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  • Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF (ASX: VGS)
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Vanguard says the fund is suitable for buy and hold investors seeking long-term capital growth, some income, international diversification, and with a higher tolerance for the risks associated with share market volatility.

    The Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF listed on the ASX on 9 June 1997.

    Yes, the fund pays quarterly distributions.

    Vanguard MSCI International Shares ETF distributions are historically paid in January, April, July, and October.

    VGS ASX Announcements

    An announcement is considered as "Price Sensitive" if it is thought that it may have an impact on the price of the security.

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    About Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF

    The Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares exchange-traded fund (ETF) provides exposure to many of the world's largest companies (ex-Australia) listed in major developed countries.

    It offers access to a broadly diversified range of securities that provides investors with the opportunity to participate in the long-term growth potential of international economies outside Australia.

    It's worth noting the fund is exposed to the fluctuating values of foreign currencies, as there is no hedging of foreign currencies to the Australian dollar.

    The Vanguard group is the world's largest supplier of mutual funds and the second-largest provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

    Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Name Title Start Date Profile
    Mr Frank Kolimago Non-Executive Director Sep 2018
    Mr Kolimago is responsible for all aspects of management, distribution, and operations of Vanguard's Australian business. Since joining Vanguard in 1996, Frank has served in a variety of roles including working in the Institutional Investor Group as a principal in Malvern, Pennsylvania and Scottsdale, Arizona, and leading the teams that support institutional retirement plan clients across a variety of segments. In 2000, Frank moved to Japan to assist in establishing and managing Vanguard's Tokyo office, and in 2013, he headed up the combined Shared Services and Defined Benefit Services Group within Vanguard Institutional Investor Group. Most recently, Frank was principal and head of Vanguard Personal Advisor Services in the United States, which provides Vanguard clients with ongoing asset management and investment advice consultations with Certified Financial Planner professionals.
    Ms Johanna Platt Non-Executive Director Oct 2017
    Ms Platt is Chief Financial Officer for Vanguard Australia and a member of the Australian Executive Team. Johanna is focused on Vanguard's financial operations at both a management and statutory level. She also leads the operational teams responsible for providing fund accounting, administration and transfer agency services for Vanguard's managed funds, exchange traded funds, and separately managed products.Prior to joining Vanguard in July 2017, Johanna gained more than 20 years of experience across the consumer goods, logistics and retail sectors, and in her most recent role was Iron Mountain's Chief Financial Officer for Australia and New Zealand.
    Mr Daniel Shrimski Non-Executive Director May 2021
    No Profile updated in the Annual Report.
    C McIsaac Non-Executive Director Sep 2020
    No Profile updated in the Annual Report.
    C Cosby Non-Executive Director May 2021
    No Profile updated in the Annual Report.
    Mr Ashley Warmbrand Company Secretary
    Ashley Warmbrand Company Secretary

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