A qualified foreign institutional investors is a foreign institutional investor who abides by the regulatory compliances imposed on it in its country of operation. Regulatory bodies of different countries release the list of investing companies, which are certified as qualified foreign institutional investors.
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The leading qualified foreign institutional investor companies are UBS Limited, Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc., AMP Capital Invesiors Limited, Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., AMP Capital Invesiors Limited, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Yale University, Morgan Stanley & Co., International Limited, La Compagnie Financiere Edmond de Rothschild Banque, Goldman Sachs & Co., The Bank of Nova Scotia, The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, KBC Financial Products UK Limited, Deutsche Bank AG, JF Asset Management Limited, ING Bank N.V., DBS Bank Ltd, JP Morgan Chase Bank, The Dai-Ichi Mutual Life Insurance Company, Credit Suisse First Boston (Hong Kong) Limited, AIG Global Investment Corp., Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd, Temasek Fullerton Alpha Pte Ltd, Standard Chartered Bank Hong Kong, Martin Currie Investment Management Limited, Hang Seng Bank Limited, Goldman Sachs Asset Management International, Daiwa Securities SMBC Co.,Ltd, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Pte Ltd, Merrill Lynch International, INVESCO Asset Management Ltd., Lehman Brothers International (Europe), CALYON S.A., Bill&Melinda Gates Foundation, Power Corporation of Canada, ABN AMRO Bank N.V., and a lot more. This was as per data released by SAFE.
Characteristics of Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor
Most of the qualified foreign institutional investors cater to a diversifies international client base. These companies render personalized, value added investment, asset , risk management services and a lot more to their clients. The qualified foreign institutional investors are usually professional organizations, which promote high end research activity. Market research helps these organizations to foster a secure working zone for them and their clients.
Last Updated on : 5th July 2013