Basant Maheshwari BMW Multi Cap

Scheme Rating

IME Scheme Rating

The Scheme does not meet our selection criteria at this time

Not a recommended fund: This is not a recommended fund, primarily because the AMC does not meet our selection criteria. We believe that there are better fund houses to invest in, within the Indian mutual fund universe.

IME Strategy Rating

Concentrated Multi-cap Strategy: The equity fund invests in companies that have a predictable stream of earnings, operating in sectors that have a tailwind behind them. The focus is on identifying the next big trend. creating a concentrated portfolio of high quality sector leaders.

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IME View on Basant Maheshwari BMW Multi Cap

Type: Flexi Cap | GARP | AUM (305.3 cr) | Inc Date (17 Feb 2016)

Basant Maheshwari Wealth Advisors Equity Fund- Investment Strategy

Equity Fund aims to invest in businesses that have a predictable stream of earnings, operating in sectors that will lead to growth. The focus is to identify the next big trend. This is a concentrated portfolio of high quality sector leaders. 

Trailing Performance

1yr 3yr 5yr Since Inception
Basant Maheshwari BMW Multi Cap 45.1 10.3 14.3 16.3
S&P BSE 500 TRI 39.5 19.5 19 18
Alpha over Broad Mkt BM 5.6 -9.2 -4.7 -1.7
Nifty 500 38.4 18.1 17.5
Alpha over Category BM 6.7 -7.8 -3.2

Performance as of: 28-Feb-23 | Inception Date: 17-Feb-16

Fund Managers

Basant Maheshwari | 4-star rated FM

Founder & CIO | 18 yrs Experience | 9 yrs at current firm

Past Experience: TheEquityDesk.com (Founder)

Basant Maheshwari is a self-taught full-time investor, who founded a popular investor blog (theequitydesk.com) while also managing his own personal investments. He launched Basant Maheshwari PMS in 2015.


AMC: Basant Maheshwari PMS (click link for detailed AMC review)

Not a top recommendation due to lack of long term credentials: While Basant Maheshwari is a known & seasoned investor, there is a difference in the way 3rd party money and personal money is managed. A lack of publicly available portfolio information, generic investment philosophy and the relatively short tenure of the PMS make it difficult to take a clear call on whether this is a good PMS to invest in. We do not recommend Basant Maheshwari PMS at this time, preferring to wait a bit until it has established a clear longer-term track record and also an increased level of public disclosures.

AMC Rating

3 of 5 stars

AMC Pedigree

2 of 5 stars

AMC Size

2 of 5 stars

Team Pedigree

3 of 5 stars

Inv Philosophy

3 of 5 stars


2 of 5 stars

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