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Canara Robeco Mutual Fund: NAV, Performance, Latest MF Schemes

Canara Robeco Mutual Fund or Canara Robeco Asset Management Company is a collaboration between the presently defunct Canbank Mutual Fund and Robeco Groep N.V. 

Canbank Mutual Fund

Canbank Mutual Fund, founded in 1987, was an asset management company under the aegis of the Canara Bank. 

Robeco Groep N.V. 

Robeco Groep N.V. is a Netherlands-based asset management company. It was founded in 1929. Initially, it functioned as the AMC wing of Dutch multinational financial services and banking company Rabobank. Rabobank ultimately took possession of Robeco Group in 2001.

As of March 2019, Robeco has an AuM of €179 billion to its name.

Canara Robeco Asset Management Company Ltd. (CRAMC)

Canbank Mutual Fund passed 49% of its stakes on to Robeco Groep N.V. in lieu of Rs. 115 Crore to launch the Canara Robeco Asset Management Company Ltd. (CRAMC) in 2007. The firm offers a vast spectrum of investment alternatives such as monthly income and hybrid funds, treasury and debt funds, diversified equity funds, and thematic schemes. 

As of the financial year 2019-20, the AMC has a total income of INR 10632.61 lakh. It has incurred a profit of INR 3186.72 lakh before tax payment. Canara Robeco has pulled in a profit of Rs. 2323.60 lakh after tax. 

The company has 20 branches spread across various states of India. As of May 2019, CRAMC has 9 lakh client investors, has around 64 schemes to offer and has an asset under management totalling Rs. 16,226.07 Crore. 

Important Information About Canara Robeco Mutual Fund

Name of the Mutual Fund                   Canara Robeco Mutual Fund
Name of the AMCCanara Robeco Asset Management Company Ltd. (CRAMC)
Established On                           19th December 1987
Date of Incorporation                              2nd March 1993
Sponsors                Canara Bank Robeco Groep N.V
Name of Trustees                Mr Jai Diwanji (Associate Trustee)            Sunit Vasant Joshi (Independent Trustee)       Deveshwar Kumar Kapila (Independent Trustee)            Sumit M. Chadha (Independent Trustee)
MD and CEO                           Mr Rajnish Narula
Investor Service Officer                            Mr M. Paparao
Compliance Officer                          Mr Ashutosh Vaidya
Telephone Number                             022-66585000
Email address                   crmf@canararobeco.com
Registrar and Transfer Agent          Karvy Computershare Private Limited (Karvy)
Registered AddressConstruction House, 4th Floor, 5, Walchand Hirachand Marg, Ballard Estate, Mumbai 400 001

Ten Top-Performing Canara Robeco Mutual Fund Schemes

Canara Robeco Mutual Fund offers almost all types of mutual funds permitted by the Securities and Exchange Board of India or SEBI. The ten most flexible Canara Robeco mutual fund schemes in India are mentioned below:

1. Canara Robeco Small-Cap Fund (Category- Equity: Small Cap)

The fund invests in high-quality small-cap companies with tremendous growth potential. It has a NAV of 15.5700 (Regular Growth) (as on 16th April, 2021) and is one of the top-performing funds in the ‘Equity: Small Cap’ category. The fund was launched on 15th February 2019 and has given trailing returns of 95.11% in one year (as on 16th April, 2021). The fund considers the NIFTY Smallcap 250 TRI as its benchmark.  

Key Information

Minimum InvestmentINR 5,000
Minimum Additional InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum SIP InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum WithdrawalINR 1,000
Exit Load1% for withdrawals before 365 days
Return Since Inception (15th February 2019):22.67% (as on 16th April, 2021)
AssetsINR 856 Crore (as on 31st March, 2021)
Expense Ratio2.49% (as on 31st March, 2021)

2. Canara Robeco Equity Tax Saver Fund (Category- Equity: ELSS)

The fund invests primarily in reputed companies in the large and mid-cap segments. It has a NAV of 93.3100 (Regular Growth) (as on 16th April, 2021), and is one of the top-performing funds in the ‘Equity: ELSS’ category. The fund was launched on 31st March 1993 and has given trailing returns of 60.66% in one year (as on 16th April, 2021). The fund considers the S&P BSE 100 TRI as its benchmark.  

