Vanguard FTSE North America UCITS ETF ISIN IE00BKX55R35, Ticker VNRT


Strategy of Vanguard FTSE North America UCITS ETF

Investment strategy

The FTSE North America index tracks stocks in USA and Canada.


FTSE North America (1)

Equity (776) North America (4)


GBP 57.27
45.86 52 weeks low/high 57.63
52 weeks low/high

Risk and fees of Vanguard FTSE North America UCITS ETF


GBP 228 m
Fund size
Fund size category


Physical (Optimized sampling)
Legal structure ETF
Strategy risk Long-only
Fund currency USD

Currency risk

Currency unhedged
Volatility 1 year (in GBP) 16.31% Risk category
Inception Date 30 September 2014
Maximum drawdown
since inception (in USD)
Maximum drawdown period 11 Months


0.10% p.a.
Total expense ratio
0.00% Compare 1.90%
Compare (Equity)

Dividend/ Taxes

Distribution policy Distributing
Distribution frequency Quarterly
Fund domicile Ireland

Legal structure

Fund Structure Open-ended Investment Company (OEIC)
UCITS compliance Yes
Fund Provider Vanguard
Administrator Brown Brother Harriman Fund Administration Services (Ireland) Limited
Investment Advisor Vanguard Global Advisers, LLC
Custodian Bank Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
Revision Company PricewaterhouseCoopers Chartered Accountants & Registered Auditors
Fiscal Year End 30 June
Swiss representative BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES SERVICES, Paris, succursale de Zurich
Swiss paying agent BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES SERVICES, Paris, succursale de Zurich

Tax Status

Germany Tax transparent
Switzerland ESTV Reporting
Austria Tax Reporting Fund
UK UK Reporting
EU Savings Directive -

Replication, swap, securities lending

Indextype Total return index
Swap counterparty
Collateral manager Vanguard Global Advisers, LLC
Securities lending Yes
Securities lending counterparty Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

Performance of Vanguard FTSE North America UCITS ETF


1 year: 13.81%
Performance (incl. dividend)
Return in:
YTD 2018 2017 2016 2015
20.23% -0.21% 10.50% 34.84% 4.20%
1 month 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years
4.55% 9.94% 23.30% 13.81% 70.92%

Description of Vanguard FTSE North America UCITS ETF

The Vanguard FTSE North America UCITS ETF invests in stocks with focus North America. The dividends in the fund are distributed to the investors (Quarterly). FTSE North America allows a broad investment with low fees in appr. 675 stocks.

The total expense ratio amounts to 0.10% p.a.. The fund replicates the performance of the underlying index by buying a selection of the most relevant index constituents (sampling technique). The Vanguard FTSE North America UCITS ETF has 228m GBP assets under management. The ETF is older than 3 years and is domiciled in Ireland.

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