New Star Investment Funds has announced that the New Star Indian Equity Fund, which offers investors access to India's growth potential, is now available on six fund platfomrs: Cofunds, Funds Direct, Hargreaves Lansdown, Royal Skandia, Skandia, and Transact.

New Star has said that following the launch of the New Star Heart of Africa Fund in November 2007, the launch of an Indian equity fund is the next step in the expansion of its emerging market product range.

Richard Wilson, marketing director at New Star, said: New Star has worked hard in conjunction with our strategic partners to bring this innovative new fund to the retail investor. We have seen strong demand for the New Star Indian Equity Fund and look forward to working closely with the platforms to ensure that access to India’s exceptional growth potential is widely available.