Smartshares Japan 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

Idemitsu Kosan Ltd 0.13%
Inpex Corp 0.20%
Jxtg Holdings Inc 0.35%
Marubeni Corp 0.23%
Nippon Yusen 0.07%

Weapons

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd 0.06%
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd 0.25%

Gambling

Sega Sammy Holdings Inc 0.06%

Alcohol

Asahi Group Holdings Ltd 0.44%
Kirin Holdings Ltd 0.55%

Animal Testing

Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Holdings 0.080%
Kikkoman Corp 0.210%
Kose Corp 0.150%
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Inc 0.070%
Mitsui Chemicals Inc 0.130%
Shiseido Ltd 0.800%
Sumitomo Chemical Ltd 0.140%

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 Japan Esg Screened Ucits ETF
    Ireland International Equities
    100.0%
  • Westpac Current Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    0.32%

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% 0.32%
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% 99.68%
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:
    0.99%
  • Animal Testing:
    1.59%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    0.99%
  • Gambling:
    0.06%
  • GMOs:
    0.00%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    0.00%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • Tobacco:
    0.00%
  • Weapons:
    0.31%

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 Japan Equities ESG ETF invests in the iShares MSCI Japan ESG Screened UCITS ETF USD (acc) which is designed to track the return on the MSCI Japan ESG Screened Index."

Value $13M NZD
Period of data report Tue June 30th 2020
Members 134
Fund started Thu June 6th 2019
Total annual fund fees 0.55%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.35%
Administration charges 0.2%
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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