The NZD Growth Fund is a New Zealand dollar denominated fund employing a passive management strategy invested in 80% growth assets (New Zealand equities), with a 20% exposure to income assets (New Zealand fixed interest).

 

Investment Objectives

The fund seeks to track a composite index (before annual fund charge and tax), comprising 80% S&P/NZX50 Index and 20% Bloomberg NZBond Govt 0+ Yr Index.


Investment Managers

The table below sets out the target asset allocation and underlying investment managers for the Fund.

For more information you can access the Funds Statement of Investment Objectives and Policy (SIPO).

Asset Class

Investment Manager

Product Name Benchmark Asset Allocation 1

New Zealand Fixed Interest

Simplicity NZ Ltd

Simplicity NZ Bond Fund

20%

Australasian Equities

Simplicity NZ Ltd Simplicity NZ Share Fund 80%
Total assets 100%

 

1 The Benchmark Asset Allocation, Maximum and Operating ranges are set out in the SIPO.

 

Fund Performance

Please find below the latest performance figures for the NZD Growth Fund as at 30 September 2020.  The returns are after and fees and taxes:

 

PIR Tax Rate

Month

Quarter

6-months

12-months

Inception

28%

-1.51%

1.35%

14.55%

5.46%

25.74%

0%

-1.45%

1.48%

14.51%

5.44%

26.03%

* NZD Growth Fund was established on 24 December 2018

 

The chart below illustrates the performance of $100,000 invested in the NZD Growth Fund from inception on 24 December 2018 to 30 September 2020. The chart shows cumulative investment performance after fees, and tax (at 28%):