Amanah Growth Fund

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Type: Balanced fund
Past Returns: 16.65%

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

Annual Fees: 2.12%

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.


Animal Testing

Chd : Church & Dwight Company, Inc. 1.540%
Clx : Clorox Company (The) 0.580%
Ecl : Ecolab Inc. 1.610%
Pep : Pepsico, Inc. 1.300%
Pg : Procter & Gamble Company (The) 1.030%

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 March 31st 2021 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 16.64% 12.47%
2020 -1.20% 23.65%
2019 5.69% 13.82%
2018 5.19% -1.97%
2017 5.86% 0.41%
2016 4.01% 4.05%
2015 11.09% 16.04%

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 June 30th 2021.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Usdusd : USD Cash Holding - ASB
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    42.18%
  • Msft : Microsoft Corporation
    United States International Equities
    2.77%
  • AAPL : Apple Inc.
    United States International Equities
    2.48%
  • Goog : Alphabet Inc.
    United States International Equities
    2.32%
  • Nke : Nike Inc.
    United States International Equities
    1.96%
  • Unp : Union Pacific Corporation
    United States International Equities
    1.96%
  • Wns : Wns (Holdings) Limited
    United States International Equities
    1.85%
  • Asml : Asml Holding N.V.
    United States International Equities
    1.79%
  • Cni : Canadian National Railway Company
    United States International Equities
    1.72%
  • Vmc : Vulcan Materials Company
    United States International Equities
    1.69%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register Wed June 30th 2021.

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

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 20.0% 42.29%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 0.0% 0.0%
International Equities 80.0% 57.71%
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 June 30th 2021.

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:
    6.05%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    0.00%
  • Gambling:
    0.00%
  • GMOs:
    0.00%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    0.00%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • 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 Wed March 31st 2021 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

"Amanah Growth Fund may only hold investments which comply with the Ethical Mandate of Amanah KiwiSaver Plan. The fund’s investment objective is to increase the rate of average annual return to investors over the long-term while strictly complying with the restrictions of Amanah KiwiSaver Plan’s Ethical Mandate. Amanah Ethical is a boutique fund management group based in Auckland, New Zealand. We specialise in providing ethical investment solutions to New Zealand and international investors. The Amanah Ethical group currently offers two ethical investment products: AmanahNZ and Amanah KiwiSaver Plan."

Value $32M NZD
Period of data report Wed June 30th 2021
Members 1,727
Fund started Mon March 24th 2014
Total annual fund fees 2.12%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 1.39%
Other management and administration charges 0.73%
Total other charges 32.4
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Gregory Fortuin

Currently: Board Chair (7 years, 10 months)
Previously: Director (finance industry) / Race Relations Conciliator (38 years, 9 months)

Brian Henry

Currently: Founder/Management Committee (7 years, 10 months)
Previously: Barrister (46 years, 9 months)

Dennis Gates

Currently: Director/Management Committee (0 years, 3 months)
Previously: Solicitor (30 years, 9 months)

Robert Knox

Currently: Investment Committee Chair (7 years, 10 months)
Previously: Managing Partner BDO / Accountant (43 years, 9 months)

Sandra Clark

Currently: CEO/Management Committee (1 years, 5 months)
Previously: Credit Controller (9 years, 9 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Wed June 30th 2021.

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