Venture Capital and Private Equity Registration
Under the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007 (CMSA), any person carrying on a business in any regulated activity must be appropriately licensed or registered by the SC. Corporations intending to undertake fund management activities in relation to venture capital (VC) or private equity (PE) funds must register under the Guidelines on the Registration of Venture Capital and Private Equity Corporations and Management Corporations (Guidelines).

More information on the VC/PE registration, including the Guidelines above and relevant documents, is available here.
Applicants are required to submit applicable forms, alongside the necessary supporting documentation, via the Electronic Application System (EASy). Click here for the forms relating to the registration of venture capital / private equity firms (See section L : Registration Forms)
Getting in Touch
For pre-submission consultation and enquiries, please contact Authorisation and Licensing Department via email at [email protected].

Registered Venture Capital and Private Equity Firms
The public register of registered corporations is available here.

Venture Capital Tax Incentives

Incentives are available for qualifying VCC and VCMCs, as well as investments into qualifying startups or VCCs. More information on these incentives are available in this page here.

about the SC
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