Vasa Retail and Overseas Ltd

Vasa Retail and Overseas Ltd

About the Company:

Vasa Retail Ltd primarily deals in all kinds of (a) stationery products viz. artistic materials, hobby colors, scholastic colors, scholastic stationery, office products, drawing instruments, writing instruments, office stationery, adhesives, notebooks, office supplies and writing instruments, books, pens, pencils, erasers, files, copier paper, bags and bottles.

We can further classify the range of stationary products into (i) school and education products; (ii) fine art and hobby products; and (iii) office products.

Company has exclusive license agreements dated October 01, 2014 and June 10, 2016 with Oxford Limited to market, sell, distribute, and promote various stationary products under the brand “University of Oxford” to around twenty six (26) countries spread across Asia, Middle East and Africa including India.

Company has been in developing innovative product range under the brand “University of Oxford”; entering into arrangements with distributors; tie-up with suppliers.

In addition to the above license arrangement, Company also markets and sells its stationery products and bags under its own brand “VASTA” in the overseas markets.

In addition to the above business activities, Company also acts as a supplier of copier paper under the brand “Trion” to certain paper dealers in the Middle East. However,they do not own the brand “Trion” under which they sell the copier paper.

They distribute the products through a network of approximately seven (07) distributors catering to more than 500 stores by way of modern retail outlets, shop in shop, traditional retail outlets, MBO‘s and e-commerce platform in India.

Company has strong customers base in the overseas markets in countries like Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, UAE, Oman, and Mauritius, where they market and sell products under the brand “University of Oxford”.

Company Sells Products Under the Following Brand Logo’s:

Company Sells Products under following Product Categories:

  • Students and education products.
  • Fine art and hobby products.
  • Office products.


Business Overview:

Management Team:

  1. Mr.Mr.Hardik Bhupendra Vasa (Designation: Chairman & Managing Director)
  2. Ms.Kajal Hardik Vasa (Designation: Whole Time Director)
  3. Ms.Aruna Bhupendra Vasa (Designation: Non-Executive & Non-Independent Director)


Promoters Average Acquisition Cost:

Name of the Promoter No. of Shares held Average Acquisition Cost (in Rs.)
Mr. Hardik Vasa 19,63,630 10.00
Mrs. Kajal Vasa 10,50,800 10.00


Promoters Stake Pre & Post Issue:

Shareholder Name Pre Issue Stake (%) Post Issue Stake
Mr. Hardik Vasa 44.70% 32.77%
Ms. Kajal Vasa 23.92% 17.54%
Promoter Group Entities            26.82%          19.66%
Total 95.45% 69.96%


Objectives of the Issue:

  • To meet Working Capital Requirement.
  • General Corporate Expenses.
  • To Meet the Issue Expenses.


Fund Utilization:

Particulars Amount (Rs. in Crores)
To Meet Working Capital Requirement 4.00
General Corporate Expenses 0.197
Net Proceeds 4.8 crores


Positives for the Company:

  • Exclusive rights over the brand “University of Oxford”
  • Experience and expertise in global sourcing of diverse stationary products and brand consolidator.
  • Vast network of distributors in the domestic markets and strong customers base in the overseas markets.
  • Own brand VASTA for the overseas market.


Financials of the Company:

(in Crores) FY 13 FY 14 FY 15 FY 16 FY 17 20th Oct 17
Revenue  10.47  17.55 18.82   21.85 23.85 17.92
Net Profit  0.11  0.84  (-0.11)  (-0.15)  0.91  0.86


Valuation of Peer Group Companies:

Company Name Face Value EPS PE Ratio RoNW NAV
Vasa Retail and Overseas Ltd 10 2.18 13.78 44.64 4.89
Kokuyo Camlin Limited 1 0.10 1427.5 0.44% 21.79
Linc Pen & Plastics Ltd 10 11.61 29.92 14.51% 80.00


IPO Details:

Details Info
Issue Opens on 24th January 2018
Issue Closes on:. 29th January 2018
Issue Price Rs.30
Face Value Rs.10
Minimum Lot 4000
Minimum Investment Rs.1,20,000
Issue Constitutes 26.69%
Issue Size Rs.4.80 cr
Market Cap Rs.17.98 cr
Listing at NSE SME
Total Equity Shares Offered (Fresh) 16,00,000
Equity Shares Prior 43,92,550
Equity Shares after the issue 59,95,550


IPO Valuation Parameters:

Earnings Per Share (EPS) Price To Earnings ratio (PE) Return on Net Worth (RoNW) Net Asset Value (NAV)
2.18 13.78 44.64 4.89


Markets Guruji Opinion:

IPO View Apply For: Expected listing Gain:
Subscribe Long Term 20%


Company Contact Info:
Vasa Retail and Overseas Limited
C-001, Ground Floor
A/3, Antop Hill Warehousing
Vidyalankar College Marg
Barkat Ali, Antop Hill
Mumbai 400037, India.
Telephone: +91 22 2414 1380
Email id:


IPO Registrar Info:
1st Floor, Bharat Tin Works Building
Opp. Vasant Oasis, Makwana Road
Marol, Andheri (East), Mumbai 400059, India.
Telephone: +91 22 6263 8200
Facsimile: +91 22 6263 8299


Lead Manager to the Issue:
904, A Wing, 9th Floor
Naman Midtown, Senapati Bapat Marg
Elphinstone Road, Mumbai 400 013, India.
Telephone: +91 22 4906 0000
Facsimile: +91 22 4906 0061