AMP Moderate Fund (Lifesteps)

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Not Mindful
Type: Balanced fund
Past Returns: 2.49%

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

Annual Fees: 1.09%

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

Agl Energy Ltd 0.03%
Alliant Energy Corp 0.06%
Anglo American PLC 0.02%
Apa Group 0.01%
Apt Pipelines Ltd - 22/03/2030 0.02%
Atmos Energy Corp 0.06%
Basf Se 0.01%
BHP Group Ltd 0.24%
BHP Group PLC 0.01%
BP Capital Markets PLC - 03/07/2026 0.02%
BP PLC 0.01%
Canadian National Railway Co 0.06%
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd 0.01%
Cheniere Energy Inc 0.02%
Chevron Corp 0.03%
Chubu Electric Power Co Inc 0.02%
Clp Holdings Ltd 0.01%
Cms Energy Corp 0.04%
Coca-Cola Co/The 0.04%
Conocophillips 0.01%
Diamondback Energy Inc - 01/12/2026 0.02%
Dominion Energy Inc 0.04%
Dte Energy Co 0.03%
E.On Se 0.02%
Edp - Energias De Portugal SA 0.01%
Enbridge Inc 0.18%
Enel Spa 0.03%
Evergy Inc 0.04%
Exxon Mobil Corp 0.03%
Firstenergy Corp 0.04%
Genesis Energy Ltd 0.06%
Genesis Energy Ltd - 18/03/2022 0.03%
Gibson Energy Inc 0.07%
Guangdong Investment Ltd 0.02%
Iberdrola SA 0.02%
Ie2 Holdco Sau - 01/06/2026 0.01%
Itochu Corp 0.02%
Kinder Morgan Inc 0.05%
Koninklijke Vopak Nv 0.02%
Macquarie Infrastructure Corp 0.01%
Midamerican Energy Co - 15/04/2029 0.04%
Mitsubishi Corp 0.02%
Neste Oyj 0.01%
Nextera Energy Inc 0.18%
Norfolk Southern Corp 0.08%
Northwestern Corp 0.02%
Oil Search Ltd 0.02%
Oneok Inc 0.02%
Origin Energy Ltd 0.03%
Orix Corp 0.01%
Orsted A/S 0.01%
Pembina Pipeline Corp 0.04%
Pinnacle West Capital Corp 0.06%
Plains Gp Holdings Lp 0.05%
Pnm Resources Inc 0.03%
Power Assets Holdings Ltd 0.02%
Rio Tinto Ltd 0.11%
Rio Tinto PLC 0.03%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC-A Shs-Lon 0.01%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC-B Shs 0.02%
Rwe AG 0.02%
Santos Finance Ltd - 14/09/2027 0.02%
Santos Ltd 0.02%
Snam Spa 0.02%
South32 Ltd 0.08%
Tc Energy Corp 0.11%
Total Se 0.02%
Upm-Kymmene Oyj 0.02%
Vale SA 0.01%
Weyerhaeuser Co 0.01%
Williams Cos Inc/The 0.12%
Wintershall Dea Finance Bv - 25/09/2028 0.02%
Woodside Petroleum Ltd 0.02%
Xcel Energy Inc 0.05%

Weapons

Amphenol Corp 0.01%
Howmet Aerospace (Was Arconic) 0.05%
Transdigm Group Inc 0.01%

Tobacco

British American Tobacco 0.13%

Gambling

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd 0.04%
Skycity Entertainment Group Lt-Nzx 0.13%
Vici Properties Inc 0.03%

Alcohol

Carlsberg As 0.01%
Delegat Group Ltd 0.02%
Diageo PLC 0.02%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitt 0.03%

Palm Oil

GMOs

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Archer-Daniels-Midland Co 0.01%
Barrick Gold Corp-Tse 0.02%
BHP Group Ltd 0.24%
BHP Group PLC 0.01%
Chevron Corp 0.03%
Duke Energy Corp 0.05%
Johnson & Johnson 0.12%
Nestle SA 0.10%
Nutrien Ltd 0.02%
Rio Tinto Ltd 0.11%
Rio Tinto PLC 0.03%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC-A Shs-Lon 0.01%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC-B Shs 0.02%
Sempra Energy 0.11%
Vale SA 0.01%

