Norms for investment limits by foreign portfolio investors relaxed

Norms for investment limits by foreign portfolio investors relaxed
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Capital markets regulator Sebi relaxed its norms for clubbing of investment limits by wellregulated foreign investors The move came after the board of Sebi approved a proposal in this regard

Capital markets regulator Sebi relaxed its norms for clubbing of investment limits by well-regulated foreign investors. The move came after the board of Sebi approved a proposal in this regard.

Currently, the foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) are treated as part of the same investor group and the investment limits of all such entities are clubbed for deriving the investment limit as applicable to a single FPI, in case of the same set of ultimate beneficial owners investing through multiple entities.

Under the new norm, multiple entities having common ownership, directly or indirectly, of more than 50 per cent will be treated as part of the same investor group and their investment limits would be clubbed, the regulator said.

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