DSP Mutual Fund

The DSP family was one of the first to establish a professionally managed investment business in India. It set up DSP Financial Consultants Private Limited in 1975 and DSP Merrill Lynch Limited – one of India’s first investment banking entities – in 1996. The close relationship between these two entities has been instrumental in developing a deep understanding of capital markets and identifying opportunities for investments and distribution.

Top 10 DSP Mutual Fund Schemes –

Fund Name
Category
Risk
1Y Returns
Rating
Fund Size (in Cr)
DSP Small Cap Fund Equity Very High 13.3 3 8,981
DSP Healthcare Fund Equity Very High -12.7 - 1,160
DSP India T.I.G.E.R. Fund Equity Very High 13.8 3 1,677
DSP Natural Resources & New Energy – Direct Growth Equity Very High 0.9 - 710
DSP Tax Saver Fund Equity Very High 2.9 4 10,218
DSP Midcap Fund Equity Very High -2.6 2 14,377
DSP Nifty 50 Equal Weight Index Fund Other Very High 6.3 4 412
DSP Equity Opportunities Fund Equity Very High 0.7 3 7,091
DSP Flexi Cap Fund Equity Very High -1.6 3 7,990
DSP Quant Fund Equity Very High -5.3 - 1,376
DSP Nifty Next 50 Index Fund Other Very High 6.1 3 231
DSP FMP – Series 251 – 38Mth Debt Moderate 3.3 - 26
DSP World Mining Fund Other Very High 0.3 - 154
DSP Nifty 50 Index Fund Other Very High 3.1 3 213
DSP Equity & Bond Fund Hybrid Very High -0.5 3 7,643
DSP Focus Fund Equity Very High -0.6 2 1,946
DSP US Flexible Equity Fund Other Very High -1.2 - 692
DSP Top 100 Equity Fund Equity Very High -1.6 1 2,726
DSP FMP – Series 250 – 39Mth Debt Moderate 11.1 - 60
DSP Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund Hybrid High 3.3 4 4,608
DSP Equity Savings Fund Hybrid Moderately High 2.4 2 466
DSP Regular Savings Fund Hybrid Moderately High 1.6 2 206
DSP Global Allocation Fund Other Very High -8.4 - 64
DSP G-Sec Fund Debt Moderate 2.2 5 409
DSP Credit Risk Fund Debt Moderately High 9 3 246
DSP World Energy Fund Other Very High -6.9 - 144
DSP Strategic Bond Fund Debt Moderate 1.8 3 507
DSP Banking & Psu Debt Fund Debt Moderately Low 2.4 3 2,561
DSP Short Term Fund Debt Moderately Low 2.6 3 2,719
DSP Bond Fund Debt Moderate 2.5 3 344
DSP Corporate Bond Fund Debt Moderate 1.8 2 2,535
DSP Low Duration Fund Debt Moderately Low 3.6 3 3,712
DSP World Agriculture Fund Other Very High -17.5 - 59
DSP Ultra Short Fund Debt Moderate 3.9 3 2,511
DSP Savings Fund Debt Moderate 3.3 2 3,203
DSP 10Y G-Sec – Dir Growth Debt Moderate -1.1 - 58
DSP Arbitrage Fund Hybrid Low 3.8 3 1,046
DSP Liquidity Fund Debt Moderately Low 4 3 12,226
DSP Overnight Fund Debt Low 3.9 3 4,542
DSP Nifty Midcap 150 Quality 50 Index Fund Other Very High - - 126
DSP Global Innovation Fund Other Very High - - 274
DSP Value Fund Equity Very High -1.4 - 601
DSP FMP – Series 264 – 60Mth Debt Moderate 1.9 - 42
DSP Nifty SDL Plus G-Sec Jun 2028 30:70 Index Fund Other Moderate - - 729
DSP Floater Fund Debt Moderately Low 2.3 - 1,384

It has been at the forefront of developing and supporting capital markets in India through multiple economic cycles. The Group’s deep understanding of the Indian financial markets and its rich heritage, coupled with its strong focus on risk management and governance, has enabled it to deliver superior long-term performance across various market cycles.

DSP Investment Managers Private Limited (the “Company”) is the investment manager to the DSP Mutual Fund. The Company is a part of the DSP Group, a more than a century-old diversified Indian business house with multiple asset classes and businesses.

Their business philosophy is based on four pillars – Institutional Quality Process, Research-Driven Approach, Long Term Investing, and Local Knowledge & Global Expertise. These pillars form the foundation for the investment process and set them apart from other players in the industry.

