SEBI bumps up overall limit for overseas investment by AIFs

Chris Hamblin, Editor, London, 18 June 2021


The Securities and Exchange Board of India, in tandem with the Reserve Bank of India, has raised the amount of money that an Alternative Investment Fund and/or a Venture Capital Fund can invest overseas from US$750 million to US$1,500 million.

All other regulations that govern such overseas investments by eligible AIFs and VCFs are to remain unchanged. These are to be found in SEBI Circulars No SEBI/VCF/CIR No 1/98645/2007, dated August 09 2007, CIR/IMD/DF/7/2015, dated October 01 2015, and SEBI/HO/IMD/DF1/CIR/P/2018/103/2018, dated July 3 2018.

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