Nippon India Mutual Fund is launching a flexi-cap fund of fund. The new fund offer (NFO) of the fund opens on December 10 and closes on December 24.
A fund of fund (FoF) is a mutual fund that invests in other mutual funds in the market. FoFs can be of various types. They may invest in equity or debt funds, index funds, ETFs, commodities or they may even have international exposure.
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This mutual fund will operate as an open-ended mutual fund investing in units of index funds or exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
Here is what the indicative asset allocation looks like:
|Instruments||Indicative Allocation (% of net assets)||Risk Profile|
|Units of Nippon India ETFs/Index Funds of Nippon India Mutual Fund||95||100||Medium to High|
|Debt and Money Market Instruments||0||5||Low to Medium|
The scheme will benchmark its performance against the Nifty 500 TRI index. It represents the top 500 companies based on full market capitalisation.
What is TRI: The TRI version of an index takes into account the stock price and the dividend payouts of the stocks while reflecting the final stock price.
|Name of the Fund||Nippon India Passive Flexicap FoF|
|Type of Scheme||An open-ended fund of fund (FoF) investing in units of ETFs/Index Funds of Nippon India Mutual Fund|
|Benchmark||Nifty 500 TRI Index|
|NFO Dates||Opens on December 10, 2020, and closes on December 24, 2020|
|Fund Manager||Mehul Dama|
|Minimum Application Amount/Minimum Purchase Amount (including switches)||Rs. 5,000 and in multiples of Re. 1 after that|
|Minimum Additional Investment (including switches)||Rs 1,000 and in multiples of Re 1 after that|
|Minimum Redemption Amount||Rs 100 or any number of units|
|Minimum SIP Amount||
|Plans||Regular Plan and Direct Plan|
|Options||Growth and Dividend Option (Payout, Dividend Reinvestment Option)|
Mr Dama is a fund manager for the ETF section. He has over 14 years of experience during which he has worked with different asset management companies in various capacities.
Other funds managed by him are: