Press release- SEBI cautions public against unauthorized money mobilization by entities claiming to provide Portfolio Management Services (03.10.2022)-SEBI.View Pdf
Press release- SEBI cautions public against unauthorized money mobilization by entities claiming to provide Portfolio Management Services (03.10.2022)-SEBI.
- SEBI, therefore, cautions investors not to fall prey to such unauthorised money collection. While investing in securities market, investors are advised to deal only with SEBI registered intermediaries. Further, SEBI registered intermediaries including Portfolio Managers (who manage Portfolio Management Schemes) cannot offer products with assured or fixed return on investment. Many such unauthorised schemes are run like Ponzi schemes without any real investment made in the securities market.
- As per SEBI (Portfolio Managers) Regulations, 2020, a Portfolio Manager shall be a body corporate, registered with SEBI and shall have a contract/agreement with a client to undertake management or administration of a portfolio of securities or funds of the client. Further, a Portfolio Manager cannot accept funds or securities worth less than rupees fifty lakh from the client and cannot promise any guaranteed or assured return, either directly or indirectly.
- Public is advised to do proper due diligence before trusting their money in such unauthorized schemes, refer attachment for further details.