Kiwi Wealth Default

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Type: Conservative fund
Past Returns: 2.95%

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

Aker BP Asa 15/6/2024 0.15%
Ameren Corp 0.01%
American Electric Power Co Inc 0.01%
Basf Se 0.01%
BHP Billiton 0.03%
BHP Billiton PLC 0.03%
BP Capital Markets PLC 10/2/2024 0.28%
BP PLC 0.03%
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd 0.01%
Cheniere Energy Inc 0.01%
Chevron Corp 0.05%
China Yangtze Power Co Ltd 0.01%
Ck Hutchison Holdings Ltd 0.01%
Clp Holdings Ltd 0.01%
Cms Energy Corp 0.02%
Cnooc Ltd 0.01%
Coca Cola 0.09%
Concho Resources Inc 0.01%
Conocophillips 0.01%
Diamondback Energy Inc 0.01%
Dte Energy Co 0.01%
Enbridge Inc 0.02%
Enel Spa 0.03%
Eog Resources Inc 0.03%
Exxon Mobil Corp 0.03%
Firstenergy Corp 0.01%
Formosa Petrochemical Corp 0.01%
Fortis Inc/Canada 0.01%
Franco-Nevada Corp 0.01%
Gazprom PJSC 0.01%
Iberdrola SA 0.05%
Itochu Corp 0.02%
Jxtg Holdings Inc 0.01%
Kinder Morgan Inc/De 0.01%
Lukoil PJSC 0.04%
Lundin Petroleum Ab 0.01%
Lyondellbasell Industries Nv 0.01%
Marathon Petroleum Corp 0.01%
Mitsubishi Corp 0.02%
Mitsui & Co Ltd 0.01%
Nextera Energy Inc 0.10%
Oneok Partners Lp 15/3/2025 0.03%
Oneok Partners Lp 15/9/2023 0.03%
Orix Corp 0.01%
Orsted A/S 0.03%
Phillips 66 0.01%
Pioneer Natural Resources Co 0.03%
Posco 0.01%
Ptt Explor & Prod Pcl-Nvdr 0.01%
Rio Tinto Ltd 0.02%
Rio Tinto PLC 0.04%
Royal Dutch Shell 0.02%
Royal Dutch Shell B Shares 0.02%
Rwe AG 0.02%
Sk Innovation Co Ltd 0.01%
Snam Spa 0.02%
Suncor Energy Inc 0.01%
Tatneft PJSC 0.01%
Tc Energy Corp 0.02%
Tenaga Nasional Bhd 0.01%
Total Capital International 4.25% 26/11/2021 26/11/2021 0.01%
Total Capital International SA 19/6/2021 0.06%
Total SA 0.03%
Upm-Kymmene Oyj 0.03%
Williams Cos Inc/The 0.01%
Xcel Energy Inc 0.03%

Weapons

Airbus Se 0.02%
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp 0.04%
Heico Corp 0.01%
L3Harris Technologies Inc 0.01%
Safran SA 0.03%
Thales SA 0.01%
United Technologies Corp 0.06%

Tobacco

Alimentation Couche-Tard -B 0.01%
Dino Polska SA 0.01%
Seven & I Holdings Co Ltd 0.01%

Gambling

Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd 0.01%
Las Vegas Sands Corp 0.01%
Vici Properties Inc 0.01%
William Hill PLC 7/9/2023 0.16%

Alcohol

Anheuser-Busch Inbev Nv 0.01%
Asahi Group Holdings Ltd 0.01%
Carlsberg A/S 0.03%
Constellation Brands Inc 0.05%
Constellation Brands Inc 1/5/2021 0.12%
Davide Campari-Milano Spa 0.01%
Diageo PLC 0.04%
Heineken Nv 0.02%
Kirin Holdings Co Ltd 0.01%
Kweichow Moutai Co Ltd 0.01%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Se 0.06%
Pernod Ricard SA 0.01%

Palm Oil

Posco 0.01%

GMOs

Corteva Inc 0.01%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

BHP Billiton 0.03%
BHP Billiton PLC 0.03%
Chevron Corp 0.05%
Duke Energy Corp 0.01%
Johnson & Johnson 0.12%
Johnson & Johnson 15/1/2028 0.02%
Johnson & Johnson 20/5/2024 0.32%
Nestle Holdings Inc - 1% 15 Sep 27 15/9/2027 0.15%
Nestle S.A. 0.15%
Nutrien Ltd 0.01%
Posco 0.01%
Rio Tinto Ltd 0.02%
Rio Tinto PLC 0.04%
Royal Dutch Shell 0.02%
Royal Dutch Shell B Shares 0.02%
Sempra Energy 0.02%

