NHB Tax Free Bonds – Issue opening on 7th Mar 2014

National Housing Bank Ltd – Tranche IIIssue Period: 7 March 2014 to 18 March 2014

Key Features:

  • National Housing Bank Ltd is wholly owned by the RBI
  • Credit Ratings : AAA by CARE , AAA (Stable) by CRISIL & ICRA
  • Interest on these Bonds is Tax-Free, no TDS is applicable, Wealth Tax is not levied
  • Issue Size: Rs 250 Cr with an option to retain oversubscription upto Rs 1,000 Cr

Issue Structure: Issue of Tax Free Secured Redeemable Non Convertible Bonds

Options / Series of Bonds Series 1 Series 2 Series 3
Tenor 10 years 15 years 20 years
Frequency of Interest payment Annual Annual Annual
For Investor Category I, II, III Series 1A Series 2A Series 3A
Coupon Rate / Annualised Yield % pa 8.25 8.68 8.65
For Investor Category IV (Retail) Series 1B Series 2B Series 3B
Coupon Rate / Annualised Yield % pa 8.50 8.93 8.90
For all Investor Categories Common Terms and Conditions
Face Value / Issue Price per Bond Rs 5,000
Minimum Application Rs 5,000 (in multiples of 1 Bond thereafter)
Issuance Demat and Physical form
Interest on application % p.a. As per coupon rate applicable to investor category
Interest on refund % p.a. 5%
Proposed to be listed on NSE

Basis of Allotment : On first come first serve basis

Investor Category I – QIBs II – Corporate III – HNI (> 10 Lac) IV – Retail (<= 10 Lac)
Issue allocation 10% 25% 25% 40%
  • When Bonds held by the original allottees of Category IV are sold / transferred to Investors falling in Category I, II & III; coupon rate will be revised to the coupon rate for Category I, II & III investors. Refer to details
  • Application cannot be made by Non-resident Indians (NRIs)

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NHB Tax Free Bonds – Issue opening on 7th Mar 2014
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