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Edelweiss Mutual Fund announces launch of its first FMP


Edelweiss MF: FMP launch
Tomorrow, Edelweiss Mutual Fund will launch its first FMP i.e. Edelweiss Fixed Maturity Plan - 91 - Series 1. It's a close-ended Income Scheme especially designed for Fixed Income Group people who are keen to park their money for short term.

The NFO opens on June 3, 2011 and closes on June 6, 2011.


The date of allotment of units under the scheme has been fixed as June 7, 2011. The units of the scheme will be listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) within 5 business days from the date of allotment.

The minimum application amount is Rs 5,000 and after that additional investment can be made of Rupee 1.

The investors will be provided with the two options: Growth and Dividend. Dividend option offers the facility of dividend payout. Investor needs to choose any of the option while investing, if he is not specifying the same at the time of investing, it will be implied that investor has opted for Growth option.

Investment objective and performance:
Keeping in view the current market conditions, the scheme will generate income by investing in debt and money market instruments with the same tenure i.e. the instruments maturing on or before the maturity date of the scheme.

The fund may also trade, i.e. purchase or sale, the debt instruments that are part of the portfolio.

Fund Manager:
Kapil Punjabi will be the Fund Manager of this scheme.

Punjabi is MMS from Mumbai University. He has work experience of more than 5 years. Prior to joining Edelweiss Asset Management Limited, he has worked with Edelweiss Securities Limited for two years and was responsible for investing in Indian Debt and Equity Markets for the Asset Management Division.

He manages four schemes of Edelweiss Mutual Fund, namely, Edelweiss Liquid Fund, Edelweiss Ultra Short Term Bond Fund, Edelweiss Monthly Income Plan and Edelweiss Gilt Fund.


Fund House:
Assets of Edelweiss Mutual Fund (EMF) are managed by Edelweiss Asset Management Limited, a subsidiary of Edelweiss Capital Limited (ECL). Founded in 1996, Edelweiss Capital Limited acts as the sponsor to Edelweiss Mutual Fund.

Basic Details:
NFO Opens: June 3, 2011
NFO Closes: June 6, 2011
NFO Price: Rs.10 per unit
Listing: National Stock Exchange
Options: Dividend and Growth
Minimum Application Amount: Rs 5,000 per application and additional Re. 1, thereafter
Exit Load: Nil
Benchmark: CRISIL Liquid Fund Index
Fund Manager: Mr. Kapil Punjabi

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Story first published: Thursday, June 2, 2011, 11:39 [IST]
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