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BNP Paribas Mutual Fund

BNP Paribas Mutual Fund aims at combining the expertise of managing investments with in-depth knowledge of domestic markets. The company’s asset management line is BNP Paribas Asset Management, which gets its financial support from one of the planet’s best-rated banks. The company has Assets Under Management worth 571 billion euros and is the sixth largest asset manager in Europe, having a strong presence across the globe.

Types of Mutual Funds Offered by BNP Paribas

These are the different types of mutual funds offered by BNP Paribas:

  • Equity funds
  • Debt funds
  • Hybrid funds

Equity Funds Offered by BNP Paribas

These are the equity funds offered by BNP Paribas:

  1. BNP Paribas Large Cap Fund
  2. Fund Type

    Open-ended equity scheme

    Entry Load

    N/A

    Exit Load

    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of 10% or less of the overall units within a year from when they were allotted, there will be no exit load
    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of more than 10% of the overall units within a year from when they were allotted, an exit load of 1% of the applicable NAV will be levied
    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units after the completion of a year from when they were allotted, there will be no exit load

    Benchmark

    Nifty 50 Index – TRI

    Fund Manager

    Karthikraj Lakshmanan and Abhijeet Dey

    Risk Factor

    Moderately high

    Investment Objective of BNP Paribas Large Cap Fund

    The investment objective of BNP Paribas Large Cap Fund is to generate capital appreciation in the long term via investment in an actively managed and diversified portfolio that comprises equity and equity-related instruments. Investments by this fund are made mainly in companies with medium and large market capitalisations.

    Who is BNP Paribas Large Cap Fund for?

    BNP Paribas Large Cap Fund is suitable for investors who want returns from a portfolio consisting of diversified and actively managed equity instruments.

  3. BNP Paribas Long Term Equity Fund
  4. Fund Type

    Open-ended equity scheme with a 3-year lock-in period

    Entry Load

    N/A

    Exit Load

    Nil

    Benchmark

    Nifty 200 Index – TRI

    Fund Manager

    Karthikraj Lakshmanan and Abhijeet Dey

    Risk Factor

    Moderately high

    Investment Objective of BNP Paribas Long Term Equity Fund

    The investment objective of BNP Paribas Long Term Equity Fund is to generate capital appreciation in the long term via investment in an actively managed and diversified portfolio consisting of equity and equity-related instruments. It also aims at offering income tax benefits to investors.

    Who is BNP Paribas Long Term Equity Fund for?

    BNP Paribas Long Term Equity Fund is ideal for investors who want tax benefits under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act along with the potential growth of equities.

  5. BNP Paribas Multi Cap Fund
  6. Fund Type

    Open-ended equity scheme

    Entry Load

    N/A

    Exit Load

    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of 10% or less of the overall units within a year from when they were allotted, there will be no exit load
    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of more than 10% of the overall units within a year from when they were allotted, an exit load of 1% of the applicable NAV will be levied
    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units after the completion of a year from when they were allotted, there will be no exit load

    Benchmark

    Nifty 200 Index – TRI

    Fund Manager

    Karthikraj Lakshmanan and Abhijeet Dey

    Risk Factor

    Moderately high

    Investment Objective of BNP Paribas Multi Cap Fund

    The investment objective of BNP Paribas Multi Cap Fund is to generate capital appreciation in the long term via investment in an actively managed portfolio that comprises equity and equity-related instruments which are mainly high dividend yield stocks.

    Who is BNP Paribas Multi Cap Fund for?

    BNP Paribas Multi Cap Fund is suitable for investors who want to make the most of equity market opportunities and receive regular income via investment in a portfolio comprising high dividend yield stocks.

  7. BNP Paribas Midcap Fund
  8. Fund Type

    Open-ended equity scheme

    Entry Load

    N/A

    Exit Load

    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of 10% or less of the overall units within a year from when they were allotted, there will be no exit load
    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of more than 10% of the overall units within a year from when they were allotted, an exit load of 1% of the applicable NAV will be levied
    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units after the completion of a year from when they were allotted, there will be no exit load

    Benchmark

    Nifty Midcap 100 Index – TRI

    Fund Manager

    Karthikraj Lakshmanan and Abhijeet Dey

    Risk Factor

    High

    Investment Objective of BNP Paribas Midcap Fund

    The investment objective of BNP Paribas Midcap Fund is to generate capital growth in the long term via investments mainly in companies that have good opportunities for growth in the small and middle capitalisation segment.

    Who is BNP Paribas Midcap Fund for?

    BNP Paribas Midcap Fund is suitable for investors who wish to exploit the investment opportunities in the small and middle capitalisation segment.

