About HDFC Mutual Fund (AMC)
HDFC Asset Management Company (AMC) is the investment manager for the schemes of HDFC Mutual Funds. They are one of the largest and most profitable mutual fund scheme managers managing about Rs. 3.2 trillion assets.
HDFC Asset Management Company was started in the year 1999. Initially, the company was set up as a joint venture between Housing Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC) and Standard Life Investment Limited (SLI). However, in the financial year 2018-19, the company carried out its first public offering and subsequently became a publicly listed company in August 2018.
With more than 210 branches countrywide and 70 thousand empaneled distribution networks including Banks, Independent Financial Advisors, and National Distributors, they are the most preferred choice for retail investors. They also offer suitable long term, short term, and tax saving plans to its investors.
HDFC AMC offers Equity Oriented Funds (like large caps, mid-caps, small caps, ELSS fund, an index fund), Debt Funds (like liquid funds, low duration funds, ultra-short duration funds, and bond funds) Hybrid Funds (like hybrid equity, equity savings, and arbitrage funds) whereby ensuring that their investor’s financial objectives are achieved.
The fund managers ensure that the fund objectives are met with the right asset allocation. The asset allocation of the fund is decided after thorough research.
HDFC Asset Management Company has a large retail and institutional customer base of about 9.4 million active accounts. They offer comprehensive and simple savings and investment plans which provide income and wealth creation opportunities.
With highly skilled management and a strong professional investment team, HDFC AMC has consistently evolved as a top-rated fund house. HDFC AMC schemes have maintained a steady track record amid various market conditions for over the past 3 decades.
HDFC AMC is a part of HDFC Group which includes Banks, Housing Finance, Life and Non-Life Insurance, Financial Services, and Real Estate Funds. This makes HDFC Group a leading finance company.
How to Invest in HDFC Mutual Fund Schemes via Scripbox
Investing in HDFC Mutual Fund schemes online via Scripbox is an easy and convenient process. All you need to do is follow the few simple steps mentioned below:-
Step 1 - Visit the Scripbox Website for a list of Investment Plans.
On the Scripbox Homepage click on the “Let’s Get Started” button to unlock a list of investment options as per your life goal.
For investing in Mutual Funds, pick any of the options best suited to your financial goal.
Click on “Continue” to proceed with Mutual Fund Investment
Step 2 – Now sign up to create an account.
If u are an existing Scripbox member, Sign in With your details.
When you sign in, a list of different investment options will appear on your screen.
Scripbox allows investors to select the payment option. You can select "Every month SIP" or "One-time payment” option depending on your cash flow.
Potential returns from SIP investment can be calculated using a SIP calculator. Scripbox SIP calculator is available online and is free to use.
Click on the “See Recommended Funds" to proceed for investment.
Step 3 – Check the Plan and Fund Allocation
A list of mutual funds and the allocated amount for the selected plan is shown on this page. Read the details before proceeding ahead.
If you wish to change the fund or amount, you can do that by clicking on the option, "I want to change Funds/ Amount."
Now click on the "Next" button to make the payment.
Step 4 – Bank Details and Money Transfer
Now you need to enter the savings account and PAN details. Scripbox provides a secure environment for payment. A savings account is used for investing and crediting the redemption proceeds only.
KYC Required To Invest In HDFC Mutual Fund
KYC stands for “Know Your Customer”. It helps in identifying an investor through relevant documents. SEBI has prescribed certain guidelines for KYC. An investor has to fulfill the KYC procedure before investing in a SEBI registered mutual fund. A KYC form will include details of identity, address, financial status, occupation, and demographic information.
You can get your KYC done with Scripbox. The KYC documents required by Resident Indians and PIO residing in India are:
- Pan Card
- Address proof (Aadhar Card (Both Front & Back)/Driving License/Passport/Voter ID Card)
- KYC Authorisation Letter. (Please write on a while plain sheet of paper that “I authorize Scripbox to do my mutual fund KYC” & sign below it)
- Video Selfie: Record a video by facing the camera for 5 seconds.