Animal Testing

Air Products and Chemicals Inc 0.030%
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co 0.010%
Associated British Foods PLC 0.010%
Basf Se 0.010%
Bayer AG 0.030%
British American Tobacco 0.130%
Chevron Corp 0.030%
Coca-Cola Co/The 0.040%
Colgate-Palmolive Co 0.020%
Dupont De Nemours Inc 0.010%
Ecolab Inc 0.010%
Estee Lauder Cos Inc/The 0.020%
General Mills Inc 0.020%
General Mills Inc - 15/04/2030 0.010%
Glaxosmithkline PLC 0.030%
Hp Inc 0.040%
Johnson & Johnson 0.120%
Kao Corp 0.010%
Kellogg Co 0.010%
Kimberly-Clark Corp 0.030%
Kraft Heinz Co/The 0.020%
Linde PLC-Ny 0.030%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitt 0.030%
Mondelez International Inc 0.020%
Mondelez International Inc - 13/04/2030 0.020%
Nestle SA 0.100%
Nutrien Ltd 0.020%
Pepsico Inc 0.060%
Procter & Gamble Co/The 0.140%
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 0.020%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC-A Shs-Lon 0.010%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC-B Shs 0.020%
Sherwin-Williams Co/The 0.020%
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd 0.010%
Unilever Nv 0.030%
Unilever PLC 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 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
2020 -1.89% -1.37%
2019 5.68% 5.12%
2018 5.63% 3.71%
2017 6.10% 5.16%
2016 4.01% 0.87%
2015 11.09% 8.29%
2014 7.28% 4.35%
2013 10.75% 6.9%
2012 1.75% 2.04%
2011 5.30% 4.28%

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 Sept. 30th 2020.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • New Zealand Government Bond Maturing 20 Apr 29
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.87%
  • Orbis Global Equity Le Fund
    Australia International Equities
    1.74%
  • New Zealand Government Bond Maturing 15 Apr 37
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.7%
  • Call Account (Rabobank Advance Account NZD)
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A
    1.53%
  • New Zealand Government Bond Maturing 15 Apr 27
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.48%
  • Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corp
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.17%
  • New Zealand Government Bond Maturing 14 Apr 33
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.13%
  • New Zealand Government Bond Maturing 15 May 31
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    0.95%
  • Westpac New Zealand Ltd Bond Maturing 27 Jan 21
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A
    0.77%
  • A2 Milk Co Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    0.77%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register Wed Sept. 30th 2020.

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

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 18.0% 20.01%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 21.0% 21.53%
International Fixed Interest 24.0% 20.3%
Australasian Equities 11.0% 10.74%
International Equities 21.5% 23.12%
Listed Properties 3.0% 2.94%
Unlisted Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Other 0.75% 0.61%
Commodities 0.75% 0.75%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Wed Sept. 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:
    0.20%
  • Animal Testing:
    1.72%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    3.52%
  • Gambling:
    0.26%
  • GMOs:
    0.01%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    1.00%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.02%
  • Tobacco:
    0.15%
  • Weapons:
    0.12%

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

"The fund has a well-diversified portfolio that primarily invests in lower-risk income assets with a moderate allocation to growth assets. The fund aims to achieve modest to medium returns in exchange there may be small movements up and down in the value of your investments."

Value $430M NZD
Period of data report Wed Sept. 30th 2020
Members 9,495
Fund started Mon Oct. 1st 2007
Total annual fund fees 1.09%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.98%
Administration charges 0.11%
Total other charges 23.4
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Timothy Pritchard

Currently: Investment Committee Member (1 years, 6 months)
Previously: General Counsel AMP Wealth Management New Zealand (2 years, 4 months)

Jeffery Darren Ruscoe

Currently: Investment Committee Member (1 years, 6 months)
Previously: Acting Chief Executive AMP Wealth Management New Zealand (0 years, 2 months)

Blair Robert Vernon

Currently: Investment Committee Member (9 years, 3 months)
Previously: Acting Chief Executive AMP Australia (0 years, 2 months)

Mark David Ennis

Currently: Investment Committee Member (0 years, 2 months)
Previously: Managing Director AdviceFirst Limited (0 years, 7 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Wed Sept. 30th 2020.

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