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SUMMER KIWISAVER SCHEME

SUMMER AUSTRALIAN EQUITIES

Growth fund type

Here's what the provider says about this fund:

The fund invests in selected Australian shares. We aim to achieve positive long-term returns. These kinds of investments will typically have very high levels of movement up and down in value.

Considering switching to this fund? Read the must-knows of switching funds before you start the switching process.

Combined fees

This fund
1.11%
vs
Average
1.32%

The combined fees are how much you would have been charged for the year ended 31 March 2019 on the average KiwiSaver balance.

All the averages you see are for this same type of fund, so you’re comparing apples with apples.

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Combined fees include

Membership fees per year

This fund
$36.00
Average
$31.88

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

This fund
0.90%
Average
1.13%
Annual management fee
0.90%
0.98%
Performance-based fees
0.00%
0.02%
Other fees and costs
0.00%
0.14%

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.

Must-knows of KiwiSaver fees.

Combined fees example

On a growth fund of $17,000 the annual fees would be approximately:

This fund
$189.00
Average
$224.40

Services

From the May 2019 KiwiSaver provider survey

This fund
75%
vs
Average
81%

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. 

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Help with investment options

This fund
73%
Average
77%

Communications to members

81%
84%

Other services

68%
82%

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.

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Returns

Since July 2014

This fund
No 5-year
data yet
vs
Average
8.46%

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.

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All returns shown are after total fund fees (not membership fees) and tax (28% PIR).

Last twelve months

This fund
-0.49%
Average
6.00%

April 2018 - March 2019

5.86%
6.53%

April 2017 - March 2018

0.54%
7.07%

The last twelve months refers to July 2018 to June 2019.

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.

Must-knows of KiwiSaver returns.

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Growth fund type

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What’s in this fund

At 31 March 2019

This shows the actual mix of investments that this fund held on 31 March 2019. 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

How this fund invests your money
Cash Bonds Property Shares Other
Assets 11.28 0 0 88.72 0

Fund information

Number of members
844
Total value of fund
$7,605,024
Date fund started
19 Sep 2016

More information

More information can be found at:

Top 10 investments

These assets make up 60.77% of this fund.

Top 10 investments
Kind of investment Country Percentage of the fund Name
Australasian equities AU 10.19 Bhp Group Limited
Australasian equities AU 8.72 Westpac Banking Corporation
Cash and cash equivalents NZ 7.95 Anz Transactional Bank Account
Australasian equities AU 6.41 National Australia Bank Limited
Australasian equities AU 5.45 Commonwealth Bank Of Australia Limited
Australasian equities AU 4.69 Coles Group Limited
Australasian equities AU 4.63 Woodside Petroleum Limited
Australasian equities AU 4.35 Macquarie Group Limited
Australasian equities AU 4.3 Brambles Limited
Australasian equities AU 4.08 Rio Tinto Limited

Key personnel

Key personnel
Name Current position Time in role
Kevin Stirrat Head Of Investment Strategy At Forsyth Barr Limited 13 years, 10 months
Craig Alexander Head Of Funds Management At Forsyth Barr Limited 6 years, 0 months
Malcolm Davie Equity Portfolio Manager At Forsyth Barr Limited 5 years, 3 months
Rob Mercer Head Of Private Wealth Research At Forsyth Barr Limited 7 years, 1 months
Neil Paviour-Smith Director 11 years, 4 months