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Invesco Canada announces cash distributions for TSX-listed PowerShares ETFs

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Invesco Canada announces cash distributions for TSX-listed PowerShares ETFs13:30 EDT Wednesday, April 18, 2012 TORONTO, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Invesco Canada today announced the April 2012 distributions for the PowerShares exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on Toronto Stock Exchange. Unitholders of record on April 27, 2012 will receive cash distributions payable on May 7, 2012. Details of the "per unit" distribution amounts are as follows: PowerShares ETF name Ticker Distribution per unit ($) Payment frequency PowerShares 1-5 Year Laddered Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index ETF PSB 0.07465 Monthly PowerShares Ultra DLUX Long Term Government Bond Index ETF PGL 0.06864 Monthly PowerShares Fundamental High Yield Corporate Bond (CAD Hedged) Index ETF PFH 0.08810 Monthly PowerShares Canadian Preferred Share Index ETF PPS 0.06968 Monthly PowerShares Canadian Dividend Index ETF PDC 0.06299 Monthly PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility (CAD Hedged) Index ETF ULV 0.04198 Monthly The 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 www.powershares.ca. Commissions, 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 www.powershares.ca. There 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. 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 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 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 www.invesco.com. 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., 2012 SOURCE Invesco Canada Ltd.For further information: <p> Aysha Mawani<br/> Vice President, Corporate Affairs<br/> Tel: 416.324.7712<br/> <i><a href="mailto:aysha.mawani@invesco.com">aysha.m</a></i><i><a href="mailto:aysha.mawani@invesco.com">awani@invesco.com</a></i> </p>