Key Information

Minimum InvestmentINR 500
Minimum Additional InvestmentINR 500
Minimum SIP InvestmentINR 500
Minimum Withdrawal
Exit LoadNil (Lock-in period – 3 Years)
Return Since Inception (31st March 1993):22.67% (as on 16th April, 2021)
AssetsINR 1,961 Crore (as on 31st March, 2021)
Expense Ratio2.34% (as on 31st March, 2021)

3. Canara Robeco Infrastructure Fund (Category- Equity: Sectoral Infrastructure)

The fund invests in growth-oriented companies in the infrastructure sector. It has a NAV of 56.1300 (Regular Growth) (as on 16th April, 2021), and is one of the top-performing funds in the ‘Equity: Sectoral Infrastructure’ category. The fund was launched on 2nd December 2005 and has given trailing returns of 59.69% in one year (as on 16th April, 2021). The fund considers the S&P BSE India Infrastructure TRI as its benchmark.  

Key Information

Minimum InvestmentINR 5,000
Minimum Additional InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum SIP InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum Withdrawal
Exit Load1% for withdrawals before 365 days
Return Since Inception (2nd December 2005):22.67% (as on 16th April, 2021)
AssetsINR 128 Crore (as on 31st March, 2021)
Expense Ratio2.63% (as on 31st March, 2021)

4. Canara Robeco Emerging Equities Fund (Category- Equity: Large and MidCap) 

The fund invests in top-class large and mid-cap companies with decent financials. It has a NAV of 127.9500(Regular Growth) (as on 16th April, 2021), and is one of the top-performing funds in the ‘Equity: Large and Mid Cap’ category. The fund was launched on 11th March 2005 and has given trailing returns of 62.79% in one year (as on 16th April, 2021). The fund considers the NIFTY Large Midcap 250 TRI as its benchmark.  

Key Information

Minimum InvestmentINR 5,000
Minimum Additional InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum SIP InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum WithdrawalINR 1,000
Exit Load1% for withdrawals before 365 days
Return Since Inception (11th March 2005):17.14% (as on 16th April, 2021)
AssetsINR 8,179 Crore (as on 31st March, 2021)
Expense Ratio1.80% (as on 31st March, 2021)

5. Canara Robeco Bluechip Equity Fund (Category- Equity: Large Cap)

The fund picks the best-quality stocks in the large-cap category and invests in them. It has a NAV of 34.9300 (Regular Growth) (as on 16th April, 2021), and is one of the top-performing funds in the ‘Equity: Large Cap’ category. The fund was launched on 20th August 2010 and has given trailing returns of 54.42% in one year (as on 16th April, 2021). The fund considers the S&P BSE 100 TRI as its benchmark.  

Key Information

Minimum InvestmentINR 5,000
Minimum Additional InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum SIP InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum Withdrawal
Exit Load1% for withdrawals before 365 days
Return Since Inception (20th August 2010):12.45% (as on 16th April, 2021)
AssetsINR 2,156 Crore (as on 31st March, 2021)
Expense Ratio1.99% (as on 31st March, 2021)

6. Canara Robeco Consumer Trends Fund (Category- Equity: Thematic Consumption)

The fund intends to benefit from the consumption sector’s growth. It has a NAV of 54.5300 (Regular Growth) (as on 16th April, 2021), and is one of the top-performing funds in the ‘Equity: Thematic Consumption’ category. The fund was launched on 14th September 2009 and has given trailing returns of 51.14% in one year (as on 16th April, 2021). The fund considers the S&P BSE 100 TRI as its benchmark.  

