Welcome to the Business Standard Fund Café 2017. The last three years have seen an unprecedented growth in the mutual fund industry as the total assets under management have more than doubled from 9 lakh crore rupees in March 2014 to 20 lakh crore rupees today.
Even as the mutual fund industry is celebrating its achievement, we have also brought in a change in the format for toasting the success of the Business Standard Fund Managers of the year. Two top fund managers, one from equity and one from debt, will receive awards today. The chief guest of the function Mr C B Bhave will present the awards.
The two outstanding achievers in equity and debt were selected by a prominent jury comprising Mr G N Bajpai, Jury chairman and former Sebi Chairman, Mr Ashishkumar Chauhan CEO of the BSE, Mr Ashvin Parekh, Managing Partner, APAS LLP and Mr Pradip Shah, Chairman, IndAsia Fund Advisors.
The award function will be followed by two Round Tables.
The first round table “Growth with Consolidation” will have the top CEOs of the fund industry.
Anuradha Rao, MD&CEO, SBI MF
Radhika Gupta, CEO, Edelweiss MF
Sundeep Sikka, ED&CEO, Reliance MF
Nimesh Shah, MD&CEO, ICICI Prudential MF
Milind Barve, MD, HDFC MF
Nilesh Shah, MD, Kotak MF