Edelweiss Mutual Fund launches its fifth FMP named Edelweiss Fixed Maturity Plan - Series 5 with 91 Days. The NFO opens on March 12, 2012 and closes on March 15, 2012.

Highlights of Edelweiss Fixed Maturity Plan - Series 5 (91 Days)  A Close-ended Income Scheme that seeks to generate regular income through investments in Debt and Money Market Instruments maturing on or before the Maturity Date of the Scheme  NFO opens on March 12, 2012 and closes on March 15, 2012  The minimum application amount is Rs. 5,000/- and addition of Rs. 10/- thereafter  Benchmarked against the CRISIL Liquid Fund Index  Minimal Risk with no exposure to equities

Mumbai, Maharashtra, March 13, 2012 /India PRwire/ --

Edelweiss Mutual Fund is launching its fifth FMP viz., Edelweiss Fixed Maturity Plan - Series 5 (91 Days) ("the Scheme"). The NFO opens on March 12, 2012 and closes on March 15, 2012. The date of allotment of units under the Scheme has been fixed as March 16, 2012. The minimum application amount is of Rs. 5,000/- and addition of Rs. 10/- thereafter. The investors will have the choice of two options; viz. Growth and Dividend. Dividend Option offers Dividend Payout Facility only.

The Scheme will under normal market conditions, generate regular income through investments in Debt and Money Market Instruments maturing on or before the Maturity Date of the Scheme. Income may also be generated through the amortization of discount on debt instruments, or the purchase and sale of securities in the underlying portfolio.

Notes to Editor

About Edelweiss Mutual Fund/ Asset Management Company

Edelweiss Mutual Fund (Mutual Fund) has been constituted as a trust with Edelweiss Financial Services Limited as the Sponsor/ Settlor and Edelweiss Trusteeship Company Limited as the Trustee. Edelweiss Asset Management Limited has been appointed as the Asset Management Company (AMC) of the Mutual Fund by the Trustee Company. The vision of the Mutual Fund/AMC is to be innovative and universally renowned asset managers providing excellent investment solutions, exemplary services and setting the highest ethical standards.

Disclaimer:

Scheme classification and objective: Edelweiss Fixed Maturity Plan - Series 5 (91 Days) (A Close-ended Income Scheme) Investment Objective: The primary investment objective of the Scheme is to generate regular income through investment in Debt and Money Market Instruments maturing on or before the Maturity Date of the Scheme. However, there is no assurance that the investment objective of the Scheme will be realized and the Scheme does not assure or guarantee any returns. Asset Allocation Pattern: Debt and Money Market Instruments: 0% to 100% of the net assets of the Scheme. The Scheme will not invest in securitized debt or foreign securities. Exposure in derivatives will be limited upto 50% of corpus of the Scheme. Total gross exposure in debt, money market securities and derivatives shall not exceed 100% of the net assets of the Scheme.Terms of Issue: Units of Rs. 10/- per unit for cash during the new fund offer period. Subscriptions will be accepted only during NFO period. As the Scheme is a Close Ended Scheme, the units are proposed to be listed on Bombay Stock Exchange Limited (BSE). The Units of the Scheme cannot be redeemed by the Unit holders directly with the Fund until the Maturity Date and there will be redemption by the Fund on the maturity of the Scheme. Investors holding Units in demat mode, who wish to redeem/exit the Scheme before the Maturity Date/Final Redemption Date may do so through the Stock Exchanges where the Scheme is listed. NAVs will be calculated and published on all Business Days. Plans/Options: The Scheme offers two options, Growth and Dividend. Dividend Option offers Dividend Payout Facility only. Minimum Application Amount: Rs. 5,000/- and in multiples of Rs. 10/- thereafter. Load Structure: Entry Load: Not Applicable; Exit Load: Nil. New Fund Offer (NFO) expenses: NFO expenses shall be borne by the AMC. Scheme Recurring Expenses: Subject to a percentage limit of average weekly net assets prescribed under SEBI Regulations, expenses over and above the prescribed ceiling will be borne by the AMC.

Risk Factors: All Mutual Fund and securities investments are subject to market risk and there can be no assurance that the Scheme's objective will be achieved. As with any investment in securities, the NAV of the Units issued under the Scheme can go up or down depending on the factors and forces affecting the capital markets. Past performance of the Sponsor and their Affiliates/AMC/Mutual Fund & its Scheme(s) does not indicate the future performance of the Scheme and may not necessarily provide a basis of comparison with other investments. Investment in Mutual Fund Units involves investment risks such as trading volumes, settlement risk, liquidity risk, default risk including the possible loss of principal and uncertainty of dividend distribution. Edelweiss Fixed Maturity Plan - Series 5 (91 Days) is only the name of the Scheme and does not in any manner indicates either the quality of the Scheme or its future prospects and returns. The Sponsor is not responsible or liable for any loss resulting from the operation of the Schemes beyond the initial contribution of Rs. 1,00,000/- made by it towards setting up Edelweiss Mutual Fund. Investors are not being offered any guaranteed /assured returns under any Scheme of Edelweiss Mutual Fund.

Statutory Details: Edelweiss Mutual Fund is set up as a Trust under the Indian Trusts Act, 1882 by Edelweiss Financial Services Limited. Sponsor: Edelweiss Financial Services Limited (EFSL) [liability restricted to initial contribution of Rs. 1,00,000]. Trustee: Edelweiss Trusteeship Company Limited (ETCL), a Company registered under the Companies Act, 1956. Investment Manager: Edelweiss Asset Management Limited (EAML), a Company registered under the Companies Act, 1956. Copy of Statement of Additional Information (SAI) / Scheme Information Document (SID) and Key Information Memorandum (KIM) can be obtained from any of our Investor Services Centers as well as from our website www.edelweissmf.com.

Mutual Fund investments are subject to market risks, read all scheme related documents carefully.


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