ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund has launched a new fund named as ICICI Prudential Retirement Fund - Hybrid Conservative Plan, an open ended retirement solution oriented scheme having a lock-in of 5 years or till retirement age (whichever is earlier). The New Fund Offer (NFO) price for the scheme is Rs 10 per unit. The new issue will be open for subscription from 07 February 2019 to 21 February 2019.
The investment objective of the Scheme is to generate regular income through investments predominantly in debt and money market instruments. The Scheme also seeks to generate long term capital appreciation from the portion of equity investments under the Scheme.
Presently, two options are available under the scheme viz. growth and dividend option with dividend payout only.
The scheme will invest 95% - 70% of its assets in debt securities, money market instruments with low to medium risk profile, invest 30% - 5% of assets in Equity & Equity related instruments with medium to high risk profile and invest upto 10% of assets in units issued by REITs and INVITs with medium to high risk profile.
The minimum application amount is Rs 5000 and in multiples of Rs 1 thereafter.
The minimum additional application amount is Rs 1000 and in multiples of Rs 1 thereafter.
The fund seeks to collect a minimum subscription amount of Rs 20 crore under the scheme during the NFO period.
Entry load and exit load charge are not applicable for the scheme.
Benchmark Index for the scheme is Nifty 50 Hybrid Composite Debt 15:85 Index.
The fund managers of the scheme are Mrinal Singh and Ashwin Jain for Equity portion and Manish Banthia & Anuj Tagra for Debt portion. The Overseas investments under the scheme will be managed by Priyanka Khandelwal.