Invesco Makes Equity Awards to New Employees

Mar 01, 2011, 16:30 ET from Invesco Ltd.

ATLANTA, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Invesco Ltd. (NYSE: IVZ) announced that, in connection with the acquisition of the Asia fund and asset management business of AIG Global Real Estate Investment Corp., it has made equity awards covering an aggregate maximum of 50,664 Common Shares to a total of 10 new employees. The awards will be granted in the form of restricted stock units under the terms of the Invesco Ltd. 2010 Global Equity Incentive Plan (ST), a copy of which was filed as Exhibit 10.1 to the company's Registration Statement on Form S-8, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 18, 2010. The awards were approved by the independent Compensation Committee of Invesco's Board of Directors in accordance with section 303A.08 of the New York Stock Exchange Listed Company Manual.

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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.

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