How the Fund works
The Global Shares Fund gives you access to international shares and specialist investment managers from around the world using a multi-manager approach.
How does the Fund meet your needs?
A simple way of accessing international share investments
The fund invests in equities across the world’s share markets using a multi-manager approach. This provides you with a simple and easy way of accessing a wide range of share investments in overseas markets.
Reduced risk through diversification
The fund is spread across a range of global equity markets, including developed and emerging markets, large and small cap equities and Asian equities. It is further diversified by region, manager and style, with the aim of delivering you with more stable returns.
Access to a range of investment managers and management styles
The fund has exposure to a range of investment managers, selected by AMP Capital Australia’s specialist multi-manager team. It also uses a combination of active and passive management, to enhance diversification and help reduce volatility.
Currency risk is managed through hedging
Movements in the foreign exchange rate have an impact on offshore investments. To help manage this risk the fund is partially hedged to the New Zealand dollar.
Fund facts as at 31 December 2018
|Product code||AIF I|
|Type of fund||Managed fund. This fund is a Portfolio Investment Entity (PIE).|
|Investment objective||To provide a gross return above the return of the MSCI All Country World (ex Tobacco) Index with net dividends reinvested (50% hedged to the New Zealand dollar on a net after tax basis) on a rolling three year basis.|
|Investment approach||Uses a multi-manager approach to investing in shares on international stock exchanges, partially hedged to the New Zealand dollar.|
|Fund net value||$126.5 million|
|Product inception date||07 November 1994|
|Minimum suggested timeframe||Long term (minimum five years)|
|Benchmark||MSCI All Country World (ex Tobacco) Index|
|Platform access||Direct with AMP Capital, Aegis, FNZ.|
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Important note: The unit prices displayed in this section are indicative only
Unit prices are provided for your information only and are not guaranteed. They are based on historical data and you should not rely on the above information as the basis for making any investment, financial or other decision as past unit prices are not a reliable indicator of future unit prices. During the time it takes to process an application or redemption application, the unit price may vary and the actual unit prices applying to applications and redemptions may differ from those displayed in this section. For more information on how AMP Capital can help you, please speak to your Financial Adviser or call us on 0800 400 499.
Important notes: Past Performance
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
Our fund performance figures are shown before tax, before fees and assume that income is reinvested. Neither AMP Capital Investors (New Zealand) Limited nor any other company in the AMP Group guarantees the repayment of capital or the performance of any product or any particular rate of return. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this information, however, AMP Capital (New Zealand) Limited nor any other company in the AMP Group gives any warranty of reliability, or accuracy, nor accepts any responsibility arising in any way from errors or omissions.
Product Disclosure Statements (PDSs) for the offer of the AMP Capital Investment Funds have been lodged with the Registrar of Financial Service Providers. The Global Shares Funds PDS can be obtained from our website and from the Disclose website www.business.govt.nz/disclose. Nothing on this page is financial advice for the purposes of the Financial Advisers Act 2008 and any associated regulations. You can seek advice from a financial advisor to help you make an investment decision. The Manager and the Issuer of the Fund is AMP Investment Management (NZ) Limited, Meridian Building, Level 1, Queens Wharf, Wellington.