January 12, 2009 at 09:30 AM EST
J.P. Morgan to Offer 32 Vanguard ETFs on the Mexican Stock Exchange

J.P. Morgan announced today that its Depositary Receipts (DR) Group has been appointed by Vanguard, one of the world’s largest investment management companies, to offer its U.S.-registered Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) on the international segment of the Mexican Stock Exchange, Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV).

J.P. Morgan began offering three Vanguard ETFs new to the Mexican market on December 24, 2008: Vanguard Mega Cap 300 ETF (MGC), Vanguard Mega Cap 300 Growth ETF (MGK), and Vanguard Mega Cap 300 Value ETF (MGV). The additional 29 Vanguard ETFs that currently trade on the Bolsa will be offered by J.P. Morgan beginning February 2009. (See attached list of all cross-listed Vanguard ETFs available in Mexico.)

Vanguard ETFs are listed on the BMV in pesos and trades can be initiated through a local broker. J.P. Morgan will service the ETFs and will handle all corporate actions. J.P. Morgan will also disseminate relevant shareholder and corporate actions information in the Mexican market via BMV. Additionally, a dedicated J.P. Morgan representative is available in Mexico City to provide local expertise and guidance to investors.

William Kirst, DR Executive for Latin America at J.P. Morgan, said: “We are pleased to welcome Vanguard as the first ETF provider that J.P. Morgan has launched on the Mexican Stock Exchange. We believe that there will be strong demand by both providers and investors for these peso-denominated ETFs that will provide U.S. and global exposure.”

Dennis Duffy, head of business development for Latin America at Vanguard, said: “Investors’ appetite for Vanguard’s broad lineup of low-cost ETFs continues to grow, and we believe that our relationship with J.P Morgan will bring better service and pricing to this expanding marketplace.”

For market information on DRs and international equities go to J.P. Morgan’s award-winning web site www.adr.com. For more information on J.P. Morgan’s DR services please visit http://www.jpmorgan.com/visit/adr.

About Vanguard

Vanguard, headquartered in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, is one of the world’s largest investment management companies and a leading provider of company-sponsored retirement plan services. Vanguard manages more than $1 trillion in U.S. mutual fund assets, including $40 billion in ETF assets. Vanguard offers more than 150 funds to U.S. investors, and more than 50 additional funds in non-U.S. markets.

About JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.3 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan, Chase, and Washington Mutual brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.

Listed ETF SharesTickerISIN Number
1. Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF VCR US92204A1088
2. Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF VDC US92204A2078
3. Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF VWO US9220428588
4. Vanguard Energy ETF VDE US92204A3068
5. Vanguard European ETF VGK US9220428745
6. Vanguard Europe Pacific ETF VEA US9220427754
7. Vanguard Extended Market ETF VXF US9229086528
8. Vanguard Financials ETF VFH US92204A4058
9. Vanguard Growth ETF VUG US9229087369
10. Vanguard Health Care ETF VHT US92204A5048
11. Vanguard Industrials ETF VIS US92204A6038
12. Vanguard Information Technology ETF VGT US92204A7028
13. Vanguard Intermediate Term Bond ETF BIV US9219378190
14. Vanguard Large Cap ETF VV US9229086379
15. Vanguard Long Term Bond ETF BLV US9219377937
16. Vanguard Materials ETF VAW US92204A8018
17. Vanguard Mid-Cap ETF VO US9229086296
18. Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF VOT US9229085389
19. Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF VOE US9229085124
20. Vanguard Pacific ETF VPL US9220428661
21. Vanguard Short Term Bond ETF BSV US9219378273
22. Vanguard Small Cap ETF VB US9229087518
23. Vanguard Small Cap Growth ETF VBK US9229085959
24. Vanguard Small Cap Value ETF VBR US9229086114
25. Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF VOX US92204A8844
26. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF BND US9219378356
27. Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF VTI US9229087690
28. Vanguard Utilities ETF VPU US92204A8760
29. Vanguard Value ETF VTV US9229087443
New ETF SharesTickerISIN Number
30. Vanguard Mega Cap 300 ETF MGC US9219108738
31. Vanguard Mega Cap 300 Growth ETF MGK US9219108167
32. Vanguard Mega Cap 300 Value ETF MGV US9219108407

Contacts:

J.P. Morgan
John Johmann, +1-212-270-8371
john.johmann@jpmorgan.com
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