Nikko AM Core Equity Fund

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Type: Aggressive fund
Past Returns: *3.44%

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

Annual Fees: 0.97%

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.


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This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to 31 March 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.

A summary of this fund and its details.

Number FND9388
Name Nikko AM Core Equity Fund
Risk profile Aggressive fund
Description The Core Equity Fund provides investors with exposure to New Zealand and Australian equity markets from an actively managed investment portfolio with potential for growth of income and capital.
Value $720k NZD
Members 26
Market index description S&P/NZX 50 Index Gross (with Imputation Credits)
Disclosure Statement Period Tue March 31st 2020
Fund started Tue April 3rd 2018
Three-year average return *3.44%
Market index past year return 0.36%
Past year return net charges and tax -2.44%
Past year return net of charges gross of tax -1.49%
Market index return since fund started 9.54%
Return since fund started net 3.27%
Total annual fund fees 0.97%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.97%
Administration charges 0.0%
Total other charges 30.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

  • Fergus Mcdonald

    Currently: Head of Bonds and Currency and Member of Investment Committee (19 years, 9 months)
    Previously: NZ Fixed Interest Portfolio Manager - Tyndall Investment Management NZ Ltd (10 years, 5 months)

  • George Carter

    Currently: Managing Director and Member of Investment Committee (4 years, 5 months)
    Previously: Director, Head of Distribution - AMP Capital Investors NZ Ltd (6 years, 4 months)

  • Ian Bellew

    Currently: Fixed Income Manager (8 years, 3 months)
    Previously: Cash & Currency Manager - Tyndall Investment Management NZ Ltd (4 years, 10 months)

  • James Rogers

    Currently: Chief Operating Officer and Member of Investment Committee (3 years, 0 months)
    Previously: Senior Project Manager - Nikko Asset Management New Zealand Limited (0 years, 4 months)

  • James Wesley

    Currently: Head of Distribution and Member of Investment Committee (6 years, 4 months)
    Previously: Head of Australia - Wholesale - Threadneedle Investments (3 years, 0 months)

  • Matthew Johnson

    Currently: Fixed Income Manager (1 years, 6 months)
    Previously: Senior Strategy Analyst - The Comfort Group (2 years, 6 months)

  • Michael De Cesare

    Currently: Portfolio Manager (2 years, 0 months)
    Previously: Investment Analyst - Nikko Asset Management New Zealand Limited (5 years, 9 months)

  • Michael Sherrock

    Currently: Portfolio Manager (5 years, 5 months)
    Previously: Investment Analyst - Nikko Asset Management New Zealand Limited (8 years, 4 months)

  • Stuart Williams

    Currently: Head of Equities and Member of Investment Committee (5 years, 8 months)
    Previously: Portfolio Manager - OnePath (NZ) Limited (1 years, 7 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 31 March 2020 .

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 -7.41% -2.44%
2019 10.11% 9.32%

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 KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 31 March 2020 .

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation
    New Zealand Australasian Equities NA
    16.18%
  • The A2 Milk Company Limited
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    15.42%
  • Spark New Zealand Limited
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    10.75%
  • Contact Energy Limited
    New Zealand Australasian Equities N/A
    7.77%
  • Infratil Limited
    New Zealand Australasian Equities NA
    6.05%
  • Meridian Energy Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    5.07%
  • Mainfreight Limited
    New Zealand Australasian Equities NA
    3.99%
  • Summerset Group Holdings Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities N/A
    3.89%
  • Fletcher Building Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    3.13%
  • Auckland International Airport Ltd
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    2.91%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register 31 March 2020 .

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

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 0.0% 3.58%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 100.0% 93.38%
International Equities 0.0% 0.0%
Listed Properties 0.0% 3.04%
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 KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 31 March 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:
    0.00%
  • Animal Testing:
    0.00%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    0.00%
  • Gambling:
    1.18%
  • GMOs:
    0.00%
  • 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 KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to 31 March 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 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.

In their own words: "The Core Equity Fund provides investors with exposure to New Zealand and Australian equity markets from an actively managed investment portfolio with potential for growth of income and capital."

Download the fund's disclosure statement and portfolio holdings.

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