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Vanguard Investments Australia

With more than A$5 trillion in assets under management as of 30 September 2016, including more than A$795 billion in ETFs, Vanguard is one of the world’s largest global investment management companies. In Australia, Vanguard has been serving financial advisers, retail clients and institutional investors for 20 years.

The mutual ownership structure of our parent company in the US aligns our interests with those of our clients. Because Vanguard is not publicly traded, we can extend the benefits of that structure to our clients in Australia.

From rigorous risk management to transparent pricing to plain talk communications, we put our clients’ interests first.

In Australia, Vanguard offers 26 wholesale funds, 11 retail funds and 17 exchange-traded funds.

See www.vanguardinvestments.com.au

 

Vanguard Interactive Index Chart

This tool allows you to compare the growth of $10,000 invested in major asset classes over historical time periods, against a backdrop of key economic, social, political and demographic changes. Link is vanguard.com.au/indexchart

 

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