  9. BNP Paribas Focused 25 Equity Fund
  10. Fund Type

    Open-ended equity scheme

    Entry Load

    N/A

    Exit Load

    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of 10% or less of the overall units within a year from when they were allotted, there will be no exit load
    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of more than 10% of the overall units within a year from when they were allotted, an exit load of 1% of the applicable NAV will be levied
    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units after the completion of a year from when they were allotted, there will be no exit load

    Benchmark

    Nifty 100 Index – TRI

    Fund Manager

    Karthikraj Lakshmanan and Abhijeet Dey

    Risk Factor

    Moderately high

    Investment Objective of BNP Paribas Focused 25 Equity Fund

    The investment objective of BNP Paribas Focused 25 Equity Fund is to generate capital appreciation in the long term via investment mainly in a concentrated portfolio comprising equity and equity-related securities of no more than 25 companies. Investments are also made partly in money market and debt instruments.

    Who is BNP Paribas Focused 25 Equity Fund for?

    BNP Paribas Focused 25 Equity Fund is suitable for investors who want capital growth in the long term via investments mainly in equity and equity-related instruments, and partly in money market and debt securities.

Debt Funds Offered by BNP Paribas

The following are the debt funds offered by BNP Paribas:

  1. BNP Paribas Flexi Debt Fund
  2. Fund Type

    Open-ended debt scheme

    Entry Load

    N/A

    Exit Load

    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units within six months from when they were allotted, an exit load of 0.75% of the applicable NAV will be levied
    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units after the completion of six months from when they were allotted, there will be no exit load

    Benchmark

    CRISIL Composite Bond Fund Index

    Fund Manager

    Mayank Prakash and Vikram Pamnani

    Risk Factor

    Moderate

    Investment Objective of BNP Paribas Flexi Debt Fund

    The investment objective of BNP Paribas Flexi Debt Fund is to generate income via investment in various money market and debt securities of different maturities. It also aims at maximising income while ensuring that the optimum balance between liquidity, safety, and yield are maintained.

    Who is BNP Paribas Flexi Debt Fund for?

    BNP Paribas Flexi Debt Fund is suitable for investors who want to make the most of volatile debt markets and get income over an investment horizon ranging from nine months to a year.

  3. BNP Paribas Corporate Bond Fund
  4. Fund Type

    Open-ended debt scheme

    Entry Load

    N/A

    Exit Load

    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units within a year from when they were allotted, an exit load of 1% of the applicable NAV will be charged
    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units after the completion of a year but less than two years from when they were allotted, an exit load of 0.50% of the applicable NAV will charged
    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units after the completion of two years but less than three years from when they were allotted, an exit load of 0.25% of the applicable NAV will charged
    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units after the completion of three years from when they were allotted, there will be no exit load

    Benchmark

    CRISIL Composite Bond Fund Index

    Fund Manager

    Mayank Prakash and Vikram Pamnani

    Risk Factor

    Moderate

    Investment Objective of BNP Paribas Corporate Bond Fund

    The investment objective of BNP Paribas Corporate Bond Fund is to generate income along with capital gains via investments in a portfolio that comprises money market and debt securities.

    Who is BNP Paribas Corporate Bond Fund for?

    BNP Paribas Corporate Bond Fund is ideal for investors who want to make the most of volatile debt markets and get income over an investment horizon ranging from 12 months to 18 months.

  5. BNP Paribas Short Term Fund
  6. Fund Type

    Open-ended debt scheme

    Entry Load

    N/A

    Exit Load

    Nil

    Benchmark

    CRISIL Short Term Bond Fund Index

    Fund Manager

    Mayank Prakash and Vikram Pamnani

    Risk Factor

    Moderately low

    Investment Objective of BNP Paribas Short Term Fund

    The investment objective of BNP Paribas Short Term Fund is to generate income commensurate with the prudent risk via investment in a portfolio consisting of various money market and debt securities.

    Who is BNP Paribas Short Term Fund for?

    BNP Paribas Short Term Fund is suitable for investors who wish to insulate themselves from the price volatility resulting from interest rate fluctuations in debt markets and get returns in the short term.

  7. BNP Paribas Low Duration Fund
  8. Fund Type

    Open-ended debt scheme

    Entry Load

    N/A

    Exit Load

    Nil

    Benchmark

    CRISIL Liquid Fund Index

    Fund Manager

    Mayank Prakash and Vikram Pamnani

    Risk Factor

    Low

    Investment Objective of BNP Paribas Low Duration Fund

    The investment objective of BNP Paribas Low Duration Fund is to generate income commensurate with the prudent risk via investment in a portfolio consisting of money market and debt securities.

