Kiwi Wealth KiwiSaver Scheme
Kiwi Wealth Cash

In their own words: "The Cash Fund is invested 100% in cash assets. Its objective is to exceed the returns you would receive from investing 100% of your funds in New Zealand cash through the active selection of cash assets. This Fund is certified by the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA) and engages with companies to improve their performance."

At a glance:

Not Mindful
Type: Defensive fund
Past Returns: 1.95%

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

Annual Fees: 0.63%

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

More information:

A summary of this fund and it's details.

Number FND550
Name Kiwi Wealth Cash
Risk profile Defensive fund
Description The Cash Fund is invested 100% in cash assets. Its objective is to exceed the returns you would receive from investing 100% of your funds in New Zealand cash through the active selection of cash assets. This Fund is certified by the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA) and engages with companies to improve their performance.
Value $190M NZD
Members 18,490
Market index description The market index return is the strategic asset allocation weighted benchmark index return, where the benchmark indices are defined in the Statement of Investment Policy and Objectives. Additional information about the market index is available on the Disclose offer register at https://disclose-register.companiesoffice.govt.nz/
Disclosure Statement Period Sun March 31st 2019
Fund started Wed Sept. 12th 2012
Three-year average return 1.95%
Market index past year return 2.01%
Past year return net charges and tax 1.91
Past year return net of charges gross of tax 2.66
Market index return since fund started 2.65%
Return since fund started net 2.30%
Total annual fund fees 0.63
Total performance based fees 0.0
Manager's basic fee 0.62
Administration charges 0.01
Total other charges 0.0
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 2.26% 1.91%
2018 2.15% 1.97%
2017 1.38% 1.96%
2016 2.64% 2.42%
2015 4.66% 2.76%
2014 2.00% 2.59%

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:

  • Westpac NZD Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    9.63%
  • Westpac Term Deposit Due 2/7/2019
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    2.64%
  • ANZ Bank Term Deposit Due 13/5/2019
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    2.59%
  • Bank Of New Zealand Term Deposit Due 8/7/2019
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    2.43%
  • ANZ Bank Term Deposit Due 27/5/2019
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    2.41%
  • Bank Of New Zealand Term Deposit Due 10/6/2019
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    2.35%
  • Mufg Bank Ltd/Auckland Due 4/4/2022
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A
    2.33%
  • Westpac Term Deposit Due 27/5/2019
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    2.02%
  • Meridian Energy Ltd Due 29/10/2019
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents BBB+
    1.95%
  • ASB Term Deposit Due 22/7/2019
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    1.94%

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 100.0% 100.0%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 0.0% 0.0%
International Equities 0.0% 0.0%
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

  • Diana Gordon

    Currently: Head of Fixed Interest - Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership (6 years, 7 months)
    Previously: Senior High Yield Portfolio Manager, Goldman Sachs Asset Management New York (10 years, 10 months)

  • Greg Hayton

    Currently: Cash Portfolio Manager & Senior Fixed Income Trader - Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership (9 years, 5 months)
    Previously: Portfolio Administrator - Gareth Morgan Investments Limited Partnership (1 years, 6 months)

  • Nathan Field

    Currently: Portfolio Manager, Equities - Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership (8 years, 10 months)
    Previously: Senior Equity Analyst - ABN Amro, Sydney (4 years, 6 months)

  • Simon O'Grady

    Currently: Chief Investment Officer - Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership (6 years, 5 months)
    Previously: Head of Investment Strategy - Suncorp Investment Management (5 years, 0 months)

  • Steffan Berridge

    Currently: Senior Quantitative Strategist – Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership (5 years, 6 months)
    Previously: Portfolio Manager - Man Group PLC (9 years, None months)

  • Susan Easton

    Currently: Head of Investment Strategy - Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership (9 years, 3 months)
    Previously: Investment Strategist - Gareth Morgan Investments Limited Partnership (3 years, 6 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:
    0.00%
  • Animal Testing:
    0.00%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    0.00%
  • Gambling:
    0.00%
  • GMOs:
    0.00%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    0.00%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • Tobacco:
    0.00%
  • Weapons:
    0.00%

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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