2017

 
Money Magazine's Best of the Best Awards

Money Magazine's Best of the Best

Best ETF Provider
Best Australian Share ETF (Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF)
Best Income ETF (Vanguard Australian Fixed Interest Index ETF)
Best Specialty ETF (Vanguard Australian Property Securities Index ETF)

Vanguard's range of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) won five gold medals at the Money magazine Best of the Best awards 2016. Show more

For 16 years, Money Magazine has helped their readers choose the best financial products through their annual Best of the Best awards. Research agencies S&P, Morningstar, Lonsec and Zenith partner with the magazine to choose winners. Show less

 
Morningstar Fund Manager of the Year

Morningstar

Morningstar Fund Manager of the Year

Vanguard is pleased to have been named Fund Manager of the Year in the Australian Morningstar Awards 2017. Show more

According to the judges, Vanguard distinguished itself from other candidates through its consistency of performance across all sectors. Its disciplined approach, low costs, and low portfolio turnover continue to deliver enviable outcomes for investors. All but one of the 17 Vanguard funds Morningstar covers were in the top third of their peer group in 2016. Show less

 

2016

Smart Investor Awards

Financial Review Smart Investor Blue Ribbon Awards

Fund Manager of the Year

Vanguard is delighted to have been named the 2016 Fund Manager of the Year at the Financial Review Smart Investor Blue Ribbon Awards. This is the 3rd year in a row that Vanguard has received the Fund Manager of the Year award. Show more

The awards acknowledge the leading products and services in the fields of investment, finance, banking and insurance. Vanguard's range of funds performed strongly across the categories. In addition to the overall Fund Manager award, Vanguard was also awarded the following: Best Australian ETF, Best Global Bond Fund, Best multi-sector conservative fund, Best multi-sector balanced fund, Best multi-sector growth fund. Show less

 
SMSF Adviser Awards

SMSF Adviser

ETF Provider
Fixed Income Provider

Vanguard is pleased to have been awarded ETF Provider and Fixed Income Provider at the 2016 SMSF Adviser awards. Show more

The event, an initiative of professional services publication SMSF Adviser, gives SMSF practitioners the chance to rate the service providers that are integral to managing and growing SMSFs and aims to identify the best-performing operators servicing SMSF professionals today. Show less

 
Money Magazine's Best of the Best Awards

Money Magazine's Best of the Best

Best ETF Provider
Best Australian Share ETF (Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF)
Best International Share ETF (Vanguard All-World ex-US shares ETF and US Total Market Shares Index ETF)
Best Income ETF (Vanguard Australian Fixed Interest Index ETF)
Best Specialty ETF (Vanguard Australian Property Securities Index ETF)

Vanguard's range of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) won five gold medals at the Money magazine Best of the Best awards 2016. Show more

For 15 years, Money Magazine has helped their readers choose the best financial products through their annual Best of the Best awards. Research agencies S&P, Morningstar, Lonsec and Zenith partner with the magazine to choose winners. Show less

 

2015

ETF Provider of the Year

SMSF Adviser

ETF Provider

Vanguard is pleased to have been awarded ETF Provider at the 2015 SMSF Adviser awards. Show more

The SMSF Awards, an initiative of SMSF Adviser, recognises the best performing operators servicing SMSF professionals today. Show less

 
ETF Provider of the Year

Money Magazine's Best of the Best

Best ETF Provider
Best Australian Share ETF (Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF)
Best Income ETF (Vanguard Australian Fixed Interest Index ETF and Vanguard Australian Government Bond Index ETF)
Best International Share ETF (Vanguard All-World ex-US shares ETD)
Best Specialty ETF (Vanguard Australian Property Securities Index ETF)

Vanguard's range of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) won five gold medals at the Money magazine Best of the Best awards 2015. Show more

For 14 years, Money Magazine has helped their readers choose the best financial products through their annual Best of the Best awards. Research agencies S&P, Morningstar, Lonsec and Zenith partner with the magazine to choose winners. Show less

 
ETF Provider of the Year

Money Management/Lonsec Fund Manager of the Year

ETF Provider of the Year

Vanguard is pleased to have been named 2015 ETF Provider of the Year at the Money Management/Lonsec Fund Manager of the Year Awards. Show more

In describing their selection process, Lonsec says it believes that managing money is a combination of art and science, and that there are a number of critical ingredients that combine to produce a quality investment product. Lonsec's assessment of people and the investment process they employ has the greatest impact on its rating process. Show less

 
Morningstar Fund Manager of the Year

Morningstar

Morningstar Fund Manager of the Year
Morningstar Multi-Sector Manager of the Year

Vanguard is pleased to have been named Fund Manager of the Year in the Australian Morningstar Awards 2015. Vanguard also took out the Fund Manager of the Year award in the multi-sector category. Show more

