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Retail Investor in Focus

The Indian IPO Experience


Part of the Advances in Theory and Practice of Emerging Markets book series (ATPEM)

Table of contents

About this book


This book focuses on the regulatory aspect of retail investor protection in the context of Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) in the Indian securities market. The book captures the salient policy changes that have transformed the IPO markets in India from their rudimentary structure at their present advanced structure. While primary markets reforms in India have been an ongoing endeavor, there has been a renewed emphasis in the recent past on reforming the market keeping the retail investors in focus.  Greater retail participation is the intended objective of the reforms agenda. The book assesses retail participation in all the IPOs that have been floated between the period 2012-2017 in terms of their subscriptions, size of investment and quantum of applications. The book also provides a concise overview of the significant legislative developments that have been enacted keeping the retail investor in focus.


Retail Investors Initial Public Offerings IPO Securities and Exchange Board of India SEBI Finance Financial Markets Corporate Legislation Corporate Governance Emerging Markets

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Symbiosis Centre for Management StudiesSymbiosis International (Deemed University)PuneIndia

About the authors

Parimala Veluvali has been in academics for over a decade. Her academic and research interests are in the areas of Corporate and Securities laws, Corporate governance and Investor protection. A Fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, she also received her PhD from Symbiosis International (Deemed University) in 2014, under the Faculty of Law. She firmly believes in making the process of  learning interesting. She has been teaching students at the Symbiosis Centre of Management Studies, Pune where she is presently working, management courses that interface with law. Small investor protection and the regulatory mechanism have been her core areas of research and she has contributed research papers and articles in reputed journals on these themes.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Retail Investor in Focus
  • Book Subtitle The Indian IPO Experience
  • Authors Parimala Veluvali
  • Series Title Advances in Theory and Practice of Emerging Markets
  • Series Abbreviated Title Advances in Theory and Practice of Emerging Markets
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management Business and Management (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-12755-8
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-12758-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-12756-5
  • Series ISSN 2522-5006
  • Series E-ISSN 2522-5014
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 137
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 15 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Emerging Markets/Globalization
    International Finance
    Corporate Finance
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