Vanguard Announces Cash Distributions For The Vanguard ETFs (VBU and VBG)

TORONTO, March 24, 2016 /CNW/ -- Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. today announced the final March 2016 cash distributions for certain Vanguard ETFs listed below that trade on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX).  Unitholders of record on April 5, 2016 will receive cash distributions payable on April 12, 2016. Details of the "per unit" distribution amounts are as follows: 

Vanguard ETF®

TSX Ticker Symbol

Distribution per Unit ($)



Payment Frequency

Vanguard U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF







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







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About Vanguard

Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. is a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of The Vanguard Group, Inc. and manages more than $6.8 billion (CAD) in assets, as of February 29, 2016. 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 December 31, 2015, Vanguard managed approximately $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 more than 300 funds, including ETFs, to over 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

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.


SOURCE Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.

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