Softtech Engineers Limited IPO

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(i) The Company started in the year 1996 as a software product innovation company which caters to the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (“AEC”) verticals. ‘Innovation’ is the key to any business and our products are innovative across the entire value chain in the construction industry. The Company is partnering the government in its mission – “Ease of Doing Business” by associating ourselves as a “Smart City Solution Provider” meeting the requirements of the automation in Architecture,Engineering & Construction (AEC) verticals using our expertise in IT. The Company has been specialising in developing product for e-governance and construction ERP products for smart city projects, municipal corporations, urban local bodies, development authorities and work organizations. Our Company also offers 2D and 3D CAD based intelligent and machine learning driven technology which eliminates entire human intervention along with providing Cloud Technology enabled products offered as “SaaS”.

(ii)Products Launched By CompanyThe Company started by launching its first product – STRUDS in the year 1996, which was used for Structural Analysis and Designing. In the year 2000, we launched another product, ESRGSR, which was also used on the same line. With growing acceptance of our products, we received a Venture Capital funding from SIDBI Venture Capital in year 2003. Between the year 1997 – 2011, various updated versions of our product STRUDS were released. Both our products viz., STRUDS and ESR GSR were acquired in year 2011 by CSC (UK) Limited.

(iii) Meanwhile, the Company had already launched two new products viz., PWIMS and AutoDCR which have been the flagship products of the Company since its launch in the year 2004 and 2005 respectively. PWIMS provides a complete online solution to Public Works Department (PWD) for e-procurement and work management. AutoDCR is a software for automation of building permits approvals which is used by the government authorities in scrutinizing and automating the building permits based on the CAD based building plan which works on an online system and environment. Riding on the success of these products, the Company in year 2010 launched, OPTICON which caters to the needs of construction contractors and real estate companies by helping them in cost estimating, construction management and overall automation. The success has again been entrusted by another VC funding round from Rajasthan Venture Capital Fund in the year 2014 which acquired 26.77% stake in the Company.

(iv) The Company has strategic business alliances with key organizations such as – Microsoft and Autodesk. .

(v) The Company has a total human capital asset of 433.

Softtech Engineers Limited IPO Stock Quote & Charts



  • Open: 63.00
  • High - Low: 63.00 - 63.00
  • Previous Close: 62.65
  • Total Traded Volume: 1600
  • Updated On: 24-Dec-2019

Objects of the Softtech Engineers Limited IPO:

Objectives of  Softtech Engineers Limited IPO are: The Offer for Sale: The Company will not receive any proceeds of the Offer for Sale by the Selling Shareholder. The Fresh Issue : The company intend to utilize the Net Proceeds of the Fresh Issue towards the following objects: 1.Product Development and Enhancement Costs. 2.Funding of the Domestic and International Product Penetration and Marketing Costs. 3.Repayment/ Pre-payment of certain unsecured borrowings availed by our Company. 4.General corporate purposes.

Softtech Engineers Limited IPO Details:

Open Date: Apr 27 2018
Close Date: May 03 2018
Total Shares: 2851200
Face Value: ₹ 10 Per Equity Share
Issue Type: Book Built Issue IPO
Issue Size: 22.80 Cr.
Lot Size: 1600 Shares
Issue Price: ₹ 78-80 Per Equity Share
Listing At: NSE Emerge
Listing Date: May 11 2018

Promoters And Management:

Promoters of Softtech Engineers Limited Company are: The Company was founded by Mr. Vijay Gupta who is an IIT Mumbai Alumni and has an experience of more than 3 decade in the industry. He is also the promoter of the Company and is being supported by an experienced and educated management team. Mr. Vijay Gupta along with his adequately experienced team is actively and fully involved in day-to-day affairs of our Company’s operations. The experience of our Company’s management is reflected in Company’s operational performance where earlier products having been acquired by foreign company, receiving venture capital funding and current products being widely accepted.

Capital Structure:

(i) Authorized Share Capital ( 1,10,00,000 shares at FV@10) 11 Cr
(ii) Issued, Subscribed,& Paid-up Share Capital Before Issue (70,51,276  Shares at FV@10) 7.0512 Cr
(iii) Present Issue (28,51,200 Shares at FV@10) 2.8512 Cr
(iv) QIB & HNI Quota[ 5% quota for MFs] 65%
(v) Retail Quota 35%
(vi) Paid Up Share Capital after the issue 9.9024 Cr

Financials of Softtech Engineers Limited IPO:

