Why should you invest in this smallcase?

Indian companies across sectors like pharmaceuticals, chemicals, auto & auto ancillaries, etc have been investing heavily into R&D to develop sustainable competitive advantage and become future-ready.

  • Research and development (R&D) expenditure in India is anticipated to grow from 0.9% of the GDP in 2014 to 2.4% of the GDP by 2034
  • Government has also been providing tax incentives and policy support to encourage companies to invest more into R&D
  • This smallcase consists of companies focused on innovation whose R&D expenditure as a percentage of sales has been consistently above their sector averages
  • These companies also record more than 10% increase in their absolute spending on R&D over the years

This smallcase comprises companies that are spending on R&D to build innovative, future-ready goods and services.

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Past Performance vs 

Value of ₹ 100 invested once on
inception of this smallcase

Mar 3, 2014

would be
R&D Spenders
₹ 285.72
Equity Multi Cap
₹ 185.72


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