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  • Fund Type - Hybrid

    Nature - Open Ended

    Benchmark - Nifty 50 Arbitrage Index i

  • Risk Label - Low i

    Investment Type - Short Term

  • AUM - 713.14 Crores (As on September 30, 2021)

  • Date of Allotment - December 28, 2016

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Funds Performance ( *As per SEBI regulations, the performance of this scheme can't be displayed as it has been in existence for less than 1 year.)

NAVs for BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund

Scheme Plan NAV per unit (`)
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund - Regular - Adhoc IDCW*^# 10.6860
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund - Direct - Adhoc IDCW*^# 10.8230
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund - Regular - Growth 12.9250
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund - Regular - Quarterly IDCW*^# 10.2310
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund - Direct - Quarterly IDCW*^# 10.4470
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund - Direct - Monthly IDCW*^# 10.4140
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund - Direct - Growth 13.3000
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund - Regular - Monthly IDCW*^# 10.2050

#Income Distribution cum Capital Withdrawal option

*Amounts can be distributed out of investors capital (equalization reserve), which is part of sale price that represents realized gains. However, investors are requested to note that amount (dividend) distribution under IDCW option is not guaranteed and subject to availability of distributable surplus.

^Pursuant to SEBI circular SEBI/HO/IMD/DF3/CIR/P/2020/194 dated October 05, 2020, 'Dividend option' under schemes of BNP Paribas Mutual Fund have been renamed to 'Income Distribution cum Capital Withdrawal option (IDCW)' effective April 01, 2021.

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Past performance may or may not be sustained in future and should not be used as a basis of comparison with other investments. Returns do not take into account the load, if any. Returns are for growth option. Different plans shall have a different expense structure.

Fund Details

This product is suitable for investors who are seeking an investment in a diversified portfolio of equity and equity related instruments, including use of equity derivatives strategies and arbitrage opportunities with exposure in debt and money market instruments.

  • Investment Objective

    The primary investment objective of the scheme is to generate income and capital appreciation by investing in a combination of diversified portfolio of equity and equity related instruments, including use of equity derivatives strategies and arbitrage opportunities with exposure in debt and fixed income instruments. However, there can be no assurance that the investment objectives of the Scheme will be realized. The Scheme does not guarantee/indicate any returns.

  • Load Structure

    Entry Load : Nil
    Exit Load: 0.25%,
    if redeemed or switchedout upto 1 month from the date of allotment of units. Nil, if redeemed or switched-out after 1 month from the date of allotment of units.No exit load will be charged on dividend re-investment units. Transaction charges, if applicable, shall be deducted. The above mentioned load structure is also applicable to SIP investments.

  • Systematic Investment Plan (SIP)

    Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly Options Available

  • Systematic Transfer Plan (STP)

    Daily*, Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly & Quarterly Options Available
    *Daily STP shall be available for ‘Transfer into’ BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund. For the purpose of Daily STP following are the eligible Transferor Scheme(s): BNP Paribas Liquid Fund, BNP Paribas Low Duration Fund and BNP Paribas Short Term Fund.

  • Systematic Withdrawal Plan (SWP)

    Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly Options Available

  • Redemption

    As per the SEBI (MF) Regulations, the Mutual Fund shall despatch redemption proceeds within 10 Business Days of receiving the valid redemption / repurchase request at any of the Offi cial Points of Acceptance of Transactions (OPAT). A penal interest of 15% per annum or such other rate as may be prescribed by SEBI from time to time, will be paid in case the redemption proceeds are not despatched within 10 Business Days of the date of valid redemption request

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Fund Manager

Portfolio (As on 30/09/2021)

Top 10 holdings in BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund

Holdings Industry % of Net Assets
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd.5.45%
Tata Power Company Ltd.3.86%
Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd.3.61%
Bajaj Auto Ltd.3.36%
Adani Enterprises Ltd.3.33%
HDFC Asset Management Company Ltd.3.15%
Bajaj Finance Ltd.2.80%
Tata Chemicals Ltd.2.42%
Ashok Leyland Ltd.2.25%
Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.2.21%
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Composition by Assets

  • Auto


  • Finance


  • Capital Markets


  • Transportation


  • Minerals/Mining


  • Other Equity


  • Consumer Non Durables


  • Power


  • Ferrous Metals


  • Chemicals


  • Software


  • Pharmaceuticals


  • Healthcare Services


  • Banks


  • Gas


  • Industrial Products


  • Insurance


  • Auto Ancillaries


  • Cement & Cement Products


  • Consumer Durables


  • Non - Ferrous Metals


  • Retailing


  • Pesticides


  • Telecom - Services


  • Industrial Capital Goods


  • Aerospace & Defense


  • Leisure Services


  • Entertainment


  • Textile Products


  • Construction


  • Petroleum Products


Asset Allocation

Type Minimum Normal Maximum
Equities, equity related instruments and derivatives including index futures, stock futures, index options, & stock options, etc. as hedged/ arbitrage exposure 65% 100%
Debt Securities and Money market instruments with maturity upto 91 days only and/or units of liquid fund 0% 35%
Units issued by REITs & InvITs 0% 10%

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Karthikraj Lakshmanan

Senior Fund Manager

 Karthikraj Lakshmanan

Mr. Karthikraj Lakshmanan is at the helm as the Senior Fund Manager – Equities at BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM), since July 2008. He brings a wealth of experience of over 13 years coupled with insightful knowledge of the financial domain.

Mr. Lakshmanan has previously held several leadership positions including Senior Research Analyst in the Portfolio Management Services division of ICICI Prudential AMC assisting the Fund Manager in managing Equity Portfolios. He has also garnered valuable experience working with Goldman Sachs in the Global Investment Research Division and with Wholesale Banking Group of ICICI Bank.

A seasoned professional, Mr. Lakshmanan is an astute reader of the market dynamics and brings strong fund management capabilities to the table.

Mr. Lakshmanan is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from SPJIMR, Mumbai. He has a CFA Level 3 (CFAI, USA) degree as well.


Mayank Prakash

Fund Manager

 Mayank Prakash

Mr. Prakash has over a decade of robust experience in debt fund management, where his speciality lies in solving clients’ pressing challenges. As a fund manager, he develops fixed-income portfolios and processes market analytics that helps clients stay ahead of the curve.

In his previous stint, Mr. Prakash was fund manager with Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co Ltd. and helped research equities. His commitment to clients, dedication to in-depth research, and proven expertise is what makes him stand out.

Mr. Prakash is a Chartered Accountant and has completed his Master’s in Business Administration from Kanpur University.


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**Basis portfolio of the scheme as on September 30, 2021


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**Basis constituents of the index as on September 30, 2021


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