ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund
|Date of setup||October 13, 1993|
|Sponsor(s)||Prudential Plc and ICICI Bank Ltd.|
|Address||One BKC, A-Wing, 13th Floor, Bandra Kurla Complex Mumbai 400051|
|Tel||022 - 26525000|
|Fax||022 - 26528100|
Why Choose ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund?
Excellent ratings: Numerous mutual fund schemes by ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund have a CRISIL credit rating of AAA. Due to such high rating investors have solid trust in the fund house.
Affordable plans: The ICICIPMF offer very affordable and well-crafted systematic investment plans (SIPs) for its investors. New investors can benefit from such plans.
A variety of schemes: The AMC has over 50 mutual funds in place to cater all possible needs of the retail as well as corporate investors.
Risk management: The AMC prides itself for superior management of risks.
Types of Funds Offered
Equity Fund: ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund offers equity mutual fund schemes that invest the pooled money in the share market with an objective of long-term capital gain. The company aims to offer higher returns to its investors by investing in funds with medium to high risk. The money is invested across companies of all market capitalization sizes such as small-cap, mid-cap, and large cap. Via index funds, the ICICIPMF’s equity funds are handled either passively or actively. ICICI Prudential Bluechip Fund, ICICI Prudential Value Discovery Fund, ICICI Prudential Long-Term Equity Fund (Tax Saving), and ICICI Prudential Infrastructure Fund are some of the more popular names in this category of schemes.
Debt Fund: In this type of funds, the money is invested in security products, short term or long term bonds, money market instruments etc. The objective of ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund debt funds is to generate wealth while preserving the initial investment amount. These funds are best suited for investors who are looking for low-risk investments while creating an option for regular income. ICICI Prudential Savings Fund, ICICI Prudential Floating Interest Fund, ICICI Prudential Corporate Bond Fund, and ICICI Prudential Liquid Fund are some of the common and popular names in this category.
Hybrid Fund: ICICI Prudential has designed hybrid funds or balanced fund schemes with an objective to offer a perfect blend of equity as well as debt instruments to the investors. The degree of magnitude completely depends on the blend of asset classes in the portfolio. The fund scheme can be either debt-hybrid – where the majority of investment is in debt instruments – or it can be equity-hybrid – where the majority of investment is in equity instruments. ICICI Prudential Regular Savings Fund, ICICI Prudential Equity & Debt Fund, and ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund are some of the popular names in this category.
Exchange Traded Funds: The funds offered in this category by ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund are close to the share market and can be traded in a similar manner. These funds usually invest in stocks of precious metals, currencies, and corporations. One of the big advantage of this type of funds is they allow you to trade throughout the day. ICICI Prudential Nifty ETF, ICICI Prudential Midcap Select ETF, and ICICI Prudential Sensex ETF are among the popular names in the category.
Fund of Funds: In this type of funds, ICICI Prudential MF invests in other types of mutual funds. The investment is across multiple risk thresholds such as high-risk, medium-risk, and low-risk. Additionally, it offers diversification by investing across a wide range of available funds. ICICI Prudential Global Stable Equity Fund, ICICI Prudential Advisor Series Debt, ICICI Prudential Advisor Series Passive Strategy Fund are some of the well-known names in the category.
Fund Managers at ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund
Mr. S. Naren - Executive Director & Chief Investment Officer:At ICICI Prudential AMC, Naren monitors the entire investment function across the Mutual Fund and the International Advisory Business. He also directly handles the ICICI Prudential Dynamic Plan and the ICICI Prudential Top 100 Fund. He has a B. Tech degree from IIT Chennai and an MBA in finance from IIM Kolkota.
Mr. Rahul Goswami - Chief Investment Officer– Fixed Income:Rahul is now works as CIO of Fixed Income. He has an overall work experience of more than 22 years. He currently manages 8 funds at ICICI Prudential. They are ICICI Prudential Liquid Plan, ICICI Prudential Flexible Income Plan, ICICI Prudential Floating Rate Fund, ICICI Prudential Banking & PSU Debt Fund, ICICI Prudential Medium Term Plan, ICICI Prudential Gilt Fund (All Options), ICICI Prudential Multiple Yield Fund, and ICICI Prudential Capital Protection Oriented Fund. Rahul holds a bachelor’s degree in Science and an MBA from Bhopal University.
Mr. Rahul Rai - Head of Real Estate BusinessAt ICICI Prudential, Rahul is responsible for handling the Real Estate Business and driving team synergies. He has an overall work experience of nearly 26 years. He is a Chartered Accountant, and has completed the Cost Accountancy and Intermediate level Company Secretary Course.
Mr. Mrinal Singh - Deputy CIO- Equity:Mrinal currently manages several funds including ICICI Prudential Value Discovery Fund, ICICI Prudential Midcap Fund, ICICI Prudential Technology Fund, and the ICICI Prudential Dividend Yield Fund. He has an overall work experience of around 16 years. He holds a degree of Bachelor of Engineering and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from SP Jain, Mumbai.