In outlining their selection criteria, Morningstar commented that "the firm's disciplined approach, low costs and low portfolio turnover continue to deliver for investors. Vanguard has also consistently raised investor education standards in both Australia and around the world. All of this made Vanguard the exemplary candidate for the overall Fund Manager of the Year title.Vanguard's robustly-constructed, well-executed, low-cost indexing strategy is an outstanding approach to multi-asset class investing, earning Vanguard the top award in the multi-sector category". Show less

 

2014

Smart Investor Fund Manager of the Year

Money Management/Lonsec Fund Manager of the Year

ETF Provider of the Year

Vanguard is pleased to have been named 2014 ETF Provider of the Year at the Money Management/Lonsec Fund Manager of the Year Awards. Show more

In describing their selection process, Lonsec says it believes that managing money is a combination of art and science, and that there are a number of critical ingredients that combine to produce a quality investment product. Lonsec's assessment of people and the investment process they employ has the greatest impact on its rating process. Show less

 
Vanguard's Awards

Money Magazine's Best of the Best

Best ETF Provider
Best Australian Share ETF (Australian Shares Index ETF)
Best International Share ETF (US Total Market Shares (AU) ETF)
Best Specialty ETF (Australian Property Securities Index ETF)

Vanguard's range of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) won four gold medals at the Money magazine Best of the Best awards 2014. Show more

For 13 years, Money Magazine has helped their readers choose the best financial products through their annual Best of the Best awards. Research agencies S&P, Morningstar, Lonsec and Zenith partner with the magazine to choose winners.

Vanguard was also a finalist in five further categories – Best Australian Share ETF (Australian Shares Index ETF); Best Australian Share ETF (MSCI Australian Large Cos Index ETF); Best International Share ETF (All-World ex-US Shares Index ETF); Best Specialty ETF (Australian Fixed Interest Index ETF); Best Specialty ETF (Australian Government Bond Index ETF). Show less

 

2013

Vanguard's Awards

Money Magazine's Best of the Best

Best ETF Provider
Best International Share ETF (All-World Ex US Shares (AU) ETF)
Best International Share ETF (US Total Market Shares (AU) ETF)
Best Specialty ETF (Australian Property Securities Index ETF)

Vanguard's range of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) won four gold medals at the Money magazine Best of the Best awards 2013. Show more

Vanguard was also a finalist in two further categories – Best Australian Share ETF (Australian Shares Index ETF) and Best Property Securities Fund (Property Securities Index Fund). Show less

 
Vanguard's Awards

AFR Smart Investor League of Exceptional Service (SMILES) Survey

Best Fund Manager 2013

In AFR Smart Investor League of Exceptional Service (SMILE) awards, Vanguard was voted "Best Fund Manager". Show more

This is voted by readers of Smart Investor and other Financial Review publications who rank their service providers across a range of attributes, including value for money, quality of customer experience, product features and fees and charges. Show less

 

2012

Vanguard's Awards

AFR Smart Investor Magazine

Fund Manager of the Year

Vanguard is delighted to have been named the 2012 Fund Manager of the Year by AFR Smart Investor magazine. Show more

The awards acknowledge the leading products and services in the fields of investment, finance, banking and insurance. Winners are chosen by AFR Smart Investor in conjunction with research houses InfoChoice, Morningstar, Lonsec and Rice Warner Actuaries.

To be eligible for the Fund Manager of the Year category, AFR Smart Investor takes a fund universe above $5 million in size and filters it using Morningstar ratings of investment grade or above. It then makes a qualitative assessment of fund managers' people and processes and their short, medium, and longer-term track records (incorporating both return and risk) relative to competitors, to identify the premier choices in the Australian funds management industry.

Vanguard's range of funds performed strongly across the categories. In addition to the overall award, Vanguard was nominated in four other categories, and won the Multi-Sector – Balanced category award for the Vanguard LifeStrategy Balanced Fund and the Global/Australian bonds for the Vanguard Index Diversified Bond Fund. Show less

 
 

Morningstar

Fixed Interest Fund Manager of the Year

Vanguard was named the Morningstar Fixed Interest Fund Manager of the Year at the 2012 Morningstar awards. Show more

Morningstar determines the winners in the Fund Manager of the Year Awards by a combination of performance in 2011; risk-adjusted medium to long-term track record; and qualitative analyst conviction.

Morningstar recognises the key elements of Vanguards investment approach; diversification, transparency and long-term commitment to the strategy through all market conditions.

Morningstar stated "In a year when most fund managers were positioned for a rise in interest rates, index managers such as Vanguard were the relative winners when the opposite occurred. This index specialist continues to deliver what it does best - a simple, well-executed, low-cost approach - making Vanguard truly worthy of the fixed-interest accolade." Show less