Thursday, April 10, 2008 10:17 Hrs IST
DSP ML MF extends NFO period under FTS 48
NFO will close on 15 April 2008
DSP Merrill Lynch mutual fund has extended the new fund-offering (NFO) period of DSP Merrill Lynch Fixed Term Fund Series 48 from 7 April to 15 April 2008. The issue was opened for subscription on 24 March 2008.
DSP Merrill Lynch Fixed Term Fund Series 48 is close-ended debt fund with the duration of 12 months. The NFO price for the fund is Rs 10 per unit. The minimum investment amount under regular plan is Rs. 5,000 and in multiple of Re 1 thereafter. The minimum investment amount under institutional plan is Rs. 1 crore and in multiple of Re 1 thereafter.
The objective of the fund is to generate regular income by investing in fixed income securities and money market instruments, usually maturing in line with the time profile of the fund. The fund will invest in domestic debt instruments including government securities and money market instruments and securitised debt.
The fund management team will endeavor to meet the investment objective while maintaining a balance between safety and return on investments. Under normal market conditions, the scheme will be managed so as to maintain a rupee weighted average portfolio maturity of the scheme approximately equal to its maturity.
The investors will have the choice of two plans viz. regular plan and institutional plan. Each plan offers sub-option of growth and dividend. The dividend option offers sub option of dividend payout.
There will no entry load charged for the scheme due to its close-ended structure. The scheme charges an exit load of 2.00% if the investment is redeemed any time from the date of allotment but before maturity date.