INVESCO Dynamics Fund Added to Several Annuity Product Lines

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from INVESCO Funds Group

    DENVER, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- INVESCO Funds Group announced today that
 the INVESCO Dynamics Fund has been added to the product lines of several
 insurance companies including Annuity Investors, AUL, American National and
 First Variable Life.  "The importance of a strong mid-cap growth portfolio in
 an asset allocation model cannot be underestimated.  We are gratified that
 many in the insurance industry recognize our ability to provide a superior
 product in the mid-cap category," said Tom Kolbe, Vice President and Manager
 of Institutional Sales for INVESCO Funds.
     In managing the INVESCO Dynamics Funds, Portfolio Manager Tim Miller looks
 for sustainable growth companies that have a comparative or competitive
 advantage through a unique business model and innovative products.  The fund
 invests in a blend of leading high quality growth companies and higher-risk,
 accelerating growth companies with market capitalization's generally between
 $2 billion and $15 billion.  According to Miller, these unique companies
 usually have increasing revenue, earnings, cash flow, and strong barriers to
 entry to protect their businesses.
     Recognizing the rapid growth in variable annuities, INVESCO Funds Group
 has dedicated an institutional sales team to pursue this business.  The team
 is tasked with servicing existing partners and creating new relationships in
 the sub-advisory and insurance trust arena.  Current clients include American
 Skandia, Manulife Financial and PacLife.
 
     Denver-based INVESCO Funds Group, a subsidiary of AMVESCAP PLC
 (NYSE:   AVZ), has over $37 billion in assets under management (as of 3/31/01),
 and is one of the premier mutual fund management companies in the United
 States.  It provides a wide and innovative range of investment products and
 services to individuals and institutions.  AMVESCAP has over $370 billion in
 assets under management as of 3/31/01 and is one of the world's largest
 individual investment managers, operating under the AIM and INVESCO brand
 names.  The Company is listed on the London, New York, Paris, Toronto and
 Frankfurt Stock Exchanges with the symbol "AVZ."
 
     Editors Note:  INVESCO is required to include the following information
 with their news release.  For more information on the INVESCO Funds, please
 call 1-800-255-6927 for a prospectus containing more complete information
 including management fees, general and fund specific investment risks, and
 expenses.  Please read it carefully before you invest or send money.  INVESCO
 Distributors Inc., Distributor.
 
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    DENVER, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- INVESCO Funds Group announced today that
 the INVESCO Dynamics Fund has been added to the product lines of several
 insurance companies including Annuity Investors, AUL, American National and
 First Variable Life.  "The importance of a strong mid-cap growth portfolio in
 an asset allocation model cannot be underestimated.  We are gratified that
 many in the insurance industry recognize our ability to provide a superior
 product in the mid-cap category," said Tom Kolbe, Vice President and Manager
 of Institutional Sales for INVESCO Funds.
     In managing the INVESCO Dynamics Funds, Portfolio Manager Tim Miller looks
 for sustainable growth companies that have a comparative or competitive
 advantage through a unique business model and innovative products.  The fund
 invests in a blend of leading high quality growth companies and higher-risk,
 accelerating growth companies with market capitalization's generally between
 $2 billion and $15 billion.  According to Miller, these unique companies
 usually have increasing revenue, earnings, cash flow, and strong barriers to
 entry to protect their businesses.
     Recognizing the rapid growth in variable annuities, INVESCO Funds Group
 has dedicated an institutional sales team to pursue this business.  The team
 is tasked with servicing existing partners and creating new relationships in
 the sub-advisory and insurance trust arena.  Current clients include American
 Skandia, Manulife Financial and PacLife.
 
     Denver-based INVESCO Funds Group, a subsidiary of AMVESCAP PLC
 (NYSE:   AVZ), has over $37 billion in assets under management (as of 3/31/01),
 and is one of the premier mutual fund management companies in the United
 States.  It provides a wide and innovative range of investment products and
 services to individuals and institutions.  AMVESCAP has over $370 billion in
 assets under management as of 3/31/01 and is one of the world's largest
 individual investment managers, operating under the AIM and INVESCO brand
 names.  The Company is listed on the London, New York, Paris, Toronto and
 Frankfurt Stock Exchanges with the symbol "AVZ."
 
     Editors Note:  INVESCO is required to include the following information
 with their news release.  For more information on the INVESCO Funds, please
 call 1-800-255-6927 for a prospectus containing more complete information
 including management fees, general and fund specific investment risks, and
 expenses.  Please read it carefully before you invest or send money.  INVESCO
 Distributors Inc., Distributor.
 
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