TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2011 /CNW/ - Invesco announced today that a
preliminary prospectus has been filed with the Canadian securities
regulators for five new PowerShares exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
Currently there are six PowerShares ETFs already trading in Canada.
The new PowerShares ETFs are:
PowerShares Senior Loan (CAD Hedged) Index ETF
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PowerShares FTSE RAFI Canadian Fundamental Index ETF
PowerShares FTSE RAFI US Fundamental (CAD Hedged) Index ETF
PowerShares FTSE RAFI Emerging Markets Fundamental Index ETF
PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility (CAD Hedged) Index ETF
A preliminary prospectus containing important information relating to
securities of the new PowerShares ETFs has been filed with the
securities commissions or similar authorities in all provinces and
territories of Canada. The preliminary prospectus is still subject to
completion or amendment. Copies of the preliminary prospectus may be
obtained from Invesco Canada and are also available on www.sedar.com. There will not be any sale of or acceptance of an offer to buy the
securities until a receipt for the final prospectus has been issued.
With sponsored assets over US$60 billion as at October 31, 2011, Invesco
PowerShares Capital Management LLC is leading the Intelligent ETF
Revolution™ through its family of more than 180 U.S. and international ETFs.
Invesco PowerShares is part of Invesco Ltd., a leading independent
global investment manager dedicated to helping investors worldwide
achieve their financial objectives. By delivering the combined power of
our distinctive investment management capabilities, Invesco provides a
wide range of investment strategies and vehicles to our retail,
institutional and high-net-worth clients around the world. Operating in
more than 20 countries, the company is listed on the New York Stock
Exchange under the symbol IVZ. Additional information is available at www.invesco.com.
FTSE® is a trade mark jointly owned by the London Stock Exchange Plc and
The Financial Times Limited and is used by FTSE International Limited
under licence. The FTSE RAFI® Index Series is calculated by FTSE
International Limited ("FTSE") in conjunction with Research Affiliates
LLC ("RA"). Neither FTSE nor RA sponsor, endorse or promote these
products and are not in any way connected to it and do not accept any
liability in relation to its issue, operation and trading.
Standard & Poor's® and S&P® are registered trademarks of Standard &
Poor's Financial Services LLC (S&P) and have been licensed for use by
Invesco Canada Ltd. The Fund is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or
promoted by S&P or its affiliates, and S&P and its affiliates make no
representation, warranty or condition regarding the advisability of
buying, selling or holding units/shares in the Fund.
This piece was produced by Invesco. Invesco is a registered business
name of Invesco Canada Ltd. Invesco and all associated trademarks are trademarks of Invesco Holding
Company Limited, used under licence. PowerShares® is a registered
trademark of Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC (Invesco
© Invesco Canada Ltd., 2011
SOURCE Invesco Ltd.
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Vice President, Corporate Affairs