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Face Value


Total Share


Total Income

₹174.10 Cr

Profit After Tax

₹5.48 Cr







Market Capitalisation

₹1,409.97 Cr

Enterprise Value

₹1,568.27 Cr

Book Value


Intrinsic Value


Earnings Yield

0.36 %


Information Technology


Software Services



Cashflow - Operations

₹49.00 Cr

Cashflow - Financing

₹22.00 Cr

ESDS Growth

Compounded Sales Growth

  • 8.42%

    1 Year

  • 12.61%

    2 Year

  • 19.99%

    3 Year

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Compounded Profit Growth

  • 486.52%

    1 Year

  • -36.99%

    2 Year

  • -17.89%

    3 Year

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Return On Equity

  • 3.25%


  • 0.74%


  • 16.78%


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About ESDS

ESDS has indigenously developed the concept of a high specification; carrier-neutral and fully managed Datacenter in the state of Maharashtra, and has successfully turned their vision into reality. ESDS is a group of Web Hosting companies based in India, United Kingdom and the United States of America. The complete infrastructure in Nashik including the Datacenter is fully-owned by ESDS without any mortgage.

ESDS Unlisted shares ("ESDS PRE-IPO shares" are a great opportunity to invest)

  • ESDS IPO Details

ESDS Software has filed its draft red herring prospectus with the Securities and Exchange Board of India to raise finance through an initial public offering (IPO). The ESDS IPO consists of a Fresh Issue of Rs 322 crore and an Offer for Sale (OFS) of up to 21.53 million equity shares by its investor shareholders and promoter group shareholder.

Offer for Sale

₹ 968.85 Cr

Fresh Issue

₹ 322.00 Cr

Total IPO Size

₹ None Cr

  • ESDS Funding

Funded By Funding Amount Date of Investment Funding Round Fund Name
GEF Capital Partners $ 3970000 10 Jun 2020 - -
GEF Capital Partners $ 580000 06 Aug 2019 - -
GEF Capital Partners, Global Environment Fund $ 1050000 03 Jun 2018 - -
CanBank Venture Capital Fund $ 4000000 12 Feb 2015 - -
Conventional Debt, Canara Bank $ 3870000 04 Feb 2015 - -
  • ESDS Subsidiaries

  • ESDS Internet Services Private Limited
  • ESDS Global
  • ESDS Cloud FZ LLC
  • Spochub Solutions Private Limited
  • ESDS Revenue Segmentation

  • Web Hosting Services
  • Technical Support Services
  • Other Operating Income
  • ESDS Product & Services

  • Service Provider - Managed Cloud Hosting and Managed Data Center Services 
  • Products / Brand - eNlight Cloud, eNlight 360o, eMagic, VTM Scan.
  • ESDS Assets

Fixed Assets - INR 217 cr.

  • ESDS Industry Overview

Industry Statistics

  • The IT industry accounted for 8% of India’s GDP in 2020. Exports from the Indian IT industry are expected to increase by 1.9% to reach USD 150 billion in FY21. In 2020, the IT industry recorded 138,000 new hires. According to STPI (Software Technology Park of India), the software exports by its registered units increased by 7% yoy to reach Rs. 5 lakh crores (USD 67.40 billion) in FY21 from Rs. 4.66 lakh crore (USD 62.82 billion) in FY20, driven by rapid digitization and the IT industry's timely transition to remote working environments that helped to keep up the industry’s growth amid coronavirus pandemic.
  • The IT & BPM industry’s revenue is estimated at ~USD 194 billion in FY21, an increase of 2.3% YoY. The domestic revenue of the IT industry is estimated at USD 45 billion and export revenue is estimated at USD 150 billion in FY21. During 2016-20, India added ~354 million internet users totaling 696.7 million users in 2020. It is further expected to grow to ~975 million by 2025.

