Issue and listing of Commercial Paper by listed REITs- (Securities and Exchange Board of India) (22 Sep 2022)
1. In terms of Reserve Bank Commercial Paper Directions, 2017 dated August 10,2022 Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) having net worth of INR 100 Crore or higher are eligible to issue commercial paper.
2. It has been decided that, REITs may issue listed commercial papers subject to the following:
2.1. REITs shall abide by the guidelines prescribed by Reserve Bank of India for issuances of commercial papers.
2.2. REITs shall abide by the conditions of listing norms prescribed by SEBI under SEBI (Issue and Listing of Non-Convertible Securities) Regulations, 2021 and circulars issued thereunder.
2.3. The issuance of listed CPs shall be within the overall debt limit permitted under SEBI (Real Estate Investment Trusts) Regulations, 2014
3. This circular is being issued in exercise of powers conferred under Section 11(1) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 and Regulation 33 of the SEBI (Real Estate Investment Trusts) Regulations, 2014. This circular is issued with the approval of the competent authority.
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