Key Information

Minimum InvestmentINR 5,000
Minimum Additional InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum SIP InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum Withdrawal
Exit Load1% for withdrawals before 365 days
Return Since Inception (14th September 2009):15.75% (as on 16th April, 2021)
AssetsINR 553 Crore (as on 31st March, 2021)
Expense Ratio2.54% (as on 31st March, 2021)

7. Canara Robeco Flexi Cap Fund (Category- Equity: Flexi Cap)

The fund invests in good quality large, mid-cap, and small-cap companies with a strong vision. It has a NAV of 182.2500 (Regular Growth) (as on 16th April, 2021), and is one of the best-performing funds in the ‘Equity: Flexi Cap’ category. The fund was launched on 16th September 2003 and has given trailing returns of 54.45% in one year (as on 16th April, 2021). The fund considers the S&P BSE 500 TRI as its benchmark.  

Key Information

Minimum InvestmentINR 5,000
Minimum Additional InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum SIP InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum Withdrawal
Exit Load1% for withdrawals before 365 days
Return Since Inception (16th September 2003):17.94% (as on 16th April, 2021)
AssetsINR 3,716 Crore (as on 31st March, 2021)
Expense Ratio2.03% (as on 31st March, 2021)

8. Canara Robeco Equity Hybrid Fund (Category- Hybrid: Aggressive Hybrid)

The fund invests up to 80% of its corpus on equity stocks and the rest on debt instruments. 

The fund invests in high-quality small-cap companies with tremendous growth potential. It has a NAV of 209.6700 (Regular Growth) (as on 16th April, 2021), and is one of the top-performing funds in the ‘Hybrid: Aggressive Hybrid’ category. The fund was launched on 1st February 1993 and has given trailing returns of 95.11% in one year (as on 16th April, 2021). The fund considers the CRISIL Hybrid 35+65 Aggressive TRI as its benchmark.  

Key Information

Minimum InvestmentINR 5,000
Minimum Additional InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum SIP InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum WithdrawalINR 1,000
Exit Load1% for withdrawals before 365 days
Return Since Inception (1st February 1993):12.52% (as on 16th April, 2021)
AssetsINR 4,812 Crore (as on 31st March, 2021)
Expense Ratio2.12% (as on 31st March, 2021)

9. Canara Robeco Conservative Hybrid Fund (Category- Hybrid: Conservative Hybrid)

The fund invests up to 30% of the corpus in equity stocks and the rest in debt instruments. It has a NAV of 69.7716 (Regular Growth) (as on 16th April, 2021), and is one of the top-performing funds in the ‘Hybrid: Conservative Hybrid’ category. The fund was launched on 2nd April 2001 and has given trailing returns of 19.16% in one year (as on 16th April, 2021). The fund considers the CRISIL Hybrid 85+15 Conservative TRI as its benchmark.  

Key Information

Minimum InvestmentINR 5,000
Minimum Additional InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum SIP InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum WithdrawalINR 2,000
Exit Load1% for withdrawals before 365 days
Return Since Inception (2nd April 2001):11.02% (as on 16th April, 2021)
AssetsINR 477 Crore (as on 31st March, 2021)
Expense Ratio1.93% (as on 31st March, 2021)

10. Canara Robeco Short Duration Fund (Category- Debt: Short Duration)

The fund invests in bonds with maturity between one and three years. It has a NAV of 20.3143 (Regular Growth) (as on 16th April, 2021), and is one of the top-performing funds in the ‘Debt: Short Duration’ category. The fund was launched on 15th February 2019 and has given trailing returns of 7.52% in one year (as on 16th April, 2021). The fund considers the CRISIL Short-Term Bond TRI as its benchmark.  

