TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Invesco Canada Ltd. today announced the reduction of effective management fees for two of its innovative PowerShares mutual funds.
The fee reductions on PowerShares FTSE RAFI® Emerging Markets Fundamental Class and PowerShares FTSE RAFI® Global+ Fundamental Fund (the "Affected Funds") were effective November 21, 2012 and result from reductions in the management fees of the underlying Invesco PowerShares exchange-traded funds (ETFs) held by of each of the Affected Funds.
The changes are as follows:
Effective Management Fee
|PowerShares FTSE RAFI® Emerging Markets Fundamental Class||A||1.05%||1.90%1||1.54%2|
| PowerShares FTSE RAFI®
Global+ Fundamental Fund
| 1 The underlying Invesco PowerShares ETF's management fee prior to Nov. 21, 2012 was 0.85%, which was added to the management fee to arrive at the prior effective management fee.
2 The underlying Invesco PowerShares ETF's management fee is currently 0.49%, which is added to the management fee to arrive at the new effective management fee.
3 The underlying Invesco PowerShares ETFs charge different management fees. Based on their target allocations, their blended management fee prior to Nov. 21, 2012 was 0.63%, which was added to the management fee to arrive at the prior effective management fee.
4 The underlying Invesco PowerShares ETFs charge different management fees. Based on their target allocations, their blended management fee is currently 0.39%, which is added to the management fee to arrive at the new effective management fee.
About Invesco Ltd.
Invesco Canada Ltd., operating under three distinct yet complementary product brands (Trimark, Invesco and PowerShares), is one of Canada's largest investment management companies. 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 management firm 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 firm is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol IVZ. Additional information is available at www.invesco.com.
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