Since its inception, the goal of DSP Mutual Funds online has been to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns to investors. The distinct investing style has continued to provide consistent results under challenging market conditions. Independent research studies by external agencies have consistently recognized their investment performance. They have also won several awards for our offerings in different categories.

DSP Mutual Funds Online in India is led by an experienced team of highly accomplished investment professionals who manage diverse and high-quality portfolios for retail and institutional clients across asset classes. Their focus on quality research, risk management, client service and commitment to superior long-term performance has enabled them to build deep relationships over time.

DSP Investment Managers Private Limited is a complete Indian Asset Management Company (AMC) following the regulations set by the Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and abiding by the guidelines of the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI).

The Company operates in three segments: investment management services, portfolio management services and investment banking services. They believe in adding value to you through investment advisory services for wealth creation through disciplined and structured investments. The team regularly interacts with investors to understand their requirements better to tailor the products to suit their needs appropriately.

DSP Mutual Fund Key Information

Mutual Fund Name DSP Mutual Fund
Founded on 16th December 1996
Assets Managed INR. 107911.34 crores (Mar-31-2022)
Sponsor Name DSP ADIKO Holdings Pvt. Ltd & DSP HMK Holdings Pvt. Ltd. (collectively) and BlackRock Inc.
Trustee Company DSP Trustee Private Limited
Chairman and Independent Director Mr Hemendra M. Kothari
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Mr Kalpen Parekh
Executive Director and Chief Information Officer N.A.
Board of Directors Mr Pradeep Dokania

Mr Antonios Biniaris

Mr Shitin Desai

Ms Jennifer Taylor

Registered Office 10th Floor, Mafatlal Centre, Nariman Point, Mumbai-400021, Maharashtra

CIN: U74140MH1996PTC099483

Corporate Office Natraj, Office No. 302, 3rd Floor, Plot No – 194, MV Road Junction, Western Express Highway, Andheri (E), Mumbai 400069, Maharashtra, India
Contact Information Tel: 022-66578000

Fax: 022-66578181,

website: https://www.dspim.com/

Registrar and Transfer Agent NA
Statutory Auditors M/s. S. R. Batliboi & Co. LLP (Registration Number: 117366W/W-100018)
Compliance Officer Mr. Pritesh Majmudar
Custodians Citibank N.A.

DSP Mutual Fund- Top Fund Managers

Mr Rohit Singhania

Mr Rohit Singhania is the fund manager for all the top-performing funds like DSP India TIGER, Opportunities and Tax Saver Fund in the portfolio, respectively. He has explored different sectors like Auto, Ancillaries, Metals, Infrastructure, Sugar, and Hotels with the DSP team. He has worked with HDFC securities before starting his role at the DSP office. He has experience in portfolio management, analysis of accounts, and advisory service to institutional clients.

Mr Atul Bhole

Mr Atul Bhole is the vice president for investments. With a diverse and rich experience of 10 years, he has worked with popular funds like Tata Balanced Fund and Midcap Growth Fund. He has worked with equity research across sectors like the BFSI, IT and Telecom. He currently manages six schemes of the AMC. He has managed various telecom companies in the APAC region and the financial investment and planning roles he undertook.

Mr Anil Ghelani

Mr Anil Gehlani is the fund manager with extensive experience of approximately 21 years. He has stayed as the fund manager for various fund products within the portfolio and joined the team in 2003. Being a certified Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Account from ICAI, he has gained deeper insights into financial investments and risk mitigation. Before joining DSP, he has worked with reputed firms like EY and IL & FS Asset Management Company.

Mr Laukik Bagwe

Mr Laukik Bagwe is the fixed investment team fund manager. He initially joined the team as a Fixed Income Dealer in 2007 and has worked with capital, securities and trading instruments. Before joining the DSP Mutual Funds house, he worked with Birla Sunlife and Derivium Capital & Securities Pvt Ltd as the head of trading of Fixed Income. He has vast experience in stockbroking domains: SLR and NONSLR.

Mr Aditya Khemka

Mr Aditya Khemka is the Assistant Vice President of Equity Investments at DSP Mutual Funds. Coming from a technical and financial background, he began his career as the Manager of Treasury at Glenmark Pharmaceuticals in 2006. Later in 2008, he became the Associate Equity Researcher at Nomura Securities and joined Antique Stock Broking Ltd as the Assistant Vice President. He later worked with Ambit Capital as the Assistant Vice President before moving to DSP Mutual Fund.

He has an MSc in Finance and a PGDM degree from the Management Development Institute. He has also completed the Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA) certification from the UK and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). At DSP Mutual Fund, he manages DSP Healthcare Fund and other schemes, with an AUM of INR 201 crores. 

