Helios Mutual Fund launches Balanced Advantage Fund, NFO opens on Mar 11

Helios Mutual Fund launches Balanced Advantage Fund, NFO opens on Mar 11

Kolkata: Helios Mutual Fund announced the launch of Helios Balanced Advantage Fund (BAF), an open-ended dynamic asset allocation fund. NFO will open for subscription on March 11, 2024 and close on March 20, 2024.

The fund aims to capitalize on the potential upside of equities while attempting to limit the downside through dynamic portfolio management. This will be done by investing in equity & equity related instruments and active use of debt, money market instruments and derivatives.

The equity portfolio will be built basis Helios’s Elimination Investing (EITM) philosophy-based on eight fundamental screening factors that have repeatedly proven to be effective in weeding out poor performers, gravitating towards winners, and creating a sustainable outperformance profile.

The investment strategy will be to normally maintain gross equity and equity-related exposure between 65%-100% and the net equity exposure between 30% to 80%. Various derivative strategies would be used for hedging against market headwinds.

Addressing the media in Kolkata, Samir Arora, Founder, Helios Capital, said, “Helios Balanced Advantage Fund is suitable for investors looking for long term wealth creation or building corpus for goals such as retirement or child education. Investors who wish to build an all-weather portfolio may consider this scheme after consulting their financial advisor.”

Helios Balanced Advantage Fund (BAF) will be benchmarked against CRISIL Hybrid 50+50 – Moderate Total Return Index (TRI).

The growth of mutual funds in Kolkata can be attributed to several factors, such as a high level of financial awareness, and investments by the corporations mentioned above and their employees in mutual funds.

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