Booster Geared Growth Fund

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Type: Aggressive fund
Past Returns: 4.43%

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

Annual Fees: 1.68%

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%
Agl Energy Limited 0.03%
Alliant Energy Corp. 0.01%
Ameren Corp. 0.02%
American Electric Power Co. Inc. 0.04%
Anglo American PLC 0.03%
Apa Group 0.04%
Atmos Energy Corp. 0.01%
Basf Se 0.05%
Beach Energy Ltd 0.01%
BHP Billiton Adr 0.33%
BHP Group Limited 0.53%
BHP Group PLC 0.04%
BP PLC 0.06%
Canadian National Railway Co. 0.07%
Canadian National Railway Company 0.44%
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. 0.02%
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. 0.04%
Cheniere Energy Inc. 0.01%
Chevron Corp. 0.14%
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. Class H 0.01%
Ck Hutchison Holdings Ltd. 0.02%
Clp Holdings Ltd. 0.01%
Cms Energy Corp. 0.02%
Cnooc Ltd. 0.02%
Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd 0.02%
Coca-Cola Co. 0.20%
Coca-Cola Company 0.02%
Conocophillips 0.03%
Dominion Energy Inc. 0.07%
Dte Energy Co. 0.02%
E.On Se 0.02%
Edp - Energias De Portugal SA 0.01%
Enbridge Inc. 0.06%
Enel 0.01%
Enel Spa 0.06%
Engie SA 0.01%
Eni Spa 0.02%
Eog Resources Inc. 0.02%
Equinor Asa 0.20%
Evergy Inc. 0.01%
Exxon Mobil Corp. 0.14%
Firstenergy Corp. 0.02%
Fortis Inc./Canada 0.02%
Franco-Nevada Corp 0.03%
Franco-Nevada Corp. 0.03%
Gazprom PJSC 0.03%
Genesis Energy Limited 0.40%
Glencore PLC 0.02%
Hong Kong & China Gas Co. Ltd. 0.01%
Iberdrola SA 0.08%
Itochu Corp. 0.03%
Kansas City Southern 0.02%
Kinder Morgan Inc. 0.03%
Lukoil PJSC 0.03%
Lyondellbasell Industries Nv 0.03%
Lyondellbasell Industries Nv Class A 0.02%
Marathon Petroleum Corp. 0.02%
Mitsubishi Corp. 0.03%
Mitsui & Co. Ltd. 0.03%
Neste Oyj 0.02%
Nextera Energy Inc. 0.15%
Norfolk Southern Corp. 0.06%
Novatek PJSC Gdr 0.01%
Oneok Inc. 0.01%
Origin Energy Limited 0.06%
Orix Corp. 0.01%
Orsted A/S 0.03%
Pembina Pipeline Corp. 0.01%
Phillips 66 0.02%
Pioneer Natural Resources Co. 0.01%
Posco 0.02%
Ppl Corp. 0.02%
Ptt Pcl (Foreign) 0.01%
Reliance Industries Ltd. 0.10%
Rio Tinto Limited 0.26%
Rio Tinto PLC 0.07%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 0.05%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class B 0.04%
Rwe AG 0.03%
Samsung C&T Corp. 0.01%
Saudi Arabian Oil Co. 0.02%
Sse PLC 0.02%
Sumitomo Corp. 0.01%
Suncor Energy Inc. 0.02%
Tc Energy Corp. 0.04%
Total 0.02%
Total Se 0.51%
Upm-Kymmene Oyj 0.02%
Vale SA 0.05%
Valero Energy Corp. 0.02%
Washington H Soul Pattinson & Co Ltd 0.01%
Wec Energy Group Inc. 0.03%
Weyerhaeuser Co. 0.02%
Williams Cos. Inc. 0.02%
Woodside Petroleum Limited 0.10%
Xcel Energy Inc. 0.04%

Weapons

Amphenol Corp. Class A 0.03%
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. Class A 0.01%
Heico Corp. Class A 0.01%
L3Harris Technologies Inc. 0.03%
Safran SA 0.20%
Teledyne Technologies Inc. 0.01%
Transdigm Group Inc. 0.03%

