MailPac Group IPO gains IC buy rating

Mail Pac Group and shareholders are selling 500 million shares at $1 each to raise $500 million with the offer opening on November 22. Applications from the general public must be for a minimum of 10,000 shares.  
The general public will be allowed to purchase just 6 percent or 150 million of the total issued share capital of 2.5 billion units that will be issued, following the close of the issue.
MailPac Group was formed late in 2019 and acquired Mailpac Services Limited and Mailpac Local Limited from Norbrook Equity Partners, majority shareholders, to amalgamate both logistics platforms into one operating business.
Profit is expected to reach $282 million in the 12 months to December this year based on results of the business operations for 2019 and will result in 14 cents earnings per share and a PE ratio of just seven times 2019 earnings and compares favourable with the average for the Junior Market of over 12 .5.
The company projects a profit of $317 million in 2020, but IC is forecasting $356 and 14 cents per share. The stock receives the coveted IC Buy Rated grading, with the price doubling by 2020.
The company enjoyed growth in revenues of 12.2 percent in 2017 and 25.7 percent in 2018 and 28.8 percent for the first half of 2019.
Before the acquisition mentioned above, the businesses in 2018 grew revenues to $969 million and $851 for the first three-quarters of 2019. Net income for the same periods was $213 million and $203 million, respectively. Mailpac Local Limited operated for seven months in 2018.
The Company intends to apply to the JSE for listing on the Junior Market subject raising at least $495 million. Proceeds are for general corporate purposes, including working capital and capital expenditure re and to settle existing debt obligations the selling shareholder assumed on behalf of the Company.
According to the company, Mailpac Services offers over 20 years of expertise in e-commerce fulfillment. With a rapidly growing client base of over 50,000 consumers in Jamaica, the business, a technological fulfillment platform for anyone shopping online. MGL’s core offering provides clients with physical addresses in Miami, Florida, where they can receive all goods purchased from international providers. Deliveries to the 55,000 square foot Florida warehouse are flown to Jamaica by a third-party cargo plane. MGL clears all items and delivers them to the customers at their homes or businesses or customers may collect packages at any of the company’s eleven stores islandwide.
The directors of the company are Khary Robinson, Executive Chairman, Mark Gonzales Executive Director & CEO, Garth Pearce Director, William Craig Independent, Non-Executive Director Tracy-Ann Spence Independent, Non-Executive Director. In the interest of good corporate governance, the board would do well to appoint an independent non-executive director as the chairman.

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