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Date : Jul 15, 2016
FIIs/RFPIs can now invest up to 74 per cent under PIS in M/s Axis Bank Ltd.

The Reserve Bank of India has today notified that Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs)/Registered Foreign Portfolios Investors (RFPIs) can now invest from existing 62 per cent up to 74 per cent of the paid up capital of M/s Axis Bank Ltd. under the Portfolio Investment Scheme (PIS).

The Reserve Bank further notified that the total foreign investment from all sources i.e. Foreign Institutional Investors (FII)/Registered Foreign Portfolios Investors (RFPIs)/Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)/Non-Resident Indians (NRI)/ Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/American Depository Receipts (ADR)/Global Depository Receipts (GDR) in the bank shall not exceed 74 per cent of paid up capital.

The Reserve Bank has stated that the M/s Axis Bank Ltd has passed resolutions at its Board of Directors’ level and a special resolution by the shareholders, agreeing for enhancing the limit for the purchase of its equity shares and convertible debentures by FIIs/RFPIs. The purchases could be made through primary market and stock exchanges.

The Reserve Bank has notified this under FEMA 1999.

Anirudha D. Jadhav
Assistant Manager

Press Release: 2016-2017/141


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