Coming soon: Vanguard Core-Plus Bond Fund

We’re introducing a new bond fund to our lineup of active fixed income products: Vanguard Core-Plus Bond Fund. Designed to be an all-in-one bond solution for your overall portfolio, it has a conservative-to-moderate risk profile. You can use it as your only bond holding or combine it with our other bond funds for a more customized balance of risk and return.

The fund will launch on October 25. However, you’ll have the opportunity to invest in it early during a subscription period that will start on or around October 12.

Here’s how the new fund fits into our lineup—and may fit your portfolio.

Vanguard Core-Plus Bond Fund seeks to offer:


Our Fixed Income Group will pursue outperformance of the fund’s benchmark* by investing in carefully selected taxable fixed income securities, including those in high-yield corporates and emerging markets debt. Over the past 10 years, more than 88% of our

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