and scans market movements in a proactive manner and has been demonstrating a time-proven capability in searching liquidity (blocks), news flow and trading strategies (cash & derivatives), thereby helping clients make informed decisions with regards arbitrage, rollovers and other trading opportunities.
We have on an ongoing basis helped midcap companies grow faster by getting them the critically needed investment capital from marquee investors. An aggressive and focused marketing approach, based on thorough research has enabled us to help our clients gain visibility among institutional investors, thereby leading to enhanced and broad-based shareholding over the years. Our unflinching faith in well-run businesses has outlived market volatility and in turn created enormous value for institutional shareholders and companies.
- Sarla Performance Fibers – Long term multi-bagger: Successfully raised Rs. 47 crores at Rs. 333 a share.
- Talwalkars’ Better Value Fitness – From Fitness to Wellness: Successfully raised Rs. 45 crores & Rs.107 crores through two transactions.
- MoldTek Packaging – Successfully raised Rs. 55 crores at Rs. 220 a share
- Magma Fincorp – Successfully raised USD 27 million at Rs. 60 per share
- Aegis Logistics – Successfully concluded the preferential allotment of equities worth Rs. 750 million for Aegis Logistics at Rs. 322 a share.
Awards & Recognitions
Our path-breaking research on midcap stocks has received several accolades from institutional investors. A testimony to this is that in the past three years alone, our ideas have been highlighted on four occasions in HDFC MF’s ‘Annual Top Ideas’, a prestigious achievement. Our analysts are mentioned regularly in polls conducted by institutional investors and Asiamoney.