288 AIFs registered with Sebi till January
Sebi has allowed as many as 288 entities to set up AIFs over four-and-half years. Sebi started registering AIFs since August 12, 2012. As on January 2017, a total of 288 AIFs are registered with Sebi, the latest data showed. Of these, seven AIFs got the capital markets watchdog’s nod last month, while about 100 had procured the nod in 2016. Among the newlyregistered AIFs are Lake Shore India Retail Venture Fund, Sundaram Alternative Investment Trust, Edelweiss Special Opportunities Fund, Reliance Event Opportunities Trust, IIFL Alternative Opportunities Fund and Brick Eagle India Affordable Housing Trust.