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Last updated: 29 Jun, 2017  

SBI Mutual Fund Completes 30 Years of Inception

NewsVoir | 28 Jun, 2017

SBI Mutual Fund, the 5th largest (by AAUMs) asset management company in the country would be the first Indian Mutual Fund Company to complete 30 years of successful operations on Thursday, June 29, 2017. SBI Mutual Fund was the first bank sponsored Mutual Fund to have been registered under SEBI.


SBI Mutual Fund, to commemorate its 30th anniversary aims to strengthen the bond between the company and the community by organizing Blood Donation Camps across 30 cities starting June 29, 2017 in Mumbai.


Speaking on the occasion, Mrs. Anuradha Rao, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, SBI Funds Management, said: “Blood Donation brings immense value to those in need and a feeling of pride and joy to the donor. On the momentous occasion of  completing 30 years, we at SBI Mutual Fund want to express our gratitude to all our stakeholders by taking this initiative for the community.’’


The AUM of the Indian MF Industry have grown from INR 3.26 trillion as on 31st March 2007 to INR 19.04 trillion as on 31st May, 2017, about six-fold increase in a span of 10 years. SBI Mutual Fund has a current market share of 9.14% per cent of the industry.


“With our vast experience in asset management blended with strong parentage, rigorous investment templates, structured and disciplined processes to ensure effective execution of strategies, and the strong confidence reposed by over 30,000 IFAs, SBI Mutual Fund has  endeavored to provide over the years consistent value and customized investment solutions to our large retail investor base”, Ms. Rao added.


Mr. Navneet Munot, Executive Director & Chief Investment Officer, SBI Mutual Fund said: “Indian economy, capital markets and mutual funds have evolved over the last 3 decades and SBIFM has played a pioneering role in channelizing retail savings into financial assets in this period. We have focused on creating wealth through clear investment philosophy, active management, robust research and governance processes. We were the first mutual fund company in India to adopt CFA Institute’s asset manager code of professional conduct reflecting our commitments to maintain highest standards of ethical and professional conduct. Just like our parent SBI that takes pride in being banker to every Indian, our dream is to be a wealth creator for every Indian. The seeds for an exponential growth have been sown and the next three decades are likely to be more exciting.’’


Mr. D. P. Singh, Executive Director & Chief Marketing Officer, SBI Mutual Fund said: “Our extensive distribution network and strong relationship with our partners, built over the past 30 years has helped us grow consistently. We have transformed our services and delivery over time by adopting technology to make our investor and partner experience better over the years.’’


SBI Mutual Fund, over the years has achieved several milestones. These include launch of SBI Magnum Equity Fund in year 1991 which completed 25 years recently, the launch of a Tax Saving scheme SBI Magnum TaxGain in the year 1993 which has crossed an investor base of 1 million, SBI MF crossed 1 million in SIP folios, SBI Bluechip Fund and SBI Magnum Balanced Fund crossing Rs 10,000 crores each in AUM and being the first Fund House in India to adopt the CFA Institute’s Asset Manager Code of Professional Conduct. SBI Mutual Fund’s ETF offering SBI ETF NIFTY 50 also recently became the largest equity fund in the country crossing INR 20,000 crore of AUM.


SBIFM was also the only ETF manager chosen for EPFO’s maiden allocation in equities.


About SBI  Funds Management Private Limited, the asset management company of SBI Mutual Fund

With over 30 years of rich experience in fund management, we at SBI Funds Management Private Limited bring forward our expertise by consistently delivering value to our investors. We have a strong and proud lineage that traces back to the State Bank of India (SBI) - India's largest bank. We are a Joint Venture between SBI and AMUNDI (France), one of the world's leading fund management companies. With a network of over 165 branches across India, we deliver value and nurture the trust of our vast and varied family of investors.


Excellence has no substitute. And to ensure excellence right from the first stage of product development to the post-investment stage, we are ably guided by our philosophy of ‘growth through innovation’ and our stable investment policies. This dedication is what helps our customers achieve their financial objectives.


SBI Mutual Fund manages an AAUM of over INR. 1,57,860 crores (excluding Domestic Fund of Funds) as on March 31, 2017.


Mutual Fund investments are subject to market risks, read all scheme related documents carefully.

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