Milford KiwiSaver Active Growth Fund

In their own words: "The Fund’s objective is to provide annual returns of 10% after the base fund fee but before tax and before the performance fee, over the minimum recommended investment timeframe of five years.It is a diversified fund that primarily invests in equities, with a moderate allocation to fixed interest securities."

At a glance:

Not Mindful
Type: Growth fund
Past Returns: 9.18%

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

Annual Fees: 1.06%

Annual fees, including membership and % management fee.

More information:

A summary of this fund and it's details.

Number FND750
Name Milford KiwiSaver Active Growth Fund
Risk profile Growth fund
Description The Fund’s objective is to provide annual returns of 10% after the base fund fee but before tax and before the performance fee, over the minimum recommended investment timeframe of five years.It is a diversified fund that primarily invests in equities, with a moderate allocation to fixed interest securities.
Value $1.6B NZD
Members 28,196
Market index description The market index return is the benchmark asset allocation weighted benchmark index return, as defined in the Statement of Investment Policy and Objectives.
Disclosure Statement Period Tue Dec. 31st 2019
Fund started Thu April 1st 2010
Three-year average return 9.18%
Market index past year return 23.34%
Past year return net charges and tax 19.07%
Past year return net of charges gross of tax 20.26%
Market index return since fund started 10.58%
Return since fund started net 11.54%
Total annual fund fees 1.06%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 1.03%
Administration charges 0.03%
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 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 6.87% 6.67%
2018 7.63% 12.36%
2017 8.87% 8.51%
2016 3.62% 7.56%
2015 13.73% 10.81%
2014 8.43% 19.16%
2013 12.00% 25.66%
2012 -1.50% 6.86%
2011 6.13% 4.51%

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:

  • Spark New Zealand Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities N/A
    3.35%
  • A2 Milk Company Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    3.31%
  • Contact Energy Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    3.16%
  • Ishares Msci Eafe Min Vol ETF
    United States International Equities
    2.63%
  • NZD Cash Current Account (Nab Bank)
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    2.5%
  • Ebos Group Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    2.11%
  • Visa Inc. - Class A
    United States International Equities
    1.91%
  • Microsoft Corporation
    United States International Equities
    1.83%
  • Summerset Group Holdings Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.71%
  • Hca Holdings Inc
    United States International Equities
    1.54%

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 6.0% 2.33%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 4.0% 1.76%
International Fixed Interest 12.0% 14.27%
Australasian Equities 46.0% 38.72%
International Equities 32.0% 32.65%
Listed Properties 0.0% 8.4%
Unlisted Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Unknown None% 0.0%
Other 0.0% 1.87%
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

  • Jonathan Windust

    Currently: Portfolio Manager (11 years, 9 months)
    Previously: Investment Director at Gartmore Investment Management, United Kingdom (7 years, 0 months)

  • Mark Riggall

    Currently: Portfolio Manager, Senior Dealer (5 years, 0 months)
    Previously: Executive Director of Equity Derivatives Trading at Morgan Stanley, United Kingdom and Hong Kong (11 years, 0 months)

  • Paul Morris

    Currently: Portfolio Manager (3 years, 11 months)
    Previously: Head of Portfolio Strategy and Fixed Income at Macquarie Private Wealth, New Zealand (4 years, 6 months)

  • Stephen Johnston

    Currently: Portfolio Manager (6 years, 3 months)
    Previously: Senior Portfolio Manager at Adelante Asset Management, United Kingdom (4 years, 0 months)

  • William Curtayne

    Currently: Portfolio Manager (6 years, 3 months)
    Previously: Senior Analyst at Milford Asset Management, New Zealand (2 years, 8 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:
    1.88%
  • Animal Testing:
    1.45%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    2.35%
  • Gambling:
    1.04%
  • GMOs:
    0.08%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    0.80%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.01%
  • Tobacco:
    0.03%
  • Weapons:
    0.22%

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

BHP Group Ltd 0.69%
Woodside Petroleum Ltd 0.57%
Santos Ltd 0.28%
Eog Resources Inc 0.28%
Sundance Energy Australia Lt 0.23%
Senex Energy Ltd 0.08%
Origin Energy Limited 0.08%
Origin Energy Finance 5.45% 14/10/2021 0.02%
Beach Energy Ltd 0.02%
Snam 0.01%

Weapons

Transdigm Group Inc 0.17%
Singapore Technologies Engineering 0.01%
Thales Sa 0.01%
Bae Systems Plc 0.01%

Tobacco

Japan Tobacco Inc 0.01%

Gambling

Crown Resorts Ltd Frn 04/23/2075 0.76%
Aristocrat Leisure Ltd 0.28%

Alcohol

Delegat Group Ltd 1.15%
Diageo Plc 0.03%
Lvmh Moet Hennessy Louis Vui 0.25%
Metcash Limited 0.12%
Carlsberg As Cl B 0.01%
Pernod Ricard Sa 0.01%

Palm Oil

GMOs

Novartis Ag 0.01%
Japan Tobacco Inc 0.01%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

BHP Group Ltd 0.69%
Nestle Sa 0.02%

Animal Testing

Estee Lauder Cos Inc/The 0.370%
L'Oreal Sa - Loyalty 2020 0.290%
Lvmh Moet Hennessy Louis Vui 0.250%
Ecolab Inc 0.190%
Nestle Sa 0.021%
Givaudan Sa 0.033%
Glaxosmithkline Plc 0.033%
Beiersdorf Ag 0.016%
Unilever Plc 0.015%
Unilever Nv 0.014%
Danone Sa 0.013%
Air Liquide Sa 0.010%

Download the fund's disclosure statement and portfolio holdings.

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