AMP KiwiSaver Scheme
AMP Responsible Investment Balanced Fund

In their own words: "The fund combines financial analysis with a sustainability focus. Asset allocations are actively managed in line with changing investment environments and conditions, with a responsible investment overlay. The fund aims to provide real returns of around 5% per annum over the medium to long term using diversification across asset types and a mix of income and growth assets. The underlying fund has been certified by the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA)."

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Type: Balanced fund
Past Returns: *5.38%

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

Annual Fees: 1.36%

Annual fees, including membership and % management fee.

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A summary of this fund and it's details.

Number FND616
Name AMP Responsible Investment Balanced Fund
Risk profile Balanced fund
Description The fund combines financial analysis with a sustainability focus. Asset allocations are actively managed in line with changing investment environments and conditions, with a responsible investment overlay. The fund aims to provide real returns of around 5% per annum over the medium to long term using diversification across asset types and a mix of income and growth assets. The underlying fund has been certified by the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA).
Value $9.0M NZD
Members 427
Market index description A composite index is calculated using the target investment mix weightings of the underlying market indices that the fund invests into. Additional information about the market index is available on the offer register.
Disclosure Statement Period Sun June 30th 2019
Fund started Thu July 28th 2016
Three-year average return *5.38%
Market index past year return 8.26%
Past year return net charges and tax 5.53
Past year return net of charges gross of tax 6.57
Market index return since fund started 8.08%
Return since fund started net 5.90%
Total annual fund fees 1.36
Total performance based fees 0.0
Manager's basic fee 1.07
Administration charges 0.29
Total other charges 23.4
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% 6.01%
2018 5.63% 4.76%

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:

  • Ausbil Esg Focus Fund
    Australia Australasian Equities N/A
    3.23%
  • Call Account (Westpac Banking Corporation Advance Acct)
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA
    3.21%
  • Colonial First State Wholesale Em Fund
    Australia International Equities N/A
    1.71%
  • A2 Milk Co Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities N/A
    1.22%
  • Call Account (ANZ 32 Day Constant Maturity Date)
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA
    1.13%
  • New Zealand Government Bond Maturing 15 Apr 27
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.12%
  • Call Account (Rabobank Advance Account NZD)
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A
    1.01%
  • New Zealand Government Bond Maturing 20 Apr 29
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    0.96%
  • Microsoft Corp
    United States International Equities N/A
    0.86%
  • Spark New Zealand Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities N/A
    0.75%

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 10.0% 11.56%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 12.5% 11.26%
International Fixed Interest 12.5% 11.32%
Australasian Equities 20.0% 18.07%
International Equities 35.0% 37.28%
Listed Properties 10.0% 10.51%
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

  • Blair Robert Vernon

    Currently: Investment Committee Member (8 years, 0 months)
    Previously: Chief Executive, AMP Wealth Management New Zealand (0 years, 6 months)

  • Jeffery Darren Ruscoe

    Currently: Investment Committee Member (0 years, 3 months)
    Previously: Chief Client Officer, AMP Wealth Management New Zealand (0 years, 3 months)

  • Timothy Pritchard

    Currently: Investment Committee Member (0 years, 3 months)
    Previously: General Counsel, AMP Wealth Management New Zealand (1 years, 1 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:
    0.00%
  • Animal Testing:
    3.98%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    3.51%
  • Gambling:
    0.00%
  • GMOs:
    0.40%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    2.22%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • Tobacco:
    0.00%
  • Weapons:
    0.01%

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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Before investing, consider your investment aims, your values and your risk preferences. You should read the Product Disclosure Statement for the investment fund carefully. It contains the fund’s investment objectives, risks, fees and other information which you should know before investing. This website has a list of the advisers that are registered with the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia. You should contact an investment adviser before investing if you have questions or if you are unclear about the implications of your investment decision.