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Invesco announces cash distributions for TSX-listed PowerShares ETFs

Friday, December 16, 2011

Invesco announces cash distributions for TSX-listed PowerShares ETFs15:00 EST Friday, December 16, 2011TORONTO, Dec. 16, 2011 /CNW/ - Invesco today announced the December 2011 distributions for the PowerShares exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on Toronto Stock Exchange. Unitholders of record on December 29, 2011 will receive cash distributions payable on January 9, 2012. Details of the "per unit" distribution amounts are as follows:PowerShares ETF nameTickerDistribution per unit ($)Payment frequencyPowerShares 1-5 Year Laddered Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index ETFPSB0.07509MonthlyPowerShares Ultra DLUX Long Term Government Bond Index ETFPGL0.07015MonthlyPowerShares Fundamental High Yield Corporate Bond (CAD Hedged) Index ETFPFH0.10385MonthlyPowerShares Canadian Preferred Share Index ETFPPS0.07651MonthlyPowerShares Canadian Dividend Index ETFPDC0.06123MonthlyPowerShares QQQ (CAD Hedged) Index ETFQQC0.04935QuarterlyThe tax composition of the PowerShares ETFs' distributions will be determined on an annual basis and will only be available after the PowerShares ETFs' tax year-end.To learn more about TSX-listed PowerShares ETFs, please visit, management fees and expenses may all be associated with investments in exchange-traded funds. Exchange-traded funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Please read the prospectus before investing. Copies are available from Invesco at are risks involved with investing in ETFs, including the risk of error in replicating the underlying Index. Please read the prospectus for a complete description of risks relevant to the ETF. Ordinary brokerage commissions apply to purchases and sales of ETF units. ETFs are not diversified investments.Each PowerShares ETF seeks to replicate, before fees and expenses, the performance of the applicable Index and is not actively managed. This means that the Sub-advisor will not attempt to take defensive positions in declining markets but rather continue to hold each of the securities in the Index regardless of whether the financial condition of one or more issuers of securities in the Index deteriorates.This piece was produced by Invesco. Invesco is a registered business name of Invesco Canada Ltd.NASDAQ®, OMX®, NASDAQ OMX®, NASDAQ-lOO®, NASDAQ-lOO Index®, NASDAQ-100 Currency Hedged CAD IndexSM, NASDAQ-100 Index Tracking Stock® and QQQ® 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 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).© Invesco Canada Ltd., 2011 For further information: Aysha Mawani Vice President, Corporate Affairs Tel: