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Aditya Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd.

One of the oldest private asset managers in India, the team has extensive experience managing assets on the ground in India. 

  • Deep history

    The company was founded in 1994, and is part of the global conglomerate, Aditya Birla Group

  • Scale

    4th largest asset management company in India with $37.6 billion1 in assets under management2

  • Trusted partner

    The partnership provides Canadian investors access to public Indian securities, previously not readily available

Investment process

The team of portfolio managers and research analysts place a strong emphasis on in-house, systematic research. They use a blended top down and bottom up process to find growth oriented companies and employ a quality growth at a reasonable price (GARP) approach to manage the funds. The manager adds value by investing in off benchmark securities that will benefit from the secular growth themes in India. 

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Aditya Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd. 

Sun Life Aditya Birla India Fund

Invests in a diversified portfolio of large and mid-cap funds primarily located in India using bottom up investing. Sun Life Aditya Birla India Fund has a 20+ year track record3, making it the longest running India focused strategy in Canada.

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1 March 30th, 2020, in Canadian dollars.

2 Source: Association of Mutual Funds of India, March 30, 2020.

3 Series A.

Aditya Birla Capital Limited is the holding company for the financial services businesses of the Aditya Birla Group which includes the following: Aditya Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd., based in Singapore, is sub-advisor to Sun Life Excel India Fund. 

Effective July 14, 2021 Sun Life Excel India Fund was renamed Sun Life Aditya Birla India Fund.