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Infrastructure Investment Trusts

Sebi reduces minimum subscription requirement for REITs, InvITs

REITs have to offer their units in lots worth at least Rs 50,000 in initial and follow on public offers.

Apr 24, 2019, 10:00 AM IST

Sebi proposes relaxed norms for REITs, InvITs to increase access to investors

Under the proposal, minimum allotment and trading lot for publicly issued REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts) and InvITs (Infrastructure Investment Trusts) will be reduced.

Jan 30, 2019, 16:48 PM IST

Sebi notifies norms allowing REITs, InvITs to issue bonds

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has also amended the definition of valuer for both REITs and InvITs.

Dec 27, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

Allowing InvITs, REITs to issue debt securities positive: ICRA

This amendment would also lead to tax efficiencies as the InvITs/REITs can now issue bonds at a lower cost and lend to SPVs with some margins.

Sep 19, 2017, 18:58 PM IST

Pension fund now has more investment options with InvITs

Pension fund managers will now have more investment options, with InvITs finally becoming a reality after two years and REITs in the offing.

May 21, 2017, 15:39 PM IST

Govt exempts InvITs from acceptance of deposit norms

Infrastructure Investment Trusts have been exempted from the ambit of acceptance of deposit rules under the companies law, a move that is expected to ease the compliance requirements for the investment vehicle.

May 14, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

RBI permits banks to invest in REITs and InvITs

The Reserve Bank on Thursday allowed banks to invest in Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) and Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs), a move that will help revive the cash-starved infrastructure sector.

Apr 06, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

Mutual funds can now invest in REITs, InvITs: Sebi

To make real estate and infrastructure investment trusts more attractive for investors, regulator Sebi has notified norms allowing mutual funds to invest their money in such entities.

Feb 16, 2017, 19:28 PM IST

Sebi plans to relax InvITs rules to draw business houses

With Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs) failing to catch due attention, markets watchdog Sebi plans to ease rules, including by reducing mandatory sponsor holding to hold 10 percent.

May 17, 2016, 15:38 PM IST

Hopeful of REITs making it big, says Sebi chief U K Sinha

Striking a positive note, Sinha said REITs took a long time even in the US to take off in a big way and the growth started only after 5-6 years.

Mar 20, 2015, 11:31 AM IST

BSE proposes new transaction tax structure in capital markets

Pitching for a slew of reforms in the Indian capital markets, leading bourse BSE has suggested the government bring in a new transaction taxation structure and besides seeking tax pass through status for Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs).

Jan 05, 2015, 16:05 PM IST

Sebi notifies norms for REITs and infrastructure investment trusts

Market regulator Sebi on Friday notified norms for listing of business trust structures, REITs and InvITs that would help attract more funds in a transparent manner into realty and infrastructure sectors.

Sep 26, 2014, 18:07 PM IST

Sebi finalises REIT, InvIT norms; addresses industry concerns

Along with foreign investors, domestic institutions like insurers, pension funds and provident funds would also be allowed to invest in these trusts.

Aug 05, 2014, 19:08 PM IST

Sebi pitches for tax benefits on REITs, infrastructure bonds

To give a boost to capital markets, regulator Sebi has asked the government to provide clarity on tax benefits for new products like REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts), as also for Infrastructure Investment Trusts and for debt securities.

Jun 21, 2014, 12:52 PM IST