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DSP Small Cap Fund - Regular Plan
(Erstwhile DSPBR Small Cap Fund)

3 Value Research
0.15%
Change from previous, NAV as on Aug 20, 2018
Category: Equity: Small Cap
Assets: R 5,351 crore (As on Jul 31, 2018)
Expense: 2.22% (As on Jul 31, 2018)
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Investment Objective

The aim of the fund is to seek long-term capital appreciation by investing in a portfolio that is substantially constitutes of stocks of small cap companies.

Fund Managers
+ Jay Kothari since Mar 2013
+ Resham Jain since Mar 2018
+ Vinit Sambre since Jun 2010
Analysis
As on May 22, 2018

This fund has always been both valuation and quality conscious, unwilling to compromise on either for quick gains. It selects companies which have great managements, free cash flows, decent long-term ROCEs and competitive advantages. It has a CAGR of about 19 per cent since its launch, with a low portfolio turnover of 25 per cent, is a testimony to the success of its buy and hold credo. Despite the lag in the last one year, the fund's five-year returns are ahead of the category by about 2 percentage points, at about 34 per cent, and the 10-year CAGR is 3 percentage points ahead, at 20 per cent. The fund is a good option in a shaky market. It handled well the bear phases in 2008 and 2011. The fund is, however, not accepting both new SIPs and lump-sum investments currently and only older SIPs continue to be accepted. Wait till the fund starts accepting new inflows.

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