Average annual returns over the past 3 years, after fees and taxes. * indicates less than 3 years of data.
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.
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|
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 Dec. 31st 2020.
Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:
New Zealand Australasian Equities3.75%
ASB NZ Dollar Cash Account
New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A13.41%
Genesis Mar 2023 Bonds
New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest BBB+2.83%
United States International Equities2.82%
Salvation Army 2025 Bonds
New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest2.61%
Tr Group 2024 Bonds
New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest BBB-2.55%
Vector Energy Mar 2024 Bonds
New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest BBB2.4%
Argosy Mar 2026 Green Bonds
New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest2.38%
Ping An Insurance Group
China International Equities2.16%
Alibaba Group Holdings
China International Equities2.13%
This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register Thu Dec. 31st 2020.
How the money in this fund is invested against the fund's targets.
|Cash and Cash Equivalents||5.0%||4.02%|
|New Zealand Fixed Interest||62.5%||62.38%|
|International Fixed Interest||0.0%||0.0%|
This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Thu Dec. 31st 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 concernDoes this fund say it excludes this?Actual holdings
Human Rights & Environmental Violations:0.00%
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 objective of the Stepping Stones Growth 65+ years old investment option is to provide a conservative investment return through investment in a portfolio of actively managed cash fixed interest property (including aged care) and infrastructure assets Australasian equities and international equities. The Investment option has a low to medium level of volatility."
|Period of data report||Thu Dec. 31st 2020|
|Fund started||Tue Sept. 6th 2016|
|Total annual fund fees||1.23%|
|Total performance based fees||0.0%|
|Manager's basic fee||1.0%|
|Total other charges||36.0|
|Total other charges currency||NZD|
Currently: Portfolio Manager/Investment Committee Member/Executive Director (7 years, 9 months)
Currently: Chief Executive Officer/Investment Committee Member/Director (7 years, 9 months)
Currently: Investment Committee Chair/Director (7 years, 9 months)
Currently: Investment Committee Member (4 years, 4 months)
Download the fund's disclosure statement and portfolio holdings.