 1. Balance Sheet Snippet[ Financials as of Sept 2017]
       (i) Shareholders’ Fund[Equity] Value 3258 Lacs
      (ii) Asset 6610.08 Lacs
      (iii) Liability 3352.08 Lacs
      (iv) Debt/Equity[<1 ideal] 1.02( reasonable)
      (v)  Net Worth(Asset- Liability) 3258 Lacs
     (vi)  RONW(PAT/Net Worth) or ROE 7.0%
     (vii) Book Value or NAV[ Net Worth/No.of Shares] 92
     (viii) P/B  [<5 ideal] 0.9(ideal)
2.Profit n Loss Snippet (i) The Revenue of the Company in last 4 years i.e. from FY 2013 to FY 2017 is growing at CAGR of 21.7%[Excellent]. (ii) The PAT of the Company in last 4 years i.e. from FY 2013 to FY 2017 is growing at CAGR of 58.68%[Excellent]. (iii)The EBITDA Margins of last 5 years are: 15%(FY13),29%(FY14), 22%(FY15), 25%(FY16) and 31%(FY17). The company's EBITDA margin has improved from 15% to 31% in last 5 years which speaks about the working of the company. (iv) P/B(post issue)= 2.31 (v) Annualized EPS(post issue)= 5.039 (vi) Annualized P/E(post issue)=15(Fairly priced )at the cutoff price of 80  
3. Cash Flow Statement(all figures in lacs)
Particulars FY17 FY16 FY15 FY14 FY13
(i) Net Cash Generated from Operation 943.21 -47.74 217.19 167.77 52.63
(ii) Net Cash Generated from Investment -510.65 -420.89 -725.38 -437.89 -243.31
(iii) Net Cash Generated from Financing Activity -368.09 578.88 -1.2 689.81 50.07
(iv) Total[ (i)+(ii)+(iii) ] 64.47 110.25 -509.39 419.69 -140.61
(v) Cash and Cash Equivalents at the Beginning of the Year 134.09 23.84 533.23 113.14 253.75
(vi) Cash and Cash Equivalents at the end of the Year 198.56 134.09 23.84 532.83 113.14

Comparison With Peers:

Sr.No Name of the Company FV EPS PE RONW(%)
1 Softtech Engginers limited 10 5.039 15 15%
2 Ramco Systems Limited 10 16.81 22.19 7.40%
3 Ceinsys Tech Limited 10 11.78 15.7 20.18%
4 Cyber Tech Systems and Softwares limited 10 3.78 15.08 12.16%
5 Newgen Softwares Technologies limited 10 9.92 22.79 17.70%

Recommendation on Softtech Engineers Limited IPO:

Review and Recommendation of

Softtech Engineers Limited IPO

from our side is: Rating: 7/10. 1-5: Fair 5-7: Good 7-10: Excellent

Registrar of Softtech Engineers Limited IPO:

  1. Link Intime India Private Limited

Company Address:

The Pentagon, Unit No. 5A, Near Satara Road Telephone Exchange, Shahu College Road, Parvati, Pune 411009 Maharashtra, India Tel. No: +91-020-24218747 Fax No.:+91-020-24218747 E-mail: Website:

Bid Details of Softtech Engineers Limited IPO as on
03-May-2018 18:00:00 IST

Category No.of shares offered No. of shares bid
1,353,600 2,001,600
406,080 42,251,200
947,520 39,278,400
144,000 144,000
2,851,200 83,675,200
QIBs Subscription 1.48X
HNI Subscription 104.05X
Retail Subscription 41.45X
Total Subscription 30.86X

Discussion on Softtech Engineers Limited IPO:


    ******************Latest News for Softtech Limited **************************
    The new framework has been issued by DIPP’s( Department of Industrial Policy and Promotions) in partnership with World Bank to rank the States and UTs in India for EODB( Ease of Doing Business). The States and UTs are now be ranked as per 103 new set of reforms(out of 405) for EODB focussing mainly on:

    (i) Central Inspection Systems

    (ii) Online Land Allotment Systems

    (iii) Online Single Window System for granting Construction Permits.

    (iv) Registration under interstate migrant workmen Act, 1979

    The Softtech has proudly announced that they have contributed to the all top 5 ranking states, Andhra Pradesh(1), Telengana(2), Haryana(3), Jharkhand(4) and Gujarat(5) by implementing “Online Single Window System for granting Construction Permits.”

    The Management has announced that the company has provided their flagships product “AutoDCR” for enabling digital construction permits in major cities/states across India and contributing human intervention free construction permit systems.

    ***************Latest news for Softtech- 7th May 2018********************
    Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani on Monday launched ‘Online Development Permission System’ (ODPS) in Gandhinagar, asserting that the state government is working towards good governance with transparency and sensibility. The CM further said that the state government wants to use technologies to optimum level to create an online transparent working environment for the government departments like Home, revenue, Urban Development and others so that common citizens get their works done directly from home. ODPS is developed and implemented by SoftTech for 192 ULBs across the state of Gujarat. The system will be operational across all 33 districts in the state.

    I think there is no issue to apply in this IPO.

    The success of the company is entrusted by VC funding round from Rajasthan Venture Capital Fund in the year 2014 which acquired 26.77% stake in the Company currently holds 18,87,796 shares. The Rajasthan Venture Capital Fund via this IPO is selling 4,80,000 shares.

    The company valuations are reasonably priced at PE of 15. The Company has manageable debt and company is promoted by Mr. Vijay Gupta who is an IIT Mumbai Alumni and has an experience of more than 3 decade in the industry.

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