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UTI AMC IPO: Investors shouldn't expect significant gains in near-term

Past not impressive, but healthy industry growth, wide reach, strong management and brand, and focus on high-margin products are positives


UTI is the country’s second-largest AMC in terms of total AUM and 8th largest by quarterly average MF AUM.

Shreepad S Aute Mumbai
The UTI Asset Management Company’s (UTI) initial public offering (IPO) looks attractive given the over 30 per cent discount to listed players, yet investors shouldn't expect significant gains in the near-term. Lack of: favourable assets under management (AUM) mix; sharp uptick in retail business and cost optimisation, are reasons for the same. However, analysts expect the situation to improve in the long run for India's oldest asset manager, and say lower valuations capture most concerns.

According to Deepak Jasani, head of research retail at HDFC Securities, “While the valuation is reasonable, large listing gains can happen only if markets remain

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First Published: Sep 27 2020 | 6:32 PM IST

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