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HSBC to manage up to 33% of EPFO money

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation finalised the fund allocation to the four successful bidders in an order that is inversely proportional to their financial bids. Sandeep Singh reports.

india Updated: Aug 21, 2008 22:27 IST
Sandeep Singh

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation finalised the fund allocation to the four successful bidders in an order that is inversely proportional to their financial bids. The lowest bidder HSBC will get the highest amount to manage followed by ICICI Prudential AMC and then Reliance Capital AMC and State bank of India.

“We have taken a decision on who will manage which fund and accordingly the funds will be allocated,” said a government official close to the development.

The annual incremental accretion amounts approximately to Rs 30,000 crore. It is divided into two funds — the pension money and the provident fund money.

The management has decided to give the full pension money amounting between Rs 9,000 crore and Rs 10,000 crore to HSBC, said the official.

ICICI Prudential AMC will get 40 per cent of the balance Rs 20,000 crore in the provident fund and 30 per cent each will go to Reliance Capital AMC and State Bank of India.

The funds will be allocated to the fund houses by September 1, he added.

Earlier, HSBC offered to manage the fund at a fee of 0.0063 per cent followed by ICICI Prudential AMC’s quote of 0.0075 per cent. Reliance Capital and SBI quoted their bids at 0.01 per cent.