Booster International Share Fund

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Type: Aggressive fund
Past Returns: 3.97%

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

Annual Fees: 1.38%

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

Aes Corp. 0.01%
Alliant Energy Corp. 0.02%
Ameren Corp. 0.03%
American Electric Power Co. Inc. 0.06%
Anglo American PLC 0.04%
BHP Billiton Adr 0.40%
BHP Group PLC 0.05%
BP PLC 0.10%
Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. 0.01%
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. 0.03%
Cheniere Energy Inc. 0.02%
Chevron Corp. 0.23%
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. Class H 0.02%
China Shenhua Energy Co. Ltd. Class H 0.01%
Clp Holdings Ltd. 0.02%
Cms Energy Corp. 0.02%
Cnooc Ltd. 0.03%
Concho Resources Inc. 0.02%
Conocophillips 0.06%
Diamondback Energy Inc. 0.01%
Dominion Energy Inc. 0.09%
Dte Energy Co. 0.03%
Emera Inc. 0.02%
Enbridge Inc. 0.09%
Engie SA 0.03%
Eni Spa 0.03%
Eog Resources Inc. 0.04%
Equinor Asa 0.28%
Evergy Inc. 0.02%
Exxon Mobil Corp. 0.25%
Firstenergy Corp. 0.03%
Gazprom PJSC 0.05%
Glencore PLC 0.03%
Hess Corp. 0.02%
Inpex Corp. 0.01%
Jxtg Holdings Inc. 0.02%
Kinder Morgan Inc. 0.04%
Lukoil PJSC 0.05%
Lyondellbasell Industries Nv Class A 0.02%
Marathon Petroleum Corp. 0.03%
Neste Oyj 0.03%
Nextera Energy Inc. 0.17%
Novatek PJSC Gdr 0.02%
Nrg Energy Inc. 0.01%
Occidental Petroleum Corp. 0.02%
Oneok Inc. 0.02%
Pembina Pipeline Corp. 0.02%
Petrochina Co. Ltd. Class H 0.01%
Phillips 66 0.05%
Pioneer Natural Resources Co. 0.02%
Ptt Pcl (Foreign) 0.02%
Reliance Industries Ltd. 0.09%
Repsol SA 0.02%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 0.08%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class B 0.08%
Rwe AG 0.03%
Snam Spa 0.01%
Suncor Energy Inc. 0.04%
Tatneft PJSC 0.02%
Tenaga Nasional Bhd. 0.01%
Total SA 0.88%
Wec Energy Group Inc. 0.04%
Williams Cos. Inc. 0.03%
Xcel Energy Inc. 0.05%

Weapons

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. 0.02%
Heico Corp. Class A 0.02%
L3Harris Technologies Inc. 0.06%
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. 0.01%
Safran SA 0.04%
Teledyne Technologies Inc. 0.02%
Thales SA 0.01%
Transdigm Group Inc. 0.03%

Tobacco

Kt&G Corp. 0.01%

Gambling

Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. 0.02%
Gvc Holdings PLC 0.01%
Las Vegas Sands Corp. 0.02%
Mgm Resorts International 0.01%
Sands China Ltd. 0.01%
Wynn Resorts Ltd. 0.01%

Alcohol

Ambev SA 0.02%
Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA/Nv 0.05%
Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. 0.02%
Brown-Forman Corp. Class B 0.03%
Carlsberg A/S Class B 0.02%
China Resources Beer Holdings Co. Ltd. 0.01%
Constellation Brands Inc. Class A 0.04%
Diageo PLC 0.11%
Heineken Holding Nv 0.01%
Heineken Nv 0.03%
Kirin Holdings Co. Ltd. 0.02%
Kweichow Moutai Co. Ltd. Class A 0.02%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA 1.01%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Se 0.15%
Pernod Ricard SA 0.04%

Palm Oil

Astra International Tbk Pt 0.01%
Posco 0.02%

GMOs

Basf Se 0.07%
Bayer AG 0.09%
Dupont De Nemours Inc. 0.05%
Novartis AG 0.64%
Novozymes A/S 0.02%
Nutrien Ltd. 0.03%
Stora Enso Oyj 0.01%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. 0.03%
Astra International Tbk Pt 0.01%
Barrick Gold Corp. 0.06%
BHP Billiton Adr 0.40%
BHP Group PLC 0.05%
Duke Energy Corp. 0.08%
Freeport-Mcmoran Inc. 0.02%
Glencore PLC 0.03%
Grupo Mexico Sab De Cv Class B 0.01%
Johnson & Johnson 0.67%
Mmc Norilsk Nickel PJSC 0.03%
Nestle SA 0.42%
Nutrien Ltd. 0.03%
Petrochina Co. Ltd. Class H 0.01%
Petroleo Brasileiro SA 0.02%
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Preference Shares 0.03%
Posco 0.02%
Rio Tinto PLC 0.08%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 0.08%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class B 0.08%
Sempra Energy 0.05%
Vale SA 0.05%

