Booster Moderate Fund

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Not Mindful
Type: Conservative fund
Past Returns: 3.26%

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

Annual Fees: 1.13%

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.


Fossil Fuel

Agl Energy Limited 0.01%
Apa Group 0.02%
Basf Se 0.01%
BHP Billiton Adr 0.07%
BHP Group Limited 0.20%
BP PLC 0.01%
Canadian National Railway Co. 0.02%
Canadian National Railway Company 0.09%
Chevron Corp. 0.03%
Coca-Cola Co. 0.04%
Dominion Energy Inc. 0.01%
Enbridge Inc. 0.01%
Enel Spa 0.01%
Equinor Asa 0.04%
Exxon Mobil Corp. 0.03%
Genesis Energy Limited 0.11%
Iberdrola SA 0.02%
Nextera Energy Inc. 0.03%
Norfolk Southern Corp. 0.01%
Origin Energy Limited 0.02%
Reliance Industries Ltd. 0.02%
Rio Tinto Limited 0.10%
Rio Tinto PLC 0.01%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 0.01%
Total Se 0.11%
Vale SA 0.01%
Woodside Petroleum Limited 0.04%

Weapons

Safran SA 0.04%

Tobacco

Gambling

Aristocrat Leisure Limited 0.03%
Sky City Entertainment Group Ltd 0.25%
Tabcorp Holdings Ltd 0.01%
Vici Properties Inc. 0.01%

Alcohol

Diageo PLC 0.02%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA 0.14%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Se 0.03%
Waimea Estates (Nelson) Limited 0.23%

Palm Oil

GMOs

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Barrick Gold Corp. 0.01%
BHP Billiton Adr 0.07%
BHP Group Limited 0.20%
Duke Energy Corp. 0.01%
Johnson & Johnson 0.08%
Nestle SA 0.07%
Rio Tinto Limited 0.10%
Rio Tinto PLC 0.01%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 0.01%

Animal Testing

Air Products & Chemicals Inc. 0.010%
Air Products and Chemicals Inc. 0.020%
Basf Se 0.010%
Bayer AG 0.010%
Coca-Cola Co. 0.040%
Colgate-Palmolive Co. 0.010%
Dow Inc. 0.010%
Dupont De Nemours Inc. 0.020%
Ecolab Inc. 0.030%
Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. Class A 0.010%
Givaudan SA 0.070%
Glaxosmithkline PLC 0.020%
Johnson & Johnson 0.080%
Kimberly-Clark Corp. 0.010%
L'Oreal SA 0.070%
Linde PLC 0.160%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA 0.140%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Se 0.030%
Mondelez International Inc. Class A 0.020%
Nestle SA 0.070%
Pepsico Inc. 0.040%
PPG Industries Inc. 0.010%
Procter & Gamble Co. 0.070%
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 0.010%
Reliance Industries Ltd. 0.020%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 0.010%
Sherwin-Williams Co. 0.010%
Sherwin-Williams Company 0.020%
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. 0.010%
Unilever Nv 0.020%
Unilever PLC 0.010%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to Wed Sept. 30th 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, Sustainalytics and research organisations.

Mindful Money uses the term Mindful Funds as our standard for ethical investment and responsible investment. This does not imply that other funds are unethical or that the fund providers that do not meet these standards are unethical providers.

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 1.07% 0.73%
2019 4.40% 5.24%
2018 3.80% 3.81%
2017 4.16% 4.23%
2016 3.52% 2.85%
2015 8.10% 7.73%
2014 3.88% 1.79%
2013 6.92% 6.19%
2012 3.16% 3.19%
2011 5.06% 3.89%

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 Wed Sept. 30th 2020.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Vanguard Ethically Conscious Gbl Agg Bond Index Fund NZD Hgd
    Australia Fund
    23.22%
  • Vanguard Int'L Shares Select Exclusions Fund - NZD Hgd
    Australia Fund
    9.16%
  • NZ Cash (BNZ Bank Trust Account)
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    4.97%
  • New Zealand Government Stock 3.0% 20/04/2029
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.91%
  • Vanguard Emerging Markets Share Index Fund
    Australia Fund
    1.72%
  • NZ Govt Stock 2.75% 15/04/2037
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.58%
  • BNZ Bank Bill 24/11/2020
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA-
    1.5%
  • Westpac Fixed Rate Mtn 2.22% 29/07/2024
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA-
    1.41%
  • NZ Govt Stock 3.50% 14/04/2033
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.36%
  • NZ Govt Inflation Linked Bond 3.0% 20/09/2030
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.35%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register Wed Sept. 30th 2020.

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

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 20.0% 19.9%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 25.0% 24.1%
International Fixed Interest 15.0% 23.37%
Australasian Equities 14.0% 11.32%
International Equities 19.0% 17.33%
Listed Properties 4.0% 2.51%
Unlisted Properties 3.0% 1.47%
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 Wed Sept. 30th 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:
    0.52%
  • Animal Testing:
    1.81%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    1.66%
  • Gambling:
    0.35%
  • GMOs:
    0.02%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    0.72%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.02%
  • Tobacco:
    0.02%
  • Weapons:
    0.09%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to Wed Sept. 30th 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, Sustainalytics 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 Moderate Fund invests mainly in income assets but includes some growth assets. It is suited to investors looking for a low to medium level of risk and are willing to accept a moderate level of returns."

Value $200M NZD
Period of data report Wed Sept. 30th 2020
Members 13,629
Fund started Mon Oct. 1st 2007
Total annual fund fees 1.13%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 1.07%
Administration charges 0.06%
Total other charges 36.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

David Beattie

Currently: Principal Booster Financial Services Limited (2 years, 4 months)
Previously: CIO Booster Financial Services Limited (17 years, 6 months)

Nic Craven

Currently: Senior Manager - Research Booster Financial Services Limited (2 years, 4 months)
Previously: Research Manager Booster Financial Services Limited (4 years, 2 months)

Allan Yeo

Currently: Managing Director Booster Financial Services Limited (22 years, 4 months)
Previously: Associate Director Barclays Bank plc (2 years, 0 months)

Rowan Calvert

Currently: Portfolio Manager - Global Equities Booster Financial Services Limited (2 years, 11 months)
Previously: Senior Equity Analyst Booster Financial Services Limited (7 years, 4 months)

Aaron Usher

Currently: Portfolio Manager - Australasian Equities Booster Financial Services Limited (2 years, 11 months)
Previously: Equity Analyst Booster Financial Services Limited (5 years, 9 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Wed Sept. 30th 2020.

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