Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company Limited has launched a new fund offer for  Kotak Multicap Fund. The fund is open for subscription between September 8, 2021, and September 22, 2021.

Read on to find out more about the NFO

Investment Objective

The scheme’s investment objective is to generate long-term capital appreciation from a portfolio of equity and equity-related securities across market capitalization.

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Type of the scheme

A multicap fund is an open-ended equity scheme investing 25% of its assets each in large-cap, mid-cap, small-cap stocks.

Indicative Asset Allocation

Types of Instruments  Indicative allocation  (% of total assets)  Risk Profile
Minimum Maximum
Equity & equity related securities* 75% 100% Medium to High
Debt & Money market instruments# 0% 25% Low
Units issued by REITs & InvITs 0% 10% Medium to High

*Minimum investment of 25% of total assets in equity and equity-related instruments of large-cap, small-cap and mid-cap companies each

#Debt instruments shall be deemed to include securitised debts (excluding foreign securitised debt), and investment in securitized debts may be up to 50% of Debt and Money Market instruments. This will also include margin money for derivative transactions. Money Market instruments include commercial papers, commercial bills, treasury bills, Government securities having an unexpired maturity up to one year, call or notice money, certificate of deposit, usance bills, and any other like instruments as specified by the Reserve Bank of India from time to time

Fund Details

Scheme name Kotak Multicap Fund  
Type of scheme Multi-Cap Fund
NFO Dates September 8 –  September 22, 2021.
Fund Managers Mr. Harsha Upadhyaya, Mr. Devender Singhal, Mr. Abhishek Bisen, Mr. Arjun Khanna
Benchmark Nifty 500 Multicap 50:25:25 Total Returns Index 
Minimum Amount for Application during NFO Rs. 5,000/- and in multiples of Rs. 1 for purchase and Re 0.01 for switches
Minimum Additional Purchase Amount Rs. 1000/- and in multiples of Re. 1 for purchases and of Re. 0.01 for switches
Minimum Redemption/Switch-Out Amount Rs. 1000/-
Load a) Entry Load: N.A

b) Exit Load: 

For redemption/switch out of up to 10%of the initial investment amount (limit) purchased or switched in within 1 year from the date of allotment: Nil.

If units redeemed or switched out are in excess of the limit within 1 year from the date of allotment: 1%

If units are redeemed or switched out on or after 1 year from the date of allotment: NIL

Plans Direct and Regular
Options Growth, Income Distribution cum capital withdrawal (IDCW) (Payout and Reinvestment)
Minimum SIP Amount Rs. 500/- (Subject to a minimum of 10 SIP installments of Rs. 500/- each)

Fund Managers

Mr. Harsha Upadhyaya

Mr. Harsha has nearly two decades of rich experience spread over Equity Research and Fund Management. His prior stints have been with DSP BlackRock, UTI Asset Management, Reliance Group and SG Asia Securities. Mr. Harsha is a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from National Institute of Technology, Suratkal, a Post Graduate in Management (Finance) from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow and Chartered Financial Analyst from the CFA Institute.

Other schemes managed by him are: 

  • Kotak Equity Opportunities Fund 
  • Kotak Flexi Cap Fund 
  • Kotak Tax Saver Fund 
  • Kotak ESG Opportunities Fund

Mr. Devender Singhal

Mr. Devender has been associated with the Kotak Group since July 2007. He is responsible for the research coverage of FMCG, Automobiles and Media sectors at Kotak AMC since Feb 2009. Devender has an overall working experience of 14 years in equity research and fund management. Before joining Kotak AMC, Devender worked with the PMS divisions of Kotak, Religare, Karvy and P N Vijay Financial Services.

Other schemes managed by him are: 

  • Kotak Debt Hybrid Fund
  • Kotak India Growth Fund Series-4
  • Kotak NV20 ETF
  • Kotak Banking ETF 
  • Kotak Sensex ETF 
  • Kotak Asset Allocator Fund 
  • Kotak PSU Bank ETF
  • Kotak Nifty ETF 
  • Kotak IT ETF 
  • Kotak NIFTY Next 50 Index 
  • Kotak Equity Savings Fund 

Mr. Abhishek Bisen

Mr. Abhishek has been associated with the company since October 2006, and his key responsibilities include fund management of debt schemes. Before joining Kotak AMC, Abhishek worked with Securities Trading Corporation Of India Ltd, where he was looking at Sales & Trading of Fixed Income Products apart from doing Portfolio Advisory. He has been awarded twice as one of the Highly Commended Investors in Indian Rupees Bonds from the Asset magazine Hong Kong. His educational background is B. A (Management) and MBA (Finance).

Other schemes managed by him are: 

  • Kotak Bond Fund
  • Kotak Gilt fund
  • Kotak Debt Hybrid Fund
  • Kotak Gold Fund
  • Kotak Gold ETF
  • Kotak Equity Savings Fund
  • Kotak Equity Hybrid Fund
  • Kotak Balanced Advantage Fund
  • Kotak NASDAQ 100 Fund of Fund

Mr. Arjun Khanna

Mr. Arjun Khanna has over 10 years of experience in banking and financial companies. Before joining Kotak Asset Management Company Limited, he worked in equity research

in Principal PNB AMC. He has also worked at Citigroup NA in his earlier stint. He is a Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics) from Mumbai University and a Post Graduate in Masters

of Management Studies (Finance) from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. He is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a Financial Risk Manager – certified by the Global Association of Risk Professionals.

Other schemes managed by him are: 

  • Kotak Global Emerging Market Fund 
  • Kotak Pioneer Fund 
  • Kotak NASDAQ 100 Fund of Fund 
  • Kotak International REIT FOF
  • Kotak global Innovation FOF 

He is also the dedicated fund manager for investments in foreign securities in many other schemes, including the Kotak Bluechip Fund and Kotak Equity Hybrid Fund. 

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