Invesco Trimark challenges advisors nationwide to rethink risk;
Professional Development returns for 11th year

TORONTO, Sept. 14 /CNW/ - Continuing its long-standing commitment to advisor education, Invesco Trimark is asking financial advisors nationwide to think about risk in a new light at its Professional Development 2009 sessions.

Now in its 11th year, Professional Development is Invesco Trimark's premier education event for investment professionals. Commencing tomorrow, the program will travel across 24 Canadian cities and will conclude on November 12, 2009.

"Believing that investors are best served by a skilled and knowledgeable financial advisor, we are excited to be visiting advisors across the country to provide practical tools and advice they can use with their clients," said Scott McLean, Senior Vice President, Retail Sales at Invesco Trimark. "Partnering with advisors has always been one of our top priorities."

    This year, attendees can expect:
    -  Insights from thought leaders in macroeconomics, portfolio
       construction and practice management
    -  To discover what Invesco Trimark portfolio managers have learned from
       the current recession, how their portfolios are positioned to move
       forward and why they're optimistic about the future
    -  Actionable tax and estate planning tips
    -  Practical tools and strategies to grow their business and maximize
       their clients' success
    -  Keynote speakers: author/business coach Michael Port in Calgary and
       leadership/performance expert Dr. J.P. Pawliw-Fry in Montreal, Toronto
       and Vancouver

Advisors wishing to attend a session are requested to visit

Media wishing to attend are requested to contact Aysha Mawani by phone at 416.324.7712 or by e-mail at

Invesco Trimark Ltd. is one of Canada's largest investment management companies, with approximately C$28.5 billion* in assets under management. A subsidiary of Invesco Ltd., Invesco Trimark 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 company, dedicated to helping people worldwide build their financial security. By delivering the combined power of our distinctive worldwide investment management capabilities, Invesco provides a comprehensive array of enduring investment solutions for retail, institutional and high net worth clients around the world. Operating in 20 countries, the company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol IVZ. Additional information is available at

* As at July 31, 2009


For further information: For further information: Aysha Mawani, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Tel: (416) 324-7712,

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