According to a report by Prime Database, firms garnered a total of Rs 1,22,091 crore during April-September period of the current fiscal, a slump from Rs 1,62,352 crore mobilized in the same period of 2012-13.

The report attributed slump in funds mop-up to less capital raised by the financial institutions and banks. In debt private placements, firms issue debt securities or bonds to institutional investors to raise capital. In the entire 2012-13, Indian companies had raked in a staggering Rs 3.5 lakh crore, the highest in 12 years.

As per Prime Database, financial Institutions and banks mobilized Rs 58,744 crore in the six months ended September 30, 2013, a plunge of 31 percent from the year-ago period. Funds garnered by private sector firms also declined 14 percent to Rs 51,271 crore.

"Mobilization by State Financial Institutions also went down by 39 percent to Rs 1,251 crore, mobilization by PSUs was also lesser by 12 percent at Rs 9,692 crore and mobilization by State Level Undertakings saw a major fall by 75 percent to Rs 1,133 crore," the report said.

Sector-wise, financial services segment continued to dominate the market, collectively raising Rs 84,879 crore or 69 percent of the total amount; power ranked second with a 10 percent share (Rs 12,025 crore).

The highest mobilization through debt private placements during the period was by Power Finance Corp (Rs 12,158 crore), followed by LIC Housing Finance(Rs 9,822 crore), HDFC (Rs 9,610 crore), Rural Electrification Corp (Rs 8,150 crore) and Power Grid (Rs 7,092 crore).


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