The percentage holding of foreign institutional investors in NSE-listed companies picked up in the quarter ended June 30 at 20.09 per cent according to PRIME Database, on the back of net inflows of Rs 14,671 crore in the June quarter.

The analysis is based on shareholding patterns filed by 1,517 of the 1,532 companies listed at NSE for the quarter ending June 2016.The companies which saw the highest increase in FII holdings in percentage terms from the previous quarter are Container Corporation of India, Diamond Power Infrastructure, Kolte-Patil Developers, Shakti Pumps (India) and Britannia Industries.

The top ten FIIs in terms of their exposure to Indian stocks with a holding greater than 1 per cent (in rs crore): Europacific Groth Fund, Government of Singapore, Oppenheimer, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and Government Pension Fund Global.

A total of 454 FIIs (ones holding greater than 1 per cent) are invested in Indian equities across all NSE-listed companies, the release said. Of the 454 FIIs, 33 per cent are registered in Mauritius, followed by the US (25 per cent), the UK (8), Luxembourg (6) and Singapore (5).

In terms of the geographical spread of FIIs, by value, the US leads (36.51 per cent), followed by Mauritius (21.21 per cent), Singapore (15.1 per cent), the UK (7.24 per cent), Luxembourg (4.25 per cent), the UAE (4.14 per cent), Norway (3.32 per cent), Canada (2 per cent) and the Netherlands (1.01 per cent), among others.