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Vanguard Announces Estimated Cash Distributions for the Vanguard ETFs (VCE, VCN, VDY, VRE, VUS, VUN, VSP, VFV, VGH, VGG, VEF, VDU, VEE, VAB, VSB, and VSC)

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. today announced the estimated December 2013 cash distributions for the Vanguard ETFs listed on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Please note that any capital gains distributions for the Vanguard ETFs will be reported separately.

Please be advised that these estimated distribution amounts are only estimates as of December 18, 2013 and include forward looking information that may cause the estimates to change. Unitholders of record on December 31, 2013 will receive cash distributions payable on January 6, 2014. Details of the “per unit” distribution amounts for each of the Vanguard ETFs are as follows:

 
Vanguard ETF   TSX   Distribution   Payment
Ticker per Unit ($) Frequency
    Symbol        
Equity
Vanguard FTSE Canada Index ETF   VCE   0.181805   Quarterly
Vanguard FTSE Canada All Cap Index ETF   VCN   0.079525   Quarterly
Vanguard FTSE Canadian High Dividend Yield Index ETF   VDY   0.044125   Monthly
Vanguard FTSE Canadian Capped REIT Index ETF   VRE   0.044161   Monthly
Vanguard U.S. Total Market Index ETF (CAD-hedged)   VUS   0.138444   Quarterly
Vanguard U.S. Total Market Index ETF   VUN   0.096359   Quarterly
Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF (CAD-hedged)   VSP   0.123439   Quarterly
Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF   VFV   0.132565   Quarterly
Vanguard U.S. Dividend Appreciation Index ETF (CAD-hedged)   VGH   0.094084   Quarterly
Vanguard U.S. Dividend Appreciation Index ETF   VGG   0.091475   Quarterly
Vanguard FTSE Developed ex North America Index ETF (CAD-hedged)   VEF   0.119102   Quarterly
Vanguard FTSE Developed ex North America Index ETF   VDU   0.096669   Quarterly
Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets Index ETF   VEE   0.087278   Quarterly
Fixed Income
Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF   VAB   0.050048   Monthly
Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Bond Index ETF   VSB   0.039103   Monthly
Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Corporate Bond Index ETF   VSC   0.047260   Monthly
 

To learn more about the TSX-listed Vanguard ETFs, please visit www.vanguardcanada.ca

About Vanguard

Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. is a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of The Vanguard Group, Inc. Vanguard is one of the world’s largest investment management companies and a leading provider of company-sponsored retirement plan services. Vanguard manages more than $2.8 trillion in global assets. Vanguard offers more than 160 funds to U.S. investors and more than 80 additional funds in non-U.S. markets. For more information, please visit vanguardcanada.ca.

All asset figures are as of November 30, 2013, unless otherwise noted.

This notice contains forward-looking statements with respect to the estimated December 2013 cash distributions for the Vanguard ETFs. By their nature, these forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual distributions to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Material factors that could cause the actual distributions to differ from the estimated distributions include, but are not limited to, the actual amounts of distributions received by the Vanguard ETFs, portfolio transactions, and subscription and redemption activity.

Commissions, management fees, and expenses all may be associated with the Vanguard ETFs. This offering is only made by prospectus. The prospectus contains important detailed information about the securities being offered. Copies are available from Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. at www.vanguardcanada.ca. Please read the prospectus before investing. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently, and past performance may not be repeated.

“FTSE®” is a trademark of London Stock Exchange Group companies and is used by FTSE International Limited (“FTSE”) under licence. The Vanguard FTSE Canadian High Dividend Yield Index ETF and Vanguard FTSE Canadian Capped REIT Index ETF (the “Products”) have been developed solely by Vanguard. FTSE and its licensors are not connected to and do not sponsor, advise, recommend, endorse or promote the Products and do not accept any liability whatsoever to any person arising out of an investment in or operation of the Products. FTSE makes no claim, prediction, warranty or representation either as to the results to be obtained from the Products.

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