Does Arihant offer investment services to FPI ?
Yes. Arihant has a dedicated team that deals with investors following under the FPI categories. With a team of highly qualified professionals and a dedicate...
Fri, 1 Sep, 2017 at 12:23 PM
Which securities can FPIs invest in India ?
FPIs are permitted to transact only in the following: Securities in the primary and secondary markets including shares, debentures and warrants of com...
Fri, 1 Sep, 2017 at 12:21 PM
Which are eligible foreign investor categories who can register as FPI ?
The following category of investors is eligible to register as FPIs: Category I – Government and Government related investors such as Central Banks, Gov...
Fri, 1 Sep, 2017 at 12:09 PM
What are the charges to register as an FPI ?
FPI registration charges are as under: Category I FPIs are exempt from payment of registration fees. A registration fee of USD 3,000 for Category II an...
Fri, 1 Sep, 2017 at 12:18 PM
Do FPI's need to register with SEBI ?
No. FPIs would not require direct registration from SEBI and they would be henceforth subject to registration being granted by a designated depository partic...
Fri, 1 Sep, 2017 at 12:11 PM
How can the DPP verify the eligibility of category I FPI ?
The DDP may obtain a declaration from the applicant that it fulfils the eligibility criteria of category I FPI. Additionally, the DDP may verify the relevan...
Fri, 1 Sep, 2017 at 12:15 PM
Can an entity obtain more than one FPI registration (similar to the one allowed for MIM structures in the FII regime)?
Yes. In the foreign institutional investor (FII) regime, wherever an entity engages Multiple Investment Managers (MIM structure) it can obtain multiple regis...
Sat, 7 Oct, 2017 at 11:45 AM
Whether the existing FII/Sub-Account has to submit Form A as per FPI Regulations at the time of conversion as FPI?
Yes. At the time of conversion as FPI, the erstwhile FII/SA shall make an application to DDP in Form A along with supporting documents as provided in the FPI...
Sat, 7 Oct, 2017 at 11:46 AM
Do the existing FIIs/SAs have to open a new custody account, depository account, and bank account upon conversion to FPI or can they retain their existing accounts?
All existing FIIs and SAs can continue to retain their existing accounts.
Sat, 7 Oct, 2017 at 11:48 AM
Can existing investments made as FIIs/SAs/Qualified Foreign Investors (QFIs) be retained under the FPI regime?
Yes, all existing investments made by the FIIs/SAs/QFIs can be retained under the FPI regime. However, in respect of those securities, where FPIs are not all...
Sat, 7 Oct, 2017 at 12:01 PM