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Fino Payments Bank Limited’s Proposed Initial Public Offering

Price Band of ₹ 560 – ₹ 577 per equity share bearing face value of ₹ 10 each (Equity Shares). Bid/Offer Opening Date – Friday, October, 29 2021 and Bid/Offer Closing Date – Tuesday, November 02, 2021.

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Fino Payments Bank Limited (the “Company”) is proposing, subject to receipt of requisite approvals, market conditions and other considerations, to open its initial public offering of Equity Shares (the “Offer”) on Friday, October 29, 2021 and close on Tuesday, November 02, 2021. The price band for the Offer has been determined at ₹ 560 – ₹ 577 per Equity Share.

The Offer comprises of a fresh issuance of Equity Shares aggregating up to ₹ 3,000 million (“Fresh Issue”) and an offer for sale of up to 15,602,999 Equity Shares by Fino Paytech (the “Promoter Selling Shareholders”).

The Company intends to utilize the net proceeds from the fresh issue towards augmenting the bank’s tier-1 capital base to meet its future capital requirements.

Fino payments bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fino Paytech Limited (FPL), primarily engaged in providing technology-based solutions and services related to financial inclusion. FPL is backed by marquee investors like Blackstone, ICICI Group, Intel Capital Corporation, Bharat Petroleum, HAV3 Holdings (Mauritius) Limited and World Bank Arm International Finance Corporation (IFC), amongst others.

Axis Capital Limited, CLSA India Private Limited, ICICI Securities Limited, and Nomura Financial Advisory and Securities (India) Private Limited are the book running lead manager to the Offer (“BRLM”).

The Company and the Selling Shareholder have, in consultation with the book running lead manager to the Offer, considered participation by Anchor Investors in accordance with the SEBI ICDR Regulations, whose participation shall be one Working Day prior to the Bid/Offer Opening Date, i.e. Thursday, October 28, 2021. The Offer is being made in terms of Rule 19(2)(b) of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Rules, 1957, as amended, read with Regulation 31 of the SEBI ICDR Regulations. The Offer is being made through the Book Building Process, in compliance with Regulation 6(2) of the SEBI ICDR Regulations, wherein not less than 75% of the Offer shall be available for allocation to Qualified Institutional Buyers, not more than 15% of the Offer shall be available for allocation to Non-Institutional Bidders and not more than 10% of the Offer shall be available for allocation to Retail Individual Bidders.

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