Animal Testing

Air Liquide SA 0.080%
Air Products and Chemicals Inc. 0.070%
Akzo Nobel Nv 0.020%
Albemarle Corp. 0.010%
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. 0.030%
Arkema SA 0.010%
Associated British Foods PLC 0.010%
Basf Se 0.070%
Bayer AG 0.090%
Beiersdorf AG 0.010%
Burberry Group PLC 0.010%
Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. 0.010%
Chr Hansen Holding A/S 0.020%
Church & Dwight Co. Inc. 0.030%
Clorox Co. 0.030%
Coca-Cola Co. 0.250%
Coca-Cola European Partners PLC 0.010%
Colgate-Palmolive Co. 0.080%
Croda International PLC 0.010%
Danone SA 0.060%
Ecolab Inc. 0.070%
Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. Class A 0.060%
Fmc Corp. 0.020%
General Mills Inc. 0.050%
Givaudan SA 0.600%
Glaxosmithkline PLC 0.140%
Henkel AG & Co. Kgaa 0.020%
Henkel AG & Co. Kgaa Preference Shares 0.020%
Hindustan Unilever Ltd. 0.040%
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. 0.020%
Johnson & Johnson 0.670%
Kimberly-Clark Corp. 0.070%
Koninklijke Dsm Nv 0.030%
Kraft Heinz Co. 0.030%
L'Oreal SA 0.520%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA 1.010%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Se 0.160%
Nestle SA 0.430%
Novozymes A/S 0.020%
Pepsico Inc. 0.240%
PPG Industries Inc. 0.030%
Procter & Gamble Co. 0.380%
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 0.080%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 0.080%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class B 0.080%
Shiseido Co. Ltd. 0.030%
Symrise AG Class A 0.020%
Tesco PLC 0.040%
Unilever Nv 0.100%
Unilever PLC 0.080%
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. 0.040%

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 -7.41% -3.08%
2019 10.11% 6.06%
2018 6.68% 8.94%
2017 11.18% 14.02%
2016 4.51% -0.31%
2015 15.30% 16.14%
2014 10.31% 15.23%
2013 13.23% 7.2%
2012 -5.15% -7.26%

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 June 30th 2020.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Vanguard Int'L Shares Select Exclusions Fund - NZD Hgd
    Australia Fund
    52.25%
  • Vanguard Emerging Markets Share Index Fund
    Australia Fund
    9.65%
  • Vanguard Esg US Stock ETF
    United States Fund
    3.73%
  • Amazon.Com, Inc
    United States International Equities
    1.91%
  • Microsoft Corporation
    United States International Equities
    1.78%
  • Ishares Msci Europe Esg ETF
    Germany Fund
    1.69%
  • NZ Cash (BNZ Bank Trust Account)
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    1.58%
  • Visa Inc
    United States International Equities
    1.49%
  • Tencent Holdings Limited Uns Adr
    China International Equities
    1.36%
  • Alphabet Inc (Class C)
    United States International Equities
    1.21%

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

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

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 0.0% 1.58%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 0.0% 0.0%
International Equities 100.0% 98.42%
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 June 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:
    1.64%
  • Animal Testing:
    6.16%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    4.35%
  • Gambling:
    0.12%
  • GMOs:
    0.90%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    2.34%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.08%
  • Tobacco:
    0.03%
  • Weapons:
    0.24%

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 International Share Fund invests in international equities. It is suited to investors who are comfortable with a high level of risk in order to potentially achieve higher returns."

Value $17M NZD
Period of data report Tue June 30th 2020
Members 1,318
Fund started Fri May 21st 2010
Total annual fund fees 1.38%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 1.32%
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, 1 months)
Previously: CIO, Booster Financial Services Limited (17 years, 6 months)

Nic Craven

Currently: Senior Manager - Research, Booster Financial Services Limited (2 years, 1 months)
Previously: Research Manager, Booster Financial Services Limited (4 years, 2 months)

Allan Yeo

Currently: Managing Director, Booster Financial Services Limited (22 years, 1 months)
Previously: Associate Director, Barclays Bank plc (2 years, 0 months)

Rowan Calvert

Currently: Portfolio Manager - Global Equities, Booster Financial Services Limited (2 years, 8 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, 8 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 Tue June 30th 2020.

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