Motilal Oswal Mutual Fund

Motilal Oswal Mutual Fund

Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company Ltd. (MOAMC) is a Mumbai-based AMC, which is the designated Investment Manager of Motilal Oswal Mutual Fund. It was incorporated in 2008 under the Companies Act of 1956. It is also registered as a Portfolio Manager under the SEBI (Portfolio Managers) Regulations, 1993. The AMC is promoted and sponsored by Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd. (MOFSL).

Motilal Oswal Mutual Fund is a premier AMC with active operations in over 600 locations across the country. With over 9 Lakh registered clients and over 2400 office premises, Motilal Oswal has a diversified portfolio of financial services under its belt.

Apart from its primary service, which is asset management, Motilal Oswal AMC also indulges in several other financial activities in an advisory capacity to offshore funds as business consultancy, portfolio management and research exchange.

About the Trustee

Incorporated on 14 November 2008, Motilal Oswal Trustee Company Limited (MOTCL) is the trustee to Motilal Oswal Mutual Funds. The Trustee is in compliance with SEBI (MF) Regulations and reviews the operations of the AMC in accordance to the provisions laid out by the apex body.

About the Sponsor

Motilal Oswal Financial Services Limited (MOFSL), the company that sponsors Motilal Oswal Mutual Funds, is a diversified financial service provider, also based out of Mumbai. They offer a wide range of financial services and products including but not limited to retail brokerage, private wealth management, investment banking, currency broking as well as the distribution of institutional asset management.

MOFSL was established in May 2005 and commenced its operations from June of the same year. With a 9 Lakh strong clientele, many of whom are High Net Worth individuals, MOFSL is a prominent name in the financial landscape of this country.

Over the years, MOFSL has acquired several companies such as Motilal Oswal Venture Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd., Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd. and Peninsular Capital Markets Ltd. During FY07-08, MOFSL made its first Initial Public Offer (IPO) of 2,982,710 shares which were priced at Rs. 5 each.

After the acquisition of a few more companies such as Antop Traders Pvt. Ltd. and Motilal Oswal Insurance Brokers, MOFSL received in-principal approval of SEBI to set up mutual fund business. It is at this point that MOFSL started sponsoring Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company (MOAMC).

MOAMC launched its first mutual fund in 2010, the same year MOFSL crossed Rs. 1000 Crore mark in net worth. Incidentally, MOAMC became the first AMC to ring the NASDAQ Stock Market opening bell in 2011.

MOAMC crossed the $1 Billion mark in PMS assets and equity mutual funds in 2016, a number that it reached in record time. Later the same year, MOAMC expanded its operations to the international arena, as it launched Motilal Oswal India Fund (MOIF).

Within a year, MOAMC crossed $2.5 billion in equity assets, a 150% growth in just a year. Currently, Motilal Oswal Mutual Fund has a portfolio with a net AuM of Rs. 30619.97 Crore. – Motilal Oswal Mutual Fund offers 34 schemes across various categories, including 14 equity, 5 debt, and 5 hybrid mutual funds, and has an AUM of Rs 30,619 crores.