Overview

Designed for investors with a time horizon of at least seven years, who want to achieve high returns driven by a large exposure to growth assets, with a medium to high degree of risk.

Investment objective

This investment stage aims to:

  • achieve a return that exceeds CPI by at least 4% pa over a seven year period, after tax and investment fees; and
  • limit the likelihood of a negative annual return to less than four in 20 years (or 20% likelihood in each year).

Minimum suggested time to invest

7 years.

Risk level

This investment stage has a medium to high degree of risk (risk band 5).

The estimated number of negative annual returns over any 20 year period is 3.3 years.2

1 The strategic asset allocation is an indication of the proportion of the investment stage assets that are allocated to each asset class. The actual asset allocation to each of the asset classes may vary from time to time, but within the ranges indicated.

2 The figure shown is the estimated number of negative annual returns over any 20 year period for this investment stage. This is different to the investment objective (which aims to limit the likelihood of negative returns to less than a specified number of years).

Asset classStrategic asset allocation1 (%)Range (%)
Growth assets
7060-80
Equities
5545-65
Growth alternatives
155-25
Defensive assets
3020-40
Defensive alternatives
100-20
Fixed interest
188-28
Cash
20-12