Under the radar
Over the past 10 years, 90% of our actively managed funds performed better than their peer-group averages.* And when our funds outperform, you have the opportunity to earn more.
Surprised at our success with actively managed funds? See how they can help you diversify your portfolio.
Actively managed funds
have been a significant part of our history going back to our start in 1975. In fact, our first 11 mutual funds were actively managed.
The numbers tell the story of how we've become one of the largest managers of actively managed funds in the world. Today, we manage more than $1.4 trillion in active assets.**
Explore our active funds
You've known us for leading the indexing revolution. But we recognize some investors follow different paths to financial success.
That's why we offer more than 70 U.S.-based actively managed funds, spanning a range of stock, bond, and balanced funds in U.S. and international investments.
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Outperformance by design
Our diligent selection of talent—paired with our consistent investment approach and a client-first focus—sets our actively managed funds apart.
Access premier money managers
Our size and reputation allow us to carefully select partners from across the globe. We build deep relationships with their investment teams and continually evaluate their performance.
Trust in our disciplined investment approach
Because creating long-term value matters to you, we pursue the funds' objectives without taking excessive risk.
Benefit from client-first decision-making
We tie our fund managers' pay directly to the long-term performance of the funds they oversee, leading to sound decision-making that puts your interests first.
Invest in actively managed funds the Vanguard way
Have realistic expectations
Actively managed funds can add value to your portfolio because they offer an opportunity for outperformance. But be mindful—there's also the possibility they may underperform.
Diversify your assets
By partnering actively managed funds with index funds
, you can broaden diversification in your overall portfolio.
Invest for the long term
Strategically choose actively managed funds for your portfolio with your long-term goals in mind, ignoring short-term market volatility.