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Company Ltd. (UTI AMC) was incorporated on November 14, 2002 and commenced operations from February 1, 2003. UTI AMC has been promoted by four sponsors, namely, State Bank of India, Life Insurance Corporation of India, Bank of Baroda and Punjab National Bank and each of them hold 25% of the paid up capital of UTI AMC. UTI AMC was converted from a private limited company to a limited company with effect from November 14, 2007.
On January 20, 2010 T.Rowe Price Group Inc. through its wholly owned subsidiary T.Rowe Price Global Investment Services Ltd. U.K.(TRP) acquired 26% stake in UTIAMC after obtaining all the requisite approvals from the Government of India, SEBI and the RBI. Directors representing TRP have been inducted on UTIAMC board. This ensures an effective amalgam of global technological expertise and the long experience with Indian capital markets.
UTI AMC is the investment manager to the schemes of UTI Mutual Fund.
It also manages offshore funds and provides support to the Specified
Undertaking of the Unit Trust of India.
It is the holding company for UTI Venture Funds Management Company
which manages venture funds and UTIInternational Ltd., which markets
offshore funds to overseas investors. Another subsidiary is UTI Retirement Solutions Ltd., which acts as the fund manager to pension fund schemes.
UTI AMC is a SEBI registered Portfolio Manager
bearing registration number PM/INP000000860 and
offers discretionary, non-discretionary and advisory services
to high net worth clients, corporates and institutions.
UTIAMC has been managing/advising the portfolios of domestic/offshore funds and mandates since inception in 2004. Some of the key offshore mandates/funds that the PMS Division has been advising/managing are:
Nearer home, UTIAMC is appointed as the portfolio manager by the Government of India for the National Skill Development Fund and funds of Postal Life Insurance, which are predominantly debt-oriented.
- Shinsei India Fund, an equity fund based in Japan,
- Rainbow Fund, registered in Mauritius as a multi-class equity fund,
- India allocation of the United China-India Dynamic Growth Fund, based out of Singapore,
- Investment manager to the Al Madina India Fund, a Shariah compliant Fund registered in Kuwait.