Tag: Sebi

Investors Cautioned By SEBI Against Collective Schemes

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has cautioned the investors to be aware of collective investment schemes (CIS). Recently, publishing advertisements in all the national and regional newspapers and media, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has cautioned investors to keep away from those who offer collective investment schemes (CIS).

Investor Moves SC against Troubled Sahara

Leading Sahara firms in to greater troubles and crises, a Delhi based Investor has approached the Supreme Court. An investor from Delhi has approached Supreme Court against the Sahara firms with whom the investor had investment. The investor requested the SC to direct the Sahara firms to repay his investment. Though this is the first […]

Looking for SEBI norms for REITs

PE investors in real estate projects are waiting for SEBI’s REIT Regulations so that they get an exit option once their investments mature. In the absence of REIT regulations, PE investors are unable to unlock the investments made in realty projects in the last 4-5 years. An estimated 3 – 4 billion dollars investments mostly […]

Ten Billion Dollar Ready To Make India Entry Through FVCIs

Lack of clarity over foreign venture capital investments (FVCIs) in India has led to 83 applications from foreign venture capital firms piling up with the Reserve Bank of India for approval. Of these, about 28 venture funds (non-real estate funds) which have sought approval have committed close to $10 billion to India, according to lawyers […]

REMF Cleared By Finance Ministry

The cloud on real estate mutual funds (REMF) has lifted. The finance ministry has brushed aside RBI’s concerns of REMFs violating foreign direct investment (FDI) norms in the realty sector. North Block has said the central bank’s concern stating that REMF scheme notified by Sebi in April contradicted FDI norms was unwarranted. The finance ministry […]

SEBI Issued Guidelines For MF Real Estate Schemes

After being on the backburner for over 7 yrs, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has released draft rules for mutual funds real estate schemes, bringing a lot of relief to the MF industry. SEBI has given authorization to two types of real estate funds. While the first group is of real estate […]

SEBI clarification on real estate MFs

MUMBAI: The SEBI on Friday said real estate mutual funds can invest in properties located in million-plus cities and urban agglomerations. Issuing a clarification, SEBI said the cities for investment by real estate mutual funds would include thirty five cities in million-plus urban agglomerates and twenty seven under the million-plus category as per the Census […]

Understand The Risks Involved In Real Estate MFs

Mutual fund (MF) houses are rejoicing the securities and exchange board of India’s decision to allow MFs to launch real estate schemes. In fact, they have been waiting for almost two years to get the nod from the stock market regulator. For late comers, you don’t need lakhs or crores of rupees to invest in […]

REITs For Booming Real Estate

SINGAPORE, March 17 – The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) said on Monday that it was looking at the introduction of real estate investment trusts (REITs), but this will come only after other financial market liberalisation moves. “We have got remarks from market players. I would say that in the timetable, that will […]

Realty sector seeks tax breaks on REITs in line with MFs

Realty sector hopes that Finance Minister P Chidambaram will provide tax breaks on REITs in line with the Mutual Funds while he unveils the Union Budget on February 29. Market regulator SEBI has already come out with a draft guideline to allow Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), but there was no mention on the tax […]

Lobby group wants REITs for affordable housing

The new Securities and Exchange Board of India dispensation under chairman C B Bhave looks all set to carry on from where M Damodaran left off. Senior officials of SEBI met with a team from the real estate committee of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Thursday. They later made about […]