Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund - Direct Plan
The Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund is an actively managed open-ended equity mutual fund that seeks to provide its investors with long-term capital appreciation through investments in a diversified basket of instruments across market sectors. The fund carries a small-cap bias. This fund is suitable for investors with long investment horizons of 3 years or more. As this is an equity fund with small-cap bias investors in this fund should have a high capacity for risk.
The Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing predominantly in small cap companies.
This product is suitable for investors who are seeking
• This product is suitable for Investors who are seeking
• Long term capital appreciation.
• A fund that invests primarily in small and mid cap companies
Though the name of fund is smaller companies, its considerable portion is in midcap. It generates satisfactory returns during good times and performs moderately during hostile ones. The superior performance has led to a tremendous increase in the AUM size which might prove to be a concern. But the Management of Franklin has a proven solid track record in managing risk while delivering returns. The trust of AMC in its management and investment mandate is visible by its decision to allow for fresh investments in the fund even with this huge AUM unlike few others in the category.