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Quant Mutual Funds is launching a new open ended thematic equity scheme, across the manufacturing theme , Quant Manufacturing Fund, that seeks to invest across different asset classes. 

The New Fund Offer (NFO) period for the Quant Manufacturing Fund is from 26th July 2023 to 8th August 2023. The scheme re-opens for continuous repurchase and sale within 5 business days from the date of allotment.

Investment Objective: The primary objective of the scheme is to generate long term  appreciation by investing in equity and equity related instruments of companies that follow the manufacturing theme. However, there is no assurance or guarantee that the investment objective of the Scheme will be achieved. The Scheme does not assure or guarantee any returns.

Quant Manufacturing Fund NFO Details

Fund NameQuant Manufacturing Fund
NFO Opening Date26th July 2023
NFO Closing Date8th August 2023
Re-open DateWithin 5 business days from the date of allotment
Type of FundSectoral-Thematic Equity Fund
Fund ManagersMr. Sandeep Tandon | Mr. Ankit Pande | Mr. Sanjeev Sharma | Mr. Vasav Sahgal
Minimum Investment AmountINR 5000 plus in multiple of Re.1 thereafter
Minimum Additional Purchase AmountINR 1000 and in multiples of Rs. 1/- thereafter Repurchase: Rs. 1,000/-
Exit Loadnil
SuitabilityVery High Risk
BenchmarkNifty India Manufacturing Index
Plans and OptionsQuant Manufacturing Fund – Growth Option – Direct & Regular Quant Manufacturing Fund – Income Distribution cum  Withdrawal Option (Payout & Re-investment facility)– Direct & Regular


  • All additional investment amounts should be multiple of INR 1/-
  • The minimum SIP/SWP/STP for monthly frequency is INR 1000/- and multiples of INR 1/-

Who Can Invest in Quant Manufacturing Fund NFO?

Quant Manufacturing Fund  is a Sectoral Thematic equity fund that invests across different asset classes under equity. This product is suitable for investors who are seeking ​​ appreciation over the long term ,  and to generate consistent returns by investing in equity and equity related instruments of manufacturing-centric companies. Investors should consult their financial advisors if in doubt about whether the product is suitable for them.

Fund Managers

Mr Ankit Pande

Mr Ankit has over 12 years of experience in the Indian equities market and a background in software products. He contributed to the growth of Infosys’ Finacle and engaged with prominent banking clients in the Asia-Pacific region. Later, he transitioned into equity research, earning a master’s degree in business administration from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and obtaining the prestigious CFA charter in the United States. Mr Ankit has received the Thomson Reuters StarMine Award and is a distinguished lifetime member of the Beta Gamma Sigma academic honour society. He enjoys reading literature related to business cycle theory, macroeconomics, and geopolitics in his leisure time.

Mr Sanjeev Sharma 

Money Manager, Mr Sanjeev, holds an M.Com, PG Diploma in Business Administration (Finance), and is a Certified Treasury Manager. He excels in analysing credit risk and evaluating investment opportunities across asset classes with a deep understanding of macroeconomic policies. Sanjeev has established strong relationships with key treasurers in the industry and enjoys reading, music, and traveling in his free time.

Mr Vasav Sahgal

Mr. Vasav, is a successful and passionate CFA program graduate who specialises in equity asset allocation and credit research. He enjoys using coding and advanced data analytics to improve valuation analytics, and he embodies Quant’s Adaptive Asset Allocation strategy. Outside of work, Vasav enjoys reading financial literature and playing the drums.

Asset Allocation

Types of InstrumentsMinimum Allocation Maximum Allocation Risk Profile
Equity and equity related instruments of companies having manufacturing theme80%100%Very High
Other Equity and equity related instruments of companies other than having manufacturing theme0%20%Very High
Debt & Money Market instruments*Derivatives (ETCDs) as permitted by SEBI from time to time.0%20%Low to Medium
Foreign securities including ADRs / GDRs / Foreign equity and debt securities and Overseas ETFs0%20%Very High
Units issued by REITs & InvITs0%10%Very High

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Can I Invest in the Quant Manufacturing fund?

You can invest in the Quant  manufacturing fund through any of the following methods:
Offline: By filling out the Quant NFO application and submitting it along with all documents and cheques to the nearest Investor Service Centre of CAMS or Quant  mutual fund office.
Quant Mutual Fund Website
Online FinTech platforms and mutual fund platforms
Through Demat account
Through a mutual fund distributor or agent

Is Quant manufacturing fund risky?

Yes, it is a very high-risk investment based on the riskometer. Quant manufacturing fund that invests across different asset classes like equity (domestic and foreign), debt, money market, foreign securities  including ADRs / GDRs / Foreign equity and debt securities and Overseas ETFs, Units issued by REITs & InvITs. 

Is there a lock-in period for Quant manufacturing fund?

No, Quant manufacturing fund has no lock-in period.

When will the scheme open for ongoing subscriptions, switches and redemptions?

The Quant manufacturing fund scheme re-opens for ongoing subscriptions, switches and redemptions within 5 business days from the date of allotment.