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DSP Mutual Fund

DSP Mutual Fund is one of India's leading AMCs. Since its inception, this fund house has grown by leaps and bounds to become one of the premier Asset Management Companies in India. It offers a vast range of mutual fund schemes across equity, debt, and hybrid categories along with the international fund of funds, exchange-traded funds, and also close-ended funds. The commitment of the fund house is to cater to their clients in every possible way by putting their interests first and to secure their wealth. DSP one of the premier asset management companies in India, with over 20 years of a track record of investment excellence. It focuses to deliver a high performance which has immensely helped the fund house to generate a large number of investor folios.

DSP Group - Key Details

DSP Group is a 152-year old financial company. The firms started stockbroking business back in the 1860s. One of the members of the family that founded this group was behind the foundation of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE.)

The group has had associations with Merrill Lynch, an American investing and wealth management wing of the Bank of America, Dresdner Bank, AG, DSP Merrill Lynch Ltd. came to light on 23 December 1975 in Mumbai. DSP Group is currently led by Mr. Hemendra Kothari. He started his career with D.S. Purbhoodas & Co. before establishing DSP Financial Consultants, a financial services provider in 1975. The sponsors of this Fund are DSP ADIKO Holdings Pvt. Ltd and DSP HMK Holdings Pvt. Ltd.

DSP Mutual Fund - Company’s shares and Profit

  • DSP Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd. was founded as a trust under the Indian Trusts Act, 1882. It is registered with SEBI with the registration code MF/036/97/7.
  • 54% of the company’s shares are held by DSP ADIKO Holdings Pvt. Ltd.,34% by DSP HmK Holdings Pvt. Ltd., and the rest 12% by Ms. Aditi Kothari Desai and Ms. Shuchi Kothari in equal proportions.
  • The company’s income stood at Rs. 7,220 million and profit after tax Rs.2,548.78 million as of year ended March 2019.
  • As of 31 March 2020, DSP Mutual Fund has 372 schemes and an AuM of Rs. 80,421 Crore.

Top Performing DSP Mutual Fund

Fund NameCategoryRisk1Y ReturnsRatingFund Size(in Cr)
DSP Natural Resources and New Energy FundEquityVery High80.9%5star702
DSP Government Securities FundDebtModerate4.0%5star462
DSP Overnight FundDebtLow3.1%5star1,213
DSP Tax Saver FundEquityVery High61.9%4star8,963
DSP Flexi Cap FundEquityVery High61.0%4star5,687
DSP Midcap FundEquityVery High57.5%4star12,869
DSP Equity Opportunities FundEquityVery High61.2%4star6,515
DSP Equity & Bond FundHybridVery High44.5%4star6,966
DSP Dynamic Asset Allocation FundHybridModerate20.8%4star3,779
DSP Corporate Bond FundDebtLow to Moderate4.6%4star2,670
DSP Nifty Next 50 Index FundOtherModerately High48.9%4star119
DSP Quant FundEquityHigh45.8%4star900
DSP Small Cap FundEquityVery High96.3%3star7,630
DSP The Infrastructure Growth and Economic Reforms Regular FundEquityVery High80.1%3star1,110
DSP Focus FundEquityVery High47.1%3star2,110
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Key information

Mutual fundDSP Mutual Fund
Asset management companyDSP Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd.
Set up16 December 1996
Incorporated13 May 1996
SponsorsDSP HMK Holdings Pvt. Ltd.DSP Adiko Holdings Pvt. Ltd.Ms. Aditi Kothari DesaiMs. Shuchi Kothari
TrusteeDSP Trustee Company Pvt. Limited.
Name of trusteesMr. Shitin D. Desai (Independent Director)Mr. T. S. Krishna Murthy (Independent Director)Mr. S.S.N. Moorthy (Independent Director)Ms. Pravin Tripathi (Independent Director)
PresidentMr. Kalpen Parekh
COOMr. Ramamoorthy Rajagopal
Compliance OfficerMr. Pritesh Majmudar

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Step 4. Select the period of investment.

Step 5. Choose your preferred risk - low, mid, or high.

Step 6. Select your preferred DSP Mutual Fund.

Step 7. Click on “Invest One Time” is you want to invest a lump sum amount or “Start SIP” if you want to invest via SIP.

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Top Fund Managers

1. Mr. Atul Bhole

Mr. Atul Bhole holds a B.Com degree from the Mulund College of Commerce and an MMS degree in Finance from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management. He is also a Chartered Accountant.

Mr. Bhole began his career as an Equity Research Analyst in the Treasury Department of State Bank of India. He then became the Equity Research Analyst of Tata Asset Management Ltd. in 2007. In 2011, he was appointed as the Fund Manager of Equities in the same company.

Mr. Bhole Joined DSP Mutual Fund as the Vice President of Investments in 2016. He manages an AuM of Rs. 9,892 Crore in 6 schemes like DSP Equity Direct Plan, DSP Equity & Bond, DSP Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund, etc.

