SuperLife Emerging Markets Fund

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Type: Aggressive fund
Past Returns: 7.17%

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

Annual Fees: 0.73%

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

Adani Enterprises Limited 0.02%
African Rainbow Minerals Limited 0.02%
Alfa, S.A.B. De C.V. Class A 0.03%
Ayala Corp. 0.08%
Banpu Public Co. Ltd.(Alien Mkt) 0.02%
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited 0.07%
Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA-Eletrobras 0.03%
Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA-Eletrobras Pfd B 0.02%
Cez As 0.05%
China Cinda Asset Management Co., Ltd. Class H 0.03%
China Longyuan Power Group Corp. Ltd. Class H 0.04%
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Class H 0.15%
China Resources Power Holdings Co. Ltd. 0.03%
China Shenhua Energy Co. Ltd. Class H 0.09%
China State Construction Engineering Corp. Ltd. Class A 0.03%
China State Construction International Holdings Limited 0.02%
China Yangtze Power Co., Ltd. Class A 0.04%
Citic Limited 0.05%
Citic Securities Co. Ltd. Class A 0.02%
Citic Securities Co. Ltd. Class H 0.09%
Cnooc Limited 0.22%
Coal India Ltd. 0.04%
Cosan S.A. 0.03%
Cosco Shipping Holdings Co., Ltd. Class H 0.03%
Cosco Shipping Ports Limited 0.02%
Ecopetrol SA 0.02%
Electricity Generating Public Co., Ltd.(Alien Mkt) 0.02%
Empresas Copec S.A. 0.06%
Enel Americas S.A. 0.05%
Enel Chile SA 0.02%
Engie Brasil Energia S.A. 0.02%
Eve Energy Co. Ltd. Class A 0.02%
Exxaro Resources Limited 0.03%
Federal Hydro-Generating Company - Rushydro PJSC 0.02%
Formosa Petrochemical Corp 0.06%
Gail (India) Limited 0.02%
Gazprom PJSC 0.29%
Grupo De Inversiones Suramericana S.A. 0.02%
Guangdong Investment Limited 0.07%
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited 0.02%
Huaneng Power International, Inc. Class H 0.02%
Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. 0.04%
Infraestructura Energetica Nova Sab De Cv 0.03%
Inter Rao Ues PJSC 0.04%
Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. 0.02%
Kunlun Energy Co. Ltd. 0.03%
Manila Electric Co. 0.03%
Metro Pacific Investments Corporation 0.02%
Misc Bhd 0.04%
Mol Hungarian Oil & Gas PLC Class A 0.03%
Novatek Jsc 0.12%
Novatek Jsc Sponsored Gdr Regs 0.07%
Oil Company Lukoil PJSC 0.29%
Petrobras Distribuidora SA 0.04%
Petrochina Company Limited Class H 0.08%
Petronas Gas Bhd. 0.03%
Petronet Lng Limited 0.03%
Pt Adaro Energy Tbk 0.02%
Pt Astra International Tbk 0.11%
Pt United Tractors Tbk 0.03%
Ptt Exploration & Production PLC(Alien Mkt) 0.06%
Ptt Global Chemical PLC(Alien Mkt) 0.04%
Ptt Public Co., Ltd.(Alien Mkt) 0.20%
Qatar Gas Transport Co. 0.03%
Ratch Group Public Co. Ltd. (Alien Mkt) 0.02%
Reliance Industries Limited 1.27%
Rosneft Oil Co. 0.03%
Rosneft Oil Co. Sponsored Gdr Regs 0.05%
Sasol Limited 0.04%
Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) 0.33%
Severstal Pao 0.04%
Shree Cement Limited 0.04%
Surgutneftegas PJSC Pfd 0.06%
Surgutneftegas PJSC Sponsored Adr 0.03%
Taiwan Cement Corp. 0.11%
Tatneft PJSC 0.05%
Tatneft PJSC Sponsored Adr 0.07%
Tenaga Nasional Bhd 0.13%
Thai Oil Public Co. Ltd.(Alien Mkt) 0.02%
Transneft PJSC Pref. 0.04%
Turkiye Petrol Rafinerileri A.S. 0.02%
Vedanta Limited 0.03%
Yanzhou Coal Mining Co. Ltd. Class H 0.02%

Weapons

Aselsan Elektronik Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S. Class B 0.02%
Ashok Leyland Limited 0.02%
Avichina Industry & Technology Co. Ltd. Class H 0.02%
Ayala Corp. 0.08%
Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd Class A 0.04%
Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd 0.02%
Larsen & Toubro Ltd. 0.09%

Tobacco

British American Tobacco Malaysia Bhd. 0.01%
Eastern Company 0.01%
Group Lsr Ojsc 0.01%
Habib Bank Limited 0.01%
Haci Omer Sabanci Holding A.S. 0.01%
Itc Limited 0.10%
Lt Group, Inc. 0.01%
Pt Gudang Garam Tbk 0.02%
Pt Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna Tbk 0.01%
Reinet Investments S.C.A. 0.03%
Shanghai Industrial Holdings Limited 0.01%
Sok Marketler Ticaret As 0.01%
Taiwan Familymart Co., Ltd. 0.01%

Gambling

Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd. 0.01%
Bloomberry Resorts Corporation 0.01%
Genting Bhd. 0.03%
Genting Malaysia Bhd. 0.02%
Genting Plantations Bhd. 0.01%
Greek Organisation Of Football Prognostics SA 0.02%
Magnum Berhad 0.01%

