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Advice and transparency key themes at this year's Invesco Institute

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Advice and transparency key themes at this year's Invesco Institute

09:00 EDT Wednesday, October 02, 2013

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Invesco Canada Ltd., which offers Trimark, PowerShares and Invesco funds, today announced the start of Invesco Institute 2013.

The theme of this year's event focuses on the financial industry's move toward enhanced transparency and how it highlights the value of advice.

"Transparency is the cornerstone of a free market," said Scott McLean, Senior Vice President, Head of Distribution, Invesco Canada. "An informed investor will make better choices, and we believe the best choice is to work with a professional financial advisor."

This year's half-day program will take place in 27 cities across Canada, commencing today in Thunder Bay, wrapping up November 27 in Quebec City. Highlights of this fall's Invesco Institute program include:

  • Global opportunities, global perspectives
            Trimark portfolio managers discuss their continuing search for opportunities across the global investment landscape
  • Asset allocation for today's economy
            Tips and tools to help advisors guide clients through a range of economic environments
  • Tax and Estate insights
            Back by popular demand, Doug Carroll, will provide the latest tax insights to help advisors maximize the value of investment returns for their clients.

Advisors wishing to attend this year's program are encouraged to visit www.invesco.ca.
Continuing education credits will be sought for this program.

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 prospectus before investing. Copies are available from your advisor or Invesco Canada Ltd.

About Invesco Canada Ltd.
Invesco Canada Ltd., operating under three distinct yet complementary product brands (Trimark, Invesco and PowerShares), is one of Canada's largest investment management companies. A subsidiary of Invesco Ltd., Invesco Canada's singular focus is on investment management, offering a diversified suite of investment solutions to institutions, organizations, companies and individual investors across Canada and around the world. Additional information is available at www.invesco.ca.

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 www.invesco.com.

Invesco® and all associated trademarks are trademarks of Invesco Holding Company Limited, used under licence. PowerShares®, Leading the Intelligent ETF Revolution® and all associated trademarks are trademarks of Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC (Invesco PowerShares), used under licence. Trimark®, Knowing pays® and all associated trademarks are trademarks of Invesco Canada Ltd.

© Invesco Canada Ltd., 2013

SOURCE: Invesco Canada Ltd.

For further information:

Contact:

Aysha Mawani
Vice President, Corporate Affairs
Tel: 416.324.7712
aysha.mawani@invesco.com

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