    Who is BNP Paribas Low Duration Fund for?

    BNP Paribas Low Duration Fund is suitable for risk averse investors who want income in the short to medium term.

  9. BNP Paribas Liquid Fund
  10. Fund Type

    Open-ended debt scheme

    Entry Load

    N/A

    Exit Load

    Nil

    Benchmark

    CRISIL Liquid Fund Index

    Fund Manager

    Mayank Prakash and Vikram Pamnani

    Risk Factor

    Low

    Investment Objective of BNP Paribas Liquid Fund

    The investment objective of BNP Paribas Liquid Fund is to generate regular returns commensurate with the overnight rates.

    Who is BNP Paribas Liquid Fund for?

    BNP Paribas Liquid Fund is suitable for investors who want to generate returns on a regular basis, commensurate with the overnight rates over the short term.

  11. BNP Paribas Medium Term Fund
  12. Fund Type

    Open-ended debt scheme

    Entry Load

    N/A

    Exit Load

    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units before the completion of a year from when they were allotted, an exit load of 1% will be applicable
    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units after the completion of a year from when they were allotted, there will be no exit load

    Benchmark

    CRISIL Composite Bond Fund Index

    Fund Manager

    Mayank Prakash and Vikram Pamnani

    Risk Factor

    Moderate

    Investment Objective of BNP Paribas Medium Term Fund

    The investment objective of BNP Paribas Medium Term Fund is to optimise returns via investment in a portfolio comprising money market and debt instruments, with the weighted average maturity of the portfolio ranging from three years to seven years.

    Who is BNP Paribas Medium Term Fund for?

    BNP Paribas Medium Term Fund is suitable for investors who want regular income over the medium term via investments in a portfolio comprising money market and debt securities.

Hybrid Fund Offered by BNP Paribas

The following are the hybrid funds offered by BNP Paribas:

  1. BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund
  2. Fund Type

    Open-ended hybrid scheme

    Entry Load

    N/A

    Exit Load

    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units before the completion of a month from when they were allotted, an exit load of 0.25% will be applicable
    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units after the completion of a month from when they were allotted, there will be no exit load

    Benchmark

    CRISIL Liquid Fund Index

    Fund Manager

    Mayank Prakash and Karthikraj Lakshmanan

    Risk Factor

    Moderately high

    Investment Objective of BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund

    The investment objective of BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund is to generate capital growth as well as income via investment in a diversified portfolio comprising equity and equity-related instruments while using arbitrage opportunities and equity derivative strategies with exposure in fixed income and debt securities.

    Who is BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund for?

    BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund is ideal for investors who want capital growth via investment in equity and equity-related instruments as well as in money market and debt securities.

  3. BNP Paribas Substantial Equity Hybrid Fund
  4. Fund Type

    Open-ended hybrid scheme

    Entry Load

    N/A

    Exit Load

    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units before the completion of a year from when they were allotted, an exit load of 1% will be applicable
    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units after the completion of a year from when they were allotted, there will be no exit load

    Benchmark

    CRISIL Hybrid 35+65 Aggressive Index

    Fund Manager

    Mayank Prakash and Karthikraj Lakshmanan

    Risk Factor

    Moderately high

    Investment Objective of BNP Paribas Substantial Equity Hybrid Fund

    The investment objective of BNP Paribas Substantial Equity Hybrid Fund is to generate income along with capital growth via investment in a diversified portfolio comprising equity and equity-related instruments as well as fixed income securities.

    Who is BNP Paribas Substantial Equity Hybrid Fund for?

    BNP Paribas Substantial Equity Hybrid Fund is suitable for investors who want income and capital growth via investment in equity and equity-related instruments as well as fixed income securities.

  5. BNP Paribas Conservative Hybrid Fund
  6. Fund Type

    Open-ended hybrid scheme

    Entry Load

    N/A

    Exit Load

    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units before the completion of six months from when they were allotted, an exit load of 1% will be applicable
    • If there are redemptions or switch-outs of units after the completion of six months from when they were allotted, there will be no exit load

    Benchmark

    CRISIL Hybrid 75+25 Conservative Index

    Fund Manager

    Abhijeet Dey and Karthikraj Lakshmanan

    Risk Factor

    Moderate

    Investment Objective of BNP Paribas Conservative Hybrid Fund

    The investment objective of BNP Paribas Conservative Hybrid Fund is to generate returns on a regular basis via investment mainly in money market and debt securities. It also aims at generating capital growth in the long term via investment partly in equity and equity-related securities.

    Who is BNP Paribas Conservative Hybrid Fund for?

    BNP Paribas Conservative Hybrid Fund is suitable for investors who want income through the stability provided by debt instruments and the growth potential of equities.

