Invesco Canada Opens the Market

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Invesco Canada Ltd. (“Invesco”), including PowerShares Canada Vice
President of Product and Business Development, Christopher Doll, joined
Jos Schmitt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aequitas NEO
Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange”), to open the market in celebration of two
new PowerShares exchange-traded-funds (ETFs), representing five ticker
symbols, launching on the NEO Exchange. PowerShares ETFs seek to
outperform traditional benchmark indexes while providing advisors and
investors access to an innovative array of focused investment
opportunities. The two high-dividend, low-volatility PowerShares ETFs
commenced trading on the NEO Exchange on March 7, 2017. The two new
funds are PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility Index ETF
(UHD, UHD.U, UHD.F) and PowerShares S&P Global ex. Canada High Dividend
Low Volatility Index ETF (GHD, GHD.F).

About NEO Exchange
Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. is a new
Canadian stock exchange using a bold new blueprint that puts investors,
businesses looking to raise capital and dealers first. Launched in March
2015, the NEO Exchange currently offers an innovative trading venue and
a value added listing venue for capital raising companies and investment
products. The NEO Exchange is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aequitas
Innovations Inc., a company founded by a diverse group of prominent
investors representative of all Canadian capital market stakeholders.
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