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Vanguard launches USD corporate bond UCITS ETF


Vanguard has expanded its suite of ETFs with the listing of the Vanguard USD Corporate 1-3 Year Bond UCITS ETF on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The ETF has also been listed on the Deutsche Börse.

The firm writes that investors in the Vanguard USD Corporate 1-3 Year Bond UCITS ETF (ISIN: IE00BDD48R20) are offered simple, low-cost access to short-dated, investment grade corporate debt, across a diverse range of industries and sectors. The ETF tracks the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Corporate: USD Index 1-3 Year and carries an ongoing charges figure (OCF) of 0.15 per cent.
Mark Fitzgerald, Head of ETF Product Management, Europe says: “We continue to expand our range of ETFs, always with the aim of meeting the evolving needs of investors. The Vanguard USD Corporate 1-3 Year Bond UCITS ETF is another important building block for investors looking to put together high-quality, broadly diversified, and balanced portfolios.”
Vanguard’s fixed income products are managed by Vanguard’s Fixed Income Group, a global leader in fixed income investing, with more than USD1.2 trillion in assets under management globally, as at 31 March 2018.

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