Mr Jay Kothari

Mr Jay Kothari is the Vice President, Product Strategist, and Fund Manager at DSP Mutual Fund. From a finance background, Mr Kothari has completed his BMS in Finance and International Finance and an MBA in Finance from Mumbai University. Before joining DSP Mutual Fund, he worked with Standard Chartered Bank in the Priority Banking Division. In 2005, he joined DSP Mutual Fund as part of the sales team, and in 2011, he went on to become a part of the investment department. 

At DSP Mutual Fund, he manages schemes like DSP World Mining Fund, DSP Equity Opportunities Fund, DSP natural Resources, DSP New Energy Fund, and DSP World Energy Fund. 

Mr Vikram Chopra

Mr Vikram Chopra is the Assistant Fund Manager and Trader at DSP Mutual Funds, in charge of 21 schemes for the organization. Before joining DSP Mutual Funds, Vikram was associated with FIL Fund Management Private Limited as a Credit Analyst, IDBI Bank Limited as the Manager of Treasury, and Axis Bank Limited as the Deputy Manager of Merchant Banking. 

With 16 years of outstanding experience, Mr Vikram Chopra has completed his BCom and MBA from the Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad. 

Mr Kedar Karnik

Mr Kedar Karnik has 12+ years of experience in the fund management space and joined DSP Mutual Funds to take charge of its regular growth plan schemes. Mr Karnik previously worked with Axis Asset Management, managing investment management, and with HSBC Asset Management and CRISIL Ltd. 

He has completed his Master’s in Management Studies from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies and currently manages 20 schemes with DSP Mutual Fund. 

 

How to Invest in DSP Mutual Funds on 5paisa?

You can invest in any DSP Mutual Fund scheme using the 5paisa platform, either the website or the mobile app. To start investing, you must register yourself on the 5paisa platform and start investing in mutual fund investments immediately. To open an account with 5paisa, you must upload your information and have your KYC documents handy. The complete process can be done online, making it simple and hassle-free.

Once you have opened an account with 5paisa, below are the steps to follow:

Step 1 – Login to 5paisa. If you do not have an account, you can register and create a new one right away.

Step 2 – Once logged in to your account, you can search for the preferred DSP Mutual fund scheme. Alternatively, you can view All Mutual Funds and choose DSP AMC from the filter.

Step 3 – Select the Best fund according to your criteria.

Step 4 – If you wish to invest a lumpsum amount, click on “One-Time”. Alternatively, you can start an SIP by clicking on “Start SIP”.

Step 5 – Once you have made the payment, you will see the investment status in your orderbook.

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DSP Mutual Fund Performance and Minimum Investment

DSP Healthcare Fund

Type: Equity – Sectoral/Thematic

Fund Size: 1,120.1 crores as of 30 June 2022

Benchmark: S&P BSE HEALTHCARE (TRI)

Inception: 30 November 2018

Expense Ratio: 2.2% as of 02 August 2022

Exit Load: 1% upto 12 Months

Ideal Holding Period: As per sector cycle/ 10 years+

SIP Minimum Investment: INR 500

Minimum Investment: INR 500 Lumpsum

DSP Healthcare Fund is a sectorial/thematic equity-linked fund that primarily invests in the healthcare and Pharma sectors. Although the sector has given excellent returns in the 3-year horizon, the fund is categorized as very high risk due to its dependence on primarily a single sector and experiences high volatility.

The current allocation of the scheme is 99.89% on equity-linked securities of pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, while it is 0.45% in debt or money market securities as of 30 June 2022.  

1-year Annualized Returns 3-year Annualized Returns 5-year Annualized Returns
-7.22% 28.39% NA

DSP Nifty 50 Equal Weight Index Fund

Type: Equity-Linked Index Fund

Fund Size: 330.91 crores as of 30 June 2022

Benchmark: NIFTY 50 Equal Weight TRI

Inception: 23 October 2017

Expense Ratio: 0.89% as of 02 August 2022

Exit Load: NIL

Ideal Holding Period: 10+ Years

SIP Minimum Investment: INR 500

Minimum Investment: INR 500 Lumpsum

DSP Nifty50 Equal Weight Index Fund is an equity-linked index fund that invests in the Nifty 50 companies in the same proportion as the index. It seeks to generate returns that are proportional to the index’s performance.

Given its focus on the index, as of 30 June 2022, it has allocated 99.66% to equity-linked securities in Nifty 50, while 0.39% is invested in debt or money market instruments. The scheme is rebalanced semi-annually to adjust for stock additions or subtractions per the index movement. 

