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Who we are

Changing the way the world invests

  • Fast facts
  • Our leaders
  • Our history
  • Our crew

What sets Vanguard apart

An unwavering focus on investors

  • Why ownership matters
  • The benefits of lower costs
  • Principles for success
  • Why character counts

Community involvement

Creating a better way of life in our communities

  • Volunteer programs
  • Charitable contributions
  • Our free K-12 curriculum
  • Environmental sustainability
Fast facts:
  • . . . One of the world's largest investment management companies . . .
  • . . . About $4 trillion in assets under management (as of December 2016) . . .
  • . . . In business since 1975 . . .
  • . . . Approximately 370 funds and ETFs worldwide . . .
  • . . . About 15,000 employees . . .
  • . . . Oldest fund started in 1929 . . .
  • . . . Started first index mutual fund in 1976 . . .
  • . . . Average fund costs less than one-fifth the industry average* . . .

*Based on 2016 U.S. mutual fund industry asset-weighted average expense ratio of 0.62% (excluding Vanguard) and Vanguard's corresponding average of 0.12%. Source: Morningstar, Inc.