    Save Tax by Investing in Tax Savings Mutual Funds from BNP Paribas

    Investment in certain tax savings mutual funds can help individuals save up to Rs.1.5 lakh on tax under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Those who want to save on tax can invest in the BNP Paribas Long Term Equity Fund and avail tax benefits.

    Who is eligible for BNP Paribas Mutual Funds?

    The following entities are eligible for investment in BNP Paribas Mutual Funds:

    • Companies
    • Banking institutions
    • Foreign institutional investors (FIIs)
    • Resident Indians
    • Non-resident Indians (NRIs)
    • Hindu Undivided Families (HUFs)
    • Partnership firms
    • Trusts
    • Insurance companies
    • Public financial institutions (PFIs)
    • Pension funds
    • Parents/legal guardians if investments are made on behalf of minors

Documents Required for BNP Paribas Mutual Funds

Here are the documents required for investment in BNP Paribas Mutual Funds:

  • Application form
  • KYC documents including a passport-sized photograph
  • ID proof (either your Passport, Voter’s ID, Driving License, Aadhaar Card, or PAN)
  • Address proof: (either your Passport, Voter’s ID, Driving License, Aadhaar Card, Ration Card, or utility bills like flat maintenance bill, telephone bill, electricity bill, or gas bill, or bank account statement, insurance copy, registered lease/sale agreement, or bank passbook)
  • Third party declaration if investment is made on behalf of a minor

How to Invest in BNP Paribas Mutual Funds Online?

Individuals who have never invested in BNP Paribas Mutual Funds online will be required to create a folio after an i-pin has been generated. For this purpose, the individual’s PAN number, email ID, mobile number and bank account number will be required. Once you generate an i-pin, you can create your portfolio and invest online with relative ease.

Why Choose BNP Paribas Mutual Funds?

Apart from the fact that the company boasts a global presence, BNP Paribas follows a highly disciplined investment strategy to generate returns on investments. The company has a good portfolio of equity, debt, and hybrid funds that can make it easy for investors to find their ideal investment options. BNP Paribas Asset Management Company also boasts a prolific investment team with experienced managers whose expertise can make all the difference for investors.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can I make investments in BNP Paribas Mutual Funds if I am a non-resident?
  2. Non-residents can make investments in BNP Paribas Mutual Funds, and the details regarding NRI investments can be found in each scheme’s offer document.

  3. What kind of mutual funds can I invest in from BNP Paribas?
  4. BNP Paribas Mutual Funds offers three kinds of mutual funds, viz. equity funds, debt funds and hybrid funds.

  5. What are SIPs?
  6. SIPs, or systematic investment plans, as they are known in their extended form, are basically options that allow you to invest a certain amount of money at regular intervals of time. SIPs are ideal for investors who do not have a lot of money but are open to investing a small amount every month or so.

  7. What is meant by a switch?
  8. A switch, as the term suggests, is the option an investor has to shift his/her investment from one scheme to another.

  9. Do I have to pay anything if I want to switch from one fund to another?
  10. A small fee is levied for switches made within a certain period of time. For instance, most funds charge around 1% of the applicable NAV in case a switch is made within a year or so from the date of allotment. There is usually no fee applicable for switches made after a year.

  11. What is meant by entry load?
  12. Asset Management Companies tend to add a non-refundable amount to the NAV of the units purchased by an investor while joining a scheme, and this fee is called entry load.

  13. What is meant by exit load?
  14. In case an investor makes a switch of units from one scheme to another, or redeems his/her units, a small amount is usually charged when making the transaction, and this amount charged by the Asset Management Company is called exit load.

  15. What is meant by redemption price?
  16. The price at which units of open-ended schemes are sold by investors is known as the redemption price, which is basically the same as the NAV. The only scenario in which the NAV can be higher than the redemption price is if the fund charges an exit load.

News About BNP Paribas Mutual Fund

  • BNP Paribas Equity Fund (BPEF) a large cap, equity fund of choice

    With Assets Under Management (AUM) of Rs.720 crores and an impressive performance record over the 11 years since its inception in 2004, the BNP Paribas Equity Fund is a scheme that catches the eye of industry analysts as a good pick. The fund invests in large cap equity. Its portfolio comprises largely of diversified stocks. The key to the fund’s investment strategy is allocating money to those companies that profit on positive consumption patterns. Additionally, the fund is actively managed and companies that are heavily leveraged or stocks that prove volatile are avoided. The fund manager’s success in managing the fund is proven given that it has outperformed its benchmark index i.e. the CNX Nifty. It has also performed well as compared to its peers.

    21 September 2015

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