Booster High Growth Fund

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Fund type: Aggressive fund

Past Returns: 10.79%

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

Annual Fees: 1.29%

Annual fees, including management and administration fees, but not membership 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

Contact Energy Limited 1.11%
BHP Group Limited 0.64%
Exxon Mobil Corp. 0.26%
Woodside Energy Group Ltd 0.26%
Totalenergies Se 0.20%
Chevron Corp. 0.19%
Shell PLC 0.19%
Equinor Asa 0.18%
BHP Billiton Adr 0.17%
Nextera Energy Inc. 0.14%
Conocophillips 0.09%
BP PLC 0.08%
Reliance Industries Ltd. 0.08%
Duke Energy Corp. 0.05%
Enbridge Inc. 0.05%
Eog Resources Inc. 0.05%
Iberdrola SA 0.05%
Southern Co. 0.05%
Vale SA 0.05%
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. 0.04%
Dominion Energy Inc. 0.04%
Glencore PLC 0.04%
Marathon Petroleum Corp. 0.04%
Occidental Petroleum Corp. 0.04%
Petroleo Brasileiro SA 0.04%
American Electric Power Co. Inc. 0.03%
Anglo American PLC 0.03%
Apa Group 0.03%
Cheniere Energy Inc. 0.03%
Devon Energy Corp. 0.03%
Exxon Mobil Corporation 0.03%
Phillips 66 0.03%
Pioneer Natural Resources Co. 0.03%
Sempra Energy 0.03%
Suncor Energy Inc. 0.03%
Tc Energy Corp. 0.03%
Totalenergies 0.03%
Valero Energy Corp. 0.03%
Ameren Corp. 0.02%
Ampol Ltd 0.02%
Cenovus Energy Inc. 0.02%
Chevron Corporation 0.02%
Consolidated Edison Inc. 0.02%
Constellation Energy Corp. 0.02%
Coterra Energy Inc. 0.02%
Diamondback Energy Inc. 0.02%
Dte Energy Co. 0.02%
Enel Spa 0.02%
Eni Spa 0.02%
Entergy Corp. 0.02%
Franco-Nevada Corp. 0.02%
Hess Corp. 0.02%
Itochu Corp. 0.02%
Kinder Morgan Inc. 0.02%
Lyondellbasell Industries Nv 0.02%
Mitsubishi Corp. 0.02%
Mitsui & Co. Ltd. 0.02%
National Grid PLC 0.02%
Oneok Inc. 0.02%
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. 0.02%
Rwe AG 0.02%
Saudi Arabian Oil Co. 0.02%
South32 Limited 0.02%
Washington H Soul Pattinson & Co Ltd 0.02%
Wec Energy Group Inc. 0.02%
Whitehaven Coal Ltd 0.02%
Williams Cos. Inc. 0.02%
Xcel Energy Inc. 0.02%
Adani Enterprises Ltd. 0.01%
Adani Transmission Ltd. 0.01%
Agl Energy Ltd 0.01%
Beach Energy Ltd 0.01%
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. 0.01%
China Shenhua Energy Co. Ltd. 0.01%
Cms Energy Corp. 0.01%
Duke Energy Corporation 0.01%
Fortis Inc./Canada 0.01%
Marathon Oil Corp. 0.01%
Neste Oyj 0.01%
Pembina Pipeline Corp. 0.01%
Pg&E Corp. 0.01%
Posco Holdings Inc. 0.01%
Ppl Corp. 0.01%
Repsol SA 0.01%
Santos Limited 0.01%
Southern Company 0.01%
Tourmaline Oil Corp. 0.01%

Weapons

Wal-Mart Stores Inc 0.23%
Walmart Inc. 0.14%
Brookfield Asset Management Inc. 0.04%
Amphenol Corp. 0.03%
L3Harris Technologies Inc. 0.03%
Safran SA 0.02%
Transdigm Group Inc. 0.02%
Wal-Mart De Mexico Sab De Cv 0.02%
Larsen & Toubro Ltd. 0.01%
Teledyne Technologies Inc. 0.01%

Tobacco

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. 0.02%
Itc Ltd. 0.01%

Gambling

Sky City Entertainment Group Limited 0.44%
Aristocrat Leisure Limited 0.09%
Vici Properties Inc. 0.05%
Evolution Ab 0.01%
Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. 0.01%
Tabcorp Holdings Ltd 0.01%

