Foundation Series Growth Fund

The Foundation Series Growth Fund (the Fund) is a PIE-compliant New Zealand-domiciled fund with investments managed by InvestNow Saving and Investment Service (InvestNow). Implemented Investment Solutions (IIS) is the issuer and manager of the Fund.  The Fund is registered as an offer within a Managed Investment Scheme under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 and is regulated by the FMA.

The Fund provides investors with access to low cost diversified portfolio of assets.  It aims for high long-run returns by investing in a diversified portfolio weighted towards growth assets but with some income asset exposure.  The Fund invests in a variety of asset classes and investment can be either directly in securities (including derivatives) or via a suitable fund, both in New Zealand and internationally.

InvestNow is the investment manager for the Fund.  InvestNow selects underlying funds and/or appoints investment managers. Related parties of InvestNow may be appointed to manage a portion of the Fund.

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Investment Manager InvestNow Saving and Investment Service Limited
Investment Policy and Objectives Provides exposure to a range of asset types and invests in passively and actively managed underlying funds selected by InvestNow.  It’s objective is to perform broadly in line with the return of its investment benchmark before fees and tax over the long-term.
Investment Strategy The Fund invests in international equities, Australasian equities, international fixed interest, NZ fixed interest, and cash and cash equivalents.  Investment can be either directly in securities (including derivatives) or via a suitable fund.

InvestNow’s investment philosophy is based on the following beliefs:

  • both active and passive investment strategies can play valuable roles within portfolio construction;
  • strategic asset allocation is an important component in determining long-term investment returns and the trade-off between risk and return;
  • diversification across a range of geographic regions, asset classes and securities is an important risk mitigation factor;
  • regular rebalancing is beneficial to ensure appropriate risk tolerances are maintained so long as this is undertaken in a cost effective way;
  • fees reduce returns to investors and are an important consideration; and
  • taxation can also be a drag on returns and structuring of investment matters.
Benchmark The investment benchmark for the Fund is the weighted average return (before tax, fees and other expenses) of the benchmark indices into which the Fund invests.
Minimum Investment Timeframe 5+ Years

How to invest

  • InvestNow is a “no advice” direct investment website and it does not charge transaction or administration fees.
  • Contact your Authorised Financial Adviser (AFA).
  • Complete an Application Form or contact us.
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