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Invesco Ltd.'s History
Invesco originally incorporated under the laws of England and Wales as H. Lotery & Co. Ltd
Channing Corp. (later American Capital/Van Kampen) launched its first mutual funds in North America
Invesco Asia-Pacific investments begun
Perpetual PLC founded in the U.K.
Insured unit investment trusts pioneered by Robert Van Kampen
AIM Management Group founded by Ted Bauer, Gary Crum and Bob Graham
Invesco founded in the U.S. by a group led by Charles Brady
Trimark founded in Canada
Invesco merged with Britannia Arrow (U.K.); listed on London Stock Exchange
Invesco acquired fixed income manager Primco Capital Management
Invesco acquired Dallas-based real estate company
AIM acquired CIGNA Funds Group
Van Kampen Merritt and American Capital (formerly Channing Corp.) merged, became Van Kampen Investments
Invesco U.S. investor base expanded via American Depositary Receipt listing on NYSE
Invesco expanded globally with addition of Hong Kong and Canadian businesses
Invesco PLC and AIM merged to form AMVESCAP PLC, one of the first global independent asset managers
AMVESCAP purchased LGT Asset Management - structured products, private equity, bank loans, Asian investment strategies
AMVESCAP purchased Trimark and Perpetual PLC, creating a leading position in Canada and the U.K.
AMVESCAP added County Investment Management in Australia and top-10 manager Grand Pacific in Taiwan
Acquired Pell Rudman Trust Company
AMVESCAP expanded real estate business globally with purchase of London-based Parkes & Co. and Hypo-Vereinsbank's real estate unit, headquartered in Munich
Acquired high-net-worth manager Whitehall Asset Management
AMVESCAP became first Sino-American company in China to form a joint-venture partnership
AMVESCAP acquired Stein Roe Investment Counsel; merged it with Pell Rudman and Whitehall Asset Management and created Atlantic Trust Private Wealth Management
Martin L. Flanagan named AMVESCAP president and CEO, succeeding company founder Charles Brady
AMVESCAP first foreign firm allowed to expand stake in China joint venture to 49%
Rex Adams named AMVESCAP chairman of the board
Acquired PowerShares Capital Management, expanding business into ETFs
Acquired direct private equity firm WL Ross & Co.
AMVESCAP rebranded Invesco and new global brand identity launched; listing moved to NYSE
Invesco common shares added to S&P 500® Index
Invesco acquired Morgan Stanley's retail asset management business, including Van Kampen Investments
Invesco expands by entering India through its 49% joint venture with Religare Asset Management.
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A Brief Overview of Invesco Ltd.'s History
It began with a vision of a company dedicated to serving a global market for investment management. By delivering the combined power of our distinctive worldwide investment management capabilities, Invesco Ltd. provides a comprehensive array of enduring solutions for retail, institutional and high-net-worth clients around the world.