Kiwi Wealth Growth

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Fund type: Growth fund

Past Returns: 10.74%

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

Annual Fees: 1.11%

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

BHP Group Ltd 0.02%
BHP Group PLC 0.01%
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd 0.01%
Cheniere Energy Inc 0.01%
Chevron Corp 0.05%
Coca-Cola Co/The 0.08%
Conocophillips 0.04%
Dominion Energy Inc 0.13%
Eog Resources Inc 0.07%
Exxon Mobil Corp 0.07%
Gazprom PJSC 0.02%
Genesis Energy Ltd 0.09%
Hess Corp 0.07%
Itochu Corp 0.02%
Jefferies Financial Group Inc 0.03%
Lukoil PJSC 0.02%
Mitsubishi Corp 0.01%
Neste Oyj 0.01%
Oasis Petroleum Inc 0.03%
Oneok Inc 0.13%
Pioneer Natural Resources Co 0.04%
Posco 0.01%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC 0.04%
Suncor Energy Inc 0.01%
Tc Energy Corp 0.01%
Total SA 0.03%
Williams Cos Inc/The 0.03%
Williams Cos Inc/The 4.5% 15 Nov 23 15/11/2023 0.05%

Weapons

Amphenol Corp 0.33%
Canadian Tire Corp Ltd 0.07%
Saab Ab 0.03%
Teledyne Technologies Inc 0.32%

Tobacco

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc 0.10%
Seven & I Holdings Co Ltd 0.01%

Gambling

Skycity Entertainment Group Ltd 0.12%
Skycity Entertainment Group Ltd 3.02% 21 May 27 21/5/2027 0.05%
William Hill PLC 4.875% 07 Sep 23 7/9/2023 0.04%

Alcohol

Asahi Group Holdings Ltd 0.01%
Carlsberg A/S 0.02%
Constellation Brands Inc 0.03%
Diageo PLC 0.04%
Kweichow Moutai Co Ltd 0.08%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Se 0.44%
Pernod Ricard SA 0.02%

GMOs

Corteva Inc 0.01%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

BHP Group Ltd 0.02%
BHP Group PLC 0.01%
Chemours Co/The 0.02%
Chevron Corp 0.05%
Duke Energy Corp 0.03%
Johnson & Johnson 0.26%
Johnson & Johnson 0.65% 20 May 24 20/5/2024 0.08%
Mtn Group Ltd 0.01%
Nestle Holdings Inc 1% 15 Sep 27 15/9/2027 0.04%
Nestle SA 0.53%
Posco 0.01%
Rio Tinto Ltd 0.07%
Rio Tinto PLC 0.03%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC 0.04%

Animal Testing

Air Liquide Finance SA 2.5% 27 Sep 26 27/9/2026 0.05%
Air Liquide SA 0.03%
Akzo Nobel Nv 0.04%
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co 0.13%
Asahi Group Holdings Ltd 0.01%
Axalta Coating Systems Ltd 0.07%
Basf Se 0.02%
Chemours Co/The 0.02%
Chevron Corp 0.05%
Cj Cheiljedang Corp 0.06%
Coca-Cola Co/The 0.08%
Corteva Inc 0.01%
Dow Inc 0.01%
Dupont De Nemours Inc 0.02%
Eastman Chemical Co 0.03%
Estee Lauder Cos Inc/The 0.23%
Givaudan SA 0.05%
Glaxosmithkline PLC 0.02%
Hermes International 0.13%
Hp Inc 0.03%
Ingersoll Rand Inc 0.01%
Johnson & Johnson 0.26%
Johnson & Johnson 0.65% 20 May 24 20/5/2024 0.08%
Keurig Dr Pepper Inc 0.13%
Kikkoman Corp 0.04%
Kimberly-Clark Corp 0.02%
Koninklijke Dsm Nv 0.02%
Kumho Petrochemical Co Ltd 0.06%
L'Oreal SA 0.39%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Se 0.44%
Linde PLC 0.04%
Mitsui Chemicals Inc 0.07%
Mondelez International Inc 0.05%
Mosaic Co/The 0.07%
Nestle Holdings Inc 1% 15 Sep 27 15/9/2027 0.04%
Nestle SA 0.53%
Novozymes A/S-B Shares 0.02%
Nutrien Ltd 0.01%
PPG Industries Inc 0.03%
Pepsico Inc 0.44%
Procter & Gamble Co/The 0.44%
Procter & Gamble Co/The 1.125% 02 Nov 23 2/11/2023 0.03%
Procter & Gamble Co/The 2.8% 25 Mar 27 25/3/2027 0.03%
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 0.03%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC 0.04%
Seven & I Holdings Co Ltd 0.01%
Sherwin-Williams Co/The 0.15%
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd 0.02%
Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc 0.01%
Sumitomo Chemical Co Ltd 0.06%
Tate & Lyle PLC 0.03%
Trinseo SA 0.04%
Unicharm Corp 0.06%
Unilever PLC 0.03%
Yara International Asa 0.04%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to Thu Sept. 30th 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 28.03% 30.99%
2020 -3.79% -3.47%
2019 7.09% 4.71%
2018 8.01% 10.79%
2017 9.24% 9.94%
2016 3.62% -3.55%
2015 13.73% 21.77%
2014 8.43% 17.34%
2013 12.00% 9.89%
2012 -1.50% -1.25%