Tobacco

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. Class B 0.03%
Seven & I Holdings Co. Ltd. 0.03%

Gambling

Aristocrat Leisure Limited 0.07%
Crown Resorts Ltd 0.01%
Flutter Entertainment PLC 0.02%
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. 0.01%
Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. 0.02%
Las Vegas Sands Corp. 0.02%
Sky City Entertainment Group Ltd 0.94%
Star Entertainment Grp Ltd/The 0.01%
Tabcorp Holdings Ltd 0.03%
Vici Properties Inc. 0.03%

Adult Entertainment/Pornography

Alcohol

Ambev SA 0.01%
Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA/Nv 0.04%
Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. 0.01%
Brown-Forman Corp. Class B 0.02%
Carlsberg As Class B 0.01%
China Resources Beer Holdings Co. Ltd. 0.01%
Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd 0.03%
Constellation Brands Inc. Class A 0.03%
Diageo PLC 0.09%
Heineken Holding Nv 0.01%
Heineken Nv 0.02%
Kirin Holdings Co. Ltd. 0.02%
Kweichow Moutai Co. Ltd. Class A 0.02%
LVMH 0.02%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA 0.67%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Se 0.13%
Metcash Ltd 0.02%
Pernod Ricard SA 0.04%
Waimea Estates (Nelson) Limited 0.24%
Wuliangye Yibin Co. Ltd. Class A 0.01%

Palm Oil

Astra International Tbk Pt 0.01%
Posco 0.02%

GMOs

Corteva Inc 0.04%
Corteva Inc. 0.03%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. 0.03%
Barrick Gold Corp 0.04%
Barrick Gold Corp. 0.05%
BHP Billiton Adr 0.33%
BHP Group Limited 0.53%
BHP Group PLC 0.04%
Duke Energy Corp. 0.07%
Freeport-Mcmoran Inc. 0.08%
Glencore PLC 0.02%
Grupo Mexico Sab De Cv Class B 0.01%
Johnson & Johnson 0.37%
Mmc Norilsk Nickel PJSC 0.02%
Nestle SA 0.38%
Nutrien Ltd. 0.02%
Petroleo Brasileiro SA 0.02%
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Preference Shares 0.02%
Posco 0.02%
Rio Tinto Limited 0.26%
Rio Tinto PLC 0.07%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 0.05%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class B 0.04%
Sempra Energy 0.04%
Vale SA 0.05%

