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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 institutional and high-net-worth clients around the world.



Invesco to expand its ability to meet client needs in Europe and globally by acquiring Source, a leading independent provider of ETFs.



Invesco expands in India with a 49% share in a joint venture with Religare Asset Management.


Invesco acquired Morgan Stanley's retail asset management business, including Van Kampen Investments.

2007 - 2008

AMVESCAP rebranded Invesco and new global brand identity launched; listing moved to NYSE.

Invesco common shares added to S&P 500 Index.


Rex Adams named AMVESCAP chairman of the board.

Acquired PowerShares Capital Management, expanding business into ETFS.

Acquired direct private equity firm WL Ross & Co.


Martin L. Flanagan named AMVESCAP president and CEO, succeeding company founder Charles Brady.

AMVESCAP first foreign allowed to expand stake in China joint venture to 49%.

2003 - 2004

AMVESCAP became the first Sino-American company in China to form a joint-venture partnership.

AMVESCAP acquired Stein Roe Investment Counsel; merged it with Paul Rudman and Whitehall Asset Management and created Atlantic Trust Private Wealth Management.


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 added County Investment Management in Australia and top-10 manager Grand Pacific in Taiwan.

Acquired Pell Rudman Trust Company.


AMVESCAP purchased Trimark and Perpetual PLC, creating a leading position in Canada and the U.K.


AMVESCAP purchased LGT Asset Management - structured products, private equity, bank loans, Asian investment strategies.


INVESCO PLC and AIM merged to form AMVESCAP PLC, one of the first global independant asset managers.

1995 - 1996

INVESCO U.S investor base expanded via American Depositary Receipt listings on NYSE.

INVESCO expanded globally with addition of Hong Kong and Canadian businesses.


Van Kampen Merrit and American Capital (formerly Channing Corp.) merged, became Van Kampen Investments.


AIM acquired CIGNA Funds Group.

1990 - 1991

INVESCO acquired fixed income manager PRIMCO capital management.

INVESCO acquired Dallas-based real estate company.


INVESCO merged with Brittania Arrow (U.K); listed on the London Stock Exchange.


Trimark founded in Canada.


INVESCO founded in the U.S by a group led by Charles Brady.

1974 - 1976

Insured unit investment trusts pioneered by Robert Van Kampen.

AIM Management Group founded by Ted Bauer, Gary Crum and Bob Graham.


Perpetual PLC founded in the U.K.


Invesco Asia-Pacific investments begun.

Late 1950s

Channing Corp. (later American Capital/Van Kampen) launched its first mutual funds in North America.

December 1935

Invesco originally incorporated under the laws of England and Wales as H. Lotery & Co. Ltd.