Kronox Lab IPO Day 2: Should You Apply? Check GMP and Subscription Status Now

On Wednesday, June 5, the Kronox Lab Sciences IPO will close. The IPO price range is set between ₹129 and ₹136 per share, each with a face value of ₹10. On Friday, May 31, anchor investors contributed ₹39.04 crore to the IPO.

IPO Allocation

  • Non-Institutional Investors (NII): 15%
  • Retail Investors: 35%
  • Qualified Institutional Buyers (QIB): 50%

About Kronox Lab Sciences

Founded in 2008, Kronox Lab Sciences Limited produces high-purity specialty fine chemicals for various markets, including APIs, pharmaceuticals, research, nutraceuticals, agrochemicals, metal refineries, personal care, and animal health products.


Listed Competitors

  • Tanfac Industries Ltd: P/E of 39.15
  • Neogen Chemicals Ltd: P/E of 77.55
  • Sigachi Industries Ltd: P/E of 46.64
  • Tatva Chintan Pharma Chem Ltd: P/E of 57.57
  • DMCC Speciality Chemical Ltd: P/E of 116.57

Kronox Lab Sciences IPO Review

Hensex Securities: Kronox Lab Science Ltd. makes high-purity specialty chemicals for various industries and exports to over 20 countries. From 2021 to 2023, the company’s revenue grew at a CAGR of 23.70%, from ₹62.46 crore to ₹95.58 crore. EBITDA grew at a CAGR of 21.90%, from ₹14.80 crore to ₹21.99 crore, and PAT increased at a CAGR of 30.68%, from ₹9.73 crore to ₹16.62 crore.

The company’s revenue from exports accounted for 25.07%, 26.41%, 25.39%, 23.46%, and 20.56% of its operations for the respective periods.

Investment Perspective: Kronox Lab Sciences operates in the specialized fine chemicals sector and is positioned for long-term growth due to its diverse product range, strict production processes, well-located facilities, and strong client relationships. The company has a solid financial performance and is debt-free.


  • Foreign Exchange Rates: Kronox Lab Sciences is affected by global market fluctuations.
  • Capacity Utilization: The company currently uses a smaller portion of its production capacity, potentially limiting income growth.

Despite these risks, the IPO’s P/E valuation of 31.62x is reasonable. Considering the company’s strengths and potential for growth, a subscription rating is recommended for potential listing gains and long-term growth, while being mindful of the risks.

IPO Details

The IPO consists solely of an offer-for-sale (OFS) of 95.7 lakh equity shares. The proceeds will go to the selling shareholders, including the promoters Jogindersingh Jaswal, Ketan Ramani, and Pritesh Ramani, each selling 31.9 lakh shares.

  • Lead Manager: Pantomath Capital Advisors Pvt Ltd
  • Registrar: Kfin Technologies Limited

Kronox Lab Sciences IPO GMP Today

The grey market premium (GMP) for Kronox Lab IPO today is +81, meaning shares are trading at a premium of ₹81 in the grey market. Considering the upper end of the IPO price band, the expected listing price is ₹217 per share, 59.56% higher than the IPO price of ₹136. The GMP indicates investors’ willingness to pay more than the issue price.

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