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Escorts Opportunities Fund

This product is suitable for investors who are seeking* :

* Generate long term capital appreciation and current income.

* Invest in equity and equity related instruments, fixed income
  securities Money market instruments, cash and cash equivalents.

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

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

Investment Objective

The investment objective of the Scheme is to generate long term Capital Appreciation by predominantly moving investments in a portfolio of equity and equity related securities amongst different sectors, present or future, expected to show high earnings such as Technology Sector, Media Sector, Entertainment Sector, Communications Sector, FMCG Sector, Pharmaceuticals Sector, Cyclical Sector, Real Estate Sector, Space Sector, Cybercity Sector etc. This income may be complemented by possible dividend and other income

Basic Scheme Information

Nature of scheme An Open Ended Growth Scheme
Inception Date Mar' 1998
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 1% for redemption within 365 days
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 : 2.50%
Next Rs 300 crores : 2.25%
Next Rs 300 crores : 2.00%
Balance : 1.75%
Benchmark Index CRISIL Balanced Fund Index
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)
Equity shares & Equity related Instruments Approx. 51-100 (max)
Fixed Income Securities & Money Market instruments Approx 0-49
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. Equity instruments by nature are volatile and prone to price fluctuations on a daily basis due to both, micro and macro factors. Trading volumes, settlement periods and transfer procedures may restrict liquidity of investments in equity and equity related securities. Different segments of the Indian financial markets have different settlement periods, and such periods may be extended significantly by unforeseen circumstances. The length of the settlement may affect the schemes in the event that the Scheme has to meet an inordinately large number of redemptions
2. Derivatives products carry the credit risk (risk of default by counterparty), market risk (due to market movements) and liquidity risk (due to lack of liquidity in derivatives). No principal amount is exchanged. A notional principal amount is agreed upon for interest calculation purposes. Only the difference between the two rates is exchanged at agreed intervals or payment dates. When fixed interest rate amount is higher, the fixed rate payer pays the difference amount i.e. fixed interest rate amount minus the floating interest rate amount or vice-versa.
Fund Manager:
Gaurav Balre (Debt)
Sanjeev Sharma (Equity)
Shamil Mehra (Equity)
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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