Elkhorn Securities, LLC and Elkhorn Unit Trust; Notice of Application
Summary of the Application: Applicants request an order that would permit certain series of a unit investment trust (``UIT'') registered under the Act to acquire shares of registered management investment companies and unit investment trusts or series thereof (the ``Funds'') both within and outside the same group of investment companies. Applicants: Elkhorn Securities, LLC (the ``Depositor''), and Elkhorn Unit Trust (the ``Trust'').
Vanguard Admiral Funds, et al.;
Summary of the Application: Applicants request an order that would permit certain registered open-end management investment companies to participate in a joint lending and borrowing facility. Applicants: Vanguard Admiral Funds, Vanguard Bond Index Funds, Vanguard California Tax-Free Funds, Vanguard Charlotte Funds, Vanguard Chester Funds, Vanguard CMT Funds, Vanguard Convertible Securities Fund, Vanguard Explorer Fund, Vanguard Fenway Funds, Vanguard Fixed Income Securities Funds, Vanguard Florida Tax-Free Funds, Vanguard Horizon Funds, Vanguard Index Funds, Vanguard Institutional Index Funds, Vanguard International Equity Index Funds, Vanguard Malvern Funds, Vanguard Massachusetts Tax-Exempt Funds, Vanguard Money Market Reserves, Vanguard Montgomery Funds, Vanguard Morgan Growth Fund, Vanguard Municipal Bond Funds, Vanguard New Jersey Tax-Free Funds, Vanguard New York Tax-Free Funds, Vanguard Ohio Tax-Free Funds, Vanguard Pennsylvania Tax-Free Funds, Vanguard Quantitative Funds, Vanguard Scottsdale Funds, Vanguard Specialized Funds, Vanguard STAR Funds, Vanguard Tax-Managed Funds, Vanguard Trustees' Equity Fund, Vanguard Valley Forge Funds, Vanguard Variable Insurance Funds, Vanguard Wellesley Income Fund, Vanguard Wellington Fund, Vanguard Whitehall Funds, Vanguard Windsor Funds, Vanguard World Fund (each, a ``Trust,'' and collectively, the ``Trusts''), and The Vanguard Group, Inc. (``Vanguard'').
Matthews A Share Selections Fund, LLC, et al.;
Summary of Application: Applicants request an order to permit the Fund to operate as an extended payment fund established to invest in China A shares, to exempt the Fund from the requirement that funds must disclose a concentration policy regarding investments in any industry or group of industries, and to permit the Fund and its Series to sell their limited liability company interests (``Interests'') to, and redeem their Interests from, certain pooled investment vehicles that are managed or subadvised by the Adviser, including the UCITS Funds, the Irish Fund and other entities that may be organized outside the United States (the UCITS Funds, the Irish Fund and such other entities are, collectively, the ``Other Funds'').