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HDFC is one of India’s leading providers of financial services. One of its subsidiaries is HDFC Asset Management Company, which offers numerous mutual fund schemes to investors. HDFC Mutual Fund launched its first product in the year 2000 and has been constantly evolving over the last decade and a half. There are over 11 types of mutual fund schemes. The company has recently traded in IPO and has soared a massive 65% in its debut. The overall assets under management (AUM) is INR 3,06,840.72 Cr (as on June 30, 2018).

Date of setupJune 30, 2000
Date of incorporationDecember 10, 1999
Sponsor(s)Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited; Standard Life Investments Limited
Address“HDFC House”, 2nd Floor, H.T. Parekh Marg, 165-166, Backbay Reclamation, Churchgate, Mumbai 400020
Tel022 - 6631 6333
Fax022 - 2282 1144

Why Choose HDFC Mutual Fund?

  • Excellent ratings

    : Several of the company’s mutual fund schemes have a CRISIL rating of three and above.

  • Large pool of option

    : Investing in HDFC Mutual Fund allows investor to invest in a wide range of options catering to their specific needs.

  • Tax benefits

    : Mutual fund schemes by HDFC offer tax benefits that allows you to save tax.

  • Catering to the need of investor

    : The company has products which will suit every type of investor. Funds range from short-term to long-term and even open-ended to closed-ended funds. The company makes sure the investor gets what they need. It also offers products with low, medium, and high risk.

Types of Funds Offered

  • Equity Fund

    : HDFC equity funds invest across all types of equity such as large-cap, mid-cap, and small-cap among others. HDFC equity mutual funds are considered beneficial for a long-term investment. There is a wide range of HDFC schemes across equity funds. Some of the top performing HDFC equity mutual funds can be HDFC Top 100 Fund, HDFC Equity Fund, HDFC Small Cap Fund, and HDFC Long Term Advantage Fund among others.

  • Debt Fund

    : HDFC debt funds have an objective of achieving credit risk-free and giving regular income to the investors. HDFC Debt funds, as you can guess from the name, invests money in a range of fixed income instruments such as treasury bills, corporate bonds, commercial papers, governments bonds, and corporate bonds among others. Debt mutual funds can be further segmented into dynamic bond funds, and ultra short term funds among others. Some of the best HDFC mutual funds are HDFC Gilt Fund, HDFC Corporate Bond, HDFC Short Term Debt Fund, and HDFC Credit Risk Debt Fund among others.

  • Liquid Funds

    : Liquid funds is a type of mutual fund which offer high liquidity and have a lower maturity period compared to other mutual fund schemes. HDFC liquid funds such as HDFC Money Market Fund, HDFC Cash Management Fund, HDFC Liquid Fund Premium plan, etc. offer high liquidity, lower maturity period, and help investors in generating optimum returns with safety.

  • Exchange Traded Funds

    : HDFC Exchange Traded Funds are designed to generate returns by tracking the performance of physical gold in the market. HDFC ETFs HDFC Nifty ETF and HDFC Gold Exchange Traded Fund are some of the top and popular ETFs in the market.

  • Children’s Gift Funds

    : HDFC Children Gift Funds are popular due to their long-term investment objective, which allows investors to generate long-term capital and aids in fulfilling the future financial needs of their children. HDFC Children’s Gift Fund – Savings Plan is one of the more popular schemes in the market.

  • Retirement Savings Funds

    : Retirement plans of HDFC Mutual Fund are best fit for those investors that are planning for a stable and regular source of income after their retirement. The retirement funds are designed with an objective to generate wealth that the investor gets regular pension until the extent of redemption.

  • Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme

    : RGESS or Rajiv Gandhi Savings Scheme is an initiative by the Government of India which aims to generate long-term wealth from a wide range of eligible securities cited in the scheme.

  • Dual Advantage Funds

    : The Dual Advantage Fund by HDFC aims to generate returns by investing in a portfolio that has a combination of debt and money market instruments. These schemes usually mature on or before the date of maturity.

  • Fixed Maturity Plans

    : HDFC FMP or Fixed Maturity Plan are created with an objective to generate returns through investments in Money market, debt, and government securities where the fund scheme would mature on the mentioned day of the investment or before that.

  • Capital Protection Oriented Schemes

    : Capital Protection Oriented Schemes have an investment objective to generate returns by investing in a combined portfolio of money market and debt related instruments which usually mature on or before the date of maturity stated by the scheme.

  • Fund of Funds Schemes

    : The Fund of Fund schemes by HDFC mutual fund are designed with an investment objective by managing the asset allocation between a few selected debt and equity mutual fund schemes of the HDFC Mutual Fund Asset Management Company. HDFC Dynamic PE Ratio Fund of Fund, HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund, HDFC Long-term Advantage Fund are some of the popular fund of funds schemes by HDFC.

  • Annual Interval Fund – Series 1

    : HDFC annual interval mutual fund schemes have been designed to generate wealth by investing in government securities, money market instruments, and debt related instruments.

Fund Managers at HDFC Mutual Fund

  • Mr. Prashant Jain- Executive Director & Chief Investment Officer:

    Over 20 years of experience in fund management and research in mutual fund industry.

  • Mr. Shobhit Mehrotra- Senior Fund Manager and Head of Credit:

    He has over 18 years of experience in Fixed Income markets, credit rating etc.

  • Mr. Vinay R. Kulkarni- Senior Fund Manager:

    Collectively over 22 years of experience, of which 20 years in Fund Management and Equity Research and 2 years in the IT industry.

  • Mr. Anupam Joshi - Fund Manager in Fixed Income group:

    He has more than 10 years’ experience in fund management, research and dealing.

  • Mr. Chirag Setalvad- Senior Fund Manager:

    In his total work experience of 14 years, he spent 11 years in Fund Management and Equity Research and 3 years in investment banking.

  • Mr. Srinivas Rao Ravuri- Senior Fund Manager:

    He is equipped with more than 18 years of experience in Indian financial markets, primarily in equity research and fund management.

  • Mr. Anil Bamboli- Senior Fund Manager:

    Collectively over 16 years of experience in Fund Management and Research.

  • Mr. Miten Lathia - Fund Manager:

    Miten has more than 13 years of experience in equity research and 2 years in fund management.

  • Mr. Krishan Kumar Daga- A Senior Fund Manager:

    Of the more than 25 years’ experience he has, Krishnan spent 8 years in fund management and 12 years in Equity Research.

  • Mr. Rakesh Vyas- Dedicated Fund Manager for Overseas Investments:

    His total professional work experience spans more than 8 years. He spent 3 years in the field of Application Engineering and over 5 years in Equity Research.