AMP Fixed Interest Income Fund

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Fund type: Defensive fund

Past Returns: 1.14%

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

Annual Fees: 1.19%

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

Apt Pipelines Ltd - 15/07/2027 0.28%
Genesis Energy Ltd - 18/03/2022 0.25%
Genesis Energy Ltd - 20/07/2022 0.83%
Vale Overseas Ltd - 10/08/2026 0.16%

Gambling

Studio City Finance Ltd - 15/01/2029 0.46%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Vale Overseas Ltd - 10/08/2026 0.16%

Animal Testing

Coty Inc - 15/04/2026 0.42%
Syngenta Finance Nv - 24/04/2023 0.43%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each fund has filed with the Disclose register to Thu Sept. 30th 2021 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
2021 1.23% 0.8%
2020 0.88% 1.01%
2019 2.43% 1.61%
2018 1.98% 1.41%
2017 1.52% 1.47%
2016 2.91% 2.49%
2015 5.21% 3.38%
2014 1.36% 2.52%
2013 4.22% 3.34%
2012 3.86% 3.05%

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 Sept. 30th 2021.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Deposit With United States Treasury 011021 0.03 Repo Maturing 01 Oct 21
    United States Int Fixed Interest AA+
    12.03%
  • Deposit With United States Treasury 011021 0.04 Repo Maturing 01 Oct 21
    United States Int Fixed Interest AA+
    8.07%
  • ASB Call Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents
    3.13%
  • ANZ Bank New Zealand Ltd - Maturing 30 May 23
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest A+
    2.08%
  • Ginnie Mae Ii Pool - Maturing 20 Feb 60
    United States Int Fixed Interest AA+
    1.72%
  • Bank Of New Zealand Call Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents
    1.65%
  • Dunedin City Treasury Ltd - Maturing 15 Oct 22
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA
    1.62%
  • Wellington City Council Ltd - Maturing 15 Aug 22
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA
    1.42%
  • Toyota Finance New Zealand Ltd - Maturing 30 May 22
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest A+
    1.4%
  • Bank Of New Zealand - Maturing 8 Oct 2021
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents P-1
    1.34%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register Thu Sept. 30th 2021.

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

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 20.0% 22.12%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 40.0% 33.76%
International Fixed Interest 40.0% 44.12%
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 Sept. 30th 2021.

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:
    0.85%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    1.51%
  • Gambling:
    0.46%
  • GMOs:
    0.00%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    0.16%
  • 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 Sept. 30th 2021 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

"This is a single sector fund with a well-diversified portfolio of lower-risk fixed interest with an allocation to cash. Its focus is on high quality New Zealand and international fixed income securities with a shorter average duration than traditional fixed income funds with an emphasis on minimising downside risk. The fund aims to primarily preserve the value of your investment with some capital growth by predominately investing in New Zealand and international fixed interest assets."

Value $24M NZD
Period of data report Thu Sept. 30th 2021
Fund started Tue March 8th 2011
Total annual fund fees 1.19%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.76%
Other management and administration charges 0.43%
Total other charges 0.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Timothy Pritchard

Currently: Investment Committee Member (2 years, 6 months)
Previously: General Counsel AMP Wealth Management New Zealand (3 years, 4 months)

Jeffery Darren Ruscoe

Currently: Investment Committee Member (2 years, 6 months)
Previously: Chief Client Officer AMP Wealth Management New Zealand (2 years, 6 months)

Blair Robert Vernon

Currently: Investment Committee Member (10 years, 3 months)
Previously: Chief Executive AMP Wealth Management New Zealand (2 years, 9 months)

Mark David Ennis

Currently: Investment Committee Member (1 years, 2 months)
Previously: Managing Director AdviceFirst Limited (1 years, 7 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register to Thu Sept. 30th 2021.

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