AMP KIWISAVER SCHEME
AMP INTERNATIONAL FIXED INTEREST FUND
Defensive fund type
Here's what the provider says about this fund:
This is a single sector fund with a diversified portfolio of international fixed interest securities using a combination of specialist investment managers. The multiple manager approach provides exposure to a range of sectors and securities as well as diversification across investment approaches. The fund aims to primarily preserve the value of your investment with some capital growth.
The combined fees are how much you would have been charged for the year ended 31 March 2018 on the average KiwiSaver balance.
All the averages you see are for this same type of fund, so you’re comparing apples with apples.
Combined fees include
Membership fees per year
Here you’ll find the total breakdown of the combined fees. These don’t include other fees such as for switching or withdrawing.
+ Total fund fees
Annual management fee
Other fees and costs
Your KiwiSaver money is invested by a professional fund manager, so there are always fees to pay. Fees can have a big impact on your nest egg, especially in the long run, so it pays to keep a close eye on how they add up.
Combined fees example
On a defensive fund of $15,200 the annual fees would be approximately:
From the September 2018 KiwiSaver provider survey
We surveyed KiwiSaver providers on how many different ways they help their members with investment options, communicate with members, and the extra services they offer.
So this rating is more about the quantity than the quality of services.
Help with investment options
Communications to members
Here ‘help’ means things like online forms, tools, calculators and information on how to optimise your KiwiSaver.
More communication is not always better communication, but if the provider gives you options on how you like to be reached, that usually helps.
These extras include a range of additional services that are helpful.
Since January 2014
Warning about returns!
These show how funds have performed in the past, but that’s not a good guide to how they’ll perform in the future. Don’t switch funds based on past returns.
Compare past returns
Last twelve months
April 2017 - March 2018
The last twelve months refers to December 2017 to December 2018.
In general, it’s good to look at the longest possible time period when weighing returns. After all, with retirement savings, it’s the long game that counts.
More fund details
What’s in this fund
At 31 December 2018
This shows the actual mix of investments that this fund held on 31 December 2018. This mix continually changes because of market swings and managers’ rebalancing, so these percentages are a snapshot. But it will give you a good idea of where your money is being invested.
How this fund invests your money
- Number of members
- Total value of fund
- Date fund started
- 28 Jul 2016
Top 10 investments
These assets make up 9.55% of this fund.
|Kind of investment||Country||Percentage of the fund||Name|
|International fixed interest||US||1.39||United States Treasury Note Bond Maturing 15 Aug 24|
|International fixed interest||US||1.33||United States Treasury Note Bond Maturing 30 Apr 22|
|International fixed interest||US||1.19||Ginnie Mae Ii Pool Bond Maturing 15 Jan 44|
|International fixed interest||US||0.94||United States Treasury Note Bond Maturing 15 Feb 36|
|International fixed interest||US||0.84||United States Treasury Note Bond Maturing 15 Aug 20|
|International fixed interest||US||0.82||Fannie Mae Pool Bond Maturing 15 Jan 39|
|International fixed interest||US||0.81||United States Treasury Note Bond Maturing 31 Dec 23|
|International fixed interest||IT||0.78||Italy Buoni Poliennali Del Tesoro Bond Maturing 01 Mar 24|
|International fixed interest||DE||0.73||Bundesrepublik Deutschland Bund Bond Maturing 04 Jan 37|
|New Zealand fixed interest||NZ||0.72||New Zealand Government Bond Maturing 15 May 21|
|Name||Current position||Time in role|
|Simon John Hoole||Investment Committee Member||1 years, 11 months|
|Therese Mary Singleton||Investment Committee Member||3 years, 11 months|
|Blair Robert Vernon||Investment Committee Member||7 years, 6 months|