Baroda Pioneer Mutual Fund

Baroda Pioneer Asset Management Company Ltd., the asset manager of Baroda Pioneer Mutual Fund, is a joint venture between Baroda Asset Management India Ltd. and Pioneer Global Asset Management S.p.A.

Baroda Asset Management India Ltd

Baroda Asset Management India Ltd. was established back in 1992. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bank of Baroda.

Pioneer Global Asset Management S.p.A

Pioneer Global Asset Management S.p.A was established back in 1928 in Milano, Italy. It was the asset manager of UniCredit S.p.A, an Italian multinational banking and financial services provider.

In 2016, UniCredit sold Pioneer Investments to Amundi, a French asset management company for €3.55 billion. Amundi is currently the largest asset management company (AMC) in Europe with an asset under management worth €1.4 trillion.

Baroda Pioneer Asset Management Company Ltd.

Pioneer Global Asset Management S.p.A acquired 51% stake in Baroda Asset Management Company Ltd. in 2008. The AMC thus formed was renamed as Baroda Pioneer Asset Management Company Ltd.

After the sale of Pioneer Investments to Amundi, Bank of Baroda purchased the 51% stake of Baroda Pioneer Asset Management Company Ltd. and Baroda Pioneer Trustee Company Private Ltd. in 2018 that UniCredit previously held. Both the AMC and trustee are now wholly-owned subsidiary of Bank of Baroda.

Baroda Pioneer Asset Management Company Ltd. is registered as a trust with SEBI under the Indian Trusts Act, 1882 and registration code MF/018/94/2.

The AMC is currently working towards serving a wide range of client base though the extensive branch network of Bank of Baroda. It also ensures effective levels of customer service for its investors. The company also delivers sound investment management by maintaining a consistent performance.

The Bank of Baroda Pioneer Mutual Fund introduces useful and inviolate features on a continuous basis to increase their competency. It also brings in high levels of compliance and corporate governance.

As of FY 2017-18, the AMC generated annual revenue of Rs. 47.4 Crore, a profit of Rs. 3.1 Crore.

As of 31 March 2019, Baroda Pioneer Asset Management Company Ltd. offers 73 schemes and has an asset under management (AuM) of Rs. 11,319 Crore.

Key information

Mutual fundBaroda Pioneer Mutual Fund
Asset management companyBaroda Pioneer Asset Management Company Ltd.
Set up24 November 1994
Incorporated5 November 1992
SponsorsBank of Baroda
TrusteeBaroda Pioneer Trustee Company Private Ltd.
Name of trusteesMr. R. L. Baxi (Independent Director)Mr. Shrinivas K Suvarna (Independent Director)Mr. V. H. Bhatia (Independent Director)Mr. Joydeep Dutta Roy (Associate Director)G. Anantharaman (Independent Director)
COOMr. Kiran Deshpande
MD and CEOMr. Anthony Heredia
CIOMr. Sanjay Chawla
Investor Service OfficerMr. Amitabh Ambastha
Compliance OfficerMs. Farhana Mansoor

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Top Performing Baroda Pioneer Mutual Funds

Fund NameCategoryRisk1Y ReturnsRatingFund Size(in Cr)
Baroda Pioneer Short Term Bond FundDebtModerately Low10.5%5star307
Baroda Pioneed Credit Risk FundDebtModerate4.5%4star717
Baroda Pioneer Conservative Hybrid FundHybridModerate14.6%4star37
Baroda Pioneer Mid cap FundEquityHigh4.8%3star46
Baroda Equity Savings FundHybridModerately HighN.A3star460
Baroda Pioneer Banking and Financial Services FundEquityHigh25.8%3star45
Baroda Pioneer Income FundDebtModerate4.6%2star17
Baroda Pioneer Hybrid Equity FundHybridModerately High7.7%2star555
Baroda Pioneer Growth FundEquityModerately High12.7%2star791
Baroda Pioneer Dynamic Bond FundDebtModerate-1.1%2star22
Baroda Pioneer Gilt FundDebtModerate12.5%2star43
Baroda Pioneer Large Cap FundEquityModerately High15.5%2star31
Baroda Pioneer Equity Linked Saving Scheme 96EquityModerately High9.9%1star157
Baroda Pioneer Treasury Advantage FundDebtModerately Low-16.1%1star121
Baroda Dynamic Equity FundDynamic/Asset AllocationModerately HighN.Astar403
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Top Fund Managers

1. Mr. Karn Kumar

Mr. Karn Kumar holds a degree in B.Com and a Chartered Accountant. Mr. Kumar is currently the Fund Manager & Senior Credit Analyst at Baroda Pioneer Mutual Fund.

