Pune, Maharashtra, India: The Board of Directors of Poonawalla Fincorp Limited (PFL), a non-deposit taking systemically important NBFC focusing on consumer and small business finance, today announced its un-audited results for the quarter ended December 31, 2021 (Q3FY22). The consolidated results include the performance of PFL’s housing finance subsidiary, Poonawalla Housing Finance Limited (PHFL) and its joint venture, Magma HDI General Insurance Company Limited (MHDI).
Performance Highlights (Consolidated)
Assets Under Management remained at Rs. 15,228 crore
NIM increased by 25 bps YoY to 8.8% in Q3FY22, driven largely by a reduction in interest expenses
Consolidated PBT was up 651% YoY, increasing from Rs. 17 crore in Q3FY21 to Rs. 130 crore in Q3FY22, driven largely by a reduction in interest cost and recovery led credit costs
Collections continued to remain buoyant; above 99% in Dec’21
Asset QualityConsequent to healthy collections in Q3FY22, Gross Stage 3 and Net Stage 3 assets decreased from 4.1% and 2.0% respectively as of Sep’21 to 3.5% and 1.8% respectively as at Dec’21 on a consolidated basis. The Company has one of the best provision coverage ratios across all three stages. The standard asset coverage ratio as of Dec’21 stands at 3.3%; the Stage 3 asset coverage ratio stands at 50.1%.
Liquidity and Cost of Borrowings
The Company continues to maintain a strong liquidity position with over Rs. 3,200 crore of surplus liquidity, and additional term loan sanctions in the hand of Rs. 1,490 crore. The repricing of all eligible term loans has been competed in Q3FY22, with an overall reduction of over 160 bps. New loan sanctions received at sub 6.5%.
The company was assigned a long-term rating of ‘AA+ / Stable’ by CRISIL. The short-term rating was retained at the highest level of ‘A1+’.
The Company continued its product focus on consumers and small businesses. During the quarter, the Company entered into multiple co-lending / fintech partnerships along with adding small-ticket LAP and medical equipment loan products.
About Poonawalla Fincorp
Poonawalla Fincorp Limited (Formerly known as Magma Fincorp Limited) is a Cyrus Poonawalla group promoted non-deposit taking systemically important non-banking finance company (ND-SI-NBFC), registered with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The Company started operations nearly three decades back and is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange in India (NSE). Consequent to the capital raise of Rs 3,456 Crore in May’21, the Company is now part of the Cyrus Poonawalla Group with a majority stake owned by Rising Sun Holdings Private Limited, a company owned and controlled by Mr. Adar Poonawalla.
The Company’s new identity “P” stands for Passion, Principles, Purpose, People and Possibilities. Poonawalla Fincorp Limited (“PFL”) has a widespread coverage with 279 branches across 21 States. The Company has AUM of Rs.15,228 crore and employs more than 7,000 people. The Company’s financial services offerings include pre-owned car finance, personal loans, loan to professionals, business loans, SME LAP, affordable home loans and general insurance.
About Cyrus Poonawalla Group
The Cyrus Poonawalla Group of Companies, headquartered in Pune, are a diversified group with business interests that include Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology, Financial Services, Clean Energy, Hospitality & Realty and Aviation. Serum Institute of India Private Limited, the group’s flagship company, is the world’s largest manufacturer of vaccines, supplying to Indian as well as global markets.
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