1-year Annualized Returns 3-year Annualized Returns 5-year Annualized Returns
9.55% 19.99% NA

DSP Quant Fund

Type: Equity – Thematic

Fund Size: 1,202.22 crores as of 30 June 2022

Benchmark: S&P BSE 200 TRI

Inception: 10 June 2019

Expense Ratio: 1.29% as of 02 August 2022

Exit Load: NIL

Ideal Holding Period: 10 Years+

SIP Minimum Investment: INR 500

Minimum Investment: INR 500 Lumpsum

DSP Quant Fund is an equity-linked thematic scheme that invests in stocks per the thematic or quant model. The fund’s objective is to give investors superior returns compared to the underlying benchmark over the medium to long term. It uses multiple stock screeners, factor-based scoring, and optimization formulas to enhance its portfolio exposures.

Since there is no assurance that the investment objective will be realized, the scheme has a very high-risk rating and should be ideal for those looking for long-term investment options. 

The fund allocation as of 30 June 2022 is 99.78% in equity and equity-related instruments, while 0.2% is reserved for debt markets. 

1-year Annualized Returns 3-year Annualized Returns 5-year Annualized Returns
-0.04% 19.07% NA

DSP World Mining Fund

Type: International Fund of Funds – Thematic

Fund Size: 153.02 crores as of 30 June 2022

Benchmark: MSCI ACWI Metals and Mining

Inception: 29 December 2009

Expense Ratio: 2.19% as of 02 August 2022

Exit Load: NIL

Ideal Holding Period: As per sector cycle

SIP Minimum Investment: INR 500

Minimum Investment: INR 500 Lumpsum

For investors who want to tap into the international market with a primary focus on mining-related companies, the DSP World Mining Fund is the ideal option. The scheme invests predominantly in BlackRock Global Funds & World Mining Fund units and is an open-ended fund scheme.

Since the mining and metals market has a cyclical return, the ideal investment horizon depends on the sectoral cycle, and the fund’s risk level is very high.  

1-year Annualized Returns 3-year Annualized Returns 5-year Annualized Returns
-13.06% 17.62% 12.81%

DSP US Flexible Equity Fund

Type: International Fund of Funds – Thematic

Fund Size: 634.15 crores as of 30 June 2022

Benchmark: Russell 1000 TRI INR

Inception: 03 August 2012

Expense Ratio: as of 02 August 2022

Exit Load: NIL

Ideal Holding Period: 10 Years+

SIP Minimum Investment: INR 500

Minimum Investment: INR 500 Lumpsum

Another international investment option for Indian investors, DSP US Flexible Equity Fund, is an international fund of funds, meaning it invests predominantly in Global Funds US Flexible Equity Fund units.

Since the scheme invests in overseas markets, which are primarily equity-linked, the risk rating of the scheme is very high, and there is no assurance that the investment objective will be met. 

1-year Annualized Returns 3-year Annualized Returns 5-year Annualized Returns
0.67% 18.02% 15.12%

DSP Equity & Bond Fund

Type: Hybrid

Fund Size: 6,836.89 crores as of 30 June 2022

Benchmark: CRISIL Hybrid 35+65 – Aggressive Index

Inception: 27 May 1999

Expense Ratio: 1.85% as of 02 August 2022

Exit Load: NIL

Ideal Holding Period: 7 Years+

SIP Minimum Investment: INR 500

Minimum Investment: INR 500 Lumpsum

DSP Equity and Bond Fund is a hybrid mutual fund that seeks to generate long-term capital appreciation by investing in equity and debt instruments. However, despite the measured approach, the scheme has a very high rating since there is no assurance on the investment objective being realized.

As of 30 June 2022, the fund has allocated 71.42% in equity-linked securities and 28.77% in debt and money market securities. 

1-year Annualized Returns 3-year Annualized Returns 5-year Annualized Returns
-0.96% 15.43% 10.12%

DSP Government Securities Fund

Type: Debt – Government Securities

Fund Size: 408.09 crores as of 30 June 2022

Benchmark: Crisil Dynamic Gilt Index

Inception: 30 September 1999

Expense Ratio: 1.06% as of 02 August 2022

Exit Load: NIL

Ideal Holding Period: 3+ years

SIP Minimum Investment: INR 500

Minimum Investment: INR 500 Lumpsum

The DSP Government Securities Fund is a moderate-risk debt fund that primarily invests in central government securities of various maturities.

Although there is no assurance that the investment objective is met, the focus on government securities across maturity makes it a relatively high-interest rate risk but a low credit risk option. The fund is also ideal for short- or medium-term investing and invests 100% in sovereign debt issued by the Government of India. 