Adult Entertainment/Pornography

Alcohol

Booster Wine Group Limited Partnership 1.90%
Booster Wine Group Limited Partnership-B 1.14%
Non-Taxable Accrual - Booster Wine Group Lp 0.10%
Diageo PLC 0.09%
Heineken Nv 0.07%
Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA/Nv 0.03%
Constellation Brands Inc. 0.03%
Pernod Ricard SA 0.03%
Brown-Forman Corp. 0.02%
Kweichow Moutai Co. Ltd. 0.02%
Ambev SA 0.01%
Booster Wine Group Loan Facility 0.01%
China Resources Beer Holdings Co. Ltd. 0.01%
Metcash Ltd 0.01%

Palm Oil

GMOs

Corteva Inc. 0.03%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

BHP Group Limited 0.64%
Thermo Fisher Scientific 0.42%
Johnson & Johnson 0.35%
Nestle SA 0.33%
Meta Platforms Inc. 0.22%
Chevron Corp. 0.19%
Shell PLC 0.19%
Meta Platforms Inc 0.18%
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. 0.18%
BHP Billiton Adr 0.17%
Wells Fargo & Co. 0.11%
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 0.10%
Rio Tinto Limited 0.08%
Caterpillar Inc. 0.07%
Bayer AG 0.05%
Duke Energy Corp. 0.05%
Rio Tinto PLC 0.05%
Vale SA 0.05%
Activision Blizzard Inc. 0.04%
Glencore PLC 0.04%
Petroleo Brasileiro SA 0.04%
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. 0.03%
Corteva Inc. 0.03%
Freeport-Mcmoran Inc. 0.03%
Meta Platforms Inc. Class A 0.03%
Motorola Solutions Inc. 0.03%
Nutrien Ltd. 0.03%
Uber Technologies Inc. 0.03%
Barrick Gold Corp. 0.02%
Basf Se 0.02%
Chevron Corporation 0.02%
Duke Energy Corporation 0.02%
Li Ning Co. Ltd. 0.02%
Adani Enterprises Ltd. 0.01%
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. 0.01%
Pg&E Corp. 0.01%

Animal Testing

Nestle SA 0.33%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA 0.29%
Exxon Mobil Corp. 0.26%
Procter & Gamble Co. 0.22%
L'Oreal SA 0.21%
Chevron Corp. 0.19%
Shell PLC 0.19%
Coca-Cola Co. 0.16%
Pepsico Inc. 0.16%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Se 0.12%
Unilever PLC 0.09%
Reliance Industries Ltd. 0.09%
Bayer AG 0.05%
Mondelez International Inc. 0.05%
3M Co. 0.04%
Cie Financiere Richemont SA 0.04%
Colgate-Palmolive Co. 0.04%
Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. 0.04%
Procter & Gamble Company 0.04%
Air Liquide SA 0.03%
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. 0.03%
Coca-Cola Company 0.03%
Constellation Brands Inc. 0.03%
Corteva Inc. 0.03%
Daikin Industries Ltd. 0.03%
Ecolab Inc. 0.03%
Exxon Mobil Corporation 0.03%
General Mills Inc. 0.03%
Hermes International 0.03%
Hindustan Unilever Ltd. 0.03%
Kerry Group PLC 0.03%
Kimberly-Clark Corp. 0.03%
LVMH 0.03%
Nutrien Ltd. 0.03%
Pepsico, Inc. 0.03%
Ping An Insurance Group Co. Of China Ltd. 0.03%
Sherwin-Williams Co. 0.03%
Albemarle Corp. 0.02%
Basf Se 0.02%
Canon Inc. 0.02%
Chevron Corporation 0.02%
Danone SA 0.02%
Dow Inc. 0.02%
Dupont De Nemours Inc. 0.02%
Eni Spa 0.02%
Givaudan SA 0.02%
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. 0.02%
Kering SA 0.02%
Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. 0.02%
Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize Nv 0.02%
Koninklijke Dsm Nv 0.02%
Kraft Heinz Co. 0.02%
Lyondellbasell Industries Nv 0.02%
Mitsubishi Corp. 0.02%
Orica Ltd 0.02%
PPG Industries Inc. 0.02%
Asian Paints Ltd. 0.01%
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. 0.01%
Church & Dwight Co. Inc. 0.01%
Clorox Co. 0.01%
Denso Corp. 0.01%
Formosa Plastics Corp. 0.01%
Fujifilm Holdings Corp. 0.01%
Itc Ltd. 0.01%
Kao Corp. 0.01%
Kellogg Co. 0.01%
Lair Liquide Societe Anonyme Pour 0.01%
Loreal SA 0.01%
Mondelez International, Inc. Class A 0.01%
Mosaic Co. 0.01%
Tesco PLC 0.01%
Tyson Foods Inc. 0.01%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to Fri Sept. 30th 2022 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.

