Sebi allows higher overseas investment by AIFs, VCs

Markets regulator Sebi has allowed Alternative Investment Funds and Venture Capital Funds to invest up to 25 percent of their investible funds in foreign companies having 'Indian connection'.

Cabinet approves foreign investment in AIFs

To attract more overseas money into the country, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal allowing foreign entities to invest in Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs).

AIFs need to disclose disciplinary history: SEBI

The Alternative Investment Funds (AIF) will have to mandatorily disclose their disciplinary history as well the background of sponsor, manager and their promoters in the placement memorandum to SEBI, the capital markets regulator has said.

Industry seeks reform in tax rules for investment trusts

With the union budget coming up Feb 28, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Sunday said it should focus on stability and certainty in taxation towards encouraging the growth of investment trusts.

AIF income to be taxed at 30%: CBDT

Income of the Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) will be taxed at the maximum rate of 30 percent, the revenue department has said.

Sebi eases disclosure norms for alternative investment funds

Relaxing norms for alternative investment funds, market regulator Sebi on Friday revised certain guidelines with regard to 'disciplinary history' of the fund.

Sebi revises guidelines for alternative investment funds

To usher in more transparency, capital market regulator Sebi has revised certain guidelines for alternative investment funds, including stricter disclosure requirements.

Sebi allows 100 alternative funds to operate in India

Market regulator Sebi has allowed as many as 100 entities to set up AIFs - newly created class of pooled-in investment vehicles for real estate, private equity and hedge funds - in less than two years.

Sebi notifies rules for angel investors

Angel investors are allowed to be registered as Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) -- a newly created class of pooled-in investment vehicles for real estate, private equity and hedge funds, a gazette notification said.

SEBI tightens disclosure norms for hedge funds

Capital market regulator SEBI Monday tightened disclosure norms for hedge funds and other Alternative Investment Funds using complex trading strategies, especially for those leveraging investments for higher returns or borrowings.

Sebi may announce new norms for angel investors

In order to ensure investment by angel funds is 'genuine', Sebi plans to restrict investment by such funds between Rs 50 lakh and Rs 5 crore.

SEBI allows 47 alternative funds to operate in India

Market regulator SEBI has allowed 47 entities to set up AIFs - newly created class of pooled-in investment vehicles for real estate, private equity and hedge funds, over a period of ten months.

Sebi allows 12 more Alternative Investment Funds

The 12 AIFs that have been registered with Sebi since October 10 included India Realty Fund, Dar Mentorcap Film Fund, Capaleph Indian Millennium Small & Medium Enterprises Fund and Capaleph Indian Millennium Private Equity Fund.

Sebi allows 2 Alternative Investment Funds to operate in India

Two more entities have received market regulator Sebi's approval to set-up Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs), a newly created class of pooled-in investment vehicles for real estate, private equity and hedge funds.

20 entities seek AIF approval from Sebi

As per the latest Sebi data, 20 applications were pending with Sebi for registration as AIFs as on August 31, 2012.

Sebi allows PE help to start-up IPOs for lock-in requirement

With an aim to help companies set up by professionals and qualified entrepreneurs to tap capital market, market regulator Sebi has allowed them to get help from PEs and other funds to meet share lock-in requirements.

CII wants Sebi to relax floor for HNI investment in AIFs

Industry chamber CII has asked market regulator Sebi to relax the proposed floor for HNI investment in Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs), asserting that the lower limit of Rs 1 crore would discourage them from participating in the scheme.

Sebi proposes new rules for alternative investment funds

Market regulator Sebi on Monday proposed new rules for Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) and other private equity funds, pooling in capital from HNIs and corporates, but suggested keeping retail investors out of their ambit.