SME Investments: From Risky to Rising – A Look at the Changing Landscape

The perception of SME investments as risky and illiquid is slowly fading. While concerns remain, a positive trend has emerged in the past 4-5 years, fuelled by significant increases in daily trading volume and investor participation.   Key Points: – Daily Trading Volume: From a meager 50 crore to a robust 350 crore daily, the… Continue reading SME Investments: From Risky to Rising – A Look at the Changing Landscape

Chanakya Opportunities Fund Makes Pre-IPO Investment in Aditya Ultra Steel Ltd.

Chanakya Opportunities Fund, India’s first SME Exchanged Cat II AIF Fund, has announced a strategic pre-IPO investment in Aditya Ultra Steel Ltd., a promising company in the steel sector. This investment aligns with the fund’s focus on identifying and supporting high-growth potential companies in India.   About Aditya Ultra Steel Ltd. Aditya Ultra Steel Ltd.… Continue reading Chanakya Opportunities Fund Makes Pre-IPO Investment in Aditya Ultra Steel Ltd.

SEBI’s New Valuation Regulations for AIFs – Everything You Need To Know

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has introduced new valuation regulations for Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs). These regulations are aimed at bringing greater transparency and consistency to the valuation of AIFs, and to better protect the interests of investors. What are AIFs? AIFs are a type of investment fund that pools money from… Continue reading SEBI’s New Valuation Regulations for AIFs – Everything You Need To Know

Are Alternative Funds as Risky as Believed? Here’s the Reality

The term “alternative funds” encompasses a wide range of investment vehicles that fall outside the traditional categories of stocks and bonds. These funds often employ sophisticated strategies and invest in illiquid assets, which can lead to higher potential returns but also greater risk. In recent years, alternative funds have gained popularity among investors seeking to… Continue reading Are Alternative Funds as Risky as Believed? Here’s the Reality

The Benefits and Risks of Investing in Alternative Investment Funds in India

Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) are a type of investment fund that invests in assets other than traditional stocks and bonds. These assets can include private equity, venture capital, real estate, infrastructure, and commodities. AIFs are typically more complex and risky than traditional investment funds, but they also have the potential to generate higher returns. Let’s… Continue reading The Benefits and Risks of Investing in Alternative Investment Funds in India

Category-Wise Income Tax Implication On AIFs

The Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) is a great option for high-net-worth investors who want to diversify their investment portfolio. AIF can be in the form of a company, corporate body, trust, and limited liability partnership.  The income tax implication on AIFs is one of the crucial factors to understand when planning to invest in AIFs. … Continue reading Category-Wise Income Tax Implication On AIFs

How to Choose the Right Alternative Investment Fund for Your Portfolio: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction Alternative investments, such as real estate, private equity, and hedge funds, can help investors diversify their portfolios and potentially enhance returns. However, choosing the right alternative investment fund can be challenging, given the wide range of options available and the complex nature of these investments.     Step 1: Understand Your Investment Goals and… Continue reading How to Choose the Right Alternative Investment Fund for Your Portfolio: A Comprehensive Guide

Exploring the Types of Alternative Investment Funds in India: A Comprehensive Guide

In recent years, India’s investment landscape has witnessed a significant shift as investors seek alternatives to traditional investment options like stocks and bonds. Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) have emerged as a popular choice, offering diversification, professional management, and access to unconventional assets. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into the world of AIFs in India,… Continue reading Exploring the Types of Alternative Investment Funds in India: A Comprehensive Guide

SMEs: The Engine of India’s Growth

SMEs: The Engine of India’s Growth The SME sector is the backbone of the Indian economy, contributing to over 33% of the country’s GDP and generating over 120 million jobs. In recent years, the sector has seen significant growth, thanks to a number of factors, including government support, economic reforms, technology adoption, and the rise… Continue reading SMEs: The Engine of India’s Growth

Investors Who Bet on SMEs Win Big Over Last 10 Years

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been a major driver of economic growth in India over the past decade. As a result, investors who have bet on SMEs have seen big returns. Here is a comparison of the last 10 years index performance of S&P BSE SME IPO Index and Nifty 50: Year S&P BSE… Continue reading Investors Who Bet on SMEs Win Big Over Last 10 Years