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Escorts Gilt Plan

This product is suitable for investors who are seeking* :

* Generate income and capital appreciation in the long term.

* Invest in government securities.

risk Investors understand that their principal
will be at moderately low risk.

*Investors should consult their financial advisers if in doubt about whether the product is suitable for them

Investment Objective

The primary objective of the Scheme is to generate income and capital appreciation through investments in Government securities market. The aim is to generate returns commensurate with minimal credit risk by investing in securities created and issued by the Central Government and/or a State Government and/or repos/reverse repos in such government securities as may be permitted by RBI.

Basic Scheme Information

Nature of scheme Open ended equity scheme w.e.f. 19.04.2001
Inception Date Mar, 2001
Option Plan/Direct Plan Existing Plan : Dividend Option, Growth Option. Dividend Option offers Dividend payout & Dividend Re-investment facility
  Direct Plan (w.e.f. 01 Jan 2013): Dividend Option, Growth Option. The Dividend Option Offers Dividend Payout & Dividend Reinvestment facility.
Entry Load Nil
Exit Load Nil
Minimum Application Amount For new investor : Rs 1000 and any amount thereafter
For existing investors Rs 1000 and any amount thereafter
Minimum SIP Investment Rs 1000 and any amount thereafter
Lock in Period Nil
Redemption Proceeds Within 10 working days of the receipt of the redemption request at the authorised centre of Escorts Mutual Fund
Tax Benefit Investors are advised to refer to the details in the Statement of Additional Information and also independently refer to his tax advisor.
Recurring expenses First Rs 100 crores : 2.25%
Next Rs 300 crores : 2.00%
Next Rs 300 crores : 1.75%
Balance : 1.50%
Benchmark Index I-Sec Mi BEX
Dividend Policy The Trustee may decide and declare dividend at such rates, as it deems fit, subject to availability of distributable surplus (based)

Investment Pattern

The asset allocation under the respective Plans will be as follows:
Types of instruments Normal Allocation (% of Net Assets)
Government Securities Approx. 80-100
Money Market Instruments Approx 0-20
Risk profile of the Scheme Mutual Fund investments are subject to market risks. Please read the SID carefully for details on risk factors before investment. Scheme specific risk factors are summarized below:
1. Being sovereign debt, Central Government Securities carry minimal credit risk. However, Government Securities carry risk arising from price movement in the market.
2. The NAV of the scheme’s unit, to the extent that the scheme is invested in Government Securities, will be affected by changes in the general level of interest rates. When interest rates decline, the value of a portfolio of government securities can be expected to rise.
3. Conversely, when interest rates rise, the value of a portfolio of government securities can be expected to decline.
4. Even though the government securities’ market is more liquid compared to other debt instruments, on occasions there could be difficulties transacting in the market due to extreme volatility or unusual constriction in market volumes or on occasions when an unusually large transaction has to be put through.
Fund Manager:
Mr. Anuj Jain (Debt)
Chief Investment Officer :
Mr. Sanjay Arora
Name of Trustee Company :
Escorts Investment Trust Ltd.
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Mutual Fund investments are subject to market risks, read all scheme related documents carefully.

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