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Vanguard earns high scores in Morningstar's inaugural report on index fund managers.

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Whether you need exposure to a broad market or to a more narrow market segment, capturing market returns through low-cost index strategies can be a sound approach to portfolio construction and one that's becoming increasingly prevalent in institutional portfolios.

Because it's so important that you have full confidence in the asset managers you entrust with your organization's assets, consider what Vanguard offers in the field of indexing.

We continue to enhance the science of indexing—through our constant pursuit of lower costs, refined trading strategies, and multifaceted approach to risk management, just to name a few.

Josh Barrickman

Principal and Head of Fixed Income Indexing Americas

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More than skills—a passion for indexing

Long-tenured indexing experts at Vanguard are committed to the ongoing refinement of index management through a range of methods designed to help improve investor outcomes—from lowering costs to working closely with benchmark providers to strengthen index methodologies.

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Risk management that's fully integrated

A rigorous risk management philosophy is applied throughout Vanguard's investment process—top to bottom. This process includes state-of-the-art risk management tools and a highly experienced staff.

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Your interests come first

Our unique ownership structure—Vanguard is owned by the Vanguard funds, which in turn are owned by their shareholders—means that we exist only to serve our clients, with no competing loyalties. That in turn means that we continuously strive to lower costs so that more of your investment return can be delivered to you.

All investing is subject to risk, including the possible loss of the money you invest. Diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against a loss.

All asset figures are as of September 30, 2017, unless otherwise specified.

Morningstar is not affiliated with Vanguard or Vanguard funds. The research paper mentioned here is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy shares.