Future Prospects

  • As per the Gartner estimates, IT spending in India is projected to reach USD 93 billion in 2021 (7.3% YoY growth) and further, improve to USD 98.5 billion in 2022. The National Association of Software and Service Companies said that it included 1.38 lakh people in its workforce weekly during one year, making the total number of employees 44.7 lakh.
  • The data consumption is expected to double to 25 GB per month per user by 2025, fueled by introduction and adoption of 5G, change in working patterns, augmented consumption of mobile-video content led by COVID-19 and affordable pricing. 
  • It is also expected that mobile data traffic per month will grow at a CAGR of 23% from 4.6 exabytes in 2018 to 16 exabytes in 2024.

Government Initiatives

  • After the economic reforms that were introduced in the state and central the government provided various incentives for better emergence of the IT sector like liberalization of external trade, removing duties on imports of IT products, setting up Export Oriented Units (EOU), setting up of Software Technical Parks (STP) etc.
  • In July 2015, the Government of India launched a ‘Digital India Programme’, with a vision of propelling the efforts to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. Further, it was envisaged that the digital ecosystem could generate economic value of USD 1 trillion, which would play a crucial role in achieving the USD 5 trillion economy target by 2025.

ESDS Awards & Achievements

  • ESDS honored with 'Best Smart City Community Cloud Provider' award.
  • ESDS receives the Nashik’s Best Employer Brand Award 2019.
  • ESDS is Now 2nd Great Mid-Sized Workplace in India for 2019-2020.
  • ESDS Awarded Best Mid-Segment Data Center by Enterprise IT World Magazine
  • World HRD Congress Ranks ESDS in Top 50 Dream Companies to Work For.

ESDS Strengths

  • The company’s revenue is steadily growing at 3-year CAGR of 20.7%.
  • This signifies a strong future growth as revenue from Operations are on upward trajectory.
  • Total assets of the company grew by 3-year CAGR of 47.7%.
  • The IT sector of the country is expected to grow steadily in upcoming years, the company has a lot of growth opportunities.

ESDS Shortcomings

  • The debt of the company increased significantly which affected the interest cost and shrunk the net income of the company

ESDS Opportunities

  • India has second highest number of internet users about 780 million yet there is a huge scope as it’s only 57% of the county’s population.
  • IT sector has a lot to offer which in turn generate huge amount of data and requirement of web services and data centers.

ESDS Threats

  • India reported 1.16 million cyber security cases in 2020, that’s 3X more than 2019, as per government data presented in parliament. Approximately, 3k cyber security-related issues were reported every day during the year. The threat of data breach in big data centers is becoming more and more frequent during the pandemic period.
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This new SEBI rule was introduced in the month of August-2021, wherein the SEBI has reduced the lock-in period previously from 1 year to 6 months to encourage more and more funds to be invested in startups which are going to public or IPO in near future. Reduction of lock-in is seen as big step and after that many PMS funds are advising their clients to invest in Pre-IPO shares to get the benefit of early stage investment.

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If you sell your shares after 2 years, then you will have to pay Long-term Capital gain on unlisted shares LTCG is 20% with indexation benefits.

Taxes will remain the same irrespective of listing of shares, if bought in unlisted market. Actually, to be eligible for taxes as per listed market, one has to pay STT on buying and selling of shares. But, if you buy in unlisted and sell in listed market, one pay STT only on selling so, taxes of listed market will not be applicable.

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• 1.You can download the NSDL or CDSL application from google play-store and check. If you want to check whether your stock broker is registered with NSDL or CDSL then check the following procedure.
• By carefully examining the number format of Demat Account we can easily identify whether the stock broker is registered with CDSL or NSDL.
• Demat Account = DP ID + Client ID. (16 Characters )
• "DP ID is the unique identification of the Broker. Every broker gets a unique number from CDSL or NSDL.By carefully examining the number format of Demat Account we can easily identify whether the stock broker is registered with CDSL or NSDL.
• Client ID is the unique identification of the Client. Every client gets this unique number which represents his/her portfolio.
• In CDSL, all these characters are numbers (1234567891234567) first 8 digits are DP ID and next 8 digits are Client Id whereas in NSDL the first two characters are letters which are in accordance with the country that you are from (IN12345678912345), then 6 unique digits for Broker and next 8 digits are client ID.
• Example:
• CDSL = 12345678(DP ID) and 91234567(Client ID).
• NSDL = IN123456 (DP ID) and 78912345(Client ID).
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