Booster KiwiSaver Scheme
Booster Balanced Fund

In their own words: "The Asset Class Balanced Fund invests in a mix of income assets and growth assets. It is suited to investors looking for a medium level of risk and are willing to accept a moderate to potentially high level of returns."

At a glance:

Not Mindful
Type: Balanced fund
Past Returns: -

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

Annual Fees: 1.22%

Annual fees, including membership and % management fee.

More information:

A summary of this fund and it's details.

Number FND7292
Name Booster Balanced Fund
Risk profile Balanced fund
Description The Asset Class Balanced Fund invests in a mix of income assets and growth assets. It is suited to investors looking for a medium level of risk and are willing to accept a moderate to potentially high level of returns.
Value $8.8M NZD
Members 274
Market index description The market index return is based on the weighted average return of the market indices used in respect of the underlying asset classes as described in the Statement of Investment Policy and Objectives.
Disclosure Statement Period Sun Sept. 30th 2018
Fund started Fri Sept. 29th 2017
Three-year average return -
Market index past year return 10.07%
Past year return net charges and tax None
Past year return net of charges gross of tax None
Market index return since fund started 7.27%
Return since fund started net 3.65%
Total annual fund fees 1.22
Total performance based fees 0.0
Manager's basic fee 1.09
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

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:

  • DFA Global Core Equity Trust – NZD Hedged
    Australia Fund
    26.75%
  • DFA Global Bond Trust – NZD Hedged
    Australia Fund
    21.23%
  • DFA Five Year Diversified Fixed Interest Trust – NZD Hedged
    Australia Fund
    13.49%
  • DFA Emerging Markets Trust
    Australia Fund
    9.02%
  • DFA Global Core Equity Trust – Unhedged
    Australia Fund
    8.93%
  • NZ Core Equity Trust
    New Zealand Fund
    8.23%
  • DFA Global Real Estate Trust - NZD Hedged Class Units
    Australia Fund
    5.12%
  • DFA Two Year Diversified Fixed Interest Trust - NZD Hedged
    Australia Fund
    3.85%
  • DFA Australian Core Equity Trust
    Australia Fund
    2.76%
  • Cash Deposit (ANZ)
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    0.64%

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 2.0% 0.64%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 38.0% 38.57%
Australasian Equities 11.0% 10.98%
International Equities 44.0% 44.69%
Listed Properties 5.0% 5.12%
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 June 2019.

Key Personnel

  • Aaron Usher

    Currently: Portfolio Manager - Australasian Equities, Booster Financial Services Limited (0 years, 11 months)
    Previously: Equity Analyst, Booster Financial Services Limited (5 years, 9 months)

  • Allan Yeo

    Currently: Managing Director, Booster Financial Services Limited (20 years, 4 months)
    Previously: Associate Director, Barclays Bank plc (2 years, 0 months)

  • Bhanu Singh

    Currently: Director and Head of Asia Pacific Portfolio Management, Dimensional Fund Advisors (3 years, 1 months)
    Previously: Portfolio Manager, Dimensional Fund Advisors (5 years, 3 months)

  • David Beattie

    Currently: Principal, Booster Financial Services Limited (0 years, 4 months)
    Previously: CIO, Booster Financial Services Limited (17 years, 6 months)

  • Don Stewart

    Currently: Executive Director, Stewart Financial Group Limited (31 years, 9 months)
    Previously: Financial Adviser, National Mutual Limited (13 years, 8 months)

  • Jed Fogdall

    Currently: Co-Head of Portfolio Management and Vice President, Dimensional Fund Advisors (6 years, 7 months)
    Previously: Portfolio Manager, Dimensional Fund Advisors (7 years, 9 months)

  • Joseph Chi

    Currently: Co-Head of Portfolio Management and Vice President, Dimensional Fund Advisors (6 years, 7 months)
    Previously: Portfolio Manager, Dimensional Fund Advisors (6 years, 9 months)

  • Nic Craven

    Currently: Senior Manager - Research, Booster Financial Services Limited (0 years, 4 months)
    Previously: Research Manager, Booster Financial Services Limited (4 years, 2 months)

  • Nicholas Stewart

    Currently: Executive Director, Stewart Financial Group Limited (16 years, 4 months)
    Previously: Wealth Manager, Stewart Financial Group Limited (1 years, 9 months)

  • Rowan Calvert

    Currently: Portfolio Manager - Global Equities, Booster Financial Services Limited (0 years, 11 months)
    Previously: Senior Equity Analyst, Booster Financial Services Limited (7 years, 4 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:
    0.08%
  • Animal Testing:
    0.30%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    0.91%
  • Gambling:
    0.04%
  • GMOs:
    0.06%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    0.70%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.11%
  • Tobacco:
    0.06%
  • Weapons:
    0.12%

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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