The SFC administers a grant scheme funded by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to provide subsidies for qualified open-ended fund companies (OFCs) and real estate investment trusts (REITs) to set up in Hong Kong. The grant scheme covers eligible expenses incurred in relation to the incorporation or re-domiciliation of an OFC or the listing of a REIT and paid to Hong Kong-based service providers.
The grant scheme accepts applications from 10 May 2021 until 9 May 2024. Details, including the eligibility criteria and application process, were set out in a press release issued by the SFC on 10 May 2021.
Applicants are welcome to consult the SFC about their eligibility before making an application by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org or contacting the relevant case officers in charge.
- Frequently Asked Questions on the Grant Scheme for Open-ended Fund Companies and Real Estate Investment Trusts
- Application Form for the Grant Scheme for Open-ended Fund Companies and Real Estate Investment Trusts
- Public Open-ended Fund Companies – Confirmation of Intention to Apply for a Grant under the Grant Scheme for Open-ended Fund Companies
Last update: 15 Oct 2021