Forsyth Barr Global Equities Fund

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Type: Aggressive fund
Past Returns: 6.45%

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

Annual Fees: 1.58%

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.


Alcohol

LVMH Moet Hennessy- Louis Vuitton 3.63%

GMOs

Bayer AG 2.02%

Animal Testing

Bayer AG 2.020%
LVMH Moet Hennessy- Louis Vuitton 3.630%

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
2020 -7.57% 5.15%
2019 10.01% 5.45%
2018 7.40% 8.74%
2017 9.64% 6.94%
2016 4.71% 6.66%
2015 14.67% 18.41%
2014 10.13% 4.67%
2013 13.93% 4.34%
2012 -2.50% -5.18%
2011 5.97% -3.23%

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:

  • Alphabet Inc Class A
    United States International Equities
    5.25%
  • Apple Inc.
    United States International Equities
    5.01%
  • Amazon.Com Inc.
    United States International Equities
    4.45%
  • Nike Inc.
    United States International Equities
    4.31%
  • Visa Inc.- Class A Shares
    United States International Equities
    4.04%
  • Intel Corp
    United States International Equities
    3.92%
  • Comcast Corp Class A
    United States International Equities
    3.78%
  • LVMH Moet Hennessy- Louis Vuitton
    France International Equities
    3.54%
  • Baxter International Inc.
    United States International Equities
    3.32%
  • Medtronic Inc.
    United States International Equities
    3.26%

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 10.0% 9.54%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 0.0% 0.0%
International Equities 90.0% 90.46%
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:
    3.63%
  • Animal Testing:
    5.65%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    0.00%
  • Gambling:
    0.00%
  • GMOs:
    2.02%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    0.00%
  • 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 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 fund invests in selected international shares. We aim for positive long-term returns. These kinds of investments will typically have very high levels of movement up and down in value."

Value $66M NZD
Period of data report Tue June 30th 2020
Members 982
Fund started Thu June 26th 2008
Total annual fund fees 1.58%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 1.53%
Administration charges 0.05%
Total other charges 0.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Kevin Stirrat

Currently: Director/Strategy Wealth Management ResearchForsyth Barr Limited (0 years, 11 months)
Previously: Head of Investment Strategy Forsyth Barr Limited (13 years, 11 months)

Craig Alexander

Currently: Co-Head of Funds ManagementForsyth Barr Limited (7 years, 0 months)
Previously: Head of Fixed InterestTower Investments (5 years, 2 months)

Jason Lindsay

Currently: Co-Head of Funds ManagementForsyth Barr Limited (0 years, 9 months)
Previously: Portfolio Manager Australasian Listed Infrastructure ACC (6 years, 2 months)

Rob Mercer

Currently: Director/Equities Wealth Management ResearchForsyth Barr Limited (0 years, 11 months)
Previously: Head of Private Wealth Research Forsyth Barr Limited (7 years, 2 months)

Neil Paviour-Smith

Currently: Director (12 years, 4 months)
Previously: Managing Director at Forsyth Barr Limited (current) (19 years, 6 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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