Animal Testing

Air Liquide SA 0.070%
Air Products & Chemicals Inc. 0.060%
Air Products and Chemicals Inc. 0.090%
Akzo Nobel Nv 0.020%
Albemarle Corp. 0.010%
Albemarle Corporation 0.020%
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. 0.030%
Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. 0.010%
Avantor Inc. 0.010%
Basf Se 0.050%
Bayer AG 0.050%
Beiersdorf AG 0.010%
Celanese Corp. Class A 0.010%
Celanese Corporation 0.020%
Chr Hansen Holding A/S 0.010%
Church & Dwight Co. Inc. 0.020%
Clorox Co. 0.030%
Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd 0.030%
Coca-Cola Co. 0.200%
Coca-Cola Company 0.020%
Colgate-Palmolive Co. 0.060%
Corteva Inc 0.040%
Corteva Inc. 0.030%
Croda International PLC 0.010%
Danone SA 0.030%
Dow Inc. 0.080%
Dupont De Nemours Inc. 0.100%
Eastman Chemical Company 0.020%
Ecolab Inc. 0.130%
Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. Class A 0.050%
Fmc Corp. 0.010%
Fmc Corporation 0.020%
Formosa Plastics Corp. 0.010%
Fujifilm Holdings Corp. 0.020%
General Mills Inc. 0.040%
Givaudan SA 0.360%
Glaxosmithkline PLC 0.100%
Henkel AG & Co. Kgaa 0.010%
Henkel AG & Co. Kgaa Preference Shares 0.010%
Hermes International 0.030%
Hindustan Unilever Ltd. 0.030%
Hp Inc. 0.030%
Ingersoll Rand Inc. 0.010%
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. 0.020%
Johnson & Johnson 0.370%
Kao Corp. 0.030%
Kellogg Co. 0.020%
Kerry Group PLC Class A 0.020%
Kimberly-Clark Corp. 0.050%
Kirin Holdings Co. Ltd. 0.020%
Koninklijke Dsm Nv 0.030%
Kraft Heinz Co. 0.020%
L'Oreal SA 0.370%
Lair Liquide Societe Anonyme Pour 0.010%
Lg Household & Health Care Ltd. 0.010%
Linde PLC 0.810%
Loreal SA 0.010%
LVMH 0.020%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA 0.670%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Se 0.130%
Lyondellbasell Industries Nv 0.030%
Lyondellbasell Industries Nv Class A 0.020%
Mondelez International Inc. Class A 0.080%
Mosaic Company 0.010%
Nan Ya Plastics Corp. 0.010%
Nestle SA 0.390%
Nippon Paint Holdings Co. Ltd. 0.010%
Novozymes A/S 0.010%
Nutrien Ltd. 0.020%
Orica Limited 0.020%
Pepsico Inc. 0.190%
Pepsico, Inc. 0.020%
PPG Industries Inc. 0.080%
Procter & Gamble Co. 0.350%
Procter & Gamble Company 0.030%
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 0.060%
Reliance Industries Ltd. 0.100%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 0.050%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class B 0.040%
Rpm International Inc. 0.010%
Seven & I Holdings Co. Ltd. 0.030%
Sherwin-Williams Co. 0.060%
Sherwin-Williams Company 0.090%
Shin Etsu Chemical Ltd 0.010%
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. 0.050%
Shiseido Co. Ltd. 0.030%
Symrise AG Class A 0.020%
Tesco PLC 0.030%
Unicharm Corp. 0.020%
Unilever Nv 0.090%
Unilever PLC 0.090%

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 -7.41% -7.45%
2019 10.11% 10.51%
2018 6.68% 10.23%
2017 11.18% 14.56%
2016 4.51% 0.96%
2015 15.30% 18.4%
2014 10.31% 7.74%
2013 13.23% 10.09%
2012 -5.15% -7.78%
2011 7.61% 2.56%

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 Int'L Shares Select Exclusions Fund - NZD Hgd
    Australia Fund
    42.89%
  • Vanguard Emerging Markets Share Index Fund
    Australia Fund
    8.06%
  • Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    4.57%
  • Vanguard Int'L Prop Sec. Index Fund (AUD Hgd)
    Australia Fund
    3.08%
  • Vanguard Esg US Stock ETF
    United States Fund
    2.8%
  • The A2 Milk Company Limited
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    2.79%
  • Auckland International Airport Limited
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    2.72%
  • Spark New Zealand Limited
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    2.1%
  • NZ Cash (BNZ Bank Trust Account)
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    1.97%
  • Amazon.Com Inc
    United States International Equities
    1.59%

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 1.0% 1.7%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.29%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 33.0% 28.95%
International Equities 52.0% 63.43%
Listed Properties 8.0% 4.79%
Unlisted Properties 6.0% 0.84%
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:
    0.01%
  • Alcohol:
    1.54%
  • Animal Testing:
    7.29%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    6.60%
  • Gambling:
    1.28%
  • GMOs:
    0.07%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    2.66%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.07%
  • Tobacco:
    0.09%
  • Weapons:
    0.43%

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 Geared Growth Fund invests predominantly in growth assets with little or no income assets and may borrow to leverage up the total exposure to equities. It is suited to investors who are comfortable with a high level of risk in order to potentially achieve higher returns."

Value $110M NZD
Period of data report Wed Sept. 30th 2020
Members 5,888
Fund started Wed July 15th 2009
Total annual fund fees 1.68%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 1.57%
Administration charges 0.11%
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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