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SageOne Mid & Small Cap

Scheme Rating

IME Scheme Rating

4 of 5 stars

May be suitable for more aggressive investors: Given the high levels of volatility in performance, SageOne Core portfolio is primarily suited for more aggressive investors.

IME Strategy Rating

5 of 5 stars

Concentrated Mid & Small-cap Strategy: SageOne Core Portfolio is a concentrated Mid & Small-cap strategy, that focuses on investing in the high-quality business with the potential for strong growth. The market cap focus is 3000 – 40,000 cr. While mid & small-caps are volatile by nature, this fund has seen a higher level of year-on-year volatility.

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IME View on SageOne Mid & Small Cap

Type: Mid & Smallcap | GARP | AUM (2690.3 cr) | Inc Date (22 Jan 2017)

Investment Philosophy

The aim is to invest in high-conviction growth businesses that have a sustainable competitive advantage and are run by clean and competent management at reasonable valuations. The focus is on investing in superior businesses, and SageOne will not invest in a weak business irrespective of how attractive the valuations may appear.

Investment Philosophy Built On

  • Superior Growth: minimum 20% compounded earnings growth at individual level and 25% at portfolio level
  • Market Share Gains: to contribute to incremental growth in earnings
  • Profitability: strong and profitable businesses with >20% ROEs to fund growth internally
  • Capital Allocation: incremental ROE higher than existing ROEs
  • Efficient Moat: most efficient players industries (leaders or expected leaders due to superior strategy and positioning)
  • Reasonable Valuation: SageOne will not invest in a weak business irrespective of how attractive the valuations may appear.

RISK MANAGEMENT

  • Prudent Stock Selection: driven by financial and business analysis, internal forensic model to eliminate questionable business practices and management, and portfolio construction to minimise non-systemic risk
  • Sectoral and Stock Limits: Maximum 25% exposure to a sector and maximum 20% exposure to any business group
  • Timely Rebalancing: Active calls on liquidity based on external risk factors (macro, market volatility and valuations)
  • Active Monitoring and Action: Strong network across industries for channel checks. Active entry/exit on changing business dynamics.

Trailing Performance

1yr 3yr 5yr Since Inception
SageOne Mid & Small Cap 61.4 23.7 24.6 18.5
S&P BSE 500 TRI 39.5 19.5 19 17
Alpha over Broad Mkt BM 21.9 4.2 5.6 1.5
Nifty Midcap 150 56.3 26.5 24.4
Alpha over Category BM 5.1 -2.8 0.2

Performance as of: 28-Feb-23 | Inception Date: 22-Jan-17

Fund Managers

Samit Vartak | 4-star rated FM

Founder & CIO | 25 yrs Experience | 12 yrs at current firm

Past Experience: Axis PE (VP), Ernst & Young (Associate Director)

Samit is the Founding Partner & CIO of SageOne. He has experience in Private Equity (at Axis PE Fund) and Corporate Strategy, Investment Banking and Business Valuations in the US (at E&Y and Deloitte).

Fee Structure

Fee StructureFee
Fixed Fee Structure2.5
Variable Fee Structures1.25% fixed + 12% above 10% hurdle
Exit Fees1yr(3%), 2yr(2%), 3yr(1%)

AMC

AMC: SageOne PMS (click link for detailed AMC review)

Highly recommended for aggressive investors looking for significant value creation opportunities: SageOne has a clear investment philosophy that focuses on investing in fast growth & high-quality businesses for the long run. Their CIO Samit Vartak has developed his investment credentials at SageOne, and with close to a decade's track record he may now be considered a seasoned investor. Supported by a strong research team and a strong philosophy, SageOne PMS is a good AMC for investors seeking mid & small-cap exposures.

AMC Rating

4 of 5 stars

AMC Pedigree

4 of 5 stars

AMC Size

4 of 5 stars

Team Pedigree

4 of 5 stars

Inv Philosophy

5 of 5 stars

Performance

4 of 5 stars

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