General advice warning and details relevant to the Vanguard ETFs and funds
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Vanguard Investments Australia Ltd (ABN 72 072 881 086 / AFS Licence 227263) (VIA) is the product issuer and operator of Vanguard Personal Investor.
Vanguard Super Pty Ltd (ABN 73 643 614 386 / AFS Licence 526270) (the Trustee) is the trustee and product issuer of Vanguard Super (ABN 27 923 449 966).
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Details Relevant to ETFs and Funds
Vanguard Investments Australia Ltd (ABN 72 072 881 086/ AFS License 227263) ("VIA") is the issuer of the Vanguard® Australian ETFs. VIA is the issuer of the Prospectus on behalf of the US listed Exchange Traded Funds ("ETFs") described in the Prospectus. VIA has arranged for interests in the US ETFs to be made available to Australian investors via CHESS Depositary Interests that are quoted on the AQUA market of the Australian Securities Exchange ("ASX").
Vanguard ETFs will only be issued to Authorised Participants, that is persons who have entered into an Authorised Participant Agreement with VIA ("Eligible Investors"). Retail investors can transact in Vanguard ETFs through Vanguard Personal Investor, a stockbroker or financial adviser on the secondary market. Investors should consider the Prospectus and Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) in deciding whether to acquire Vanguard ETFs. Retail investors can only use the Prospectus and PDS for informational purposes only. A copy of the Target Market Determinations (TMD) for Vanguard's financial products can be obtained at vanguard.com.au free of charge and include a description of who the financial product is appropriate for. You should refer to the TMD before making any investment decisions. You can access our disclosure documents at vanguard.com.au.
This information is intended for investors in Australia only. Information regarding the US registered products does not constitute an offer or solicitation and may not be treated as an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction where such an offer or solicitation is against the law or to anyone to whom it is unlawful to make such an offer or solicitation, or if the person making the offer or solicitation is not qualified to do so.
VIA is not offering the ETFs in the United States and this document does not constitute an offer or an invitation to apply for or acquire any interests in the ETFs in the United States. The information contained in this document is not intended for US persons as defined in Regulation S under the US Securities Act.
The funds or securities referred to in this document are not sponsored, endorsed or promoted by MSCI, and MSCI bears no liability with respect to any such funds or securities. For any such funds or securities, the PDS, prospectus or the Statement of Additional Information contains a more detailed description of the limited relationship MSCI has with The VIA and any related funds.
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