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Conservative Fund 

Pathfinder's KiwiSaver Conservative Fund (formerly CareSaver Fund) aims to preserve your KiwiSaver balance, with some growth. 

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Why Conservative?

Ethical investing to achieve modest returns with a lower risk exposure. 

Performance

Ethical investing to achieve modest returns with a lower risk focus, with a higher exposure to income assets and lower exposure to growth assets. The Fund's value is unlikely to fluctuate as much as the Balanced Fund or Growth Fund.

Past performance is no guarantee of future return. We encourage all investors to seek independent financial advice prior to making investment decisions.

Returns

0.7%

1 month

3.3%

6 months 

5.9%

1 year

5.7%

p.a. since inception*

Performance figures as of 30/11/21, and are after fees before tax. Past performance is no guarantee of future returns. We encourage all investors to seek independent financial advice prior to making investment decisions. *31/7/19 (date of inception)

Risk Level 

This Fund is suited to an investor with a lower tolerance to risk and a minimum investment timeframe of 3+ years. 

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. This risk indicator is not a guarantee of a fund’s future performance. The Fund does not have a five-year history. The risk indicators were prepared using relevant market index returns from April 2016 to July 2019 (when the Fund was not in exsistence) and its returns since then. While risk indicators are usually relatively stable, they do shift from time to time. You can see the most recent risk indicator in the latest fund update for the Funds.

Investor notes 

Ethical Approach

The Pathfinder KiwiSaver Balanced Fund has been designated a Certified Responsible Investment by RIAA (Responsible Investment Association Australasia).

Diversification

A diversified selection of fixed interest investments and global companies that score highly on environmental, social and governance ratings. 

Target Investment

A higher weighting of income assets vs growth assets.

Number of Holdings

146

Asset Class

Cash (and Cash Equivalents),  NZ Fixed Income, International Fixed Income, Australasian Equities, International Equities, Listed Property, Other Assets

Investment horizon

3+ years

Benchmark

20% Bloomberg NZBank Bill Index
60% Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Total Return Index
20% Morningstar Developed Markets Net Return Index (50% hedged to NZD)

Current Hedging Target

50% of non-NZ equity exposures

100% of non-NZD fixed income exposures

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Compare our funds 

What fund type is best for you? It’s a personal decision to identify the fund that is correct for you – Growth, Balanced or Conservative.

Growth Fund Balanced Fund Conservative Fund
Return focus Medium to high Medium Modest
Risk focus Higher Medium Lower
Likely fluctuation in value More than the Balanced or Conservative Funds More than Conservative Fund but less than Growth Fund Less than both the Growth Fund and Balanced Fund
Minimum suggested time frame 10+ years (long term) 5+ years  3+ years
Estimated annual fund fees 1.29% p.a. 1.14% p.a. 0.84% p.a.

In addition to our management fee, an annual administration fee of $27 is also charged (except for balances below $1,000). There is no administration fee charged on accounts for minors. 

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Investor Documents

View & download these investor document packs

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Historical Fund Updates

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