Alcohol

Ambev SA 0.14%
Anhui Gujing Distillery Co., Ltd. Class B 0.03%
Asia Cement Corporation 0.05%
Becle Sab De Cv 0.02%
Beijing Enterprises Holdings Limited 0.02%
China Resources Beer (Holdings) Co. Ltd. 0.14%
Jiangsu Yanghe Brewery Joint-Stock Co., Ltd. Class A 0.03%
Kweichow Moutai Co., Ltd. Class A 0.32%
Luzhou Laojiao Company Limited Class A 0.02%
Shanxi Xinghuacun Fen Wine Factory Co. Ltd. Class A 0.03%
Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd. Class A 0.02%
Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd. Class H 0.04%
United Spirits Limited 0.03%
Wuliangye Yibin Co., Ltd. Class A 0.09%

Palm Oil

Energy Absolute Public Co. Ltd.(Alien Mkt) 0.03%
Genting Bhd. 0.03%
Genting Malaysia Bhd. 0.02%
Hap Seng Consolidated Bhd. 0.02%
Ijm Corp. Bhd. 0.02%
Ioi Corp. Bhd. 0.05%
Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd. 0.04%
Ppb Group Bhd. 0.05%
Pt Astra International Tbk 0.11%
Pt Indofood Cbp Sukses Makmur Tbk 0.02%
Pt Indofood Sukses Makmur Tbk 0.03%
Ql Resources Bhd. 0.03%
Sime Darby Bhd. 0.03%
Sime Darby Plantation Bhd. 0.06%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Adani Enterprises Limited 0.02%
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd. 0.06%
Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA-Eletrobras 0.03%
Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA-Eletrobras Pfd B 0.02%
Evergreen Marine Corp. (Taiwan) Ltd. 0.02%
Genting Bhd. 0.03%
Genting Malaysia Bhd. 0.02%
Grupo Mexico S.A.B. De C.V. Class B 0.13%
Ijm Corp. Bhd. 0.02%
Ioi Corp. Bhd. 0.05%
Jbs S.A. 0.05%
Mmc Norilsk Nickel PJSC 0.09%
Mmc Norilsk Nickel PJSC Adr 0.09%
Nestle (Malaysia) Bhd. 0.03%
Nestle India Ltd. 0.09%
Petrochina Company Limited Class H 0.08%
Petroleo Brasileiro SA 0.23%
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Pfd 0.13%
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Sponsored Adr Pfd 0.04%
Pt Astra International Tbk 0.11%
Vale S.A. 0.42%
Vale S.A. Sponsored Adr 0.09%
Vedanta Limited 0.03%
Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd. Class A 0.02%
Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd. Class H 0.07%
Zte Corporation Class H 0.03%

Animal Testing

Berger Paints India Limited 0.030%
Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Co. Ltd.(Alien Mkt) 0.050%
China Feihe Limited 0.090%
Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited 0.020%
Eternal Materials Co., Ltd. 0.020%
Far Eastern New Century Corporation 0.050%
Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corporation 0.120%
Formosa Plastics Corporation 0.200%
Hengan International Group Co., Ltd. 0.080%
Hindustan Unilever Limited 0.360%
Kimberly-Clark De Mexico Sab De Cv Class A 0.020%
Nan Ya Plastics Corporation 0.170%
Nestle (Malaysia) Bhd. 0.030%
Nestle India Ltd. 0.090%
Orbia Advance Corp. Sab De Cv 0.030%
Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd. 0.060%
Phosagro PJSC Sponsored Gdr Regs 0.020%
Pi Industries Limited 0.030%
Ppb Group Bhd. 0.050%
Pt Unilever Indonesia Tbk 0.050%
Reliance Industries Limited 1.270%
Sahara International Petrochemical Company 0.020%
Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile S.A. Sponsored Adr Pfd Class B 0.020%
Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile SA Pfd Series B 0.040%
Taiwan Fertilizer Co., Ltd. 0.020%
Tongwei Co. Ltd. Class A 0.020%
Turkiye Sise Ve Cam Fabrikalari A.S. 0.020%
Wanhua Chemical Group Co. Ltd. Class A 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 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.

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
2021 35.08% 32.8%
2020 -6.18% -8.82%
2019 9.46% -2.48%
2018 6.55% 12.34%
2017 10.40% 12.41%
2016 4.51% -2.18%
2015 15.30% 16.26%
2014 10.31% -6.57%
2013 13.23% -0.63%
2012 -5.15% -22.33%

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 March 31st 2021.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF
    United States International Equities
    99.0313%
  • ANZ NZD Current Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    1.534%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register Wed March 31st 2021.

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

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 0.0% 1.53%
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% 98.47%
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 Wed March 31st 2021.

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:
    1.11%
  • Animal Testing:
    3.35%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    6.46%
  • Gambling:
    0.11%
  • GMOs:
    0.00%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    2.03%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.58%
  • Tobacco:
    0.25%
  • Weapons:
    0.38%

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

"Invests in international shares and designed to track the return (before tax fees and other expense) on the FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Inclusion Index."

Value $17M NZD
Period of data report Wed March 31st 2021
Members 2,488
Fund started Fri Jan. 28th 2011
Total annual fund fees 0.73%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.72%
Administration charges 0.01%
Total other charges 30.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Guy Roulston Elliffe

Currently: Director (5 years, 4 months)
Previously: Corporate Governance Manager - ACC (current position) (5 years, 11 months)

Stuart Kenneth Reginald Millar

Currently: Chief Investment Officer - Smartshares (1 years, 10 months)
Previously: Head of Portfolio Management - ANZ Investments (6 years, 4 months)

Hugh Duncan Stevens

Currently: Chief Executive Officer - Smartshares (3 years, 1 months)
Previously: Chief Operating Officer - Implemented Investment Solutions Ltd (2 years, 6 months)

Alister John Williams

Currently: Director (5 years, 4 months)
Previously: Investment Manager - Trust Management (6 years, 2 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Wed March 31st 2021.

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