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 Fri Dec. 31st 2021.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Apple Inc
    United States International Equities
    3.11%
  • Microsoft Corp
    United States International Equities
    3.08%
  • Alphabet Inc
    United States International Equities
    2.11%
  • Westpac NZD Cash Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    2.05%
  • Amazon.Com Inc
    United States International Equities
    1.62%
  • Gmo Systematic Global Macro Trust
    Australia Other
    1.57%
  • Two Trees Global Macro Ucits
    Ireland Other
    1.46%
  • Isam Systematic Trend Q
    United States Other
    1.01%
  • Meta Platforms Inc
    United States International Equities
    1.0%
  • Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corp Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    0.83%

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

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

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 10.0% 3.84%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 10.0% 5.44%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 5.99%
Australasian Equities 6.0% 6.38%
International Equities 74.0% 69.71%
Listed Properties 0.0% 3.3%
Unlisted Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Other 0.0% 5.34%
Commodities 0.0% 0.0%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Fri Dec. 31st 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:
    0.66%
  • Animal Testing:
    4.96%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    1.34%
  • Gambling:
    0.23%
  • GMOs:
    0.01%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    1.24%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • Tobacco:
    0.12%
  • Weapons:
    0.76%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to Thu Sept. 30th 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

"The Growth Fund is invested up to 90% in shares and other growth assets with the remainder invested in fixed interest and cash assets. Its objective is to exceed the returns you would receive from investing 80% of your funds in shares and 20% of your funds in fixed interest assets through active asset allocation and active selection of shares fixed interest and cash assets. Kiwi Wealth is 100% Kiwi-owned and operated and our team is based right here in New Zealand. We're ultimately owned by the NZ Super Fund, ACC and NZ Post, so our profits stay in New Zealand too. We invest our members’ money in companies that meet our strict environmental, social and governance criteria. For example, we don’t invest in nuclear weapons, tobacco and whaling. Your money not only gets invested in New Zealand but across the globe too, helping to diversify your investment."

Value $2.5B NZD
Period of data report Fri Dec. 31st 2021
Members 70,101
Fund started Mon Oct. 1st 2007
Total annual fund fees 1.11%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 1.01%
Other management and administration charges 0.1%
Total other charges 0.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Steffan Berridge

Currently: Acting Chief Investment Officer - Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership (0 years, 1 months)
Previously: Head of Quantitative Investment - Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership (8 years, 2 months)

Diana Gordon

Currently: Head of Fixed Interest - Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership (9 years, 4 months)
Previously: Senior High Yield Portfolio Manager Goldman Sachs Asset Management New York (10 years, 10 months)

Nathan Field

Currently: Head of Thematic Equities - Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership (11 years, 7 months)
Previously: Senior Equity Analyst - ABN Amro Sydney (4 years, 6 months)

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

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