HDFC Mutual Fund

HDFC Asset Management Company Ltd. or HDFC Mutual Fund is currently the largest mutual fund and actively managed equity mutual fund in India. It is the most profitable asset management company (AMC) in the country as of 31 March, 2018. The company manages assets worth Rs. 3.43 Lakh Crore as of 31 March 2019.

According to SEBI, its net worth stood at Rs. 61,402 Crore, total income at Rs. 35,229 Crore, profit (after tax) at Rs. 12,163 Crore in March 2018.

During FY 2018-19, the AMC reported a YoY increase in profit of 61%. They registered a profit of Rs. 930 Crore in March 2019, a 31% YoY growth. For the March 2019 quarter alone, their profits stood at Rs. 276 Crore.

HDFC AMC recorded a 16.2% market share in the actively-managed equity oriented schemes in FY 2018-19.

In the last 5 years, the CAGR of:

  • Revenue from operators was 17.41%.
  • Operating profit was 20.08%.
  • Profit before tax was 21.35%.
  • Profit after tax was 21.07%.
  • Assets under management (AuM) was 25.86%.
  • Active equity AuM was 32.27%.

The company has around 210 branches located in more than 200 cities around India. It has 53 Lakh investors with 91 Lakh live accounts.

HDFC Asset Management Company Ltd. received approval to act as an AMC from SEBI back in 30 June 2000 under the registration number MF/044/00/6. It also offers portfolio management/non-binding investment advisory services since 18 September 2016 under the registration code PM /INP000000506 from SEBI.

Key information

Mutual fundHDFC Mutual Fund
Asset management companyHDFC Asset Management Company Ltd.
Founded10 December 1999
Incorporated3 July 2000
SponsorsHousing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. (HDFC Ltd.)Standard Life Investments Ltd.
TrusteeHDFC Trustee Company Limited
Name of trusteesMr. Anil Kumar Hirjee (Chairman)Mr. Ranjan Sanghi (Director)Mr. V. Srinivasa Rangan (Director)Mr. Vimal Bhandari (Director)
MD and CEOMr. Milind Barve
CIOMr. Prashant Jain
Investor Service OfficerMr. John Mathew
Compliance OfficerMr. Yezdi Khariwala

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Top Fund Managers

1. Mr. Chirag Setalvad

Chirag Setalvad has a B.Sc degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina.

Not only fund management but he also has extensive experience in investment banking and equity research. He joined HDFC Asset Management Company Ltd. as a Fund Manager in 2000. In 2004, he left the company to become the Vice President at New Vernon Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Setalvad came back to HDFC Mutual Fund in 2007 as the Senior Fund Manager of Equities.

Chirag Setalvad currently manages Rs. 57,928 Crore in 15 schemes like - Small Cap Fund, Retirement Savings Fund, Multi Asset Fund, Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund, Long Term Advantage Fund, Hybrid Equity Fund, Children's Gift Fund, etc.

2. Mr. Prashant Jain

Prashant Jain owns a B.Tech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and a PGDM degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from AIMR.

He started his career as a Fund In-Charge at SBI Mutual Fund in 1991. After this, he moved to Zurich Asset Management Company (India) Private Ltd. to become the Chief Investment Officer, Head of Funds Management, and Fund Manager in 1993.

Mr. Jain joined HDFC Asset Management Company Ltd. as the Head of Equities in 2003. He became the Chief Investment Officer, Executive Director, and Fund Manager in 2004.

As of 2019, Prashant Jain is the only Fund Manager in India to have managed a fund (HDFC Balanced Advantage Fund) for 25 years. The HDFC Balanced Advantage Fund is the largest equity fund in India with an AuM of R. 37,395 crore. As per Morningstar Direct, it has generated an alpha of 9.5% over the Sensex since 1994.

He currently manages an AuM of Rs. 90,640 Crore invested in around 17 HDFC Mutual Funds.

3. Mr. Vinay R. Kulkarni

Vinay R. Kulkarni is a B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and PGDM from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

He initially began his career as a Software Engineer in Patni Computer Systems Ltd. in 1988. Mr. Kulkarni became a Fund Manager at UTI Asset Management Company Private Ltd. in 1992. Later, he joined Deutsche Asset Management (India) Pvt. Ltd. in 2005 as a Senior Fund Manager. A year later, he moved to Tata Asset Management Ltd. also as a Senior Fund Manager. He joined HDFC in the same year (2006) as the Senior Fund Manager of Equities.

Vinay R. Kulkarni manages an AuM of Rs. 14,950 Crore in 10 HDFC Mutual Funds including Equity Savings Direct Plan, Taxsaver Direct Plan, Focused 30 Fund, Growth Opportunities Fund, etc.

4. Mr. Shobhit Mehrotra

Shobhit Mehrotra holds a B.Tech, MS, and MBA degree from the Clemson University. His primary areas of expertise include credit ratings and fixed income markets.

Mr. Mehrotra was initially the Business Investment Analyst at ICRA Ltd. back in 1992. In 1997, he became the Assistant Vice President and Portfolio Manager of Fixed Income at Templeton Asset Management (India) Pvt. Ltd. He joined HDFC Asset Management Company Ltd. in 2004 as the Head of Credit and Senior Fund Manager of Fixed Income.

Shobhit Mehrotra manages an AuM of Rs. 36,709 Crore invested in 22 HDFC schemes like Retirement Savings Fund, Medium Term Debt Fund, Credit Risk Debt Fund, Floating Rate Debt Fund, Income Direct Plan, Medium Term Debt Fund, etc.

5. Mr. Anupam Joshi

Anupam Joshi has a PGDBM degree from the Chetana's Institute of Management & Research.

He joined as the Fixed Income Dealer at Asit C. Mehta Investment Intermediates Ltd. back in 2001. Mr. Joshi joined ICAP India Pvt. Ltd. as a Dealer in 2003. He became the Assistant Manager of Fixed Income at Principal PNB Asset Management Company in 2005, where is also played the role of Portfolio Manager. In 2008, he joined IDFC Asset Management Company Private Limited as the Associate Director of Investments, Director of Fund Management, and Fund Manager.

Anupam Joshi is currently the Portfolio Manager and Fund Manager of Fixed Income at HDFC Mutual Fund since 2015. He manages an AuM of Rs. 1.23 Lakh Crore in 11 schemes like Corporate Bond, Low Duration Fund, Liquid Direct Plan, etc.

6. Mr. Anil Bamboli

Anil Bamboli is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and also holds a B.Com and MMS in Finance degree.

He joined SBI Funds Management Pvt. Ltd. as an Assistant Vice President in 1994. Mr. Bamboli joined HDFC Asset Management Company Ltd. as a Senior Fund Manager in 2003. He manages AuM of Rs. 44,541 Crore in 22 schemes like Banking and PSU Debt Fund, Short Term Debt Fund, Gilt Fund, Money Market Fund, Overnight Fund, Dynamic Debt Fund, Equity Savings, Dynamic PE Ratio Fund of Funds, Multi Asset Fund, etc.

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