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: *4.93%

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.

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 $14M NZD
Members 2,401
Market index description FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Inclusion Index (converted to the New Zealand dollar)
Disclosure Statement Period Mon Sept. 30th 2019
Fund started Fri Jan. 28th 2011
Three-year average return *4.93%
Market index past year return 6.31%
Past year return net charges and tax 3.3%
Past year return net of charges gross of tax 3.71%
Market index return since fund started 3.25%
Return since fund started net 0.83%
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 30 September 2019.

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

Year Market Average 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 30 September 2019.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF
    United States International Equities
    92.53%
  • Westpac Current Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    1.02%

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

How the money in this fund is invested against the fund's targets.

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 1.0% 1.02%
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% 98.98%
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 30 September 2019.

Key Personnel

  • Alister John Williams

    Currently: Director (3 years, 10 months)
    Previously: Investment Manager - Trust Management (4 years, 8 months)

  • Guy Roulston Elliffe

    Currently: Director (3 years, 10 months)
    Previously: Corporate Governance Manager - ACC (4 years, 5 months)

  • Hugh Duncan Stevens

    Currently: Chief Executive Officer - Smartshares (1 years, 7 months)
    Previously: Chief Operating Officer - Implemented Investment Solutions Ltd (2 years, 6 months)

  • Stuart Kenneth Reginald Millar (New)

    Currently: Chief Investment Office - Smartshares (0 years, 4 months)
    Previously: Head of Portfolio Management - ANZ Investments (6 years, 4 months)

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

Does this fund have a policy to exclude any industries from its investments? The first column shows if the fund has a policy to exclude the issue. The second column shows if there are any current investments (source: Mindful Money research).

The Fund may have investments that are not consistent with their exclusions policy because they are still in the process of implementing their policy.

  • Issue of concern
    Is it excluded?
    Portfolio analysis
  • Adult Entertainment/Pornography:
    0.00%
  • Alcohol:
    1.12%
  • Animal Testing:
    0.74%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    6.40%
  • Gambling:
    0.17%
  • GMOs:
    0.08%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    2.87%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.70%
  • Tobacco:
    0.30%
  • Weapons:
    0.30%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to 30 September 2019 and Mindful Money analysis of funds within those portfolios. 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.

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.

Note that 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

Specific companies invested in:

Fossil Fuel

Reliance Industries Limited 1.02%
Cnooc Limited 0.38%
Gazprom Pjsc 0.37%
Oil Company Lukoil Pjsc Sponsored Adr 0.34%
Ptt Public Co., Ltd.(Alien Mkt) 0.34%
Oil Company Lukoil Pjsc 0.31%
Gazprom Pjsc Sponsored Adr 0.31%
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Class H 0.24%
Novatek Jsc 0.21%
Tatneft Pjsc Sponsored Adr 0.18%
Sasol Limited 0.16%
Petrochina Company Limited Class H 0.16%
Novatek Jsc Sponsored Gdr Regs 0.15%
China Shenhua Energy Co. Ltd. Class H 0.12%
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited 0.12%
Tatneft Pjsc 0.11%
Ptt Exploration & Production Plc(Alien Mkt) 0.08%
Petrobras Distribuidora Sa 0.07%
Rosneft Oil Co. Sponsored Gdr Regs 0.07%
Anglo American Platinum Limited 0.07%
Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. 0.07%
Formosa Petrochemical Corp 0.06%
Coal India Ltd. 0.06%
Mol Hungarian Oil & Gas Plc Class A 0.06%
Transneft Pjsc Pref. 0.06%
Vedanta Limited 0.06%
Ptt Global Chemical Plc(Alien Mkt) 0.06%
Rosneft Oil Co. 0.05%
Petronas Gas Bhd. 0.05%
Misc Bhd 0.05%
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited 0.05%
Kunlun Energy Co. Ltd. 0.05%
Turkiye Petrol Rafinerileri A.S. 0.05%
Cosan S.A. 0.04%
Ecopetrol Sa 0.04%
Thai Oil Public Co. Ltd.(Alien Mkt) 0.04%
Infraestructura Energetica Nova Sab De Cv 0.04%
Gail (India) Limited 0.04%
Petronet Lng Limited 0.04%
Exxaro Resources Limited 0.04%
Yanzhou Coal Mining Co. Ltd. Class H 0.03%
Engie Brasil Energia S.A. 0.03%
Ecopetrol Sa Sponsored Adr 0.03%
Qatar Gas Transport Co. 0.03%
Banpu Public Co. Ltd.(Alien Mkt) 0.03%
Motor Oil (Hellas) Corinth Refineries S.A. 0.02%
Pt Adaro Energy Tbk 0.02%
San Miguel Corp. 0.02%
Irpc Public Co., Ltd.(Alien Mkt) 0.02%
African Rainbow Minerals Limited 0.02%
Inner Mongolia Yitai Coal Company Limited Class B 0.02%
Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co. Ltd. Class H 0.02%
China Petrochemical Development Corporation 0.02%
China Coal Energy Co. Ltd. Class H 0.02%

