SuperLife KiwiSaver Scheme
SuperLife Emerging Markets Fund

In their own words: "The Emerging Markets Fund is designed to provide a return (after tax, fees and other expenses) that reflects the after-tax return on international share markets of emerging economies."

At a glance:

Not Mindful
Type: Aggressive fund
Past Returns: 7.42%

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

Annual Fees: 0.73%

Annual fees, including membership and % management fee, assuming $10,000 investment.

More information:

A summary of this fund and it's details.

Number FND2457
Name SuperLife Emerging Markets Fund
Risk profile Aggressive fund
Description The Emerging Markets Fund is designed to provide a return (after tax, fees and other expenses) that reflects the after-tax return on international share markets of emerging economies.
Value $12M NZD
Members 2,472
Market index description FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Inclusion Index (converted to the New Zealand dollar)
Disclosure Statement Period Sun March 31st 2019
Fund started Fri Jan. 28th 2011
Three-year average return 7.42%
Market index past year return -1.61%
Past year return net charges and tax -2.48
Past year return net of charges gross of tax -2.12
Market index return since fund started 2.68%
Return since fund started net 0.41%
Total annual fund fees 0.73
Total performance based fees 0.0
Manager's basic fee 0.55
Administration charges 0.18
Total other charges 30.0
Total other charges currency NZD

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 31 March 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 10.11% -2.48%
2018 6.68% 12.34%
2017 11.18% 12.41%
2016 4.51% -2.18%
2015 15.30% 16.26%
2014 10.31% -6.57%
2013 13.23% -0.63%
2012 -5.15% -22.33%

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 31 March 2019.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF
    United States International Equities
    99.37%
  • Westpac Current Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    0.8%
  • ASB Current Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    0.44%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 31 March 2019.

How the money in this fund is invested.

Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 1.0% 1.23%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 0.0% 0.0%
International Equities 99.0% 98.77%
Listed Properties 0.0% 0.0%
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 31 March 2019.

Key Personnel

  • Alister John Williams

    Currently: Director (3 years, 4 months)
    Previously: Investment Manager - Trust Management (4 years, 2 months)

  • Guy Roulston Elliffe

    Currently: Director (3 years, 4 months)
    Previously: Corporate Governance Manager - ACC (3 years, 11 months)

  • Hugh Duncan Stevens

    Currently: Chief Executive Officer - Smartshares (1 years, 1 months)
    Previously: Chief Operating Officer - Implemented Investment Solutions Ltd (2 years, 6 months)

  • Lindsay Megan Wright

    Currently: Director (0 years, 9 months)
    Previously: Director - NZX (1 years, 1 months)

  • Mark John Peterson

    Currently: Director (1 years, 5 months)
    Previously: Chief Executive Officer - NZX (2 years, 2 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 31 March 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:
    1.14%
  • Animal Testing:
    0.73%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    7.08%
  • Gambling:
    0.22%
  • GMOs:
    0.10%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    3.32%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.83%
  • Tobacco:
    0.44%
  • Weapons:
    0.37%

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.

This information has been sourced from the six monthly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 31 March 2019.

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