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Generate Stepping Stones 46-55 and Stepping Stones Growth 56-60

In their own words: "The objective of the Stepping Stones C investment option is to provide a moderate investment return over the long-term through investment in a portfolio of actively managed cash, fixed interest, property (including aged care) and infrastructure assets, and International Equities Managers. The investment option has a low to medium level of volatility."

At a glance:

Not Mindful
Type: Balanced fund
Past Returns: 6.35%

Average annual returns over the past 3 years, after fees and taxes. *indicates less than three years of data.

Annual Fees: 1.38%

Annual fees, including membership and % management fee.

More information:

A summary of this fund and it's details.

Number FND1003
Name Generate Stepping Stones 46-55 and Stepping Stones Growth 56-60
Risk profile Balanced fund
Description The objective of the Stepping Stones C investment option is to provide a moderate investment return over the long-term through investment in a portfolio of actively managed cash, fixed interest, property (including aged care) and infrastructure assets, and International Equities Managers. The investment option has a low to medium level of volatility.
Value $36M NZD
Members 1,291
Market index description The market index is described in the Statement of Investment Policy and Objectives (SIPO)
Disclosure Statement Period Sun June 30th 2019
Fund started Tue April 16th 2013
Three-year average return 6.35%
Market index past year return 8.99%
Past year return net charges and tax 7.31%
Past year return net of charges gross of tax 8.56%
Market index return since fund started 9.83%
Return since fund started net 6.84%
Total annual fund fees 1.38%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 1.0%
Administration charges 1.38%
Total other charges 36.0
Total other charges currency NZD

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 June 2019.

The past annual returns for this fund. Please note that higher past returns do not always mean higher future returns.

Year Market Index Fund Annual Return
2019 5.68% 7.7%
2018 5.63% 7.55%
2017 6.10% 3.79%
2016 4.01% 6.55%
2015 11.09% 12.5%

The market index is the average NZ KiwiSaver return for funds of the same risk category, sourced from the Commission for Financial Capability's Sorted website. The fund information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 June 2019.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Infratil
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    6.31%
  • ASB On Call Cash Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents
    5.48%
  • Berkshire Hathaway
    United States International Equities
    5.34%
  • Contact Energy
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    3.62%
  • Mercury Energy
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    3.48%
  • Z Energy
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    2.58%
  • T Rowe Price Global Equity Fund
    Australia Fund
    2.54%
  • Magellan Global Fund
    Australia Fund
    2.52%
  • Platinum International Fund
    Australia Fund
    2.47%
  • Arvida Group
    New Zealand Listed Property
    2.28%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 June 2019.

How the money in this fund is invested.

Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 3.7% 7.86%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 40.5% 41.03%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 13.3% 17.61%
International Equities 29.2% 24.15%
Listed Properties 13.3% 9.35%
Unlisted Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Unknown None% 0.0%
Other 0.0% 0.0%
Commodities 0.0% 0.0%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 June 2019.

Key Personnel

  • Henry Tongue

    Currently: Chief Executive Officer / Investment Committee Member / Director (6 years, 3 months)
    Previously: Senior Portfolio Manager - Hulijich Wealth Management (previous) (4 years, 3 months)

  • Nick Bowden

    Currently: Investment Committee Member (2 years, 10 months)
    Previously: Director of Balthazar Capital Advisors (7 years, 3 months)

  • Peter Brook

    Currently: Investment Committee Chair / Director (6 years, 3 months)
    Previously: Board member of Trust Investments Management Limited (current) (15 years, 1 months)

  • Sam Goldwater

    Currently: Portfolio Manager / Investment Committee Member / Executive Director (6 years, 3 months)
    Previously: Led the investment management of a sizeable portfolio of family assets (previous) (7 years, 5 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 June 2019.

The known proportion of this fund invested in the areas of concern that we track. The Fund may have investments that are not consistent with their exclusions policy because of timing issues or because there are companies of concern in indirect investments.

  • Adult Entertainment/Pornography:
    0.00%
  • Alcohol:
    0.15%
  • Animal Testing:
    0.48%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    0.21%
  • Gambling:
    0.02%
  • GMOs:
    0.09%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    0.24%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • Tobacco:
    0.00%
  • Weapons:
    0.06%

This data has been compiled by Mindful Money from the portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to 31 March 2019 and Mindful Money analysis of funds within those portfolio. The list of companies of concern has been drawn from ratings agencies and public sources, including the Norwegian Sovereign Fund, NZ Super Fund and research organisations.

Does this fund have a policy to exclude any industries from its investments?

  • Adult Entertainment/Pornography:
  • Alcohol:
  • Animal Testing:
  • Fossil Fuels:
  • Gambling:
  • GMOs:
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
  • Palm Oil:
  • Tobacco:
  • Weapons:

This data is compiled from Mindful Money analysis of Fund websites. Note that the Fund’s intended exclusions may not be consistent with the analysis of the portfolio because of timing issues or because there are companies of concern in indirect investments by the Fund.

Many KiwiSaver funds exclude controversial weapons. However, the category of Weapons used in this analysis is broader in scope, covering all munitions, firearms and military weapons.

Download the fund's disclosure statement and portfolio holdings.

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