Dated: September 28, 2022
N O T I C E
All Entities are hereby informed that the Exchange has received a Circular from SEBI Vide Ref. No. SEBI/HO/DDHS/DDHS_Div3/P/CIR/2022/122, dated September 22, 2022 regarding Issue and listing of Commercial Paper by listed REITs. The contents of the said circular are reproduced hereunder for information.
SEBI/HO/DDHS/DDHS_Div3/P/CIR/2022/ 122 September 22, 2022
All Real Estate Investment Trusts (“REITs”)
All Parties to REITs
All Recognised Stock Exchanges
All Merchant Bankers
Sub: Issue and listing of Commercial Paper by listed REITs
1. In terms of Reserve Bank Commercial Paper Directions, 2017 dated August 10,2017 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.
4. This Circular is available on the website of the Securities and Exchange Board of India at www.sebi.gov.in under the category “Legal” and under the drop down “Circulars”.
Deena Venu Sarangadharan
Deputy General Manager
Department of Debt and Hybrid Securities
Tel No.+91-22-2644 9266
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All Entities are requested to take note of the contents of the aforesaid Circular of SEBI.
CGM & Compliance Officer