BHARAT 22 is an open-ended Exchange Traded Fund investing in the constituents of S&P BSE Bharat 22 Index
- The NFO is a part of disinvestment program announced by the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
- NFO Period – The NFO for Anchor investors is on November 14, 2017 and Non – Anchor shall be betweenNovember 15, 2017 and November 17, 2017.
- To raise an initial amount of Rs 8,000 crores plus Additional Amount (if any).
- Allotment Percentages for each Category of Investors –
- Anchor Investors – 25%
- Non-Anchor Investors
- Retail Individual Investors – 25%
- Retirement Funds – 25%
- QIB and NII – 25%
- Investors across all categories to get 3% upfront discount of the Reference Market Price.
Mumbai, October 27, 2017: ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Ltd. today filed the launch documents for BHARAT 22 ETF – New Fund Offer (NFO). This exchange traded fund (ETF) mirrors the S&P BSE Bharat 22 Index which comprises of select companies from the CPSE universe, stakes held under the Specified Undertaking of theUnit Trust of India (SUUTI) and public sector banks (PSBs).
The BHARAT 22 ETF initiative is a part of Government of India's overall disinvestment program, announced earlier by the Department of Investment and Public AssetManagement (DIPAM), Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company proposes to raise an initial amount of Rs. 8,000 Crores plus Additional Amount (if any).
According to Shri Neeraj Kumar Gupta, Secretary, Department of Investment and PublicAsset Management (DIPAM), Ministry of Finance, Government of India, "The BHARAT 22 ETF is an excellent avenue for investors to participate in some of the best companies with high future grown potential. The ETF is well diversified with investments across six core sectors – basic materials, energy, finance, FMCG, industrials, and utilities. It offers good opportunity and prospects for investors and we are confident of an over whelming response to this NFO."
"We are pleased to announce the filing of launch documents of BHARAT 22 ETF. We believe the ETF offers an attractive long term investment opportunity to partake in theIndia growth story by way of a diversified blend of companies spread across several sectors and are available at attractive valuation and a good subscription discount," said Nimesh Shah, MD & CEO, ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Ltd.
The NFO is open for all categories of investors including Anchor Investors, RetailIndividual Investors, Retirement Funds, QIBs and Non-institutional investors.As part of the NFO, an upfront discount of 3% is being offered to all categories of investors.
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About ICICI Prudential AMC:
ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Ltd. (IPAMC) is a joint venture between ICICI Bank, a leading and trusted name in financial services in India and Prudential Plc, one of United Kingdom’s largest players in the financial services sector. The company has forged a position of pre-eminence in the Indian Mutual Fund industry. It is one of the leading Asset ManagementCompany’s contributing significantly towards the development of the Indian Investor and the growth of the Indian mutual fund industry.
From a well - diversified range of investment solutions that cater to all its investors needs to various facilities and services to make investing simpler, ICICI Prudential AMC is always looking to create long-term wealth and value for investors through innovation, consistency and sustained risk adjusted performance. Today, the organization is a mix of investment expertise, resource bandwidth & process orientation. It is always looking to take an extra step to simplify its investor’s journey to meet their financial goals, while ensuring that it maintains pace with rapidly changing technologies.
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