PDS & application forms
Important Legal Notice - Offer not to persons outside Australia
The PDS or Prospectus does not constitute an offer or invitation in any jurisdiction other than in Australia. Applications from outside Australia will not be accepted through the PDS. For the avoidance of doubt, these products are not intended to be sold to US Persons as defined under Regulation S of the US federal securities laws.
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|Application form - Vanguard Investor Funds|
Please note Financial Advisers need to complete the application forms on the Financial Adviser page.
You will now be taken to our secure VanguardInvestor.com.au website to complete your application.
|Supporting documentation||Issue date|
|Financial services guide||22 May 2015|
|Certification guide||May 2015|
|Product disclosure statements||Issue date|
|Vanguard Investor Funds PDS||01 Jul 2017|
IMPORTANT NOTICE - Vanguard ETFs
Investors wishing to acquire Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) can only acquire them through the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) via a stockbroker or financial adviser authorised to trade ETFs. ETF units cannot not be acquired directly from Vanguard unless the applicant is a stockbrokers acting as principal and who has entered into an Authorised Participant agreement with Vanguard.
|Product name||ASX Code||Issue date||Documentation|
|Vanguard Australian Fixed Interest Index ETF||VAF||Jul 2017||PDS|
|Vanguard Australian Government Bond Index ETF||VGB||Jul 2017||PDS|
|Vanguard Australian Corporate Fixed Interest Index ETF||VACF||Jul 2017||PDS|
|Vanguard International Credit Securities Index (Hedged) ETF||VCF||Jul 2017||PDS|
|Vanguard International Fixed Interest Index (Hedged) ETF||VIF||Jul 2017||PDS|
|Vanguard Australian Property Securities Index ETF||VAP||Jul 2017||PDS|
|Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF||VAS||Jul 2017||PDS|
|Vanguard Australian Shares High Yield ETF||VHY||Jul 2017||PDS|
|Vanguard MSCI Australian Large Companies Index ETF||VLC||Jul 2017||PDS|
|Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF||VSO||Jul 2017||PDS|
|Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets Shares ETF||VGE||Click here to view|
|Vanguard FTSE Asia Ex-Japan Shares Index ETF||VAE||Jul 2017||PDS|
|Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF||VGS||Jul 2017||PDS|
|Vanguard FTSE Europe Shares ETF||VEQ||Click here to view|
|Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares (Hedged) ETF||VGAD||Jul 2017||PDS|
|Vanguard All-World ex-US Shares Index ETF||VEU||Feb 2017||Australian prospectus|
|Feb 2017||US prospectus|
|Feb 2017||US statement of additional information|
|Vanguard US Total Market Shares Index ETF||VTS||Apr 2017||Australian prospectus|
|Apr 2017||US prospectus|
|Apr 2017||US statement of additional information|
ETF Periodic Statements - ASIC relief
The following information applies to all the ETFs listed above excluding the Vanguard® US Total Market Shares Index ETF (VTS) and Vanguard® All-World ex-US Shares Index ETF (VEU).
Under ASIC Class Order [13/1200], Vanguard must provide a periodic statement to unitholders with information about the performance relative to the investment objectives of the ETF that the issuer believes is sufficient for the investor to make an informed assessment. Where a unitholder has acquired or disposed of ETF Units during the period and the ETF issuer does not know the price at which the ETF Units were transferred, the periodic statement does not need to include the amount paid in relation to the transfer or the return on investment during the reporting period (provided that the ETF issuer is not able to calculate the return on investment). In this instance the periodic statement will explain why this information was not included and describes how it can be obtained.
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