One can upload the clear color scanned copies of the documents required during the registration itself. Or. They could share the KYC documents at firstname.lastname@example.org or WhatsApp it to us on +91-8884448026.
Top HDFC Mutual Funds
The top-performing HDFC Mutual fund schemes are :
|HDFC Top 100 Fund||Equity- Large-cap||14,832cr|
|HDFC Capital Builder Value Fund||Equity- Value||3,409cr|
|HDFC Credit Risk Debt Fund||Debt- Credit Risk||8,436cr|
|HDFC Small Cap Fund||Equity- Small cap||6,835cr|
|HDFC Balanced Advantage Fund||Hybrid||33,772cr|
Top HDFC Equity Funds
The top HDFC equity funds are :
|HDFC Long Term Advantage Funds||Equity- ELSS||1,032cr|
|HDFC Top 100 Fund||Equity-Large Cap||14,832cr|
|HDFC Growth Opportunities Fund||Equity- Large and Mid-Cap||1,155cr|
|HDFC Capital Builder Value Fund||Equity Value||3,409cr|
|HDFC Equity Fund||Equity Multi-Cap||18,214cr|
Top HDFC Asset Management Company Debt Funds
The top HDFC Debt Funds are :
|HDFC Corporate Bond Fund||Debt - Corporate Bond||14,518cr|
|HDFC Banking and PSU Debt Fund||Debt-Banking and PSU Debt||5,791cr|
|HDFC Gilt Fund||Debt-Government Bond||1,647cr|
|HDFC Credit Risk Debt Fund||Debt- Credit Risk||8,436cr|
|HDFC Dynamic Debt Fund||Debt- Dynamic Bond||511cr|
Top HDFC Tax Saver Funds
The top ELSS Fund is:
|HDFC Tax Saver Fund||Equity Linked Savings Scheme||17,484cr|
Top HDFC Hybrid Fund
The top HDFC Hybrid funds are :
|HDFC Hybrid Equity Fund- Growth||Hybrid||15,747cr|
|HDFC Balanced Advantage Fund||Hybrid||33,772cr|
|HDFC Multi-Asset Fund||Hybrid||218cr|
|HDFC Equity Saving Fund||Hybrid||3,182cr|
Top HDFC AMC Fund Managers
Fund Managers play a vital role in managing our investments. They keep a close track of the investments to ensure that the investors generate higher returns.
Equity Fund Managers of HDFC AMC Limited
Some of the most successful HDFC AMC Mutual Fund Managers who have consistently been successful in managing some of the industry’s top-performing schemes in Equity Fund
Mr. Chirag Setalvad
Mr. Setalvad has a management degree from the US. He joined HDFC Asset Management Company in March 2007 as a Senior Fund Manager of Equities. He is well known for his vast knowledge and great investment skills in the Mutual Fund Industry.
His knowledge in Equity Fund is clearly reflected in the performance of the HDFC midcap opportunities fund which he has managed for more than 6 years now.
This fund has about 47% absolute gains in the past 3 years and 11% returns in the past one year.
Mr. Setalvad manages about 57,928 crore funds in different Schemes like – HDFC Small-cap Fund, HDFC midcap opportunities fund, Multi-Asset Fund, Long-Term Fund Retirement Fund, Equity Fund, etc.
Mr. Prashant Jain
Mr. Jain is a Chief Investment Officer (CIO) at the HDFC Asset Management Company. He is a market veteran with a collective experience of about 28 years in Fund Management and research in the Mutual Fund Industry. His educational qualification includes B.Tech, PGDM, and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Mr. Jain started his career in 1991 as a Fund In-Charge at SBI Mutual Fund. Later he was appointed as Chief of Investment Officer at Zurich Asset Management Company (India) where he held positions of Head of funds management and Funds Manager in the year 1993.
Since his joining HDFC Asset Management Company in the year 2003 he has become the only Fund Manager who has managed a Fund for 25 years.
