The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently issued a notification on lending by banks to Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs). While earlier, RBI had permitted banks to invest in units of InvITs, in the absence of clarity on lending to InvITs banks were reluctant to extend credit facilities to InvITs.
With a floor price of 49.95 billion, the recent proposal consists of nine highway stretches that run through the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Tamil Nadu covering a total distance of approximately 566 km.
Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc is reportedly looking at investing in emerging real estate asset classes in India, particularly warehousing and rental housing. Besides, the firm is set to mark its foray into the hospitality segment as well.