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Subscribe To The Nykaa IPO, Says Motilal Oswal Financial Services

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Motilal Oswal Financial Services has placed a "subscribe" on the IPO of Nykaa at the given price band of Rs 1085- Rs 1125. Below information is completely picked from a report by Motilal Oswal.

 

Incorporated in 2012, Nykaa is a digitally native consumer technology platform, delivering a content-led, life style retail experience to consumers.

Leading specialty Beauty and Personal Care (BPC) platform in India

Leading specialty Beauty and Personal Care (BPC) platform in India

Nykaa is the largest Specialty BPC Platform in India and enjoys the highest Average Order Value (AOV) among its peers. It has the largest luxury BPC platform. It is one of the fastest growing fashion platforms in India based on GMV (Gross Merchandise Value) growth. Fashion started in 2018 and now contributes 16% to GMV, up from 10% in FY20.

Large market opportunity
 

Large market opportunity

The Indian BPC/Fashion market is expected to grow at 12.7%/18% p.a. over CY20-25. The online BPC/Fashion markets are growing at an even faster pace of 60%/25% CAGR over CY16-20. Nykaa enjoys ~35% of the online BPC market. With online BPC/Fashion penetration at just 8%/12% in India, Nykaa is well-placed to lead the online market growth with a proven business model. The company expects contribution of tier 2/3 cities (currently 64%) to go up significantly.

Inventory based business model with omni-channel approach: Nykaa's key strengths lies in its inventory-led business model for BPC segment, which allows it to offer authentication for all its products and ensures availability and efficient distribution. Apart from the online channels, Nykaa also has 80 physical stores across 40 cities which helps in more robust distribution network and seamless experience. As per RedSeer, since FY21, Nykaa has one of the highest shares of mobile application-led transactions among the leading online retail platforms in India. Nykaa has a proprietary technology stack, through which it offers hyper personalized consumer experience.

Financials: Nykaa's GMV/revenue/EBITDA has grown at a 57%/48%/ 181% CAGR over FY19-21, while it turned PAT positive in FY21. EBITDA margins too improved to 6.6% in FY21 with FCF turning positive. It has a capital efficient business model with asset turnover of 3x in FY21.

Issue Size

Issue Size

The Rs 53.5bn IPO consists of fresh issue of Rs 6.3 bn and OFS of INR47.2bn (from promoters and other investors) which would result in promoter's stake reducing from 54.2% pre-IPO to 52.6% post-IPO. The funds raised will be utilized for setting up new retail stores/warehouses, debt repayment and marketing.

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We like Nykaa given its leadership position in online BPC market, customer centric approach, profitable tech platform and capital efficient business model. The issue is valued at 16.1x FY22 EV/Sales on a post issue and annualized basis, which seems to be similar to other Indian unicorns. We believe Nykaa is rightly placed to tap the high growth digital/online penetration in BPC/Fashion market. We recommend Subscribe. Investors with high risk appetite can Subscribe for Listing Gains given fancy for unique and first of its kind listing in the e-commerce space.

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

The above is picked from the report of Motilal Oswal Financial Services. Investing in equities poses a risk of financial losses. Investors must therefore exercise due caution. Greynium Information Technologies, the author, and the brokerage house are not liable for any losses caused as a result of decisions based on the article.

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Story first published: Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 12:10 [IST]
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