Vanguard has launched a direct-to-customer (D2C) platform for its UK customers, giving investors access to the firm’s passive and active fund ranges.
The online strategy claims to provide an easy, straightforward way to invest in Vanguard’s LifeStrategy, index, active and Target Retirement funds, as well as their exchange-traded fund (ETF) range, through an ISA, Junior ISA or general account.
Via the D2C platform, investors can catch up on ‘investing thinking’, view educational material, deal on accounts, view account balances and monitor the performance of their portfolio. The information can be displayed directly to PCs, tablets or smartphones.
Investment company Vanguard employs circa 15,000 peoplein 16 locations globally and has $4 trillion in assets under management as at 31 December 2016.