The NZ Core Equity Trust aims to provide investors with the benefits of long-term capital growth by investing in a diversified portfolio of financial products listed in New Zealand, with increased exposure to small companies and value companies relative to a market weighted portfolio.

DFA Australia Limited is the investment manager for The NZ Core Equity Trust. DFA Australia Limited is the Australian subsidiary of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, which is based in the United States and was formed in 1981.

Factsheet updated quarterly.



The table shows holdings as at 28 February 2017. Updated monthly.

AIA Auckland International Airport Limited 5.33%
SPK Spark NZ Limited 4.90%
FPH Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited 4.90%
FBU Fletcher Building Limited 4.52%
RYM Ryman Healthcare Limited 4.50%
CEN Contact Energy Limited 4.37%
SKC Sky City Limited 4.37%
MEL Meridian Energy Limited 4.28%
ZEL Z Energy Limited 3.49%
CNU Chorus Limited 3.02%


How To Apply

Investors should talk to their financial adviser if they wish to apply for Units, as their financial adviser should be able to access an approved administration and custodial service provider and will be able to arrange for their payment of the contribution amount.

General Disclaimer: Smartshares Limited (Smartshares) is a wholly owned subsidiary of NZX Limited (NZX), and is the manager of the NZ Core Equity Trust. None of Smartshares, NZX, DFA Australia Limited, nor the trustee nor any other person guarantees the performance of the NZ Core Equity Trust. The product disclosure statement can be obtained on this website or by contacting Smartshares directly by phoning 0800 80 87 80. All currency is in New Zealand dollars unless otherwise stated.