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April 26, 2015 1:20 PM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc

Company Overview

INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Invesco Fund Managers Limited. It is co-managed by Invesco Asset Management Limited. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United Kingdom. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund primarily invests in reasonably priced growth (GARP) stocks of small and mid cap companies. It focuses on factors like anticipated market strength, financial strength, and competitive advantages to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Numis Smaller Companies Index (excluding Investment...

30 Finsbury Square

London,  EC2A 1AG

United Kingdom

Founded in 1988

Key Executives for INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc

Chief Investment Officer and Fund Manager
Age: 52
Head of European Equities and Portfolio Manager
Age: 42
Head of Pacific Basin (ex Japan) Portfolios
Head of Investment - Asia Pacific Region
Chief Investment Officer of Hong Kong
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc Key Developments

INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc Announces Earnings Results for the Year Ended January 31, 2015

INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc announced earnings results for the year ended January 31, 2015. For the year, the company reported income of £4,607,000, profit before finance costs and taxation of £4,620,000, profit before tax of £4,620,000, profit after tax of £4,620,000 or 8.7 pence per basic share, net cash flows from operating activities after tax of £9,134,000 compared to the income of £4,555,000, profit before finance costs and taxation of £46,909,000, profit before tax of £46,903,000, profit after tax of £46,903,000 or 88.1 pence per basic share, net cash out flows from operating activities after tax of £2,229,000 for the previous year.

Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc Proposes Final Dividend for the Year Ended January 31, 2015, Payable on June 5, 2015

Following the announcement by Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc on March 10, 2015 of a material change in its dividend distribution policy, the Board is proposing a final dividend for the year ended 31 January 2015 of 12.15 pence per share, giving a total dividend for the year of 13.75 pence per share (an increase of 111.5% on the total dividend for the year ended 31 January 2014 of 6.5 pence per share). This is equivalent to a yield of 4% on the then-prevailing share price of 344 pence. This final dividend will be substantially funded out of available income and brought forward revenue reserves. The balance of £589,000 (representing 0.3% of net assets) will be funded from capital reserves. Subject to shareholder approval at the Company's AGM to be held on 4 June 2015, this dividend will be paid on 5 June 2015 to shareholders on the register on 24 April 2015. The shares will go ex-dividend on 23 April 2015.

Invesco Perpetual Announces Executive Changes

Invesco Perpetual has created two key distribution roles, while Ian Trevers has resigned after two decades at the firm. Fidelity head of institutional Colin Fitzgerald joins as head of Invesco's institutional business across the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). Douglas Sharp, who currently leads Invesco's cross-border retail business, becomes head of the EMEA retail business. Trevers, who was head of UK retail, is leaving the firm after a 20-year stint. Fitzgerald has more than 20 years' experience and prior to Fidelity he served as head of international institutional distribution for Pyramis. Sharp joined Invesco seven years ago from McKinsey & Co and has shaped the execution of company's cross-border retail strategy.

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