Samco Special Opportunities Fund Review

Samco Special Opportunities Fund Review

Samco Special Opportunities Fund NFO ReviewSamco Special Opportunities Fund Direct NFO Open on 22 May 2024 and Close on 04 June 2024. Samco Special Opportunities Fund Direct NFO Allotment Date is 06 June 2024, and the NFO Type is Open-Ended. NFO Riskometer is Very High Risk, and the Minimum Investment Amount  is ₹5,000. The Minimum SIP Investment Amount is ₹500.

About Scheme

The scheme may use 100% of net assets of Equity & Equity related instruments derivative exposure only for hedging purpose. Further, in case of other than hedging purpose, the scheme shall not exceed 50% of net assets. For example, if the scheme uses 50% of net assets for hedging purpose then the scheme shall use other 50% for other than hedging purpose and if the scheme uses 100% of net assets for hedging purpose then the scheme shall not use any exposure for other than hedging purpose. The Scheme may invest in fixed income derivatives instruments to the extent of 50% of the permissible allocation to debt assets permitted by the Regulations, including for the purpose of hedging and portfolio balancing, based on the opportunities .

Type of the Scheme

An open ended equity scheme following special situations theme.


Scheme Benchmark : The Scheme performance would be benchmarked against NIFTY 500 TRI.

Samco Special Opportunities Fund Nfo Important Date

Scheme Offer Samco Special Opportunities Fund
Offer Price Rs. 10/- per Unit
Type of Scheme open-ended scheme
Open Date 22 May 2024
Allotment Date 06 June 2024
Close Date 04 June 2024
Min Inv ₹ 5000
Lock in Period N/A
Risk Very High
Scheme Benchmark NIFTY 500 TRI


Samco Special Opportunities Fund Other details

Exit Load 2%
Exit Load Details Exit load of 2%, if redeemed within 365 days.
Entry Load N/A
Stamp Duty 0.005%
Min. Investment Rs. 5000


Samco Special Opportunities Fund asset allocation

Instruments Allocation Min Allocation Max Risk Profile
Equity & Equity related instruments of special situations theme 80% 100% Very High
Equity and Equity related securities of other Companies 0% 20% Very High
Debt and Money Market Instruments 0% 20% Low to Medium


Investment Objective of the Scheme ? 

The investment objective of the scheme is to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing in a portfolio of securities that are involved in special situations such as restructurings, turnarounds, spin-offs, mergers & acquisitions, new trends, new & emerging sectors, digitization, premiumization, and other special corporate actions. These situations often create mispricings and undervalued opportunities that the fund aims to exploit for potential capital appreciation. However, there can be no assurance or guarantee that the investment objective of the scheme would be achieved.


Samco Special Opportunities Fund Manager Details

  • Fund Manger : Mr. Paras Matalia Fund Manager & Head Research – Equity 
  • Qualification  :B.Com, C.A
  • Experience  : Paras Matalia has an experience of nearly 6 years in capital markets. He is the Head of Equity Research for Samco Mutual Fund where he has played pivotal role in analysing investments and construction of the fund portfolio. He has been crucial in the creation of the proprietary HexaShield framework which does periodic scenario analysis on fundamentals of thousands of companies across the globe. Being tech-savvy he has a strong understanding of how to leverage technology to improve the investment and portfolio management prowess. He started his career as an equity research analyst for creating StockBasket portfolios (A long-term thematic research and investment platform) and then went on to Head the StockBasket business unit. He was also a key member in developing the stock rating matrix and MosDex algorithms (that rates and ranks Indian listed stocks) with Samco Securities. He is an expert on fundamental analysis and is passionate about understanding business strategies. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, has cleared 2 levels of CFA (US) and has done his bachelor’s from R. A. Podar College of Commerce and Economics.


  • Fund Manger : Mr. Umeshkumar Mehta Fund Manager & Chief Investment Office
  • Qualification  : B. Com, CA, PGDBA
  • Experience  :  Mr. Umeshkumar Mehta has over 20 years of experience in financial services industry. He has deep understanding of price and value. He is a vivid speaker and writer at various chartered account forums and business schools. He use to lead the Samco group’s Research team, managed Public Relations through regular interaction in Business Channels and print media. He has understanding of securities law and is passionate about equities. He has working knowledge of marketing & advertisement. He has extensive experience in analyzing business models, assessing balance sheets, profit and Loss accounts and as part of experience he has rated and ranked almost all companies listed on the National Stock Exchange. He is associated with the group since last fifteen years. 


  • Fund Manger : Mr. Dhawal Ghanshyam Dhanani (Dedicated Fund Manager for overseas investments)
  • Qualification  : B.Com., C.A.
  • Experience  :  Mr. Dhawal Ghanshyam Dhanani started out as an equity research analyst at Samco Securities Ltd. He has over 5 years of work experience with more than 3 years spanning capital markets and investment research and has been known for in-depth examination into the business models and computational crux of varied Indian companies. His multi-disciplinary approach and working knowledge of fundamentals have aided the prime objective of guiding investors through insightful ideas for the long term.



  1. The Scheme shall not invest in units of overseas mutual funds, REITs and InvITs.
  2. The Scheme shall not invest in securitized debt, commodity derivatives, debt derivatives and repo in corporate bond; c) The scheme shall not participate in credit default swap transactions.
  3. The scheme shall not invest in structured obligations and credit enhancements.
  4. The scheme shall not invest in debt securities with special features i.e. AT1 & AT2 Bonds and debt instruments having credit enhancements or structured obligations. However, debt securities with government guarantee shall be excluded from such restriction.


Fund Manager Manages the Scheme? 

  • Mr. Paras Matalia
  • Mr. Umeshkumar Mehta
  • Mr. Dhawal Ghanshyam Dhanani


Samco Special Opportunities Fund Registrar

KFin Technologies Limited
Karvy Selenium, Tower B, Plot Number 31 & 32,
Financial District, Gachibowli, Hyderabad – 500 034.
Contact Persons: Mr. Babu PV
Tel No. : 040 3321 5237
Email Id :
Tel No. : 040 3321 5396
Email Id :
Website address:



Samco Special Opportunities Fund Form Download

Leave a Comment