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Solid Automotive Berhad IPO

19th August, 2013

in Initial Public Offering

Solid AutomativeSolid Automotive Bhd, an automotive parts trader and distributor is scheduled to be listed in Main Market of Bursa Malaysia on 12th September 2013.

The Initial Public Offering (IPO) consists of public issues of 35.4 million new ordinary shares and offer for sale of 8.36 million ordinary shares at an IPO price of RM0.56 per share and RM0.50 par value.

Out of this, 7.5 million shares are allocated for application by Malaysian public and 9.8 million shares reserved for the eligible directors and person contribute to the group. The remaining shares are for private placement.

The IPO exercise is expected to raise RM19.8 million and the proceeds will be used for capital expenditure (12 million), working capital (5.3 million) and payment of listing expenses (RM2.5 million).

Solid Automative Berhad was founded in 1982, and now they has seven branches in Malaysia and one in Singapore.

Besides the local market, our group has also managed to penetrate into over 30 countries such as Saudi Arabia, UAE, Libya, Ecuador, Indonesia, Syria, Yemen, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Sudan.

Currently, the company had an inventory of 18 in-house brands, over 100 third party brands and more than 7,000 stock-keeping units.

Solid Automotive’s subsidiaries Solid Corporation, Twinco, Auto Empire, JBS and Uni Point are involved in the trading and distribution of automotive parts and components as well as remanufacturing of automotive alternators and starters for the passenger and commercial vehicle segments in the automotive aftermarket in Malaysia and overseas.

More information about Solid Automotive can be found in their website.

Solid Automotive intends to pay approximately 40 percent of  profit after tax as dividends. Based on 2013 figures, this translate to dividend yield of 4.5 percent or 2.5 sen per share

The table below is the financial summary for Solid Automotive Bhd.

FYE 2010 FYE 2011 FYE 2012 FYE 2013
Revenue (RM’000) 80,767 88,201 104,155 108,794
Profit after Tax (RM’000) 6,591 8,052 15,078 9,404
Earnings per Share (sen)* 4.39 5.37 10.05 6.27
Price Earnings Ratio (x)* 12.74 10.43 5.57 8.93

* Based on number of shares post IPO

Alliance Investment Banks is the principal adviser, underwriter and placement agent of the IPO while MainStreet Advisers Sdn Bdh in the Joint Adviser.

For those who are interested in Solid Automotive IPO, you may subscribe at ATM machines or via Internet Banking. The subscription period is opened until 30th August 2013 at 5pm. Tentative balloting date is on 3rd September 2013 while the allotment date is on 10th September 2013.

Solid Automotive stock name in Bursa Malaysia is “SOLID”.

View Solid Automotive prospectus in Bursa Malaysia webpage.

What do you think about Solid Automotive IPO? Are you going to subscribe?

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Bryan Fang August 23, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Sound good for apply based on the revenue and operation fees… but wonder why this IPO raise so little fund ? sound like smb….?? What do you think 1 million dollar?


1-million-dollar-blog August 24, 2013 at 2:05 pm

Financially, this company seem to be good. There is growth & dividend plan. Other than that, I have no comment.

Do you plan to subscribe?


Bryan Fang August 26, 2013 at 1:46 pm

lets see KLSE movement first b4 closing date.


imkickers August 29, 2013 at 8:18 am

What do you think 1 million dollar? Do you plan to subscribe?


1-million-dollar-blog August 29, 2013 at 8:56 am

The company seem to be OK but I won’t subscribe due to unfavorable stock market condition.


imkickers August 29, 2013 at 11:16 am

ok.. thanks for the tip..


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