RBI permits Indian AIFs to invest overseas

On a review, RBI has decided to permit an Indian Alternative Investment Fund (AIF), registered with Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), to invest overseas in terms of the provisions issued under the A.P. (DIR Series) Circulars No. 49 and 50 dated April 30, 2007 and May 04, 2007 respectively.

Dec 10, 2014 08:12 IST India Infoline News Service

On a review, RBI has decided to permit an Indian Alternative Investment Fund (AIF), registered with Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), to invest overseas in terms of the provisions issued under the A.P. (DIR Series) Circulars No. 49 and 50 dated April 30, 2007 and May 04, 2007 respectively.
Necessary amendments to the Notification ibid has been issued vide Notification No. FEMA.326/RB-2014 dated November 12, 2014 (copy enclosed) and effective from the date of publication in the Gazette i.e. November 21, 2014.
AD - Category I banks may bring the contents of this circular to the notice of their constituents and customers concerned.
The directions contained in this circular have been issued under Sections 10(4) and 11(1) of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), 1999 (42 of 1999) and are without prejudice to permissions/approvals, if any, required under any other law.

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