Weapons

Larsen & Toubro Ltd. 0.11%
Embraer S.A. 0.04%
Avichina Industry & Technology Co. Ltd. Class H 0.02%
Embraer S.A. Sponsored Adr 0.02%
China Shipbuilding Industry Company Limited Class A 0.02%
Bharat Electronics Limited 0.02%
Aselsan Elektronik Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S. Class B 0.02%

Tobacco

Itc Limited 0.17%
Pt Gudang Garam Tbk 0.03%
Haci Omer Sabanci Holding A.S. 0.02%
Pt Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna Tbk 0.02%
Eastern Company 0.02%

Gambling

Genting Bhd. 0.06%
Genting Malaysia Bhd. 0.04%
Alliance Global Group Inc. 0.02%
Genting Plantations Bhd. 0.02%

Alcohol

Ambev Sa 0.29%
Kweichow Moutai Co., Ltd. Class A 0.20%
China Resources Beer (Holdings) Co. Ltd. 0.13%
Wuliangye Yibin Co., Ltd. Class A 0.06%
Beijing Enterprises Water Group Limited 0.05%
United Spirits Limited 0.05%
Beijing Enterprises Holdings Limited 0.04%
Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd. Class H 0.03%
Compania Cervecerias Unidas S.A. 0.03%
United Breweries Limited 0.02%
Jiangsu Yanghe Brewery Joint-Stock Co., Ltd. Class A 0.02%
San Miguel Corp. 0.02%
Anhui Gujing Distillery Co., Ltd. Class B 0.02%
Luzhou Laojiao Company Limited Class A 0.02%
Becle Sab De Cv 0.02%
Ambev Sa Sponsored Adr 0.02%
Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia Bhd. 0.02%
Alliance Global Group Inc. 0.02%

Palm Oil

Pt Astra International Tbk 0.16%
Sime Darby Plantation Bhd. 0.06%
Ioi Corp. Bhd. 0.06%
Genting Bhd. 0.06%
Ppb Group Bhd. 0.05%
Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd. 0.04%
Pt Indofood Sukses Makmur Tbk 0.04%
Genting Malaysia Bhd. 0.04%
Sime Darby Bhd. 0.03%
Pt Indofood Cbp Sukses Makmur Tbk 0.03%
Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd. 0.03%
Ijm Corp. Bhd. 0.03%
Hap Seng Consolidated Bhd. 0.02%
Ql Resources Bhd. 0.02%
Genting Plantations Bhd. 0.02%

GMOs

Genting Bhd. 0.05%
Genting Plantations Bhd. 0.02%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Vale S.A. 0.46%
Petroleo Brasileiro Sa 0.45%
Petroleo Brasileiro Sa Pfd 0.21%
Petroleo Brasileiro Sa Sponsored Adr Pfd 0.19%
Vale S.A. Sponsored Adr 0.19%
Pt Astra International Tbk 0.16%
Petrochina Company Limited Class H 0.16%
Mmc Norilsk Nickel Pjsc Adr 0.12%
Jbs S.A. 0.11%
Mmc Norilsk Nickel Pjsc 0.11%
Nestle India Ltd. 0.08%
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd. 0.06%
Vedanta Limited 0.06%
Ioi Corp. Bhd. 0.06%
Genting Bhd. 0.06%
Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras Sa-Eletrobras 0.05%
Genting Malaysia Bhd. 0.04%
Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd. Class H 0.04%
Zte Corporation Class H 0.04%
Nestle (Malaysia) Bhd. 0.04%
Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras Sa-Eletrobras Pfd B 0.03%
Ijm Corp. Bhd. 0.03%
Zte Corporation Class A 0.02%
Evergreen Marine Corp. (Taiwan) Ltd. 0.02%
Genting Plantations Bhd. 0.02%

Animal Testing

Hindustan Unilever Limited 0.342%
Nestle India Ltd. 0.083%
Far Eastern New Century Corporation 0.065%
Pt Unilever Indonesia Tbk 0.056%
Nestle (Malaysia) Bhd. 0.037%
Kimberly-Clark De Mexico Sab De Cv Class A 0.028%
Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited 0.028%
Glaxosmithkline Consumer Healthcare Ltd 0.019%

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