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Invesco Receives Four Lipper Fund Awards

Friday, March 15, 2013

Invesco Receives Four Lipper Fund Awards09:00 EDT Friday, March 15, 2013International Growth team extends streak to seven consecutive years, building strong track record of recognition over last decadeHOUSTON, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Invesco announced today that Invesco Asia Pacific Growth Fund, Invesco Convertible Securities Fund and Invesco European Small Company Fund have received prestigious 2013 Lipper Fund Awards.(LOGO: )This marks the seventh consecutive year and the ninth in the last 10 that Invesco's International Growth Equity team has received one or more Lipper Awards. The Invesco European Small Company Fund has been recognized in five years since Lipper began issuing the awards in 2003, including each of the last three.Between the Invesco European Small Company Fund and the Invesco European Growth Fund, Invesco has won the Lipper Fund Award as the top-ranked European Region fund for the 10-year period for six consecutive years.Also building a compelling track record for Lipper recognition is the Invesco Convertible Securities Fund, which has won Lipper Awards in two of the last three years."These coveted awards exemplify the strength of our investment management capabilities and Invesco's commitment to an investment culture that's essential for us to provide enduring results for our fund investors," said Phil Taylor, Senior Managing Director for Invesco Ltd. and Head of the Americas. Lipper Award winners are recognized for being the top-risk adjusted performing funds in their respective Lipper peer groups for the listed periods ending November 30, 2012.Fund (Share Class)Time Period(s) Management TeamInvesco Asia Pacific Growth Fund (A Shares)5 yearsSteve Cao, Mark Jason, Brent BatesInvesco Asia Pacific Growth (Y Shares)3 yearsSteve Cao, Mark Jason, Brent BatesInvesco Convertible Securities Fund (Y Shares)5 yearsEllen Gold, Ramez NashedInvesco European Small Company Fund (A Shares)10 yearsJason Holzer, Borge EndresenInvesco Asia Pacific Growth Fund (A Shares) was ranked No. 1 of 25 Pacific Ex Japan Funds for five years, No. 2 of 21 for 10 years and No. 2 of 45 for three years ending November 30, 2012. Invesco Asia Pacific Growth Fund (Y Shares) was ranked No. 1 of 45 Pacific Ex Japan Funds for three years ending November 30, 2012. The share class inception date was October 3, 2008.Invesco Convertible Securities Fund (Y Shares) was ranked No. 1 of 42 Convertible Securities Funds for 5 years, No. 6 of 31 for 10 years and No. 3 of 53 for three years ending November 30, 2011. Invesco European Small Company Fund (A Shares) was ranked No. 1 of 56 European Region Funds for 10 years, No. 3 of 68 for five years and No. 5 of 78 for three years ending November 30, 2011. The Lipper Fund Awards program highlights funds that have excelled in delivering consistently strong risk-adjusted performance, relative to peers. The awards are given to funds in 23 countries in Asia, Europe and North America. Lipper designates award-winning funds in most individual classifications for the three-, five- and 10-year periods and fund family awards covering three years.Lipper Fund Awards are based on Lipper's Consistent Return calculation. Lipper scores for Consistent Return reflect funds' historical risk-adjusted returns relative to funds in the same Lipper classification and include each fund's expenses and reinvested distributions, but exclude sales charges. Consistent Return values are calculated with all eligible share classes for each eligible classification. The highest Lipper Leader for Consistent Return value within each eligible classification determines the fund classification winner over three, five or 10 years. Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company, is a leading global provider of mutual fund information and analysis to fund companies, financial intermediaries and media organizations. Any reference to a ranking, a rating or an award provides no guarantee for future performance results and is not constant over time.About Invesco Ltd.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 Advisers, Inc. is an investment adviser; it provides investment advisory services to individual and institutional clients and does not sell securities. Invesco Distributors, Inc. is the U.S. distributor for Invesco Ltd.'s retail mutual funds, exchange-traded funds and institutional money market funds and the subdistributor for its STIC Global Funds. Both Invesco Advisers, Inc. and Invesco Distributors, Inc. are wholly owned, indirect subsidiaries of Invesco Ltd.NOT FDIC INSURED, MAY LOSE VALUE, OFFER NO BANK GUARANTEEBefore investing, investors should carefully read the prospectus and/or summary prospectus and carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. For this and more complete information about the fund(s), investors should ask their advisers for a prospectus/summary prospectus.SOURCE InvescoFor further information: David Bachert, +1-713-214-1465,