Fisher Funds KiwiSaver Scheme
Fisher Funds Growth Fund

In their own words: "The fund aims to grow your savings with more focus on capital growth over the long term. Invested in mainly growth assets."

At a glance:

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Type: Growth fund
Past Returns: 7.71%

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

Annual Fees: 1.47%

Annual fees, including membership and % management fee.

More information:

A summary of this fund and it's details.

Number FND1051
Name Fisher Funds Growth Fund
Risk profile Growth fund
Description The fund aims to grow your savings with more focus on capital growth over the long term. Invested in mainly growth assets.
Value $1.7B NZD
Members 109,419
Market index description The market index return reflects a composite of benchmark index returns, weighted for the fund’s target asset allocation. The benchmark indices used for each asset class are defined in the Statement of Investment Policy and Objectives (SIPO).
Disclosure Statement Period Sun Sept. 30th 2018
Fund started Mon Oct. 1st 2007
Three-year average return 7.71%
Market index past year return 13.59%
Past year return net charges and tax 13.19
Past year return net of charges gross of tax 13.77
Market index return since fund started 9.47%
Return since fund started net 9.92%
Total annual fund fees 1.47
Total performance based fees 0.39
Manager's basic fee 0.95
Administration charges 0.13
Total other charges 36.0
Total other charges currency NZD

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 June 2019.

The past annual returns for this fund. Please note that higher past returns do not always mean higher future returns.

Year Market Index Fund Annual Return
2018 7.63% 9.31%
2017 8.87% 9.45%
2016 3.62% 4.36%
2015 13.73% 10.19%
2014 8.43% 13.51%
2013 12.00% 12.24%
2012 -1.50% -5.83%
2011 6.13% 9.98%
2010 23.64% 48.89%
2009 -19.55% -17.22%

The market index is the average NZ KiwiSaver 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 KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 June 2019.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Bayfair Mall
    New Zealand Unlisted Property
    2.21%
  • ANZ 10 A/C - Current Accounts 28/09/2018
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents
    2.0%
  • A2 Milk Company Ltd.
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.73%
  • Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.72%
  • Mainfreight Limited
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.49%
  • Tax Traders Limited 21/06/2019 20/06/2019
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents
    1.37%
  • Freightways Limited
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.33%
  • Auckland International Airport Limited
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.3%
  • Tax Traders Limited 23/10/2018 24/10/2018
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents
    1.21%
  • Ryman Healthcare Ltd.
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.14%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 June 2019.

How the money in this fund is invested.

Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 5.0% 7.33%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 6.0% 16.14%
International Fixed Interest 9.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 29.0% 29.76%
International Equities 42.0% 40.67%
Listed Properties 4.5% 0.71%
Unlisted Properties 4.5% 5.39%
Unknown None% 0.0%
Other 0.0% 0.0%
Commodities 0.0% 0.0%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 June 2019.

Key Personnel

  • Ashley Gardyne

    Currently: Senior Portfolio Manager, International Equities (2 years, 5 months)
    Previously: Senior Investment Analyst, International Equities, Fisher Funds Management Limited (2 years, 11 months)

  • David Mcleish

    Currently: Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Interest (7 years, 6 months)
    Previously: Executive Director, Goldman Sachs International, London (3 years, 0 months)

  • Frank Jasper

    Currently: Chief Investment Officer (1 years, 2 months)
    Previously: Director, Fisher Funds Management Limited (12 years, 4 months)

  • Mark Brighouse

    Currently: Chief Investment Strategist (1 years, 2 months)
    Previously: Chief Investment Officer, Fisher Funds Management Limited (5 years, 9 months)

  • Sam Dickie

    Currently: Senior Portfolio Manager, NZ Equities (1 years, 7 months)
    Previously: Portfolio Manager, Moore Capital Asia Limited (5 years, 10 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 June 2019.

The known proportion of this fund invested in the areas of concern that we track. The Fund may have investments that are not consistent with their exclusions policy because of timing issues or because there are companies of concern in indirect investments.

  • Adult Entertainment/Pornography:
    0.00%
  • Alcohol:
    0.73%
  • Animal Testing:
    3.06%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    2.86%
  • Gambling:
    0.04%
  • GMOs:
    0.20%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    1.92%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • Tobacco:
    0.00%
  • Weapons:
    0.00%

This data has been compiled by Mindful Money from the portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to 31 March 2019 and Mindful Money analysis of funds within those portfolio. 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.

Does this fund have a policy to exclude any industries from its investments?

  • Adult Entertainment/Pornography:
  • Alcohol:
  • Animal Testing:
  • Fossil Fuels:
  • Gambling:
  • GMOs:
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
  • Palm Oil:
  • Tobacco:
  • Weapons:

This data is compiled from Mindful Money analysis of Fund websites. 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.

Many KiwiSaver funds exclude controversial weapons. However, the category of Weapons used in this analysis is broader in scope, covering all munitions, firearms and military weapons.

Download the fund's disclosure statement and portfolio holdings.

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