Koura KiwiSaver Emerging Markets Equities Fund

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Fund type: Aggressive fund

Past Returns: No three year data yet

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

Annual Fees: 0.63%

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

China Citic Bank Corp Ltd H 0.11%
Grupo De Inversiones Suramericana 0.03%
Lg Corp 0.18%
Posco Chemical Ltd 0.14%

Palm Oil

Hap Seng Consolidated 0.03%
Kuala Lumpur Kepong 0.10%
Ppb Group 0.05%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Evergreen Marine Corp (Taiwan) Ltd 0.38%
Mtn Group Ltd 0.66%
Nestle Malaysia 0.08%
Posco Chemical Ltd 0.14%
Yunnan Baiyao Group Ltd A 0.04%

Animal Testing

Amoreg 0.03%
Amorepacific Corp 0.12%
Berger Paints India Ltd 0.07%
Charoen Pokphand Foods Non-Voting 0.10%
China Feihe Ltd 0.12%
Cj Cheiljedang Corp 0.09%
Cj Corp 0.03%
Colgate Palmolive India Ltd 0.10%
Far Eastern New Century Corp 0.11%
Hindustan Unilever Ltd 0.84%
Kimberly-Clark De Mexico Class A 0.09%
Lg Household & Health Care Ltd 0.19%
Lotte Chemical Corp 0.08%
Marico Ltd 0.12%
Nestle India Ltd 0.24%
Nestle Malaysia 0.08%
Ppb Group 0.05%
Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile 0.46%
Turkiye Is Bankasi C 0.02%
Unilever Indonesia 0.07%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to Thu March 31st 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.

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% -5.65%

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 Thu March 31st 2022.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Ishares Msci Em Imi ESG Scrn
    United States International Equities
    99.49%
  • BNZ NZD Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    0.49%
  • BNZ USD Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    0.02%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register Thu March 31st 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% 0.51%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 0.0% 0.0%
International Equities 99.0% 99.49%
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 Thu March 31st 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).

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:
    0.00%
  • Animal Testing:
    3.00%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    0.46%
  • Gambling:
    0.00%
  • GMOs:
    0.00%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    1.30%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.18%
  • Tobacco:
    0.00%
  • Weapons:
    0.00%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to Thu March 31st 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 the fund’s exclusions policy may not be consistent with its portfolio holdings because the fund might be still implementing its policy change or their policy may be less stringent than the definitions applied by Mindful Money.

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

"This Fund provides exposure to emerging markets including Eastern Europe, the Middle East, South America, Africa and Asia including China."

Value $2.4M NZD
Period of data report Thu March 31st 2022
Members 807
Fund started Wed Oct. 23rd 2019
Total annual fund fees 0.63%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.47%
Other management and administration charges 0.16%
Total other charges 30.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Warren Couillault

Currently: Chairman, Investment Committee Member (2 years, 8 months)
Previously: CEO, Hobson Wealth (Current) (4 years, 8 months)

Rupert Carlyon

Currently: Managing Director , Investment Committee Member (3 years, 4 months)
Previously: Director, KPMG (2 years, 0 months)

David Moore

Currently: Investment Committee Member (2 years, 8 months)
Previously: Executive Director, UBS AG (29 years, 6 months)

Nigel Scott

Currently: Director, Investment Committee Member (1 years, 1 months)
Previously: Non Executive-Director, Hobson Wealth (Current) (1 years, 8 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Thu March 31st 2022.

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