Years in the making
Vanguard Personal Investor launches Auto Invest feature
Making investing even easier
Investing should become a regular habit. That’s why we launched Auto Invest on the Vanguard Personal Investor platform. This automated regular investments feature for Vanguard managed funds takes the guesswork out of deciding when and how often to invest.
Vanguard launches Vanguard Personal Investor platform
Giving Australians greater control over their wealth
Simple to use, easy to understand, and low cost. Vanguard Personal Investor has been designed that way to deliver the very best we have to offer and a better financial future for all Australians. Providing direct access to Vanguard’s low-cost managed funds, ETFs, and top Australian shares, Vanguard Personal Investor has become the investment platform of choice for many investors.
Vanguard becomes the largest ETFs manager in Australia
A decade of strong growth
More and more Australian investors have discovered the benefits of using exchange traded funds to build their investment portfolio. A decade after we entered the Australian ETFs market, we became the largest ETFs manager in Australia.
Vanguard expands range of actively managed funds
Building our active funds range
Our first offering of fundamental active management to Australian investors, specifically designed to offer more low-cost choice. The launch of our Manager Select Series provides exposure to global markets and employs world-leading active management talent.
Vanguard unveils suite of ethically conscious funds
Aligning to investor values
We launched a range of ethically conscious funds across equities and fixed income, providing greater choice to investors wishing to reflect their values in their investment holdings. The funds added to our existing ESG offering, joining the Vanguard International Shares Select Exclusions Index Fund launched in November 2016.
Vanguard pioneers ready-made ETF portfolios
Diversified portfolios in one trade
Another first for the Australian ETFs market. We launched a suite of four exchange traded funds designed to give Australian investors access to broadly diversified portfolios, matched to their risk profile.
Vanguard Australia launches ETFs in Australia
Changing the way Australians invest
We’re driven by new ideas and new approaches to investing – always have been. In 2009 we launched our unique exchange traded funds for Aussie investors.
Vanguard Australia is the first fund manager to report after-tax returns
When Vanguard Australia became the first fund manager in Australia to report after-tax returns, we gave our investors a clear picture of what we stood for. It might not seem like a big deal now, but when everyone else was avoiding the question, this bold commitment to transparency set us apart.
Vanguard Australia launches index funds for retail investors
Taking off in Australia
With 20 years of investment experience behind them, it was time for Vanguard Group to spread its wings. In 1996, they established their very first office out of the US on Aussie soil, in Melbourne. Vanguard Australia was born. And in 1998, we were ready to launch Australia’s first index funds for retail investors.
Vanguard starts investing for retirement plans
Super by another name
In the US, 401(k) plans are employer-sponsored pension plans that work much like super in Australia. Once these plans became common practice in the 80s, we started offering investments and services to help Americans save for retirement.
Vanguard launches first bond index fund for individual investors in the US
Changing the game for individual investors
From day one, we’ve been on a mission to empower individual investors. Only a year in, we launched the first index mutual fund for individual investors. In 1986, we did the same with bond index funds and in 1990 we launched the world’s first international stock index funds.
Vanguard is born
A bold idea comes to life
On May 1, 1975, John C. Bogle brings his vision for a new kind of firm to life. Vanguard opened with 11 funds and $1.8 billion in net assets. Only a year later, we launched the first index mutual fund – known at Vanguard 500 Index Fund. Today, it’s one of the largest mutual funds in the world.
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An award-winning combination
Vanguard has been consistently recognised as a leading provider of investment products and services in the Australian market.