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Prashant Jain, MF industry's poster boy, quits HDFC AMC after 19-year stint

Jain's legacy has helped his investors generate outsized returns over a long-term horizon

Prashant Jain, CIO HDFC Mutual Funds
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Prashant Jain | File photo

Samie Modak Mumbai
Prashant Jain, the poster boy for the Rs 38-trillion domestic mutual fund (MF) industry, has quit HDFC Asset Management Company (AMC) after 19 years. He was serving as chief investment officer (CIO) at the country’s third-largest fund house, overseeing assets of more than Rs 4 trillion.

Jain has “decided to move on and has tendered his resignation”, HDFC AMC said in a stock exchange disclosure on Friday.

Jain, an alumnus of IIT Kanpur and IIM Bangalore, has been replaced by Chirag Setalvad, who will be head of equities, and Shobhit Mehrotra, who will helm the fixed-income segment. Both will report to Navneet

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First Published: Jul 22 2022 | 9:56 PM IST

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