Invesco Canada announces change of index provider for underlying fund of PowerShares Global Water Class

TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Invesco Canada Ltd. announced today that effective March 1, 2012, the underlying fund for its PowerShares Global Water Class, PowerShares Global Water Portfolio, will replace its index, the Palisades Global Water IndexTM, with the NASDAQ OMX Global Water IndexTM.

As of that date, the underlying fund will seek investment results that generally correspond (before fees and expenses) to the price and yield of the NASDAQ OMX Global Water IndexTM. The NASDAQ OMX Global Water IndexTM is created by NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. It is designed to track the performance of companies creating products that conserve and purify water for homes, businesses and industries.

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A subsidiary of Invesco Ltd., Invesco Canada offers a diversified suite of investment solutions to institutions, organizations, companies and individual investors across Canada and around the world. Invesco Ltd. is 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 Ltd. 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

Shares of the Fund and shares of the underlying Invesco PowerShares ETF are not in any way sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by the Fund's or Invesco PowerShares ETF's underlying index provider or its affiliates, and these companies make no representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the results to be obtained from the use of the index. None of these companies are affiliated with Invesco Canada Ltd., Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC, or Invesco Advisers, Inc., nor any of their affiliates. Products are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by any of the index providers, and the index providers make no representation regarding the advisability of investing in this Fund.

NASDAQ®, OMX® and NASDAQ OMX® are registered trademarks and service marks of The NASDAQ OMX GROUP, Inc. (which with its affiliates is referred to as the "Corporations") and are used under license to Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC., which has sub-licensed certain rights to Invesco Canada Ltd. The Product(s) have not been passed on by the Corporations as to their legality or suitability. The Product(s) are not issued, endorsed, sold, or promoted by the Corporations. THE CORPORATIONS MAKE NO WARRANTIES AND BEAR NO LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCT(S).

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 PowerShares).

SOURCE Invesco Canada Ltd.

For further information:

Aysha Mawani
Vice President, Corporate Affairs
Tel: 416.324.7712

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