QFII reforms: Chance to rethink China investments – Ignites Asia – Press article

​Following the overhaul of China’s qualified foreign institutional investor (QFII) scheme, the range of relaxations to the decade-old scheme will give more asset managers greater choice in accessing China’s markets and facilitate greater investment given more attractive market conditions.

China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) announced on February 4 reforms to its QFII scheme, which included:

– Eliminating the need for licence holders to seek individual approval for investment quotas 

– Granting of initial quota of up to US$5 billion and no less than US$200 million.

Our Partner and Head of Hong Kong officeStephane Karolczuk has been invited by Ignites Asia to give his point of view regarding the benefits UCITS mangers will gain with the relaxations in regulations for the QFII scheme.

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