How can you invest in securities abroad ? Who are you? Individual Institutional investor investor Invest in mutual fund units Please see the following pages To be established by Foreign Investment Asian Bond the SEC Funds (FIF) Mutual Funds As an institutional investor, how can I invest in securities abroad? Purchase from Request approval authorized banks from BOT Eligible institutional Permitted securitites: investors Only securities issued by - Finance companies Thai residents - Securities companies 1. Debt securities issued by - Credit Foncier companies government - Insurance companies 2. Debt securities issued by - Specialized financial state enterprises Invest under institutions 3. Debt securities issued by conditions as - International financial Thai banks and their specified in institutions offshore branches the approval - Government units and state 4. Debt securities issued by letter enterprises specialized financial - Government pension funds institutions - Social security funds - Mutual funds (excluding private funds) Each authorized banks can sell up to a total of USD 50 million How do I request approval from BOT? 1. Life insurance companies 2. Government pension funds 3. Social security fund Submit application 4. Provident funds to the Competent Officer 5. Mutual funds (excluding private funds) 6. Specialized financial institutions Investment in securities Investment in securities issued by Thai residents issued by nonresidents Types of Securities Permitted amount Types of Securities Permitted amount 1. Debt securities issued by As requested government (without limit) Not exceeding 2. Debt securities issued by 1. Sovereign debt securities state enterprises 2. Quasi-Sovereign debt securities US$ 500 million 3. Debt securities issued by (investment grade only) for all applicants Thai banks and their combined offshore branches 4. Debt securities issued by specialized financial institutions 5. Debt securities issued by To be allocated for each applicant private sectors How do I submit application? Submit collectively Submit directly through to BOT supervisory body Documentation 1. Application Form 2. Evidence of approval and permitted investment fund granted by supervisory body 3. Investment amount 4. Evidence of financial status e.g. financial statement 5. Other relating documents (if any) Channels of investment Purchase from authorized banks Purchase directly from abroad Investment in securities abroad issued by Thai residents will not be counted in the authorized banks’ selling limits of US$ 50 million.
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