AIFs Articles

surcharge super rich tax
August 26, 2019
Surcharge for FPIs gone, but category-III AIFs still subject to enhanced surcharge; AIF investors to lose if not corrected

Category III alternative investment funds use complex trading strategies including through investment in derivatives. Surcharge makes the business unviable

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stock picks
July 16, 2019
Emkay Emerging Stars Fund explains why it bought Shoppers Stop, Narayana Hrudayalaya & Music Broadcast stocks

Emkay Emerging Star Fund is a category III AIF launched in October 2017. It’s managed by a team led by Krishna Kumar Karwa and fund manager, Sachin Shah

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Alternative Investment Fund
March 1, 2019
AIF review: IDFC India Equity Hedge Tactical Fund; should you allocate?

The fund says the fund will follow a Tactical Long / Short Equity strategy and target annualised returns comparable to those from equity funds across bull and bear market cycles

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Category III AIFs
November 22, 2018
The long and short of it: Category III AIFs getting boost from long-short funds

Category III AIFs are seeing increasing growth boosted by long–short funds being launched by prominent AMCs and independent fund managers

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Alternative investment funds India
November 21, 2018
What are Alternative Investment Funds or AIFs?

Alternative Investment Funds are privately pooled investment vehicles incorporated in the form of a trust/ company/ body corporate or a LLP.

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Alternative Investment Fund
October 13, 2018
AIF review: Avendus Enhanced Return Fund Series II open for subscription

Apart from a 70% long-only portfolio, the fund will have a 30% of its assets devoted to a ‘long-short’ strategy

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Alternative investment funds
September 14, 2018
Avendus ties up with IiAS for environment, social and governance-based fund

The ESG-based fund is premised on the fact that companies with strong sustainability scores show better operational performance and are less risky

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January 13, 2018
From CDs to NCDs to AIFs, investment products galore: A primer

We explain various investment products, the returns and the taxation treatment of them

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