2. Mr. Anil Ghelani

Mr. Ghelani is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from the USA.

Mr. Ghelani is currently the Vice President and Portfolio Manager of DSP Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd.

3. Mr. Aditya Khemka

Mr. Khemka holds a M.Sc. degree in Finance and a PGDM degree from the Management Development Institute. He is also a Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA) from the UK and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

He initially began his career as a Manager of Treasury at Glenmark Pharmaceuticals back in 2006. In 2008, he joined Nomura Securities as an Associate Equity Research. He became the Assistant Vice President of Antique Stock Broking Ltd. in 2013. A year later, he moved to Ambit Capital as the Assistant Vice President.

Aditya Khemka is the Assistant Vice President of Equity Investments at DSP Mutual Fund in India. He manages an AuM of Rs. 201 Crore invested in two schemes - DSP Healthcare Fund – Growth and Dividend.

4. Mr. Laukik Bagwe

Mr. Laukik Bagwe holds a B.Com degree and a PGDBA degree in Finance. He has an extensive experience in debt broking.

He joined Birla Sunlife Securities Ltd. as a Manager of SLR and ONSLR Broking in 2000. In 2007, he moved to Derivium Capital & Securities Pvt. Ltd. as the Head of Fixed Income Trading of SLR and ONSLR Broking.

Mr. Bagwe joined DSP Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd. in 2007 as an Assistant Vice President and Fund Manager. He manages an AuM of Rs. 12,389 Crore invested in 11 schemes like DSP US Flexible Equity, DSP Global Allocation Fund, DSP Short Term, DSP Credit Risk, etc.

5. Mr. Jay Kothari

Mr. Kothari is a BMS in Finance and International Finance and an MBA in Finance from the Mumbai University.

He was initially part of the Priority Banking division at Standard Chartered Bank. Mr. Kothari joined DSP Mutual Fund in 2005 as part of the Sales team. In 2011, he became part of the Investment department.

Jay Kothari is currently the Vice President, Product Strategist and Fund Manager at this firm. He manages schemes like DSP World Mining Fund, DSP Equity Opportunities Fund, DSP World Energy Fund, DSP Natural Resources and New Energy Fund, etc.

Let's have a closer look

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

DSP Natural Resources and New Energy Fund Direct Plan Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Sectoral / Thematic segment. It has given a commendable 18.17% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 80.92% 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₹500
AUM702Cr
1Y Returns80.9%

DSP Government Securities Direct Plan Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Gilt segment. It has given a commendable 11.27% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 3.98% 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₹500
AUM462Cr
1Y Returns4.0%

DSP Overnight Fund Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Overnight segment. In the previous year, it delivered 3.12% 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₹500
AUM1,213Cr
1Y Returns3.1%

DSP Tax Saver Direct Plan Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in ELSS segment. It has given a commendable 19.41% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 61.88% 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₹500
AUM8,963Cr
1Y Returns61.9%

DSP Flexi Cap Fund Direct Plan Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Flexi Cap segment. It has given a commendable 19.27% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 60.96% 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₹500
AUM5,687Cr
1Y Returns61.0%

DSP Midcap Direct Plan Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Mid Cap segment. It has given a commendable 18.36% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 57.54% 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₹500
AUM12,869Cr
1Y Returns57.5%

DSP Equity Opportunities Direct Plan Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Large & MidCap segment. It has given a commendable 18.22% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 61.24% 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₹500
AUM6,515Cr
1Y Returns61.2%

DSP Equity & Bond Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Aggressive Hybrid segment. It has given a commendable 16.23% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 44.5% 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 Hybrid mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹500
AUM6,966Cr
1Y Returns44.5%

DSP Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Dynamic Asset Allocation segment. It has given a commendable 12.33% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 20.78% 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₹500
AUM3,779Cr
1Y Returns20.8%

DSP Corporate Bond Fund Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Corporate Bond segment. In the previous year, it delivered 4.57% 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 Debt mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹500
AUM2,670Cr
1Y Returns4.6%

DSP Nifty Next 50 Index Fund Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Index segment. In the previous year, it delivered 48.88% 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 Other mutual funds in India.

Min Investment Amt₹500
AUM119Cr
1Y Returns48.9%

DSP Quant Fund Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Sectoral / Thematic segment. In the previous year, it delivered 45.83% 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₹500
AUM900Cr
1Y Returns45.8%

DSP Small Cap Direct Plan Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Small Cap segment. It has given a commendable 21.91% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 96.34% 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₹500
AUM7,630Cr
1Y Returns96.3%

DSP The Infrastructure Growth and Economic Reforms Regular Fund Direct Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Sectoral / Thematic segment. It has given a commendable 15.28% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 80.12% 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₹500
AUM1,110Cr
1Y Returns80.1%

DSP Focus Direct Plan Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently performed above the benchmark in Focused segment. It has given a commendable 13.98% annual returns in the last three years. In the previous year, it delivered 47.14% 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₹500
AUM2,110Cr
1Y Returns47.1%

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