What is the main business of Systemically Important Core Investment Company (CIC-ND-SI) in India?
[A]Acquisition of shares and securities
[B]Facilitate the flow of long term debt into infrastructure projects
[C]Deploy its assets in infrastructure loans
[D]Financing of physical assets such as automobiles, earth moving equipments etc.
Acquisition of shares and securities
A CIC-ND-SI is a Non-Banking Financial Company
(i) with asset size of Rs 100 crore and above
(ii) carrying on the business of acquisition of shares and securities and which satisfies the following conditions as on the date of the last audited balance sheet,
(iii) it holds not less than 90% of its net assets in the form of investment in equity shares, preference shares, bonds, debentures, debt or loans in group companies;
(iv) its investments in the equity shares (including instruments compulsorily convertible into equity shares within a period not exceeding 10 years from the date of issue) in group companies constitutes not less than 60% of its net assets as mentioned in clause (iii) above;
(v) it does not trade in its investments in shares, bonds, debentures, debt or loans in group companies except through block sale for the purpose of dilution or disinvestment;
(vi) it does not carry on any other financial activity referred to in Section 45I(c) and 45I(f) of the RBI act, 1934 except investment in bank deposits, money market instruments, government securities, loans to and investments in debt issuances of group companies or guarantees issued on behalf of group companies.
(vii) it accepts public funds (RBI)