Smartshares Europe Equities Esg ETF

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Type: Aggressive fund
Past Returns: No 3 year data yet

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

Annual Fees: 0.55%

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

Bollore 0.04%
BP PLC 1.11%
Enagas SA 0.04%
Engie SA 0.31%
Eni 0.35%
Eqt 0.06%
Equinor 0.20%
Galp Energia Sgps SA 0.08%
Glencore PLC 0.28%
Koninklijke Vopak Nv 0.05%
Lundin Petroleum 0.06%
Neste 0.23%
OMV AG 0.07%
Repsol Rights SA 0.01%
Repsol SA 0.18%
Snam 0.14%
Suez SA 0.05%
Total SA 1.36%

Weapons

Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC 0.09%

Gambling

Evolution Gaming Group 0.11%
Gvc Holdings PLC 0.07%

Alcohol

Anheuser Busch Inbev Nv 0.53%
Carlsberg As Cl B 0.19%
Davide Campari Milano 0.07%
Diageo PLC 1.12%
Heineken Holding Nv 0.13%
Heineken Nv 0.33%
LVMH 1.63%
Pernod Ricard SA 0.47%
Remy Cointreau SA 0.04%

GMOs

Basf N 0.72%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Glencore PLC 0.28%
Nestle SA 4.61%
Rio Tinto PLC 0.87%

Animal Testing

Air Liquide SA 0.930%
Akzo Nobel Nv 0.250%
Arkema SA 0.090%
Associated British Foods PLC 0.120%
Basf N 0.720%
Beiersdorf AG 0.150%
Burberry Group PLC 0.110%
Chr Hansen Holding 0.150%
Clariant AG 0.060%
Coca Cola European Partners PLC 0.110%
Coca Cola Hbc AG 0.070%
Croda International PLC 0.110%
Danone SA 0.610%
Evonik Industries AG 0.070%
Givaudan SA 0.460%
Glaxosmithkline PLC 1.420%
Henkel & Kgaa Pref AG 0.220%
Henkel AG 0.120%
Jeronimo Martins SA 0.050%
Johnson Matthey PLC 0.070%
Koninkilijke Dsm Nv 0.320%
Lanxess AG 0.050%
LVMH 1.630%
Nestle SA 4.610%
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 0.860%
Sainsbury(J) PLC 0.060%
Solvay SA 0.080%
Svenska Cellulosa B 0.100%
Symrise AG 0.200%
Unilever Nv 1.130%
Unilever PLC 0.910%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each fund has filed with the Disclose register to Tue March 31st 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.

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

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:

  • Ishares Msci Europe Esg Screened Ucits ETF
    Ireland International Equities
    100.0%
  • Westpac Current Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    0.42%

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

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

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 0.0% 0.42%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 0.0% 0.0%
International Equities 100.0% 99.58%
Listed Properties 0.0% 0.0%
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 Tue June 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:
    4.52%
  • Animal Testing:
    15.88%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    4.64%
  • Gambling:
    0.18%
  • GMOs:
    0.72%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    5.77%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • Tobacco:
    0.00%
  • Weapons:
    0.09%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each fund has filed with the Disclose register to Tue March 31st 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 Smartshares Europe Equities ESG ETF invests in the iShares MSCI Europe ESG Screened UCITS ETF USD (acc) which is designed to track the return on the MSCI Europe ESG Screened Index"

Value $18M NZD
Period of data report Tue June 30th 2020
Members 86
Fund started Thu June 6th 2019
Total annual fund fees 0.55%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.43%
Administration charges 0.12%
Total other charges 0.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Guy Roulston Elliffe

Currently: Director (4 years, 4 months)
Previously: Corporate Governance Manager - ACC (current position) (4 years, 11 months)

Stuart Kenneth Reginald Millar

Currently: Chief Investment Officer - Smartshares (0 years, 10 months)
Previously: Head of Portfolio Management - ANZ Investments (6 years, 4 months)

Hugh Duncan Stevens

Currently: Chief Executive Officer - Smartshares (2 years, 1 months)
Previously: Chief Operating Officer - Implemented Investment Solutions Ltd (2 years, 6 months)

Alister John Williams

Currently: Director (4 years, 4 months)
Previously: Investment Manager - Trust Management (5 years, 2 months)

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

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