Vanguard investments Canada wins Lipper Fund award for best equity ETF group

23 November 2018 | News from Vanguard


Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. was honoured for Best Equity ETF Group at the 2018 Lipper Awards. This award is for the three-year period ending July 31, 2018. This award is based on risk-adjusted performance for Vanguard Canada’s suite of equity ETFs, which can be found here.

The Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Group Awards recognize the group of funds that have delivered strong, risk-adjusted and consistent performance relative to peer groups. The Lipper Fund Awards are based on the Lipper Ratings for Consistent Group Return, which is a risk-adjusted performance measure calculated over a 36-month period. The asset class group award winner is determined based on the lowest average weighted decile rank of the eligible funds per asset class and group. There were nine fund groups in this category. For a full list of this year's winners, please visit the Lipper Canada Fund Awards website.

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About the Lipper Fund Awards

The Lipper Fund Awards take place in 23 countries in Asia, Europe, MENA, and the Americas. Lipper designates award-winning funds in most individual classifications for the three-, five-, and ten-year periods and fund families with high average scores for the three-year time period. The top three-year classification winners and fund family winners receive trophies at the Lipper awards ceremony. For more information about the Lipper Fund Awards, please contact or visit

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Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. is a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of The Vanguard Group, Inc. and manages over CAD $17 billion in assets (as of August 31, 2018), with 37 Canadian ETFs and four mutual funds currently available. The Vanguard Group, Inc. is one of the world's largest investment management companies and a leading provider of company-sponsored retirement plan services. Vanguard manages USD $5.2 trillion (CAD $6.8 trillion) in global assets, including over USD 900 billion (CAD $1.2 trillion) in global ETF assets (as of July 31, 2018). Vanguard has offices in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia. The firm offers 400 funds, including ETFs, to its more than 20 million investors worldwide.

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