Vanguard Announces Cash Distributions for the Vanguard ETFs (VAB, VSB, VSC, VRE, VDY, VEE, VUS, VEF, VDU, VUN, VCE, VCN, VBU, VBG, VSP, VFV, VGG, VGH, VXC, VE and VA)

TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2015 /CNW/ -- Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. today announced the final December 2015 cash distributions for certain Vanguard ETFs listed below that trade on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX).  Unitholders of record on December 30, 2015 will receive cash distributions payable on January 5, 2016.  Details of the "per unit" distribution amounts are as follows: 

Vanguard ETF®

TSX Ticker Symbol

Distribution per Unit ($)

Payment Frequency

Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF

VAB

0.051703

Monthly

Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Bond Index ETF

VSB

0.039147

Monthly

Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Corporate Bond Index ETF

VSC

0.052907

Monthly

Vanguard FTSE Canadian Capped REIT Index ETF

VRE

0.077180

Monthly

Vanguard FTSE Canadian High Dividend Yield Index ETF

VDY

0.074859

Monthly

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap Index ETF

VEE

0.107448

Quarterly

Vanguard U.S. Total Market Index ETF (CAD-hedged)

VUS

0.188066

Quarterly

Vanguard FTSE Developed ex North America Index ETF (CAD-hedged)

VEF

0.180164

Quarterly

Vanguard FTSE Developed ex North America Index ETF

VDU

0.156150

Quarterly

Vanguard U.S. Total Market Index ETF

VUN

0.172540

Quarterly

Vanguard FTSE Canada Index ETF

VCE

0.214952

Quarterly

Vanguard FTSE Canada All Cap Index ETF

VCN

0.154577

Quarterly

Vanguard U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF (CAD-hedged)

VBU

0.052938

Monthly

Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF (CAD-hedged)

VBG

0.052119

Monthly

Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF (CAD-hedged)

VSP

0.170052

Quarterly

Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF

VFV

0.226740

Quarterly

Vanguard U.S. Dividend Appreciation Index ETF

VGG

0.164972

Quarterly

Vanguard U.S. Dividend Apprecitation Index ETF (CAD-hedged)

VGH

0.128684

Quarterly

Vanguard FTSE Global All Cap ex Canada Index ETF

VXC

0.139363

Quarterly

Vanguard FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index ETF

VE

0.097593

Quarterly

Vanguard FTSE Developed Asia Pacific All Cap Index ETF

VA

0.245146

Quarterly

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 $6.3 billion (CAD) 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. As at October 31, 2015, Vanguard managed more than $3.4 trillion (USD) in global assets, including nearly $500 billion (USD) in global ETF assets. Vanguard has offices in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia. The firm offers 300 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 the Vanguard ETFs.  This offering is only made by prospectus.  The prospectus contains important detailed information about the securities being offered.  Copies are available from Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. at www.vanguardcanada.ca. Please read the prospectus before investing. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently, and past performance may not be repeated.

London Stock Exchange Group companies include FTSE International Limited ("FTSE"), Frank Russell Company ("Russell"), MTS Next Limited ("MTS"), and FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets Inc. ("FTSE TMX"). All rights reserved. "FTSE®", "Russell®", "MTS®", "FTSE TMX®" and "FTSE Russell" and other service marks and trademarks related to the FTSE or Russell indexes are trademarks of the London Stock Exchange Group companies and are used by FTSE, MTS, FTSE TMX and Russell under licence. All information is provided for information purposes only. No responsibility or liability can be accepted by the London Stock Exchange Group companies nor its licensors for any errors or for any loss from use of this publication. Neither the London Stock Exchange Group companies nor any of its licensors make any claim, prediction, warranty or representation whatsoever, expressly or impliedly, either as to the results to be obtained from the use of the FTSE Indexes or the fitness or suitability of the Indexes for any particular purpose to which they might be put.

The S&P 500 Index is a product of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC ("SPDJI"), and has been licensed for use by Vanguard. Standard & Poor's® and S&P® are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC ("S&P"); Dow Jones® is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC ("Dow Jones"); S&P® and S&P 500® are trademarks of S&P; and these trademarks have been licensed for use by SPDJI and sublicensed for certain purposes by Vanguard. Vanguard ETFs are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by SPDJI, Dow Jones, S&P, or their respective affiliates and none of such parties make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in such product(s) nor do they have any liability for any errors, omissions, or interruptions of the S&P 500 Index.

SOURCE Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.

For further information: Vanguard Public Relations, 610-669-5002, http://www.vanguard.com


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