Animal Testing

Air Liquide SA 0.030%
Air Products & Chemicals Inc 0.030%
Akzo Nobel Nv 0.030%
Arkema SA 0.020%
Asahi Group Holdings Ltd 0.010%
Basf Se 0.010%
Celanese Corp 0.030%
Chevron Corp 0.050%
Coca Cola 0.090%
Corteva Inc 0.010%
Danone SA 15/6/2022 0.020%
Dow Inc 0.020%
Dupont De Nemours Inc 0.020%
Eastman Chemical Co 0.030%
Estee Lauder Cos Inc/The 0.020%
Formosa Plastics Corp 0.010%
Fujifilm Holdings Corp 0.010%
General Mills Inc 0.030%
Givaudan SA 0.010%
Glaxosmithkline PLC 0.030%
Henkel AG & Co Kgaa Vorzug 0.010%
Hp Inc 0.030%
Johnson & Johnson 0.120%
Johnson & Johnson 15/1/2028 0.020%
Johnson & Johnson 20/5/2024 0.320%
Kao Corp 0.020%
Kerry Group PLC 0.020%
Kimberly-Clark Corp 0.060%
Kimberly-Clark De Mexico Sab De Cv 0.010%
Kirin Holdings Co Ltd 0.010%
L'Oreal SA 0.020%
Lg Household & Health Care Ltd 0.010%
Linde PLC 0.040%
Lotte Chemical Corp 0.010%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Se 0.060%
Lyondellbasell Industries Nv 0.010%
Mitsui Chemicals Inc 0.010%
Mondelez International Inc 0.070%
Nestle Holdings Inc - 1% 15 Sep 27 15/9/2027 0.150%
Nestle S.A. 0.150%
Novozymes A/S-B Shares 0.010%
Nutrien Ltd 0.010%
Pepsico Inc 0.060%
PPG Industries Inc 0.010%
Procter & Gamble Co/The 0.180%
Procter & Gamble Co/The 2/11/2023 0.130%
Ralph Lauren Corp 0.010%
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 0.040%
Royal Dutch Shell 0.020%
Royal Dutch Shell B Shares 0.020%
Seven & I Holdings Co Ltd 0.010%
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd 0.030%
Shiseido Co Ltd 0.010%
Sk Innovation Co Ltd 0.010%
Tesco Corporate Treasury Services PLC 1/7/2024 0.190%
Tesco PLC 0.020%
Unilever PLC 0.080%

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
2020 1.07% 1.24%
2019 4.40% 3.69%
2018 3.80% 3.92%
2017 4.16% 4.65%
2016 3.52% 2.43%

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:

  • Westpac NZD Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    8.32%
  • New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency Bond 14/4/2033
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    2.14%
  • Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank 23/4/2024
    Germany Int Fixed Interest AAA
    1.54%
  • ANZ Bank Term Deposit 9/2/2021
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    1.53%
  • Kommunalbanken As 20/8/2025
    Norway Int Fixed Interest AAA
    1.46%
  • Housing New Zealand Ltd 18/10/2028
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.41%
  • New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency Bond 15/4/2027
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.27%
  • New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency Bond 20/4/2029
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.27%
  • Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank 9/6/2025
    Germany Int Fixed Interest AAA
    1.22%
  • Australia Government Bond 21/4/2037
    Australia Int Fixed Interest AAA
    1.07%

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.

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 50.0% 39.05%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 30.0% 20.09%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 21.92%
Australasian Equities 0.0% 0.33%
International Equities 20.0% 18.32%
Listed Properties 0.0% 0.29%
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 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 concern
    Does this fund say it excludes this?
    Actual holdings
  • Adult Entertainment/Pornography:
    0.00%
  • Alcohol:
    0.38%
  • Animal Testing:
    2.50%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    1.79%
  • Gambling:
    0.19%
  • GMOs:
    0.01%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    1.02%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.01%
  • Tobacco:
    0.03%
  • Weapons:
    0.18%

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 Default Fund is intended for short-term investment until you choose the best fund(s) for your circumstances. It holds 15% to 25% in shares and other growth assets at all times with the remainder invested in a combination of cash and fixed interest assets. Its objective is to deliver a benchmark return similar to being invested in a fund of 50% in New Zealand cash 30% in New Zealand fixed interest assets and 20% in shares and other growth assets."

Value $330M NZD
Period of data report Thu Dec. 31st 2020
Members 35,986
Fund started Tue July 1st 2014
Total annual fund fees 0.73%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.69%
Administration charges 0.04%
Total other charges 0.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Simon O'Grady

Currently: Chief Investment Officer - Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership (8 years, 2 months)
Previously: Head of Investment Strategy - Suncorp Investment Management (5 years, 0 months)

Diana Gordon

Currently: Head of Fixed Interest - Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership (8 years, 4 months)
Previously: Senior High Yield Portfolio Manager Goldman Sachs Asset Management New York (10 years, 10 months)

Greg Hayton

Currently: Cash Portfolio Manager & Senior Fixed Income Trader - Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership (11 years, 2 months)
Previously: Portfolio Administrator - Gareth Morgan Investments Limited Partnership (1 years, 6 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Thu Dec. 31st 2020.

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