An industry record $236 billion flowed into Vanguard mutual funds in 2015, as theMalvern, Pennsylvania investment giant founded by passiveinvestment pioneer Jack Bogle continued to benefit from investors’redemptions from actively managed investment strategies.

It was the largest flow of assets ever to a single managementcompany, eclipsing the record Vanguard set in 2014, when its fundsattracted $214.5 billion in assets, according to reporting in theWall Street Journal.

A representative from Morningstar says its analysts won’t haveVanguard’s total 2015 numbers forseveral more days, but that the data it has through November 2015validates the Journal’s reporting.

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Nick Thornton

Nick Thornton is a financial writer covering retirement and health care issues for BenefitsPRO and ALM Media. He greatly enjoys learning from the vast minds in the legal, academic, advisory and money management communities when covering the retirement space. He's also written on international marketing trends, financial institution risk management, defense and energy issues, the restaurant industry in New York City, surfing, cigars, rum, travel, and fishing. When not writing, he's pushing into some land or water.