SuperLife Income

In their own words: "Invests in income assets. Designed for investors that want an investment in New Zealand and international fixed interest. Negative returns may occur once in every 7-10 years on average."

At a glance:

Not Mindful
Type: Defensive fund
Past Returns: *3.17%

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

Annual Fees: 0.56%

Annual fees, including membership and % management fee.

More information:

A summary of this fund and it's details.

Number FND2481
Name SuperLife Income
Risk profile Defensive fund
Description Invests in income assets. Designed for investors that want an investment in New Zealand and international fixed interest. Negative returns may occur once in every 7-10 years on average.
Value $130M NZD
Members 16,215
Market index description weighted average annual return of the market indices used to measure the performance of the assets that the fund invests in
Disclosure Statement Period Mon Sept. 30th 2019
Fund started Sun Sept. 15th 2013
Three-year average return *3.17%
Market index past year return 9.26%
Past year return net charges and tax 5.94%
Past year return net of charges gross of tax 7.69%
Market index return since fund started 5.94%
Return since fund started net 4.09%
Total annual fund fees 0.56%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.46%
Administration charges 0.1%
Total other charges 30.0
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 September 2019.

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

Year Market Average Fund Annual Return
2019 2.26% 3.44%
2018 2.15% 2.91%
2017 1.38% 2.67%
2016 2.64% 2.6%
2015 4.66% 6.73%

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 September 2019.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Vanguard International Credit Securities Index Fund Hedged
    Australia Int Fixed Interest
    31.6%
  • Ishares Core Global Aggregate Bond Ucits ETF NZD Hedged (Acc)
    Ireland Int Fixed Interest
    7.44%
  • New Zealand Government 20/09/25 2.0% Ib
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    2.21%
  • Westpac Current Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    1.9%
  • New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency 14/04/33 3.50% Gb
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.87%
  • Insurance Australia Group Ltd 15/06/43 5.15% Cb
    Australia NZ Fixed Interest BBB
    1.15%
  • New Zealand Government 15/05/21 6.0% Gb
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA+
    1.05%
  • Bank Of New Zealand 15/06/23 4.102% Cb
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AA-
    1.03%
  • Tr Group Ltd 07/03/24 4.533% Cb
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest UNRATED
    0.89%
  • Chorus Ltd 06/12/23 4.35% Cb
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest BBB
    0.86%

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

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

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 1.0% 2.05%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 34.0% 33.77%
International Fixed Interest 65.0% 64.18%
Australasian Equities 0.0% 0.0%
International Equities 0.0% 0.0%
Listed Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Unlisted Properties 0.0% 0.0%
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 September 2019.

Key Personnel

  • Alister John Williams

    Currently: Director (3 years, 10 months)
    Previously: Investment Manager - Trust Management (4 years, 8 months)

  • Guy Roulston Elliffe

    Currently: Director (3 years, 10 months)
    Previously: Corporate Governance Manager - ACC (4 years, 5 months)

  • Hugh Duncan Stevens

    Currently: Chief Executive Officer - Smartshares (1 years, 7 months)
    Previously: Chief Operating Officer - Implemented Investment Solutions Ltd (2 years, 6 months)

  • Stuart Kenneth Reginald Millar (New)

    Currently: Chief Investment Office - Smartshares (0 years, 4 months)
    Previously: Head of Portfolio Management - ANZ Investments (6 years, 4 months)

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

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
    Is it excluded?
    Portfolio analysis
  • Adult Entertainment/Pornography:
    0.00%
  • Alcohol:
    0.42%
  • Animal Testing:
    1.58%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    2.18%
  • Gambling:
    0.06%
  • GMOs:
    0.25%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    0.41%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.02%
  • Tobacco:
    0.21%
  • Weapons:
    0.30%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to 30 September 2019 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 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

Specific companies invested in:

Fossil Fuel

Petrobras Global Finance Bv 15/01/30 5.093% Cb 0.09%
Nextera Energy Capital Holdings Inc 25/02/22 3.35% Cb 0.06%
Andeavor Logistics Lp 15/10/19 5.50% Cb 0.04%
Eqt Corp 01/10/20 2.50% Cb 0.04%
Enbridge Inc 10/01/20 Frn 0.04%
Dominion Energy Gas Holdings Llc 15/06/21 Frn 0.04%
Petrobras Global Finance Bv 17/03/44 7.25% Cb 0.02%
Energy Transfer Partner Lp 15/04/24 4.50% Cb 0.02%
Enbridge Inc 15/06/20 Frn 0.02%
Eqt Corp 01/10/22 3.00% Cb 0.02%
Petrobras Global Finance 17/01/22 6.125% Cb 0.01%
Sasol Financing International Ltd. 0.02%
Petroleos Mexicanos 0.01%
Sinopec Capital 2013 Ltd. 0.02%
Cnooc Finance 2012 Ltd. 0.01%
Abu Dhabi National Energy Co. Pjsc 0.01%
Shell International Finance Bv 0.01%
Sinopec Group Overseas Development 2017 Ltd. 0.01%
Total Sa 0.01%
Equinor Asa 0.01%
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners Lp 0.01%
Nederlandse Gasunie Nv 0.01%
BHP Billiton Finance Usa Ltd. 0.01%
Bp Capital Markets Plc 0.01%
Gazprom Neft Oao Via Gpn Capital Sa 0.01%
Cnooc Finance 2015 Usa Llc 0.01%
Lyb International Finance Ii Bv 0.01%

Weapons

United Technologies Corp 16/08/21 3.35% Cb 0.02%

Tobacco

Philip Morris International Inc. 0.01%
Bat International Finance Plc 0.01%

Gambling

Sands China Ltd 08/08/28 5.4% Cb 0.04%

Alcohol

Bacardi Ltd 15/01/21 4.5% Cb 0.02%
Anheuser-Busch Cos. Llc / Anheuser-Busch Inbev Worldwide Inc. 0.02%
Anheuser-Busch Inbev Sa/Nv 0.01%
Heineken Nv 0.01%
Anheuser-Busch Inbev Worldwide Inc. 0.01%

Palm Oil

GMOs

Syngenta Finance Ag 24/04/20 3.698% Cb 0.06%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Johnson & Johnson 0.01%
Shell International Finance Bv 0.01%
Nestle Finance International Ltd. 0.01%
BHP Billiton Finance Usa Ltd. 0.01%
Vale Overseas Ltd. 0.01%

Animal Testing

Reckitt Benckiser Treasury Services Plc 24/06/22 2.375% Cb 0.110%
Tesco Property Finance Plc 13/07/44 Sf 0.110%
Syngenta Finance Ag 24/04/20 3.698% Cb 0.060%
International Flavors and Fragrances Inc 25/09/20 3.40% Cb 0.060%
Bayer US Finance Ii Llc 15/12/28 4.375% Cb 0.040%
Danone Sa 02/11/21 2.077% Cb 0.040%
General Mills Inc 16/04/21 Frn 0.020%
Bayer US Finance Ii Llc 0.019%
Philip Morris International Inc. 0.013%
Johnson & Johnson 0.013%
Shell International Finance Bv 0.013%
Reckitt Benckiser Treasury Services Plc 0.013%
Unilever Nv 0.013%
Coca-Cola Co. 0.013%
Glaxosmithkline Capital Plc 0.013%
Nestle Finance International Ltd. 0.013%
Bat International Finance Plc 0.013%

Download the fund's disclosure statement and portfolio holdings.

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