Invesco PowerShares Announces Major Expansion of ETF Listings in Mexico

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 03/14/11 -- Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC, a leading global provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with more than $61 billion in franchise assets, announced a major plan for expanding its geographic coverage through a series of cross-listings in Mexico. Effective March 11, 2011, 38 PowerShares ETFs have been cross-listed on the international segment of Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV), adding to 10 existing products that were trading in Mexico before these new cross-listings.

"We are very excited to be expanding the range of ETF solutions available to institutional investors in Mexico," said Ben Fulton, Invesco PowerShares managing director of global ETFs. "We believe there will be strong demand from investors for our innovative family of peso-denominated ETFs that provide efficient access to a wide selection of global opportunities."

"With the addition of these new cross-listings, Invesco PowerShares in now the second largest provider of ETFs in Mexico by number of funds," added Bryon Lake, senior product manager at Invesco PowerShares. "We look forward to working closely with our sponsoring brokers to provide ongoing education and support for this important initiative."

Invesco PowerShares appointed local divisions of Deutsche Bank and J.P. Morgan as sponsoring brokers to cross-list the ETFs on the BMV. The ETFs trade through Mexican Depository Receipts denominated in pesos and the sponsoring brokers service all corporate actions including disseminating shareholder information in the Mexican market. Additionally, the sponsoring brokers have dedicated representatives available in Mexico to provide local expertise and guidance to investors. A list of the newly cross-listed ETF portfolios follows.

Ticker  Name
PGX     PowerShares Preferred Portfolio
PHO     PowerShares Water Resources Portfolio
PCY     PowerShares Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt Portfolio
PRF     PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio
PVI     PowerShares VRDO Tax-Free Weekly Portfolio
BAB     PowerShares Build America Bond Portfolio
PZA     PowerShares Insured National Municipal Bond Portfolio
PIN     PowerShares India Portfolio
PBW     PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio
PXH     PowerShares FTSE RAFI Emerging Markets Portfolio
PGJ     PowerShares Golden Dragon Halter USX China Portfolio
PID     PowerShares International Dividend Achievers Portfolio
PHB     PowerShares Fundamental High Yield Corporate Bond Portfolio
PIE     PowerShares DWA Emerging Markets Technical Leaders Portfolio
PRFZ    PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid Portfolio
PWV     PowerShares Dynamic Large Cap Value Portfolio
PIO     PowerShares Global Water Portfolio
PSP     PowerShares Global Listed Private Equity Portfolio
PDP     PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio
PLW     PowerShares 1-30 Laddered Treasury Portfolio
PWB     PowerShares Dynamic Large Cap Growth Portfolio
PXF     PowerShares FTSE RAFI Developed Markets ex-U.S. Portfolio
PWC     PowerShares Dynamic Market Portfolio
PBE     PowerShares Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Portfolio
PFM     PowerShares Dividend Achievers Portfolio
PXR     PowerShares Emerging Markets Infrastructure Portfolio
PXJ     PowerShares Dynamic Oil & Gas Services Portfolio
PCEF    PowerShares CEF Income Composite Portfolio
PEY     PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio
PBD     PowerShares Global Clean Energy Portfolio
PZD     PowerShares Cleantech Portfolio
PWJ     PowerShares Dynamic Mid Cap Growth Portfolio
PBJ     PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage Portfolio
PIZ     PowerShares DWA Developed Markets Technical Leaders Portfolio
PPA     PowerShares Aerospace & Defense Portfolio
PIV     PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio
PZI     PowerShares Zacks Micro Cap Portfolio
PMNA    PowerShares MENA Frontier Countries Portfolio

For more information on the Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, please visit www.bmv.com.mx.

Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC is leading the Intelligent ETF Revolution® through its family of more than 145 domestic and international exchange-traded funds, which seek to outperform traditional benchmark indexes while providing advisors and investors access to an innovative array of focused investment opportunities. With franchise assets over $61 billion as of Feb. 28, 2011, PowerShares ETFs trade on both U.S. stock exchanges. For more information, please visit us at invescopowershares.com.

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. Additional information is available at www.invesco.com.

General Risks

There are risks involved with investing in ETFs, including possible loss of money. Shares are not actively managed and are subject to risks including those regarding short selling and margin maintenance requirements. Ordinary brokerage commissions apply.

Not FDIC Insured | May Lose Value | No Bank Guarantee

Shares are not individually redeemable and owners of the Shares may acquire those Shares from the Fund and tender those Shares for redemption to the Fund in Creation Unit aggregations only, typically consisting of 50,000 Shares.

Invesco Distributors, Inc. is the distributor of the PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trusts.

PowerShares® is a registered trademark of Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC (Invesco PowerShares). Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC and Invesco Distributors, Inc. are indirect, wholly owned subsidiaries of Invesco Ltd.

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An investor should consider the Funds' investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. For this and more complete information about the Funds, call 800 983 0903 or visit invescopowershares.com for a prospectus. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.

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