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UTI Mutual Fund launches ‘UTI Nifty Midcap 150 ETF’

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August 19, 2023

UTI Mutual Fund (UTI) has launched UTI Nifty Midcap 150 ETF that provides investors with a unique opportunity to gain exposure to the entire universe of midcap companies through a single investment vehicle. The NFO starts on August 18, 2023, Friday and closes on August 28, 2023, Monday and it will
reopen again on September 05, 2023, Tuesday.

In the ETF space, UTI MF currently has 7 ETF products – based on broad large cap based indices (Nifty 50, Sensex, Nifty Next 50 and Sensex Next 50), sectoral thematic index (Nifty Bank) and ETFs based on commodities (Gold & Silver). To further expand UTI MF products in the overall market-cap coverage,
the Company is now launching the ETF in midcap segment with UTI Nifty Midcap 150 ETF.

The UTI Midcap 150 ETF will be a passively managed scheme and the scheme will replicate the performance of the underlying index i.e. Nifty Midcap 150 TRI.

Sharwan Kumar Goyal, Head – Passive, Arbitrage & Quant Strategies, UTI AMC, commented on the launch, “The UTI Nifty Midcap 150 ETF enables investors to tap into India’s midcap universe through the Midcap 150 index, offering the potential for attractive returns and exposure to emerging leaders. With its affordability, it serves as a cost-effective avenue to invest in midcap market segment.”

Key dates of the New Fund Offer (NFO)
 Opens on – August 18, 2023, Friday
 Closes on – August 28, 2023, Monday
 Allotment of units on – August 30, 2023, Wednesday
 Re-opens on – September 05, 2023, Tuesday

Key features of the Fund
 Investment Objective – The investment objective of the scheme is to provide returns that, before expenses, closely correspond to the total returns of the securities as represented by the underlying index, subject to tracking error. However, there can be no assurance or guarantee that the investment objective of the scheme would be achieved.

 Fund Manager – Sharwan Kumar Goyal
 Benchmark – NIFTY Midcap 150 TRI
 Minimum Investment – During NFO
Minimum initial investment is ₹ 5,000/- and in multiples of ₹ 1/-.