NAFA is a Non-Banking Finance Company with a license to perform Asset Management and Investment Advisory Services as per the NBFC Rules, 2003. The main sponsors of NAFA are National Bank of Pakistan and Fullerton Fund Management Group, Singapore, which in-turn is a wholly owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings, Singapore. NAFA’s main area of business is Investment Management; more specifically floating and managing mutual funds, providing investment advisory and discretionary portfolio management services.
Based on proficient management team, sound quality of systems and processes, sponsors’ strength, diverse product base and performance of funds under management, PACRA has given NAFA rating of ‘AM2’ (very high investment management standards). NAFA is rated among the top four Asset Management Companies in Pakistan , NAFA is presently managing 15 open ended mutual funds, 2 pension funds and several investment advisory portfolios with total assets under management of over Rs 44.49 Billion "as of Aug 30, 2014".
To establish NAFA as a premier Asset Management Company that capitalizes on the technical and institutional strengths of its promoters to consistently offer creative and pioneering domestic and international products to meet varying needs of investors.
To be ranked in the top quartile in terms of performance of NAFA mutual funds and portfolios relative to the competition, and to consistently offer superior risk-adjusted returns to investors.
Values (A, B, C, D and E of NAFA)
Offer investors “best value for money” by following these behaviors and values:
A. Pro-Active - Introducing pioneering investment products & managing risk
B. Brain Power - Hiring, training, rewarding & retaining professionals.
C. Caring for Customers - Understanding investors’ needs, and risk / return profile before offering them “investment solutions”.
D. Dynamic - Believing in decentralization, Entrepreneurship & continuous improvements.
E. Ethics - Zero-tolerance policy for unethical behavior.