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Fund type: Defensive fund

Past Returns: -0.29%

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

Annual Fees: 1.64%

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

Energy Transfer Partners Lp 150325 4.05 Cb 0.11%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Bayer US Finance Ii Llc 151225 4.25 Cb 0.04%
Bayer US Finance Ii Llc 151228 4.375 Cb 0.04%
Credit Suisse Group AG 020432 2.875 Cb 0.17%
Credit Suisse Group AG 120624 4.207 Cb 0.05%
Credit Suisse Group AG 240627 1.00 Cb 0.06%
Energy Transfer Partners Lp 150325 4.05 Cb 0.11%

Animal Testing

Bayer US Finance Ii Llc 151225 4.25 Cb 0.04%
Bayer US Finance Ii Llc 151228 4.375 Cb 0.04%
Reckitt Benckiser Treasury Services PLC 240622 Frn 0.04%
Tesco Property Finance PLC 130440 5.744 Sf 0.07%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each fund has filed with the Disclose register to Thu March 31st 2022 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
2022 -2.19% -4.02%
2021 1.34% 2.92%
2020 1.00% 0.22%
2019 2.36% 1.7%
2018 1.94% 1.13%
2017 1.52% 3.02%
2016 2.91% 2.18%
2015 5.21% 7.93%
2014 1.36% 2.47%

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 Thu March 31st 2022.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Hunter Global Fixed Interest Fund
    New Zealand Int Fixed Interest
    74.5%
  • Dimensional Two-Year Sustainability Fixed Interest Trust – NZD Class Units
    Australia Int Fixed Interest
    23.78%
  • Cash Deposit (ANZ Bank)
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    3.01%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register Thu March 31st 2022.

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

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 5.0% 1.72%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 95.0% 98.28%
Australasian Equities 0.0% 0.0%
International Equities 0.0% 0.0%
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 Thu March 31st 2022.

Does this fund exclude companies that cause deep concern to New Zealanders? The first column shows if the fund has a credible 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:
    0.00%
  • Animal Testing:
    0.18%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    0.12%
  • Gambling:
    0.00%
  • GMOs:
    0.00%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    0.47%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • Tobacco:
    0.00%
  • Weapons:
    0.00%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each fund has filed with the Disclose register to Thu March 31st 2022 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 exclusions policy may not be consistent with its portfolio holdings because the fund might be still implementing its policy change or their policy may be less stringent than the definitions applied by Mindful Money.

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. Similarly Mindful Money uses a broader scope for fossil fuels than the government’s rules for default KiwiSaver funds. The full definitions used in the Mindful Money analysis are here.

In their own words

"The fund aims to provide investors with a broadly diversified portfolio of international investment grade income securities. The fund offers a multi-manager approach to fixed interest investing."

Value $9.4M NZD
Period of data report Thu March 31st 2022
Fund started Wed May 4th 2011
Total annual fund fees 1.64%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.86%
Other management and administration charges 0.78%
Total other charges 0.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Graham Duston

Currently: Investment Committee member (20 years, 6 months)
Previously: Chief Executive Officer, Funds Administration New Zealand Ltd (current) (20 years, 6 months)

Damon O'Brien

Currently: Independent Investment Committee member (6 years, 11 months)
Previously: Chief Investment Officer, Consilium Limited (10 years, 0 months)

Martin Pike

Currently: Head of Investments (6 years, 6 months)
Previously: National Manager, Investment Product & Services, AMP Financial Services (2 years, 4 months)

Mike Skilling

Currently: Non-executive Director / Investment Committee chairperson (5 years, 10 months)
Previously: GM Business Financial Services & Private Banking, BNZ (8 years, 0 months)

Derek Young

Currently: Investment Committee member (17 years, 9 months)
Previously: Executive Director, Funds Administration New Zealand Ltd (current) (17 years, 9 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register to Thu March 31st 2022.

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