AIM Trimark announces portfolio management change



    TORONTO, Jan. 8 /CNW/ - AIM Trimark Investments announces today that Dana
Love has taken lead management responsibilities for Trimark Fund following the
upcoming departure of Tye Bousada. Bruce Harrop will join as co-manager for
the Fund.
    Having 15 years of industry experience, Mr. Love has co-managed Trimark
Fund since May 2004 and has been lead manager of Trimark Europlus Fund since
November 2003. He has also held portfolio management responsibilities on
Trimark Global Balanced Fund and has been a major contributor to the success
of these Funds and their long-term performance records.
    Mr. Harrop has over 11 years of industry experience and joined AIM
Trimark in 1999 from Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board. He is lead manager
of Trimark Global Balanced Fund and Trimark Global Dividend Class. Both Mr.
Love and Mr. Harrop have been recognized multiple times through the Canadian
Investment Awards.
    "While Tye's contribution will be missed, part of the strength of the
Trimark investment team and the culture lies in the continuous development of
talent from within," said Phil Taylor, Senior Managing Director and Head of
Invesco's North American retail business, including AIM Trimark. "Under Dana's
leadership, investors can expect the Trimark investment discipline will
continue to be applied in the same manner to which they are accustomed, that
is, business people buying businesses."
    This change is also applicable to AIM Trimark Core Global Equity Class,
50% of which is patterned after Trimark Fund.

    AIM Trimark Investments is one of Canada's largest investment management
companies, with approximately C$48.2 billion(*) in assets under management. A
subsidiary of Invesco Ltd., which is among the world's largest independent
global investment managers, AIM Trimark offers a diversified suite of
investment solutions to institutions, organizations, companies and individual
investors across Canada and around the world. Invesco Ltd. has approximately
US$507.2 billion(*) in assets under management and is listed on the New York
stock exchange with the symbol "IVZ." Invesco Ltd. has over 5,300 employees
and operates in 20 countries worldwide.

    (*)As at September 30, 2007




For further information:

For further information: Aysha Mawani, Manager, Public Relations, (416)
324-7712, aysha.mawani@aimtrimark.com

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