The Vanguard investment story

Better investments by design

Changing the way the world invests

Vanguard Chief Investment Officer Greg Davis who is featured in this video

Vanguard Chief Investment Officer Greg Davis offers his perspective on Vanguard’s approach to asset management.


Greg Davis

Chief Investment Officer

What makes our investment approach unique?


A track record of performance and consistency

A track record of performance and consistency

Investment management leaders John Ameriks, Kaitlyn Caughlin, Rodney Comegys, Greg Davis, and Sara Devereux explain how our discipline and focus on the long term lead to strong results.

John Ameriks, Global Head of Vanguard’s Quantitative Equity Group, who is featured in this video with other Vanguard investment management leaders.

Investment management leaders John Ameriks, Kaitlyn Caughlin, Rodney Comegys, Greg Davis, and Sara Devereux explain how our discipline and focus on the long term lead to strong results.

This image shows the percentage of Vanguard funds that have outperformed their peer group averages over three, five, and ten years. Seventy-two percent of our funds have outperformed over three years, 73% have outperformed over five years, and 89% have outperformed over ten years.

A wide array of enduring ETFs and mutual funds

A wide array of enduring ETFs and mutual funds

Molly Concannon, head of equity product, and Matthew Brancato, chief client officer for Vanguard Institutional Investor Group, discuss how we develop our diverse investment lineup.

Molly Concannon, head of equity product at Vanguard, who is featured in this video, along with Matthew Brancato, chief client officer for Vanguard Institutional Investor Group.

Molly Concannon, head of equity product, and Matthew Brancato, chief client officer for Vanguard Institutional Investor Group, discuss how we develop our diverse investment lineup.

An abstract design representing the consistent set of standards that Vanguard considers before deciding whether to launch a product. For Vanguard to launch a new product, the product must have investment merit, fulfill the long-term needs of its targeted clients, deliver a compelling advantage over competitors, and be feasible to launch from a legal, regulatory, and risk standpoint.

Our active roots and capabilities

Our active roots and capabilities

Diversified sources of alpha, differentiated risk framework.

Two Vanguard investment professionals working on our fixed income trading floor.

Diversified sources of alpha, differentiated risk framework.

This image shows the percentage of Vanguard active funds that outperformed their peer group averages. Seventy-six percent of these funds outperformed over three years, 84% outperformed over five years, and 91% outperformed over ten years.


The professionals behind our index mandates

The professionals behind our index mandates

A global team focused on costs and execution.

Two Vanguard investment professionals working on our fixed income trading floor.

A global team focused on costs and execution.


A principled, timeless approach

A principled, timeless approach

Kaitlyn Caughlin, Vanguard's global head of investment management and finance risk, and Joe Davis, Vanguard’s global chief economist, explain the standards behind our time-tested approach.

Kaitlin Caughlin, Vanguard's global head of investment management and finance risk, who is featured in this video with Joe Davis, head of Vanguard Investment Strategy Group, on our approach to investment management.

Kaitlyn Caughlin, Vanguard's global head of investment management and finance risk, and Joe Davis, Vanguard’s global chief economist, explain the standards behind our time-tested approach.

15 yrs

Average external relationship

93 yrs

Tenure of oldest fund

47 yrs

Longest external relationship

A long-term perspective

Maximizing risk and rewards

A team-based approach

Building risk management into the process

Deep global expertise

Leveraging resources across the world

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19 offices in 12 countries

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More than 50 million clients

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24 external advisors across 4 continents


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