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Mumbai; February 4, 2016

IDFC Mutual Fund appoints Anoop Bhaskar as Head of Equities

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February 4, 2016, Mumbai: In one of the latest top management hires by IDFC, Mr. Anoop Bhaskar joins IDFC Asset Management Company (AMC) as Head of Equities with effect from Feb 5, 2016.

Anoop has been associated with the domestic mutual fund industry for more than two decades covering the entire gamut of equity research and fund management. His previous assignment was with UTI Mutual Fund as Head of Equity. Earlier to this, Anoop has been associated with Sundaram Asset Management, Templeton Asset Management and Shriram Financial Services Ltd.

Speaking on his appointment, Vikram Limaye, Managing Director & CEO, IDFC Ltd. said, “We are delighted to have Anoop Bhaskar on board. Anoop’s expertise will definitely be a growth driver for IDFC AMC and will help us in delivering value to our investors. His in-depth knowledge and rich experience would be value-add in building the equity franchise of the organization”.

Anoop Bhaskar, Head - Equities, IDFC AMC said, “IDFC as a firm commands respect and recognition in every area that it has forayed into. This includes the mutual fund industry as well. IDFC AMC has some great products and I look forward to joining the team and building the franchise”.

Anoop holds an MBA with specialization in Finance from the University of Pune.

IDFC Asset Management Company Ltd. was established in 2000 and is already one of the largest Mutual Fund houses in India. In a relatively short span of time, it has developed a robust investment platform to offer consistent value to its investors.

IDFC Asset Management Company Ltd. is a well-established fund house sponsored by IDFC Ltd. The AMC manages a range of funds across debt and equity asset classes and has a distribution reach that covers 39 cities directly and has an indirect presence in over 283 towns across India. With a strong research capability and a performance track record IDFC MF has received a number of awards and recognitions for its schemes performance from different research and rating agencies.

The performance record of IDFC AMC is a direct result of its commitment to a disciplined and time-tested investment approach, proprietary to the AMC.

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