Booster Asset Class Conservative Fund

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Type: Conservative fund
Past Returns: 0.72%

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

Annual Fees: 1.15%

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

BHP Group Ltd 0.06%
BP PLC 0.04%
Canadian Natl Resources 2.890000% 08/14/2020 0.06%
Chevron Corp 0.08%
Chevron Corp 2.954000% 05/16/2026 0.04%
China Petroleum & Chemical-H 0.04%
China Shenhua Energy Co-H 0.02%
Cnooc Ltd 0.05%
Conocophillips 0.02%
Conocophillips Company 4.950000% 03/15/2026 0.01%
Dominion Energy Gas Hldg 3.600000% 12/15/2024 0.02%
Enbridge Inc 3.700000% 07/15/2027 0.02%
Eog Resources Inc 0.01%
Eog Resources Inc 3.150000% 04/01/2025 0.01%
Equinor Asa 0.875000% 02/17/2023 0.10%
Equinor Asa 2.000000% 09/10/2020 0.10%
Equinor Asa 3.625000% 09/10/2028 0.14%
Equinor Asa 3.700000% 03/01/2024 0.07%
Equinor Asa 6.875000% 03/11/2031 0.15%
Evergy Inc 4.850000% 06/01/2021 0.14%
Exxon Mobil Corp 0.09%
Exxon Mobil Corporation 2.709000% 03/06/2025 0.05%
Gazprom PJSC-Spon Adr 0.04%
Husky Energy Inc 3.600000% 03/10/2027 0.02%
Kinder Morgan Inc 0.02%
Lukoil PJSC-Spon Adr 0.05%
Nextera Energy Inc 0.03%
Petrobras - Petroleo Bras 0.03%
Petrobras - Petroleo Bras-Pr 0.04%
Petrochina Co Ltd-H 0.02%
Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen 0.01%
Ptt Pcl/Foreign 0.03%
Reliance Industries Ltd 0.15%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC-A Shs 0.01%
Royal Dutch Shell-Spon Adr-A 0.03%
Royal Dutch Shell-Spon Adr-B 0.01%
Santos Ltd 0.01%
Sk Innovation Co Ltd 0.02%
Total Capital Canada Ltd 1.125000% 03/18/2022 0.07%
Total Capital Canada Ltd 1.875000% 07/09/2020 0.23%
Total Capital Intl SA 2.125000% 03/15/2023 0.21%
Total Capital Intl SA 2.125000% 11/19/2021 0.03%
Total Capital Intl SA 2.750000% 06/19/2021 0.04%
Total Capital Intl SA 2.875000% 02/17/2022 0.12%
Total Capital Intl SA 4.250000% 11/26/2021 0.04%
Total Capital SA 3.883000% 10/11/2028 0.07%
Total Capital SA 4.450000% 06/24/2020 0.13%
Total SA 0.08%
Valero Energy Corp 0.01%
Woodside Petroleum Ltd 0.02%

Weapons

General Dynamics Corp 0.01%
Honeywell International Inc 0.03%
Larsen & Toubro Ltd 0.01%
Lockheed Martin Corp 0.02%
Lockheed Martin Corp 3.550000% 01/15/2026 0.02%
Precision Castparts Corp 3.250000% 06/15/2025 0.02%
Raytheon Company 0.01%
Rolls-Royce PLC 1.625000% 05/09/2028 0.04%
Rolls-Royce PLC 3.375000% 06/18/2026 0.04%
United Technologies Corp 0.04%
United Technologies Corp 7.500000% 09/15/2029 0.01%

Tobacco

Altria Group Inc 0.02%
Philip Morris International 0.02%
Philip Morris Intl Inc 2.875000% 05/14/2029 0.13%

Gambling

Alcohol

Altria Group Inc 0.01%
Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA/ 1.950000% 09/30/2021 0.15%
Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA/ 2.000000% 03/17/2028 0.03%
Anheuser-Busch Inbev Wor 3.750000% 09/06/2024 0.06%
Anheuser-Busch Inbev Wor 4.000000% 04/13/2028 0.04%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vui 0.04%
Metcash Ltd 0.01%

Palm Oil

Posco 0.04%

GMOs

Bayer Capital Corp Bv 2.125000% 12/15/2029 0.04%
Novartis AG-Reg 0.07%
Novartis Capital Corp 3.100000% 05/17/2027 0.02%
Novartis Finance SA 0.500000% 08/14/2023 0.15%
Novartis Finance SA 0.625000% 09/20/2028 0.04%
Novartis Finance SA 0.750000% 11/09/2021 0.02%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Archer-Daniels-Midland C 1.750000% 06/23/2023 0.02%
BHP Group Ltd 0.07%
Chevron Corp 0.08%
Grupo Mexico Sab De Cv-Ser B 0.03%
Johnson & Johnson 0.10%
Nestle Finance Intl Ltd 0.750000% 05/16/2023 0.03%
Nestle Finance Intl Ltd 0.750000% 11/08/2021 0.04%
Nestle Finance Intl Ltd 1.250000% 05/04/2020 0.06%
Nestle SA-Reg 0.11%
Petrochina Co Ltd-H 0.02%
Posco 0.04%
Rio Tinto Finance PLC 4.000000% 12/11/2029 0.02%
Rio Tinto Ltd 0.03%
Rio Tinto PLC 0.01%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC-A Shs 0.01%
Royal Dutch Shell-Spon Adr-A 0.03%
Royal Dutch Shell-Spon Adr-B 0.01%
Vale SA 0.11%

