Medical Assurance Society Cash Fund

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Type: Defensive fund
Past Returns: 1.55%

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

Annual Fees: 0.52%

Annual fees, including any membership and % management fee.

The graph below shows the percentage of the fund invested in each of the worst issues of concern to New Zealanders. Below the graph are listed all the companies this fund invests in, by issue of concern.


This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to Tue March 31st 2020 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.

Past annual returns for this fund are after fees and taxes. Please note that higher past returns do not always mean higher future returns.

Year Market Average Fund Annual Return
2020 1.56% 1.28%
2019 2.36% 1.64%
2018 2.10% 1.73%
2017 1.65% 1.79%
2016 2.72% 2.54%
2015 4.23% 2.77%
2014 2.00% 2.56%
2013 3.15% 2.84%
2012 3.62% 2.17%
2011 3.17% 1.96%

The market average is the average 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 Tue March 31st 2020.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Jbwere Premium Custody Call Account - NZD
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents
    80.94%
  • BNZ Term Deposit
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    3.58%
  • Rabobank Term Deposit
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1
    1.81%
  • Rabobank Term Deposit
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1
    1.81%
  • Rabobank Term Deposit
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1
    1.8%
  • Bank Of China Term Deposit
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1
    1.79%
  • Westpac Term Deposit
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    1.78%
  • Westpac Term Deposit
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    1.77%
  • BNZ Term Deposit
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    1.77%
  • BNZ Term Deposit
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    1.76%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register Tue March 31st 2020.

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

Target

Actual


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%
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 Tue March 31st 2020.

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
    Does this fund say it excludes this?
    Actual holdings
  • 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 is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to Tue March 31st 2020 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.

In their own words

"The Cash Fund aims to preserve capital by investing in a range of cash investments. The Cash Fund is more suited to members who require an investment with very low volatility. This Fund is certified by the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA) and engages with companies to improve their performance."

Value $14M NZD
Period of data report Tue March 31st 2020
Members 443
Fund started Mon Dec. 22nd 2008
Total annual fund fees 0.52%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.5%
Administration charges 0.01%
Total other charges 0.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Bruce Robertson

Currently: Portfolio manager, JBWere (23 years, 0 months)
Previously: Partner, Goldman Sachs JBWere (7 years, 1 months)

Tom Phillips

Currently: Portfolio manager, JBWere (15 years, 7 months)
Previously: Corporate lawyer, Bell Gully (7 years, 8 months)

Earl White

Currently: Executive Advisor, Bancorp Treasury (17 years, 2 months)
Previously: Treasurer, BNP Paribas (8 years, 7 months)

Phil Borkin

Currently: Senior Strategist, JBWere (1 years, 3 months)
Previously: Senior Macro Strategist, ANZ (4 years, 0 months)

Hayden Griffiths

Currently: Asset allocation, JBWere (23 years, 11 months)
Previously: Analyst, BZW (2 years, 5 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Tue March 31st 2020.

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