ATLANTA, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees/Directors of each of the Invesco closed-end funds listed below today declared the following final dividends. Each of these funds (each a "Target Fund") is scheduled to merge into a corresponding "Acquiring Fund" on Monday, August 27, 2012.
Name of Closed-End
Invesco California Municipal Income Trust*
Invesco California Quality Municipal Securities*
Invesco California Municipal Securities*
Invesco High Yield Investments Fund, Inc.*
Invesco Municipal Income Opportunities Trust II*
Invesco Municipal Income Opportunities Trust III*
Invesco New York Quality Municipal Securities*
*The dividend for each of the Target Funds will be distributed to shareholders in cash, notwithstanding any shareholder's enrollment in the Target Fund's dividend reinvestment plan. Any shareholder currently enrolled in a Target Fund's dividend reinvestment plan will be automatically enrolled in the Acquiring Fund's dividend reinvestment plan upon the closing of the merger.
The annual meetings of shareholders of the following funds have been further adjourned until September 25, 2012 with respect to proposals for redomestications, governing document amendments, mergers and advisory fee increases to provide these funds with additional time to solicit shareholder votes.
In addition, the Board of Trustees of each of the Invesco closed-end funds listed below today declared the following dividends, which will be reinvested in additional shares for those shareholders who are enrolled in the Fund's dividend reinvestment plan.
Name of Closed-End
Invesco Value Municipal Bond Trust
Invesco Value Municipal Securities
Invesco Value Municipal Trust
Invesco Municipal Premium Income Trust
Invesco Quality Municipal Investment Trust
Invesco Quality Municipal Securities Trust
Invesco Van Kampen Massachusetts Value Municipal Income Trust
Invesco Van Kampen Ohio Quality Municipal Trust
Invesco Van Kampen Select Sector Municipal Trust
Invesco Van Kampen Trust for Value Municipals
Invesco Van Kampen Trust for Investment Grade New Jersey Municipals
For more information, call 1-800-341-2929.
The amount of dividends paid by each fund may vary from time to time. Past amounts of dividends are no guarantee of future dividend payment amounts.
The final determination of the source and tax characteristics of all distributions in 2012 will be made after the end of the year.
Investing involves risk and it is possible to lose money on any investment in the funds.
In order to comply with the requirements of Section 19 of the Investment Company Act of 1940, each Fund will provide its shareholders of record on the record date with a Section 19 Notice disclosing the sources of its dividend payment when a distribution includes anything other than net investment income. The Section 19 Notice is not provided for tax reporting purposes but for informational purposes only. If applicable, this Section 19 Notice information can be found on the Funds' website at www.invesco.com.
About Invesco Ltd.
Invesco Ltd. is a leading independent global investment management firm, 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 firm is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol IVZ. Additional information is available at www.invesco.com.
Invesco Advisers, Inc. is an investment adviser; it provides investment advisory services to individual and institutional clients and does not sell securities. Invesco Distributors, Inc. is the U.S. distributor for Invesco Ltd.'s retail mutual funds, exchange-traded funds and institutional money market funds and the subdistributor for its STIC Global Funds. Both Invesco Advisers, Inc. and Invesco Distributors, Inc. are wholly owned, indirect subsidiaries of Invesco Ltd.
Note: There is no assurance that a closed-end fund will achieve its investment objective. Shares are bought on the secondary market and may trade at a discount or premium to NAV. Regular brokerage commissions apply.
SOURCE Invesco Ltd.