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Thank You for your interest in investing into the Ants Craft!!

The Ants Craft is a 10 year old social enterprise, supporting the livelihoods of 4,000+ artisans and their families specific to the North East, from THREE ANTS stores and Three ANTS Café’s in Bangalore.

This year, we plan to launch our brand in large format stores like Shopper Stop, Lifestyle, Westside, etc, along with having a presence in atleast two malls, one in Delhi and one in Bangalore.

Being a social enterprise, our expansion plans are completely based upon investments coming from socially conscious friends , family and customers, who are keen to make a difference to lives while getting returns for their investment. Here are some of the pictures of our stores: The Ants Store Images,  and our Facebook page is : https://www.facebook.com/theantsstore. Our products were showcased as part of the Lakme Fashion Week Mumbai 2016.

1.Investment Proposal:

We are issuing convertible preference shares (shares that give you a dividend year on year and then get converted to common shares at the end of 5th year at the prevailing share price). We are currently offering at INR 75 per share, with a minimum investment of INR 75,000/-.

 Return on Investment : As an example:

With an investment of INR 5,25,000, you get 7000 preferential shares of the Ants Craft. Here is the return on investment for the same during the 5 years.

 

A. Dividend Returns 30.08.2019 30.08.2020 30.08.2021 30.08.2022 30.08.2023 Return on Investment from Tax Free Dividend
Your Investment, INR 5,25,000
Share Price, INR 75
No. Of Shares 7000
Minimum Yearly Guarantee Dividend as % of investment None 5% 8% 10% 10% 33%
Dividend in INR Cash 26250 42000 52500 52500 173250
B. Discount on Stock price at conversion to common shares Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Total Discount on Stock Price at conversion
Discount on stock price 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 25%
C. Total Returns after 5 years 58%

 

3.Exit:Post the 5th year, we can convert the preferential shares to common shares of the company and we will facilitate the sale of the same to an investor., alternatively, you can hold the converted common shares. The current share price for common shares is INR 180/- per share.

4.Documentation:Investors are given a term sheet, followed up by a share holder agreement. Once the shares are filed in Registrar of Companies, we will give you the stock certificate of the same.

This is the 10th year for the Ants Craft, we have been funded by NABARD, PNB, etc. The company is professionally managed by a team of experienced managers and designers.

Do contact us at info@theantscraft.com for the following below documents to firm up your decision to invest:

The following documents elaborate more about our plans:

  1. The Ants Craft Business plan for 2017-22.
  2. Financial projections that we made for the next two years (stores & cafes only).
  3. Termsheet for angel investments.
  4. Bank details for transfer

You can look to invest in any amount that you feel comfortable with.We look forward to teaming up with you.Welcome to the Ants Family!

Do send us a request below for more information, and we will get back to you with the above details.

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