Rex Chong begins sabbatical

TORONTO, July 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Invesco Canada announced today that Rex Chong, who leads the Trimark Fixed Income investment team, will be taking a sabbatical of up to six months, beginning July 23, 2012.

Portfolio managers Anthony Imbesi, Gary Lew and Alfred Samson will continue managing all Trimark fixed income portfolios employing the time-tested Trimark discipline. This experienced team has worked with Mr. Chong for over 10 years, practicing the Trimark investment discipline.

"At Trimark Investments, we have an award-winning team of experienced fixed income portfolio managers," said Mr. Chong. "While I'm away, I have every confidence that the team will continue to manage the funds in the best interests of investors."

Additionally, the team will have the support of Invesco Ltd.'s fixed income organization, which includes 155 investment professionals across the globe and more than US$200 billion in assets under management (as of March 31, 2012).

"This sabbatical will give Rex time to focus on his family," said Peter Intraligi, President of Invesco Canada. "In the interim, our clients remain in the proven hands of the experienced team in Canada, supported by Invesco Ltd.'s tremendous global resources."

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 Invesco Canada Ltd.

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

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SOURCE Invesco Canada Ltd.

For further information:

Aysha Mawani
Vice President, Corporate Affairs
Tel: 416.324-7712

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