He manages an AuM of Rs. 981 Crore invested in 5 schemes like Baroda Credit Risk Fund Plan B – G and D.

He was initially the Associate Manager of Corporate Finance at Sterlite Industries Ltd. in 2003. In 2006, he joined ICICI Bank as a Manager. A year later, he moved to CRISIL Ltd. as a Manager of Ratings. Mr. Kumar joined Baroda Pioneer Asset Management Ltd. as a Senior Credit Analyst in 2013. He was promoted to Fund Manager in 2017.

Mr. Karn Kumar has more than 13 years of experience in fixed income, corporate finance, and credit research.

2. Ms. Hetal P. Shah

Ms. Hetal P. Shah holds a B.Com, MBA, and JAIIB degree. She currently serves as the Fund Manager of Debt Funds at Baroda Pioneer Asset Management Company Ltd. since 2006.

Ms. Shah manages an AuM of Rs. 7,713 Crore invested in 28 schemes like Baroda Short Term Bond, Baroda Gilt Fund, Baroda Liquid Fund, Baroda Dynamic Fund, Baroda Treasury Advantage Fund, Baroda Conservative Hybrid Fund, etc.

Before joining Baroda Pioneer, she was with Bank of India in its Treasury Department back in 1999.

Ms. Hetal P. Shah has more than 20 years of experience in fund and treasury management.

3. Mr. Dipak Acharya

Mr. Dipak Acharya holds an M.Com and MBA degree. He also holds certifications from AICWA and CAIIB. Mr. Acharya is Fund Manager of Equity at Baroda Pioneer Mutual Fund since 2008.

He manages an AuM of Rs. 2,147 Crore invested in 17 schemes like Baroda Banking and Financial Services Fund, Baroda Large Cap Fund, Baroda Multi Cap Fund, Baroda Midcap Direct Fund, Baroda Hybrid Equity Fund, Baroda Equity Linked Saving Scheme 96 Fund, etc.

He has been associated with Baroda Pioneer Asset Management Company Ltd. since 2003. Prior to this, he was with the Treasury Department and Credit Department at Bank of Baroda for 10 years.

Mr. Dipak Acharya has an industry experience of more than 13 years in asset management and investment sector.

4. Mr. Alok Sahoo

Mr. Alok Sahoo holds a B.Tech degree from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela and a PGDM in Finance degree from the Xavier Institute of Management. He is also a Financial Risk Manager from Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from the CFA Institute.

He is currently the Head of Fixed income at Baroda Pioneer Asset Management Company Ltd. since 2008. Mr. Sahoo manages an AuM of Rs. 9,043 Crore invested in 25 schemes like Baroda Short Term Bond Direct Fund, Baroda Credit Risk Fund Plan B, Baroda Liquid Direct Fund, Baroda Dynamic Bond, Baroda Treasury Advantage Direct Fund, etc.

Mr. Sahoo was initially the Fund Manager of Fixed Income at UTI Asset Management Company in 2000. In 2006, he moved to HSBC Mutual Fund as a Fund Manager of Fixed Income.

Mr. Alok Sahoo has been associated with the asset management and investment area for more than 18 years.

5. Mr. Sanjay Chawla

Mr. Sanjay Chawla holds an MMS degree from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. He is currently the CIO and Co-Fund Manager of Equity and Debt Fund at Baroda Pioneer Mutual Fund since 2013.

He manages an AuM of Rs. 2,102 Crore invested in 12 schemes like Baroda Large Cap Direct Fund, Baroda Multi Cap Fund, Baroda Large Cap Direct Fund, Baroda Midcap Direct Fund, Baroda Hybrid Equity Fund, Baroda Equity Linked Saving Scheme 96 Fund, etc.

Mr. Chawla worked with Dalal Consultants and Engineers Ltd. as a Consultant in 1990. He became the Assistant Editor at Capital Market Magazine in 1992. In 2004, he joined SBI Capital Markets as the Head of Research, Vice President, and Group Head of Securities Research Group. He moved to Birla SunLife Mutual Fund as a Senior Fund Manager in 2007.

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Now let us jump and check about these top 10 mutual fund schemes.

Baroda Short Term Bond Direct Fund Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Short Duration segment. It has given a commendable 8.65% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 10.47% returns.

Why to invest: This fund has performed better than other funds in the same category. The minimum SIP investment amount required to invest in this scheme is ₹500. It is one of most notable Debt mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹0
AUM307Cr
1Y Returns10.5%

Baroda Credit Risk Fund Plan B Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Credit Risk segment. It has given a commendable 6.89% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 4.49% returns.

