AIM Trimark Investments launches INVESCO Global Real Estate Fund

    TORONTO, Nov. 8 /CNW/ - To provide investors with enhanced portfolio
diversification opportunities, AIM Trimark Investments today announces the
launch of INVESCO Global Real Estate Fund. Combining investments with low
correlation to each other is a key element of building a well-diversified
portfolio with reduced volatility. Global real estate has historically been an
excellent portfolio diversifier, given its low correlation to the returns of
traditional asset classes.
    INVESCO Global Real Estate Fund invests primarily in securities of real
estate and real estate-related companies, including real estate investment
trusts (REIT) from around the world. The Fund focuses on total return through
a combination of capital growth and income.
    "We are pleased to make this new investment solution available to
investors by leveraging the global expertise of our partners within INVESCO,"
says Phil Taylor, Senior Managing Director and Head of INVESCO PLC's North
American retail business, including AIM Trimark.
    With almost 200 employees worldwide, INVESCO's Real Estate team has
specialized in real estate investing since 1983 and manages over
US$31.7 billion in assets(*), of which US$9.1 billion is in real estate
    Investors looking for steady monthly cash flow can take advantage of AIM
Trimark's tax-efficient flexible distribution series (T-FLEX), which offers
the choice of a 4%, 6% or 8% annual target distribution level.
    Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses may all
be associated with mutual fund investments. Mutual funds are not guaranteed,
their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.
Please read the simplified prospectus before investing. Copies are available
from your advisor or from AIM Trimark Investments.

    AIM Trimark is one of Canada's largest investment management companies,
with approximately C$48.2 billion(*) in assets under management. AIM Trimark has
become one of Canada's largest and most successful investment management firms
by adhering to proven investment disciplines that build and protect investors'
wealth and by putting investors' interests first. AIM Trimark is a subsidiary
of U.K.-based INVESCO PLC, a leading independent global investment manager
dedicated to helping people worldwide build their financial security. INVESCO
PLC has approximately US$507.4 billion(*) in assets under management and is
listed on the London, New York and Toronto stock exchanges with the symbol
"IVZ". INVESCO PLC operates in 19 countries world-wide with over 5,000

    (*)As at September 30th, 2007

For further information:

For further information: Aysha Mawani, Manager, Public Relations, Tel:
(416) 324-7712,

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