He currently manages investment in around 17 HDFC Mutual Funds Schemes with an AUM of Rs. 90.640 crore.
Mr. Vinay Kulkarni
Mr. Kulkarni is a Senior Fund Manager at HDFC Asset Management Company Limited. He was previously associated with Deutsche AMC and UTI AMC.
Mr. Kulkarni has an overall experience of 26 years in Fund Management and Equity Research and also possesses 2 years of experience in the IT industry. He has studied B.Tech from IIT, Bombay, and MBA in Finance from IIM, Bangalore. He manages schemes like HDFC Focused 30 fund, HDFC Tax saver (ELSS fund), and HDFC growth opportunities fund.
Debt Fund Managers of HDFC AMC Limited:
Mr. Anil Bamboli
Mr. Bamboli is a Senior Fund Manager at HDFC Asset Management Company Limited. He was previously associated with SBI Fund House. He has been working in the Mutual fund industry since 1994.
Mr. Bamboli was associated with Equities till 2001 and has since been managing Fixed Income portfolios. He is also an active member of the new initiatives/product development team.
Mr. Bamboli has studied a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and, MMS in Finance. He manages HDFC Dynamic Debt Fund, HDFC Short term debt fund, HDFC Ultra short term fund, HDFC Gilt fund, and money market fund and HDFC overnight fund.
Mr. Anupam Joshi
Mr. Joshi is the current Portfolio Manager and Fund Manager of Fixed Income at HDFC Asset Management Company. He holds a PGDBM Degree from Chetana’s Institute of Management and Research.
He started his career as a Fixed income Dealer at Asit C. Mehta Investment Intermediates Ltd. In the year 2001. In the year 2003, he was appointed as Dealer in ICAP India Pvt. Ltd. He also worked as Assistant Manager of Fixed Income at PNB Asset Management Company in the year 2005.
Mr. Joshi currently manages an AUM of Rs. 1.23 lakh crore in 11 Schemes in HDFC AMC. The Schemes include Corporate Bond, Liquid Direct Plan Low Duration Funds, etc.
Mr. Shobhit Mehrotra
Mr. Mehrotra is the Head of Credit and Senior Fund Manager at HDFC AMC Limited. He joined HDFC AMC in the year 2004 and manages an AUM of Rs. 36,709 Crore invested in 22 HDFC Schemes. These Schemes include Retirement Savings Fund, Floating Rate Debt Fund, Credit Risk Debt Fund, Income Direct Plan, Medium Term Debt Fund, etc.
Key Information about HDFC Asset Management Company
|Mutual Fund||HDFC Mutual Fund|
|Asset Management Company (AMC)||HDFC Asset Management Company|
|Date of Incorporation||03-07-2000|
|Sponsors||Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited
Standard Life Investments
|Trustee||HDFC Trustee Company Limited|
|Name of the Trustees||Mr. Vimal Bhandari (Chairman)
Mr. V. Srinivasa Rangan (Director)
Mr. Mehernosh Kapadia (Additional Director)
Mr. Dindayal Jalan (Additional Director)
|CEO/MD||Mr. Milind Bharve|
|CIO||Mr. Prashant Jain|
|Compliance Officer||Mr. Yezdi Khariwala|
|Assets Under Management||INR 3,82,517.03 crore (Dec-31-2019)|
|Investor Service Officer Mutual Fund||Mr. John Mathews|
|Investor Service Officer Portfolio Management Services||Mr. Simal Kanuga|
HDFC AMC Contact Details
|Auditors||BSR & Co. LLPS.R. Batliboi & Co. LLP|
|Custodians||HDFC Bank limitedCiti BankDeutsche Bank|
|Head Office||“HDFC House”, 2nd Floor,H.T. Parekh Marg, 165-166,Backbay Reclamation,Churchgate, Mumbai – 400020|
|Telephone No.||1800 3010 6767/ 1800 419 7676 (Toll-free)|
|For International Callers||91 44 33462406|
|Fax No.||022 – 22821144|