Nikko AM Conservative Fund

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Type: Conservative fund
Past Returns: 5.54%

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

BP Capital Markets America Inc 060224 3.79 Cb 0.02%
Cnac Hk Finbridge Co Ltd 140323 4.625 Cb 0.01%
Cnac Hk Finbridge Co Ltd 190622 3.125 Cb 0.02%
Coca Cola Co 010650 2.60 Cb 0.04%
Coca Cola Co USD 0.25%
Dte Energy Co 011122 2.25 Cb 0.01%
E On Se 290927 0.375 Cb 0.03%
Electricite De France SA 210928 4.50 Cb 0.03%
Enel Finance International Nv 170627 0.375 Cb 0.01%
Energy Transfer Operating Lp 150550 5.00 Cb 0.01%
Firstenergy Corp 010930 2.25 Cb 0.01%
Gaz Capital SA 160837 7.288 Cb 0.01%
Gaz Finance PLC 250230 3.25 Cb 0.02%
Genesis Energy Ltd 030425 5.00 Cb 0.35%
Genesis Energy Ltd 080323 5.81 Gb 0.05%
Genesis Energy Ltd 200722 1.32 Gb 0.11%
Glencore Funding Llc 120329 4.875 Cb 0.03%
Glencore Funding Llc 290424 4.625 Cb 0.03%
Glencore Funding Llc 300523 4.125 Cb 0.03%
Lukoil Securities Bv 060530 3.875 Cb 0.01%
Marathon Petroleum Corp 010428 3.8 Cb 0.01%
New Zealand Refining Company Limited 0.05%
Origin Energy Finance Ltd 170929 1.00 Cb 0.01%
Sasol Financing Usa Llc 270324 5.875 Cb 0.01%
Suncor Energy Inc 011224 3.6 Cb 0.03%
Suncor Energy Inc 150525 3.10 Cb 0.02%
Wintershall Dea Finance Bv 250928 1.332 Cb 0.02%

Weapons

Airbus Se 070432 2.375 Cb 0.03%
Woodward Inc 0.21%

Gambling

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd 0.09%
Skycity Entertainment Group Limited 0.16%

Alcohol

Anheuser Busch Companies Llc 010246 4.90 Cb 0.02%
Anheuser Busch Inbev Nv 020440 3.70 Cb 0.01%
Anheuser Busch Inbev Worldwide Inc 150448 4.60 Cb 0.02%
Anheuser Busch Inbev Worldwide Inc 230125 4.15 Cb 0.01%
Anheuser Busch Inbev Worldwide Inc 230129 4.75 Cb 0.06%
Bacardi Ltd 150528 4.70 Cb 0.02%
Constellation Brands Inc 010530 2.875 Cb 0.03%
Constellation Brands Inc 061226 3.70 Cb 0.01%
Constellation Brands Inc 150223 3.2 Cd 0.03%
Diageo Capital PLC 290430 2.00 Cb 0.04%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Archer Daniels Midlands Co 270330 3.25 Cb 0.01%
Glencore Funding Llc 120329 4.875 Cb 0.03%
Glencore Funding Llc 290424 4.625 Cb 0.03%
Glencore Funding Llc 300523 4.125 Cb 0.03%
Sempra Energy 010228 3.40 Cb 0.01%

Animal Testing

Archer Daniels Midlands Co 270330 3.25 Cb 0.010%
Bayer Capital Corporation Bv 260626 1.50 Cb 0.020%
Cnac Hk Finbridge Co Ltd 140323 4.625 Cb 0.010%
Cnac Hk Finbridge Co Ltd 190622 3.125 Cb 0.020%
Coca Cola Co 010650 2.60 Cb 0.040%
Coca Cola Co USD 0.250%
Dowdupont Inc 151125 4.493 Cb 0.010%
Dowdupont Inc 151128 4.725 Cb 0.020%
Firmenich Productions 301026 1.375 Cb 0.020%
Firmenich Productions Participations Sas 300430 1.75 Cb 0.020%
General Mills Inc 150430 2.875 Cb 0.010%
Johnson Matthey PLC 0.150%
Kerry Group PLC-A 0.280%
Keurig Dr Pepper Inc 150926 2.55 Cb 0.030%
Mondelez International Inc 130430 2.75 Cb 0.030%
Sasol Financing Usa Llc 270324 5.875 Cb 0.010%
Syngenta Finance AG 240423 4.441 Cb 0.020%
Syngenta Finance Nv 240425 4.892 Cb 0.020%
Unilever PLC 0.260%

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 8.80% 11.52%
2020 0.59% -0.32%
2019 4.26% 5.42%

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:

  • Jpm Multi Manager Alternatives Fund
    Luxembourg Other
    5.06%
  • Westpac NZD Cash
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    1.92%
  • New Zealand Lgfa 140433 3.50
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.61%
  • Kommunalbanken 020730 1.25
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AAA
    1.58%
  • New Zealand Govt 200925 2.0 Indexed Bond
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AAA
    1.37%
  • Kiwibank Ltd 200924 2.155
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest A
    1.34%
  • Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.29%
  • Japan Government 010323 0.10
    New Zealand Int Fixed Interest A+
    1.13%
  • New Zealand Government 150427 4.50
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AAA
    1.11%
  • ASB Bank Ltd 220222
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA-
    1.11%

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 15.0% 15.27%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 35.0% 34.73%
International Fixed Interest 17.5% 17.36%
Australasian Equities 8.5% 8.58%
International Equities 14.0% 14.05%
Listed Properties 5.0% 4.96%
Unlisted Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Other 5.0% 5.05%
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:
    0.25%
  • Animal Testing:
    1.26%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    1.34%
  • Gambling:
    0.26%
  • GMOs:
    0.00%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    0.11%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • Tobacco:
    0.00%
  • Weapons:
    0.24%

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 Conservative Fund’s strategy is to invest across a range of actively managed funds to create a diversified portfolio with a focus on lower risk assets."

Value $510k NZD
Period of data report Wed March 31st 2021
Members 24
Fund started Tue April 3rd 2018
Total annual fund fees 0.73%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.62%
Administration charges 0.11%
Total other charges 30.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

George Carter

Currently: Managing Director and Member of Investment Committee (5 years, 5 months)
Previously: Director Head of Distribution - AMP Capital Investors NZ Ltd (6 years, 4 months)

Fergus Mcdonald

Currently: Head of Bonds and Currency and Member of Investment Committee (20 years, 9 months)
Previously: NZ Fixed Interest Portfolio Manager - Tyndall Investment Management NZ Ltd (10 years, 5 months)

Stuart Williams

Currently: Head of Equities and Member of Investment Committee (6 years, 8 months)
Previously: Portfolio Manager - OnePath (NZ) Limited (1 years, 7 months)

James Wesley

Currently: Head of Distribution and Member of Investment Committee (7 years, 4 months)
Previously: Head of Australia - Wholesale - Threadneedle Investments (3 years, 0 months)

James Rogers

Currently: Chief Operating Officer and Member of Investment Committee (4 years, 0 months)
Previously: Senior Project Manager - Nikko Asset Management New Zealand Limited (0 years, 4 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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