About Overseas Issuers

What an overseas issuer is, and searching the register

An overseas entity may be able to extend an offer that is registered in their home country into New Zealand, and a New Zealand entity may be able to extend an offer registered into New Zealand, overseas.

This could be done under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMC Act) or a Financial Markets Conduct Exemption Notice.

On 1 December 2014, a register was established for all offers of financial products and managed investment schemes made under the FMC Act.

As of 1 December 2016, issuers and managers of financial products and managed investment schemes operate under the FMC Act.

The Disclose Register has information on offers and schemes.

Search the Overseas Issuers register for historical information and documents relating to overseas issuers.

Search the Overseas Issuers register