1-year Annualized Returns 3-year Annualized Returns 5-year Annualized Returns
2.55% 6.08% 6.68%

DSP Tax Saver Fund

Type: Equity – Tax-saving

Fund Size: 9,091.49 crores as of 30 June 2022

Benchmark: NIFTY 500 TRI

Inception: 18 January 2007

Expense Ratio: 1.75% as of 02 August 2022

Exit Load: NIL

Ideal Holding Period: 10 Years+ / 3 years lock-in

SIP Minimum Investment: INR 500

Minimum Investment: INR 500 Lumpsum

DSP Tax Saver Fund is an ELSS or tax-saving equity scheme that enables investors to generate long-term capital appreciation while availing a deduction from their total income as permitted under the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Since the scheme primarily invests in equity-linked products, the risk rating is very-high and comes with a stature lock-in period of 3+ years, with an ideal holding period of 10+ years.  

1-year Annualized Returns 3-year Annualized Returns 5-year Annualized Returns
2.22% 20.33% 12.63%

DSP Small Cap Fund

Type: Equity Diversified 

Fund Size: 7,958.34 crores (30 June 2022)

Benchmark: S&P BSE 250 Small Cap TRI

Inception: since 14 June 2007

Expense Ratio: 1.86% as of 02 August 2022

Exit Load: 1% upto 12 Months

Ideal Holding Period: 10+ Years

SIP Minimum Investment: INR 500

Minimum Investment: INR 500 Lumpsum

DSP Small Cap Fund is an open-ended scheme that invests in predominantly small-cap stocks in the equity market. As small-cap equity securities can have high volatility, the scheme has a very high-risk rating and should be ideal for those looking for a long-term investment option.

As of 30 June 2022, 94.5% of its allocation went to Equity-linked small-cap companies, while 5.51% is invested in debt or money market securities. 

1-year Annualized Returns 3-year Annualized Returns 5-year Annualized Returns
7.48% 31.68% 12.99%

DSP India T.I.G.E.R. Fund

Type: Equity – Sectoral/Thematic

Fund Size: INR 1443.95 crores (30 June 2022)

Benchmark: S&P BSE 100 TRI

Inception: 11 June 2004

Expense Ratio: 2.24% as of 2 August 2022

Exit Load: 1% up to 12 months

Ideal Holding Period: As per sector cycle / 10+ years

SIP Minimum Investment: INR 500

Minimum Investment: INR 500 Lumpsum

DSP India TIGER Fund is a Sectoral/Thematic and Infrastructure Equity Fund that invests with S&P BSE 100 TRI as its benchmark. As per the latest allocation (30 June 2022), the fund has 94.82% investment in Equity and equity-related securities of companies with high future growth, while 5.32% is invested in Debt / Cash.

Since the NAV of the fund is likely to fluctuate due to the high focus on equity funds, the scheme is ideal for long-term holding with a very high-risk rating. 

1-year Annualized Returns 3-year Annualized Returns 5-year Annualized Returns
9.28% 20.01% 10.33%

 

Frequently Asked Questions

To determine the amount you should invest in DSP Mutual Fund, you must first understand the goal and expected outcome from the investment. Although DSP Mutual Funds have given promising returns to customers, the amount and the duration of the investment are important to note, and the right amount should be one that you are comfortable investing for the minimum required period of the particular scheme.

The minimum amount required to invest in a DSP Mutual Fund depends on your selected option. You can start investing in a DSP mutual fund SIP from an amount as small as INR 500.

Yes, you can easily increase the SIP amount at any time. To do so, simply follow the process below:

  • Go to the SIP section and select the DSP Mutual Fund SIP that you want to increase/revise the amount for.
  • Once you have selected the DSP Mutual Fund SIP of your choice, choose the EDIT SIP option.
  • Update the SIP amount, frequency, or instalment date per your preference.
  • Once you have updated the details, you will receive a notification about the revisions to your SIP.

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  • Professional Management
  • Simple SIP or lump sum investment process
  • Liquidity Transparency
  • You can invest in mutual funds by starting a SIP as low as INR 500 or with
  • Flexibility to choose from a wide range of options

You don’t necessarily have to open a DEMAT account to buy DSP Mutual Funds or invest in mutual funds. You can simply download the 5Paisa App and start investing in the mutual fund of your choice.

Yes. You can stop your SIP at any time. To do so, simply log into your 5paisa account, select the DSP Mutual fund you currently invest in using the SIP option, and hit the stop button. The SIP will be stopped immediately and will reflect in 2-3 working days.

DSP Mutual Fund offers investment options in multiple categories like:

  • Equity Fund
  • Debt Fund
  • Hybrid Fund
  • International Fund
  • ELSS Fund
  • Index Fund
  • Exchange Traded Fund
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