Booster Socially Responsible Moderate Fund

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Type: Conservative fund
Past Returns: 2.85%

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

Annual Fees: 2.39%

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

Weapons

Alcohol

GMOs

Novartis Ag 0.07%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Johnson & Johnson 0.03%

Animal Testing

Pepsico Inc 0.480%
Procter & Gamble Co. 0.470%
L'Oreal Sa 0.180%
Givaudan Sa 0.140%
Ecolab Inc 0.110%
Danone Sa 0.100%
Colgate-Palmolive Company 0.080%
Unilever Plc 0.080%
Kao Corporation 0.070%
Kimberly-Clark Corp 0.070%
Johnson & Johnson 0.030%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each fund has filed with the Disclose register to Tue June 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 and research organisations.

A summary of this fund and its details.

Number FND1300
Name Booster Socially Responsible Moderate Fund
Risk profile Conservative fund
Description The Socially Responsible Moderate Fund invests mainly in income assets but includes some growth assets. It excludes investments which do not satisfy certain socially responsible investment criteria. It is suited to investors looking for an investment that reflects their personal values with a low to medium level of risk and are willing to accept a moderate level of returns.
Value $2.9M NZD
Members 26
Market index description The market index return is based on the weighted average return of the market indices used in respect of the underlying asset classes as described in the Statement of Investment Policy and Objectives.
Period of data report Tue June 30th 2020
Fund started Sun Sept. 13th 2015
Three-year average return 2.85%
Market index past year return 4.86%
Past year return net of charges and tax 4.38%
Past year return net of charges gross of tax 4.93%
Market index return since fund started 6.67%
Return since fund started net 4.13%
Total annual fund fees 2.39%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 2.3%
Administration charges 0.09%
Total other charges 0.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

  • Aaron Usher

    Currently: Portfolio Manager - Australasian Equities Booster Financial Services Limited (2 years, 8 months)
    Previously: Equity Analyst Booster Financial Services Limited (5 years, 9 months)

  • Allan Yeo

    Currently: Managing Director Booster Financial Services Limited (22 years, 1 months)
    Previously: Associate Director Barclays Bank plc (2 years, 0 months)

  • David Beattie

    Currently: Principal Booster Financial Services Limited (2 years, 1 months)
    Previously: CIO Booster Financial Services Limited (17 years, 6 months)

  • Nic Craven

    Currently: Senior Manager - Research Booster Financial Services Limited (2 years, 1 months)
    Previously: Research Manager Booster Financial Services Limited (4 years, 2 months)

  • Rowan Calvert

    Currently: Portfolio Manager - Global Equities Booster Financial Services Limited (2 years, 8 months)
    Previously: Senior Equity Analyst Booster Financial Services Limited (7 years, 4 months)

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

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 -0.18% 0.9%
2019 4.54% 4.59%
2018 3.22% 3.05%
2017 3.53% 3.35%

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 fund has filed with Disclose register to Tue June 30th 2020.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Vanguard Ethically Conscious Gbl Agg Bond Index Fund NZD Hgd
    Australia Fund
    16.84%
  • NZ Cash (BNZ Bank Trust Account)
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    3.91%
  • Vanguard Int'L Prop Sec. Index Fund (AUD Hgd)
    Australia Fund
    2.43%
  • New Zealand Government Stock 3.0% 20/04/2029
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    2.15%
  • NZ Govt Stock 2.75% 15/04/2037
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.91%
  • Westpac Bank Bill 11/08/2020
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA-
    1.77%
  • Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.74%
  • NZ Govt Stock 4.5% 15/04/2027
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.59%
  • NZ Govt Stock 3.50% 14/04/2033
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.54%
  • Westpac Fixed Rate Mtn 2.22% 29/07/2024
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA-
    1.48%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register 30 June 2020 .

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

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 20.0% 23.61%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 27.0% 23.4%
International Fixed Interest 18.0% 16.96%
Australasian Equities 12.0% 12.4%
International Equities 19.0% 18.75%
Listed Properties 4.0% 4.88%
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 fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 June 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:
    0.01%
  • Animal Testing:
    1.98%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    0.14%
  • Gambling:
    0.00%
  • GMOs:
    0.09%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    0.07%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • Tobacco:
    0.00%
  • Weapons:
    0.04%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each fund has filed with the Disclose register to Tue June 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 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 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 Socially Responsible Moderate Fund invests mainly in income assets but includes some growth assets. It excludes investments which do not satisfy certain socially responsible investment criteria. It is suited to investors looking for an investment that reflects their personal values with a low to medium level of risk and are willing to accept a moderate level of returns."

Download the fund's disclosure statement and portfolio holdings.

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