Key Information

Minimum InvestmentINR 5,000
Minimum Additional InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum SIP InvestmentINR 1,000
Minimum WithdrawalINR 1,000
Exit LoadNil
Return Since Inception (15th February 2019):7.36% (as on 16th April, 2021)
AssetsINR 1,065 Crore (as on 31st March, 2021)
Expense Ratio1.02% (as on 31st March, 2021)

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Six Best Performing Fund Managers at Canara Robeco Mutual Fund

Ms Suman Prasad

Ms Suman Prasad is an MBA in Finance from the SDM Institute of Development And Management. She joined the Canara Robeco Mutual Fund in 1977. She deals with several schemes such as Canara Robeco Savings Fund, Canara Robeco Short Duration Fund, Canara Robeco Ultra Short Term Fund, Canara Robeco Savings Fund, Canara Robeco Short Duration Fund, Canara Robeco Liquid Fund, etc.

Mr. Shridatta Bhandwaldar

Mr Shridatta Bhandwaldar earned his degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad. He is also an MMS in Finance from the Sydenham Institute of Management. He forayed into the world of finance in 2006 as an Equity Analyst with MF Global Securities. 

Presently, he is associated with the Canara Robeco Mutual Fund as the Fund Manager of Equities. He deals with numerous schemes such as Canara Robeco Bluechip Equity Fund, Canara Robeco Equity Diversified Fund, Canara Robeco Equity Hybrid Fund, Canara Robeco Infrastructure Fund, etc. 

Mr Miyush Gandhi

Since 2018, Mr Miyush Gandhi is the Fund Manager of Emerging Equities at Robeco Canara Mutual Fund. He manages eight (8) schemes such as Canara Robeco Conservative Hybrid Fund, Canara Robeco Emerging Equities Fund, etc. Before this, he was the Senior Research Analyst of Equities at SBI Life Insurance Co. Ltd. in 2008. Mr Gandhi is an MBA in Capital Markets from the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS).

Ms Cheenu Gupta

Ms Cheenu Gupta is associated with Canara Robeco Asset Management Company Ltd. as the company’s Fund Manager of Equities since 2018. She manages nine schemes such as Canara Robeco Equity Tax Saver Fund, Canara Robeco Consumer Trends Fund, etc. Initially, she started as a Software Engineer. She began her career in finances at the UTI Mutual Fund as an Equity Research Analyst in 2006.

Ms Gupta has a BE degree in Information Technology from the Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of Technology (VESIT). She holds a PGDM in Finance from the S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR). She is also a certified Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). 

Mr. Abhinav Khandelwal

Since 2018, Mr Abhinav Khandelwal has been working with Canara Robeco Mutual Fund as the Fund Manager of Offshore Investments. Mr Khandelwal was previously associated with Systematix Shares & Stocks India Ltd. with a senior research analyst profile back in 2006. 

Mr Girish Hisaria 

Since 2014, Mr Girish Hisaria has been associated with Canara Robeco Asset Management Company Ltd. as the AMC’s Senior Fund Manager. He holds an MMS in Finance from the University of Mumbai. Mr Girish Hisaria manages 28 schemes such as Canara Robeco Dynamic Bond Fund, Canara Robeco Ultra Short Term Fund, Canara Robeco Gilt Fund, Canara Robeco Liquid Fund, Canara Robeco Savings Fund, etc. Before joining the AMC, he worked as a Senior Dealer at Darashaw. 

Why Should You Invest in Canara Robeco Mutual Fund

Canara Robeco Mutual Fund ranks among the top-performing AMCs in India. It has more than a hundred schemes to select from. The AMC is over a decade old and handles assets of over €179 billion. The fund firm has around 20 branches across India, which offers its services to all ranks of investors. Whatever your investment goals are, you can get a Canara Robeco mutual fund scheme to achieve your financial ambitions. The fund managers at Canara Robeco have years of professional expertise in solving your financial queries. Hence, they decode the process of investing in the stock market and secondary market for you and makes investments easier for you.

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