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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

Budget 2018: The must-dos to boost infrastructure investments

The budget must pay attention to non-tax sources of revenues especially with a view to partially monetising the land banks of large public institutions such as the Indian Railways and the Airport Authority of India (AAI).

Jan 24, 2018, 12:56 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

REITS to come up in 12-14 months: Knight Frank

The real estate investment trusts (REITs) are likely to kick off in the next 12-14 months helped largely by liberalised regulatory norms and demonetisation, leading property consultant Knight Frank on Friday said.

Mar 24, 2017, 17:18 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

PE investment in retail realty jumps 13-fold to Rs 3350 crore in H1

Private equity (PE) investment in retail real estate jumped over 13-fold to Rs 3,350 crore in the first six months of this year on the back of some big- ticket deals, according to a global property consultant.

Sep 22, 2016, 19:02 PM IST

Sebi eases REIT norms to attract investors, realtors

With an aim to make REITs more attractive to investors and real estate players, markets regulator Sebi on Friday decided to relax its norms to allow these Trusts to invest more in under-construction assets and have a larger number of sponsors.

Jun 17, 2016, 20:08 PM IST

Sebi to consider proposals to relax Real Estate Investment Trusts norms

 To deepen Indian capital markets, regulator Sebi's board will consider proposals, on Friday, for relaxed norms for REITs and an easier set of compliance rules for foreign fund managers keen to relocate to India.

Jun 17, 2016, 16:52 PM IST

Budget 2016: Exempt REITs from DDT, stamp duty, says CBRE

Real Estate Investment Trusts should be exempted from the dividend distribution tax and stamp duties in the upcoming Union Budget so as to make them attractive to domestic and foreign investors, says property consultant CBRE.

Feb 17, 2016, 17:15 PM IST

REITs to start functioning shortly: FinMin

Finance Ministry Monday said it expects newly-created business structures REITs to start functioning shortly, a move which will give a boost to the realty sector.

Oct 05, 2015, 19:53 PM IST

Investor interest high in REITs but tax hurdles persist: ICRA

Even as the government's policy measures have bolstered investor interest in real estate investment trusts (REITs), lack of clarity on the tax structure remains a matter of concern, ICRA said Tuesday.

Jun 09, 2015, 20:50 PM IST

Govt allows REITs to raise funds from overseas investors

In a major boost to Real Estate Investment Trusts, the government Wednesday approved changes to FEMA regulations that will allow such instruments to tap foreign funds.

May 06, 2015, 23:02 PM IST

Govt gives relief for REITs, InVITs on Minimum Alternate Tax

The government Thursday said minimum alternate tax would be applicable on the real estate and infrastructure investment trusts only when there is actual transfer of their units.

Apr 30, 2015, 23:30 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

Sebi to organise REITs conference on March 20

The conference would also help in creating more awareness as well as attract foreign and domestic investments into REITs.

Mar 18, 2015, 18:10 PM IST

DLF to sell properties worth Rs 15K-cr in various projects

India's largest realty firm DLF plans to monetise properties worth about Rs 15,000 crore under various projects to boost its cash flow and reduce debt, a senior company official said.

Mar 08, 2015, 11:41 AM IST