Please note that companies may breach more than one of these areas of concern.

The listing of companies of concern is based on definitions used in Mindful Money's methodology. These definitions may be different from the exclusions policy and definitions applied by the fund provider.

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
2022 3.94% 4.56%
2021 36.11% 31.55%
2020 -6.34% -3.73%
2019 9.78% 7.71%
2018 6.95% 7.68%
2017 10.40% 10.65%
2016 4.51% 1.77%
2015 15.30% 13.87%
2014 10.31% 8.23%
2013 13.23% 10.06%

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 Fri Sept. 30th 2022.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Vanguard Int'L Shares Select Exclusions Fund - NZD Hgd
    Australia Fund
    30.82%
  • Vanguard Emerging Markets Share Index Fund
    Australia Fund
    5.44%
  • Vanguard ESG US Stock ETF
    United States Fund
    3.5%
  • Vanguard Ethically Conscious Gbl Agg Bond Index Fund NZD Hgd
    Australia Fund
    2.66%
  • Booster Wine Group Limited Partnership
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.9%
  • Auckland International Airport Limited
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.87%
  • Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.86%
  • NZ Cash (BNZ Bank Trust Account)
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    1.65%
  • Spark New Zealand Limited
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.6%
  • Ishares Msci Europe ESG ETF
    Germany Fund
    1.48%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register Fri Sept. 30th 2022.

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

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 1.0% 1.95%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 1.85%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 2.92%
Australasian Equities 33.0% 30.34%
International Equities 55.0% 58.64%
Listed Properties 5.0% 2.4%
Unlisted Properties 6.0% 1.9%
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 Fri Sept. 30th 2022.

Does this fund exclude companies that cause deep concern to New Zealanders? The first column shows if the fund has a credible policy to exclude the issue. The second column shows if there are any current investments (source: Mindful Money research).

Note that the fund’s exclusions policy may not be consistent with its portfolio holdings because the fund might be still implementing its policy change or the fund’s exclusion policy and thresholds may be different from the definitions applied by Mindful Money.

  • Issue of concern
    Does this fund say it excludes this?
    Actual holdings
  • Adult Entertainment/Pornography:
    0.01%
  • Alcohol:
    3.56%
  • Animal Testing:
    4.49%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    6.23%
  • Gambling:
    0.70%
  • GMOs:
    0.03%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    4.13%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.03%
  • Tobacco:
    0.05%
  • Weapons:
    0.65%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to Fri Sept. 30th 2022 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 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. Similarly Mindful Money uses a broader scope for fossil fuels than the government’s rules for default KiwiSaver funds. The full definitions used in the Mindful Money analysis are here.

In their own words

"The High Growth Fund invests predominantly in growth assets, with little or no income assets. It is suited to investors who are comfortable with a high level of risk in order to potentially achieve higher returns."

Value $550M NZD
Period of data report Fri Sept. 30th 2022
Members 30,283
Fund started Mon Oct. 1st 2007
Total annual fund fees 1.29%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 1.25%
Other management and administration charges 0.04%
Total other charges 36.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Nic Craven

Currently: Chief Investment Officer, Booster Financial Services Limited (1 years, 2 months)
Previously: Senior Manager - Research, Booster Financial Services Limited (3 years, 2 months)

Brendon Doyle

Currently: Chair of the Investment Committee, Booster Investment Management Limited (0 years, 5 months)
Previously: Director of Direct Investments, Booster Financial Services Limited (current position) (1 years, 1 months)

Allan Yeo

Currently: Managing Director, Booster Financial Services Limited (24 years, 4 months)
Previously: Associate Director, Barclays Bank plc (2 years, 0 months)

Aaron Usher

Currently: Portfolio Strategy Manager, Booster Financial Services Limited (1 years, 2 months)
Previously: Portfolio Manager - Australasian Equities, Booster Financial Services Limited (3 years, 9 months)

Rowan Calvert

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

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Fri Sept. 30th 2022.

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