Vanguard Announces Cash Distributions for the Vanguard ETFs (VAB, VSB, VSC, VRE And VDY)

TORONTO, May 19, 2016 /CNW/ - Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. today announced the final May 2016 cash distributions for certain Vanguard ETFs listed below that trade on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Unitholders of record on May 31, 2016 will receive cash distributions payable on June 7, 2016.  Details of the "per unit" distribution amounts are as follows:

Vanguard ETF®

TSX Ticker Symbol

Distribution per Unit ($)

CUSIP

ISIN

Payment Frequency

Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF

VAB

0.055834

92203E101

CA92203E1016

 

Monthly

Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Bond Index ETF

VSB

0.045184

92203G106

 

CA92203G1063

 

Monthly

Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Corporate Bond Index ETF

VSC

0.057515

92203N101

 

CA92203N1015

 

Monthly

Vanguard FTSE Canadian Capped REIT Index ETF

VRE

0.098334

92203B107

 

CA92203B1076

 

Monthly

Vanguard FTSE Canadian High Dividend Yield Index ETF

VDY

0.120488

92203Q104

 

CA92203Q1046

 

Monthly

 

To learn more about the TSX-listed Vanguard ETFs®, please visit www.vanguardcanada.ca

About Vanguard

Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. is a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of The Vanguard Group, Inc. and manages more than CAD $7 billion in assets. The Vanguard Group, Inc. is one of the world's largest investment management companies and a leading provider of company-sponsored retirement plan services. Vanguard manages more than USD $3.4 trillion in global assets, including nearly USD$500 billion in global ETF assets (as of March 31, 2016). Vanguard has offices in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia. The firm offers more than 345 funds, including ETFs, to its more than 20 million investors worldwide.

Vanguard operates under a unique operating structure. Unlike firms that are publicly held or owned by a small group of individuals, The Vanguard Group, Inc. is owned by Vanguard's U.S.-domiciled funds and ETFs. Those funds, in turn, are owned by Vanguard clients. This unique mutual structure aligns Vanguard interests with those of its investors and drives the culture, philosophy, and policies throughout the Vanguard organization worldwide. As a result, Canadian investors benefit from Vanguard's stability and experience, low-cost investing, and client focus. For more information, please visit vanguardcanada.ca.

Commissions, management fees, and expenses all may be associated with investments in a Vanguard ETF®. Investment objectives, risks, fees, expenses, and other important information are contained in the prospectus; please read it before investing. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently, and past performance may not be repeated. Vanguard ETFs® are managed by Vanguard Investments Canada Inc., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of The Vanguard Group, Inc.

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SOURCE Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.

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For further information: Matt Gierasimczuk, Vanguard Canada Public Relations, Phone: 416-263-7087, matthew_gierasimczuk@vanguard.com


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