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.
How to Register
Applicants are required to submit the applicable forms, the relevant information and all required documents in both hard and soft copy versions. The soft copy version, to be provided in a USB flash drive, should contain electronic files in their native (original) format.

Please refer to the FAQs for on steps post-registration.

Getting in Touch
For pre-submission consultation and enquiries, please contact Authorisation and Licensing Department via email at [email protected].

All applications and notifications must be submitted to the following address:

Authorisation and Licensing Department
Securities Commission Malaysia
3 Persiaran Bukit Kiara
Bukit Kiara
50490 Kuala Lumpur

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
The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) was established on 1 March 1993 under the Securities Commission Act 1993 (SCA). We are a self-funded statutory body entrusted with the responsibility to regulate and develop the Malaysian capital market.

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General Email: [email protected]
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