- IPO was at $17.13 per share
- PEXA closed at $17.15
- Link Administration Holdings Limited will hold 42.8%
The initial public offering (IPO) was lodged back in mid-June, following a flurry of activity.
Some days and weeks later, news broke that PEXA had garnered the interest of buyers, a takeover bid came from a consortium of Domain and KKR. A condition of the acquisition included not proceeding with the IPO.
A short time later, the deal was no more, Domain announced that it no was no longer pursuing the purchase.
The IPO raised gross proceeds of $1.174 billion at a price of $17.13 per share, representing an enterprise value of $3.3 billion.
Major shareholder, Link Administration Holdings Limited will hold 42.8 per cent of PEXA shares on issue, with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia holding 23.9 per cent and the balance to be held by new institutional and retail investors, employees, directors and practitioner partners.
“Our listing today on the ASX marks another important milestone for PEXA,”
Mark Joiner, PEXA Chairman
Trading so far
Prices dipped below the IPO figure around 1 pm, PXA was trading at around $16.40.
The price quickly recovered and is now trading above the IPO, at $17.29 at the time of writing.
UPDATE: PEXA has closed at $17.15, two cents up from the IPO price.