Betashares Global Sustainability Leaders Fund

Invest in a portfolio of ethically-screened global securities

Factsheet

Overview

Fund objective

The Fund aims to track the performance of an index (before fees and expenses) that includes a portfolio of large global stocks identified as ‘Climate Leaders’ that have also passed screens to exclude companies with direct or significant exposure to fossil fuels or engaged in activities deemed inconsistent with responsible investment considerations.

Benefits

  • Align your investments with your values

    Invest in a way that is consistent with your ethical standards.

  • True-to-label

    The Fund combines positive climate leadership screens with a broad set of ESG-criteria, offering investors a true-to-label ethical investment solution.

  • Diversified global exposure

    The Fund holds a diversified portfolio of large, sustainable, ethical companies from a range of global locations.

There are risks associated with an investment in the Fund, including market risk, international investment risk, non-traditional index methodology risk and foreign exchange risk. Investment value can go up and down. An investment in the Fund should only be made after considering your particular circumstances, including your tolerance for risk. For more information on risks and other features of the Fund, please see the Product Disclosure Statement, SIPO and OMI available on this website.

Risk indicator

The Fund is expected to have a very high level of volatility. See the PDS for more information regarding the risk indicator.

How to invest

  • You can invest in Betashares NZ funds through an approved platform
  • Contact us to enquire about direct applications (minimum investment ($500,000)
The ethical ETF, ASX: ETHI, through which the Betashares Global Sustainability Leaders Fund gains its exposure, has been certified by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia according to the strict operational and disclosure practices required under the Responsible Investment Certification Program. See www.responsiblereturns.com.au for details.1
1 The Responsible Investment Certification Program does not constitute financial product advice. Neither the Certification Symbol nor RIAA recommends to any person that any financial product is a suitable investment or that returns are guaranteed. Appropriate professional advice should be sought prior to making an investment decision. RIAA does not hold an Australian Financial Services Licence.

Key facts

Profile

NAV / Unit $1.2518
Net assets ($NZ) $70,976,584
Annual Fund Charges 0.77%
Buy/Sell spread 0.15%
Distribution frequency N/A
Distribution reinvestment plan (DRP) N/A
Manager Betashares Capital NZ Ltd
Registry Link Market Services
Supervisor Trustees Executors Limited
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* As at 21 February 2024

* As of close of previous day

Index information

Index Nasdaq Future Global Sustainability Leaders Index
Index provider Nasdaq
Index ticker N/A
Bloomberg index ticker NQFGSLN Index

Holdings & allocation

Portfolio exposure

Name Weight (%)
NVIDIA CORP 9.0%
VISA INC 4.0%
APPLE INC 3.6%
MASTERCARD INC 3.6%
HOME DEPOT INC/THE 3.5%
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP 3.3%
ASML HOLDING NV 2.3%
SALESFORCE INC 2.1%
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 1.8%
ADOBE INC 1.7%

* As at 23 February 2024.

As described in the PDS, the Fund may either invest directly and/or via an underlying exchange traded fund (ETF). The information above shows either the direct holdings of the Fund or the holdings of the underlying ETF on a look through basis which closely approximates the Fund’s percentage exposure to those investments.

Index sector exposure

Information Technology
34.0%
Financials
22.8%
Health Care
14.9%
Consumer Discretionary
13.7%
Industrials
5.6%
Communication Services
4.6%
Real Estate
3.0%
Consumer Staples
0.8%
Utilities
0.4%
Materials
0.1%

* As of 31 January 2024

Index country exposure

United States
71.6%
Japan
9.2%
Germany
4.3%
Netherlands
3.7%
Denmark
1.9%
Canada
1.8%
Britain
1.7%
Switzerland
1.4%
Hong Kong
1.3%
Other
2.9%

* As of 31 January 2024

Performance

Fund returns after fees (%)

  Fund Index
1 month 6.37% 6.41%
3 months 13.49% 13.49%
6 months 9.78% 9.80%
1 year - 26.55%
3 year p.a. - 14.47%
5 year p.a. - 20.01%
10 year p.a. - 16.76%
Since inception (p.a.) 22.91% 22.85%
Inception date 16-May-23 -

* As at 31 January 2024.
Past performance is not an indicator of future performance. Returns are calculated in New Zealand dollars using exit unit prices at the start and end of the specified period. Returns are after fund management costs, assume reinvestment of any distributions and do not take into account tax paid as an investor in the Fund. Returns for periods longer than one year are annualised. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance shown.

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Past performance is not indicative of future performance. Please refer to "Fund returns after fees" for additional information regarding performance/return information.