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Investment opportunities and services for Foreign Investors

Foreign Entity Type Investment avenues What service can they provide? To whom can they provide service to? Set up requirement at IFSC
SEBI registered FPI Equity ; Equity derivatives; Currency derivatives; Fixed Income derivatives; Commodity derivatives; Primary market issuances; NA No set up required to operate as client
Foreign Bank For IBUs of Foreign Banks:
  • Currency derivatives
  • Interest Rate derivatives
  • Primary market issuance with prior approval from RBI
Foreign Banks having SEBI registration as intermediary can offer the same services at IFSC
  • FPIs,
  • EFIs,
  • International associates of SEBI registered intermediary
  • Issuers (Indian and Foreign)
  • Set up as IBU to operate as TM, CM or client
  • SEBI Registration as intermediary in India enough to offer Intermediary services at IFSC with permission from SEBI



Foreign Entity Type Investment avenues What service can they provide? To whom can they provide service to? *Set up requirement at IFSC
International associates of SEBI registered intermediary NA
  • Intermediary services at IFSC:
  • i.e. Merchant Banker, Banker to an issue, registrars to an issue, share transfer agent, Underwriter, Investment advisor, Portfolio Manager, Custodian
  • FPIs,
  • EFIs,
  • International associates of SEBI registered intermediary, as relevant
  • Issuers (Indian and Foreign)
  • No set up required at IFSC
  • Prior permission required from SEBI
EFI
  • Equity ;
  • Equity derivatives; Currency derivatives; Commodity derivatives;
  • Fixed Income securities Commodities;
  • Primary market issuance
No
  • No set up required to operate as client