AMP KiwiSaver Scheme
AMP Aggressive Fund (Lifesteps)

In their own words: "The fund has a well-diversified portfolio that aims to provide growth, primarily through holding growth assets with a low allocation to income assets. The fund aims to achieve high returns, in exchange there will be larger movements up and down in the value of your investments."

At a glance:

Not Mindful
Type: Aggressive fund
Past Returns: 5.67%

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

Annual Fees: 1.45%

Annual fees, including membership and % management fee.

More information:

A summary of this fund and it's details.

Number FND4451
Name AMP Aggressive Fund (Lifesteps)
Risk profile Aggressive fund
Description The fund has a well-diversified portfolio that aims to provide growth, primarily through holding growth assets with a low allocation to income assets. The fund aims to achieve high returns, in exchange there will be larger movements up and down in the value of your investments.
Value $120M NZD
Members 15,590
Market index description A composite index is calculated using the target investment mix weightings of the underlying market indices that the fund invests into. Additional information about the market index is available on the offer register.
Disclosure Statement Period Sun Sept. 30th 2018
Fund started Mon Oct. 1st 2007
Three-year average return 5.67%
Market index past year return 13.66%
Past year return net charges and tax 11.94
Past year return net of charges gross of tax 12.47
Market index return since fund started 8.43%
Return since fund started net 5.53%
Total annual fund fees 1.45
Total performance based fees 0.0
Manager's basic fee 1.12
Administration charges 0.33
Total other charges 23.4
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 6.68% 6.9%
2017 11.18% 11.17%
2016 4.51% -1.07%
2015 15.30% 13.1%
2014 10.31% 8.53%
2013 13.23% 11.38%
2012 -5.15% -1.67%
2011 7.61% 5.44%
2010 26.74% 16.71%
2009 -24.48% -21.11%

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:

  • Orbis Global Equity Le Fund
    Australia International Equities
    4.65%
  • Call Account (Westpac Banking Corporation Advance Acct)
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA
    2.48%
  • A2 Milk Co Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.48%
  • Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corp
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.25%
  • Spark New Zealand Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.19%
  • Call Account (ANZ 32 Day Constant Maturity Date)
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA
    1.17%
  • Auckland International Airport
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    1.05%
  • Kiwi Property Group Ltd
    New Zealand Listed Property
    1.01%
  • Apple Inc
    United States International Equities
    1.0%
  • Fletcher Building Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    0.91%

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% 6.93%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 3.0% 1.46%
International Fixed Interest 5.0% 2.41%
Australasian Equities 24.5% 25.08%
International Equities 52.75% 55.64%
Listed Properties 7.0% 7.13%
Unlisted Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Unknown None% 0.0%
Other 1.38% 0.0%
Commodities 1.38% 1.35%

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

Key Personnel

  • Blair Robert Vernon

    Currently: Investment Committee Member (7 years, 3 months)
    Previously: Managing Director, AMP Financial Services (1 years, 9 months)

  • Simon John Hoole

    Currently: Investment Committee Member (1 years, 8 months)
    Previously: Chief Financial Officer, AMP Financial Services (4 years, 9 months)

  • Therese Mary Singleton

    Currently: Investment Committee Member (3 years, 8 months)
    Previously: General Manager, Advice & Sales, AMP Financial Services (1 years, 9 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:
    0.51%
  • Animal Testing:
    3.31%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    5.95%
  • Gambling:
    0.85%
  • GMOs:
    0.46%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    2.55%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.05%
  • Tobacco:
    0.00%
  • Weapons:
    0.71%

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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