mysuper Conservative Fund

Our Conservative Fund is a well-diversified investment fund primarily holding 80% lower-risk income assets (i.e. fixed interest and cash) with a 20% allocation to growth assets (like equities). The objective of our Conservative Fund is to achieve a low likelihood of negative returns over the short to medium term (between one to three years), whilst providing the opportunity for positive real returns (in excess of inflation) over the long term (around ten years plus).

How does our Conservative Fund meet your needs?

Stable returns

Our Conservative Fund provides diversification within the fixed income asset class through exposure to a range of sectors and securities around the world. It aims to deliver more stable returns by also diversifying across investment styles.

Highly diversified

Our Conservative Fund has exposure to a well-diversified portfolio of longer term fixed interest securities and smaller exposure to equities. This helps minimise risk and broaden the opportunity set.

Access to some of the world’s best investment managers

Our Conservative Fund uses a combination of passive and active management to invest your retirement savings. You benefit from exposure to a range of high quality investment managers.

It gives you the choice to invest responsibly

Responsible investing is a way for you to direct your money toward companies that are making a positive impact on the environment and on society and away from those that cause harm.

Performance

5.23%
4.13%
Kiwisaver average
0.38%
1 Month
1.98%
3 Months
5.23%
1 Year
5.79%
3 Years
6.82%
5 Years

The mysuper Conservative Fund was established on 1 April 2004. mysuper investment returns are for the 12-month period to 31 July 2018 after taxes (but before fees). Average KiwiSaver data can be sourced from the Disclose Register available free from companiesoffice.govt.nz/disclose

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Managed funds in New Zealand must have a standard risk indicator. The risk indicator is designed to help investors understand the uncertainties both for loss and growth that may affect their investment. You can compare Funds using the risk indicator.

The risk indicator is rated from 1 (low) to 7 (high). The rating reflects how much the value of the Fund’s assets goes up and down (volatility). A higher risk generally means higher potential returns over time, but more ups and downs along the way.

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To help you clarify your own attitude to risk, you can seek financial advice or work out your risk profile at sorted.org.nz/calculators/investment-planner Note that even the lowest category does not mean a risk-free investment, and there are other risks (described below under the heading ‘Other specific risks’) that are not captured by this rating.

This risk indicator is not a guarantee of a Fund’s future performance. While risk indicators are usually relatively stable, they do shift from time to time.

How this fund invests your money

Cash & cash equivalents
35%
NZ fixed interest
25%
International fixed interest
20%
NZ equities
10%
International equities
10%

What are the fees?

The fees you pay, or Annual Fund Charge as it’s called in the ‘super’ world, is charged as a percentage and is calculated by the mysuper Fund you select and the amount you have in your mysuper account. The fees below would be applied to your account balance if you select this Fund. You can find out more about the fees associated with mysuper here .

Fees

0.77%
mysuper fees
1.07%
Average KiwiSaver fees

Download fund updates

Read more about this Fund's performance and fees in our quarterly updates.
Calculating your retirement income

Did you know you can take a look at how your retirement savings are shaping up by using the retirement income simulator within your mysuper account? Based on your current age, account balance, salary and fund selection it gives you an indication of what type of income you could look forward to.

Simply log into your mysuper account and you’ll find it under your member statements on the ‘Your super amount’ page.

* Average KiwiSaver data was sourced on 31 May 2018, from sorted.org.nz and companiesoffice.govt.nz/disclose