Why to invest: This fund has performed better than other funds in the same category. The minimum SIP investment amount required to invest in this scheme is ₹500. It is one of most notable Debt mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹0
AUM717Cr
1Y Returns4.5%

Baroda Conservative Hybrid Fund Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Conservative segment. It has given a commendable 8.18% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 14.57% returns.

Why to invest: This fund has performed better than other funds in the same category. The minimum SIP investment amount required to invest in this scheme is ₹500. It is one of most notable Hybrid mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹0
AUM37Cr
1Y Returns14.6%

Baroda Midcap Direct Fund Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Mid Cap segment. It has given a commendable 4.95% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 4.83% returns.

Why to invest: This fund has performed better than other funds in the same category. The minimum SIP investment amount required to invest in this scheme is ₹500. It is one of most notable Equity mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹0
AUM46Cr
1Y Returns4.8%

Baroda Equity Savings Fund Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Equity Savings segment. It has given a commendable NA annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered NA returns.

Why to invest: This fund has performed better than other funds in the same category. The minimum SIP investment amount required to invest in this scheme is ₹500. It is one of most notable Hybrid mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹0
AUM460Cr
1Y ReturnsNA

Baroda Banking and Financial Services Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Sectoral/Thematic segment. It has given a commendable 13.73% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 25.79% returns.

Why to invest: This fund has performed better than other funds in the same category. The minimum SIP investment amount required to invest in this scheme is ₹500. It is one of most notable Equity mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹0
AUM45Cr
1Y Returns25.8%

Baroda Income Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Medium to Long Duration segment. It has given a commendable 6.59% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 4.64% returns.

Why to invest: This fund has performed better than other funds in the same category. The minimum SIP investment amount required to invest in this scheme is ₹500. It is one of most notable Debt mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹0
AUM17Cr
1Y Returns4.6%

Baroda Hybrid Equity Fund Direct Plan Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Aggressive segment. It has given a commendable 6.78% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 7.65% returns.

Why to invest: This fund has performed better than other funds in the same category. The minimum SIP investment amount required to invest in this scheme is ₹500. It is one of most notable Hybrid mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹0
AUM555Cr
1Y Returns7.7%

Baroda Multi Cap Fund Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Multi Cap segment. It has given a commendable 7.52% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 12.71% returns.

Why to invest: This fund has performed better than other funds in the same category. The minimum SIP investment amount required to invest in this scheme is ₹500. It is one of most notable Equity mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹0
AUM791Cr
1Y Returns12.7%

Baroda Dynamic Bond Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Dynamic segment. It has given a commendable 3.58% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered -1.15% returns.

Why to invest: This fund has performed better than other funds in the same category. The minimum SIP investment amount required to invest in this scheme is ₹500. It is one of most notable Debt mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹0
AUM22Cr
1Y Returns-1.1%

Baroda Gilt Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Gilt segment. It has given a commendable 6.96% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 12.47% returns.

Why to invest: This fund has performed better than other funds in the same category. The minimum SIP investment amount required to invest in this scheme is ₹500. It is one of most notable Debt mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹0
AUM43Cr
1Y Returns12.5%

Baroda Large Cap Direct Fund Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Large Cap segment. It has given a commendable 8.85% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 15.5% returns.

Why to invest: This fund has performed better than other funds in the same category. The minimum SIP investment amount required to invest in this scheme is ₹500. It is one of most notable Equity mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹0
AUM31Cr
1Y Returns15.5%

Baroda Equity Linked Saving Scheme 96 Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in ELSS segment. It has given a commendable 5.75% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 9.87% returns.

Why to invest: This fund has performed better than other funds in the same category. The minimum SIP investment amount required to invest in this scheme is ₹500. It is one of most notable Equity mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹0
AUM157Cr
1Y Returns9.9%

Baroda Treasury Advantage Direct Fund Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Ultra Short Duration segment. It has given a commendable -1.1% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered -16.15% returns.

Why to invest: This fund has performed better than other funds in the same category. The minimum SIP investment amount required to invest in this scheme is ₹500. It is one of most notable Debt mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹0
AUM121Cr
1Y Returns-16.1%

Baroda Dynamic Equity Fund Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Dynamic/Asset Allocation segment. It has given a commendable NA annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered NA returns.

Why to invest: This fund has performed better than other funds in the same category. The minimum SIP investment amount required to invest in this scheme is ₹500. It is one of most notable Dynamic/Asset Allocation mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹0
AUM403Cr
1Y ReturnsNA

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