Animal Testing

Air Liquide SA 0.010%
Albemarle Corp 4.150000% 12/01/2024 0.010%
Altria Group Inc 0.020%
Archer-Daniels-Midland C 1.750000% 06/23/2023 0.020%
Bayer Capital Corp Bv 2.125000% 12/15/2029 0.040%
Chevron Corp 0.080%
Coca-Cola Co/The 0.040%
Coca-Cola Co/The 0.750000% 03/09/2023 0.070%
Coca-Cola Co/The 1.125000% 03/09/2027 0.040%
Colgate-Palmolive Co 1.375000% 03/06/2034 0.020%
Colgate-Palmolive Co 3.250000% 03/15/2024 0.020%
Ecolab Inc 4.350000% 12/08/2021 0.030%
General Mills Inc 0.010%
Glaxosmithkline Capital 3.375000% 12/20/2027 0.010%
Glaxosmithkline Capital 5.250000% 12/19/2033 0.130%
Glaxosmithkline PLC 0.020%
Honeywell International Inc 0.030%
Johnson & Johnson 0.100%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vui 0.040%
Nestle Finance Intl Ltd 0.750000% 05/16/2023 0.030%
Nestle Finance Intl Ltd 0.750000% 11/08/2021 0.040%
Nestle Finance Intl Ltd 1.250000% 05/04/2020 0.060%
Nestle SA-Reg 0.100%
Pepsico Inc 0.050%
Philip Morris International 0.020%
Procter & Gamble Co/The 0.070%
Procter & Gamble Co/The 1.800000% 05/03/2029 0.030%
Procter & Gamble Co/The 2.000000% 08/16/2022 0.010%
Procter & Gamble Co/The 4.125000% 12/07/2020 0.020%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC-A Shs 0.010%
Royal Dutch Shell-Spon Adr-A 0.020%
Royal Dutch Shell-Spon Adr-B 0.010%
Unilever Nv 0.010%
Unilever Nv 1.625000% 02/12/2033 0.040%
Walgreens Boots Alliance 3.800000% 11/18/2024 0.010%
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc 0.020%

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 1.07% -3.79%
2019 4.40% 3.18%
2018 3.80% 2.76%
2017 4.16% 4.84%
2016 3.52% 2.76%

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:

  • DFA Global Bond Trust – NZD Hedged
    Australia Fund
    32.39%
  • DFA Five Year Diversified Fixed Interest Trust – NZD Hedged
    Australia Fund
    26.14%
  • DFA Global Core Equity Trust – NZD Hedged
    Australia Fund
    9.62%
  • DFA Two Year Diversified Fixed Interest Trust - NZD Hedged
    Australia Fund
    6.21%
  • DFA Global Real Estate Trust - NZD Hedged Class Units
    Australia Fund
    5.14%
  • DFA Global Large Company Trust
    Australia Fund
    4.47%
  • DFA Emerging Markets Trust
    Australia Fund
    4.39%
  • NZ Core Equity Trust
    New Zealand Fund
    4.25%
  • DFA Global Value Trust
    Australia Fund
    2.66%
  • DFA Global Small Company Trust
    Australia Fund
    1.86%

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 1.0% 1.32%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 66.0% 64.75%
Australasian Equities 6.0% 5.78%
International Equities 22.0% 23.01%
Listed Properties 5.0% 5.14%
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:
    0.48%
  • Animal Testing:
    1.91%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    3.71%
  • Gambling:
    0.10%
  • GMOs:
    0.43%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    1.03%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.09%
  • Tobacco:
    0.25%
  • Weapons:
    0.51%

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 Asset Class Conservative 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 $23M NZD
Period of data report Tue June 30th 2020
Members 1,301
Fund started Tue July 1st 2014
Total annual fund fees 1.15%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 1.15%
Administration charges 0.0%
Total other charges 36.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Bhanu Singh

Currently: Director and Head of Asia Pacific Portfolio Management, Dimensional Fund Advisors (4 years, 10 months)
Previously: Portfolio Manager, Dimensional Fund Advisors (5 years, 3 months)

Jed Fogdall

Currently: Head of Global Portfolio Management and Chair of the Investment Committee, Dimensional Fund Advisors (1 years, 4 months)
Previously: Co-Head of Portfolio Management and Vice President, Dimensional Fund Advisors (7 years, 9 months)

Joseph Chi

Currently: Head of Responsible Investment and ex officio member of the Corporate Governance Committee, Dimensional Fund Advisors (0 years, 8 months)
Previously: Ex officio member of the Investment Committee, Dimensional Fund Advisors (0 years, 11 months)

Nicholas Stewart

Currently: Executive Director, Stewart Financial Group Limited (18 years, 1 months)
Previously: Wealth Manager, Stewart Financial Group Limited (1 years, 9 months)

Don Stewart

Currently: Executive Director, Stewart Financial Group Limited (33 years, 6 months)
Previously: Financial Adviser, National Mutual Limited (13 years, 8 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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