Issues of concern

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.

This fund has no investments in issues of concern


  • Human Rights Violations
  • Environmental Harm
  • Animal Cruelty
  • Weapons
  • Fossil Fuels
  • Social Harm

Companies of concern

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each fund has filed with the Disclose register to 30th Sept. 2023 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.

The listing of companies of concern is based on definitions used in Mindful Money's methodology. These definitions may be different from the exclusions policy and definitions applied by the fund provider.

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.

About this fund

The fund is passively managed and invests in globally listed real estate investment trusts (REITs) and real estate operating companies (REOCs) traded globally. Company weights are modified to tilt a higher investment to companies with stronger ESG characteristics as calculated by GRESB. The Fund targets a position of being fully hedged back to New Zealand dollars

Value $39.5M NZD
Period of data report 31st Dec. 2023
Fund started 16th June 2021
Total annual fund fees 0.25%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.25%
Other management and administration charges 0.0%
Total other charges 0.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Dean Anderson

Currently: Chief Executive (5 years, 0 months)
Previously: Smartshares Product Manager, NZX (4 years, 4 months)

Stephen Upton

Currently: Chief Operating Officer (4 years, 3 months)
Previously: Smartshares Chief Operating Officer - NZX (3 years, 6 months)

Kerry Mcintosh

Currently: Director (4 years, 3 months)
Previously: Operating Partner, Zino Ventures (current) (5 years, 7 months)

Paul Hocking

Currently: Director (4 years, 3 months)
Previously: Director, Trustee Executors Limited (10 years, 9 months)

Rhea Prasad

Currently: Portfolio Manager (1 years, 1 months)
Previously: Investment Dealer, Pie Funds (1 years, 3 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register to 31st Dec. 2023.

Past Returns

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
2023 -5.17% -21.29%

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 31st Dec. 2023.

Top 10 Investments

  • Prologis Inc
    United States Listed Property
  • Equinix Reit Ord
    United States Listed Property
  • Simon Property Group A
    United States Listed Property
  • Public Storage
    United States Listed Property
  • Digital Realty Trust
    United States International Equities
  • Extra Space Storage Inc
    United States Listed Property
  • Avalonbay Communities Inc
    United States Listed Property
  • Realty Income Corp
    United States Listed Property
  • Ventas Inc
    United States Listed Property
  • Equity Residential
    United States Listed Property
Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 0.0% 3.36%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 0.0% 0.0%
International Equities 0.0% 0.0%
Listed Properties 100.0% 96.64%
Unlisted Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Other 0.0% 0.0%
Commodities 0.0% 0.0%

Investment Mix

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

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register to 31st Dec. 2023.