ColdEx Ltd

Coldex Ltd

About the Company:

ColdEx Ltd is India’s largest organized integrated food supply chain and distribution company

Company caters to a wide range of industry sectors and business segments including food service market, FMCG, confectionary, dairy, retail, etc.

Company is one of the few companies engaged in integrated temperature-controlled food supply chain and distribution.

They operate the business through 12 operating locations including their registered office, corporate office, branch offices and warehouses spread across 10 cities in India to manage our operations effectively.

Company has received various industry accolades, awards and recognition’s over the years as well as recognition from our customers, including Partner of the Year Award from Burger King (2018)

Company operates more than 800 reefer trucks including 594 owned reefer trucks (operated by the company or franchisee partners) and have been catering to more than 40 clients.


Company’s History:

Coldex Ltd had commenced the business in 1999 with the incorporation of Company in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. In 2005, company launched their brand ColdEX, to provide  temperature-controlled logistics services to various industries.

In 2014, Company further expanded into becoming an integrated temperature-controlled food supply chain and distribution Company by acquiring their flagship built-to- suit temperature-controlled warehouse which is leased but dedicated, with a capacity of 3,500 pallets at Kundli (Delhi NCR).


Company’s Business Segments:

  • Integrated Distribution (outsourced end to end supply chain management)
  • Fulfilment Services (elements of supply chain)


Company’s Business Infrastructure comprises of:

Five (5) temperature-controlled warehouses located at Kundli I, Navi Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Kundli-II capable of warehousing more than 7,000 pallets.

Further company has entered into a long term lease agreement for built-to-suit temperature-controlled warehouse at Bengaluru which can accommodate upto additional 5,000 pallets.

Company has more than 800 reefer trucks which included 594 owned reefer trucks (operated by the company or franchisee partners).


Company’s Clients operate in various sectors across India, including:

  • Food Service Market.
  • Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG)
  • Dairy.
  • Ice-cream and frozen dessert.
  • Confectionaries including chocolates and baked products.
  • Frozen food.


Company’s key Clientele in the Integrated segment includes:

  • Burger King
  • Sapphire Foods (franchisee of Yum Restaurants of KFC)
  • Connaught Plaza Restaurants
  • Yum Restaurants (Taco Bell)
  • Wendy’s


Investors in the Company:

Company has been able to attract investments from reputable domestic and international private equity investors such as Sabr India Investment Pvt Ltd and Feedbridge Equity Holdings Limited, reflecting confidence of such investors in their business model.


Competitors for the Company:

There are several hundred players in the Logistics industry, small and large, organized and unorganized. Amongst the organized players, there are a few large players focused on traditional logistics services as well as temperature-controlled services.

Major players include Snowman Logistics, Kelvin Cold Chain Logistics Pvt Ltd and Coldstar Logistics Pvt Ltd provide temperature-controlled transportation &  Mahindra Logistics , Future Supply Chain Solutions (warehousing & Logistics Services)


Management Team:

  1. Mr. Gaurav Jain (Designation: Managing Director)
  2. Ms. Tanu Jain (Designation: Executive Director)


Promoter Background:

Company’s Promoter, Gaurav Jain, a first-generation entrepreneur has experience of more than two decades in logistics industry.

He has been recognized by various prestigious forums including the Forbes India Leadership Awards for his contributions to India’s logistics industry.

He has also been chosen as an Extraordinaire Brand by Consumers and Industry in Brand vision Sumit 2017-2018.


Objectives of the Issue:

  • Investment in IT Infrastructure.
  • Funding the working capital requirements of their subsidiary Coldex Logistics Private Ltd
  • Acquisitions and other strategic initiatives.
  • General Corporate Purposes.


Financials of the Company: (Consolidated)

(in Crores) FY 16 FY 17 FY 18 30th June 18
Revenue 159.33 229.72 264.24 84.07
Net Profit (-9.2) (-16.2) 3.14 1.3


Valuation of Peer Group Companies:

Company Name Face Value EPS PE Ratio RoNW NAV
Coldex Ltd 10 3.52 TBA 5.14% 68.46
Gati Ltd 2 3.33 27.24 4.70% 67.24
Mahindra Logistics Ltd 10 9.04 58.12 15.26% 58.98
Snowman Logistics Ltd 10 (0.21) N.A. (0.84)% 25.45
Future Supply Chain Solutions Ltd 10 14.77 44.29 13.72% 106.18


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Equity Shares Offered (Fresh) 10,10,000
Equity Shares Offered (OFS) 16,56,408
Total Equity Shares Offered (Fresh+OFS) 26,66,408
Equity Shares Prior to the Issue 90,00,005
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Company Contact Info:
Coldex Limited
404, 4th Floor, Vishal Tower, District Centre,
Janakpuri, New Delhi,
West Delhi – 110058.
Tel No: + 91-11- 25532119
Fax No: + 91-11-25532119


IPO Registrar Info:
Link Intime India Private Limited
C-101, 1st Floor, 247 Park, L.B.S Marg,
Vikhroli (West),
Mumbai 400 083, Maharashtra, India.
Tel: +91 22 49186200


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Pantomath Capital Advisors Private Limited
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Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East
Mumbai – 400 051
Tel: +91 22 6194 6700