Invesco Announces More Concentrated Portfolio Management Leadership Teams for Invesco Van Kampen Closed-End Municipal Funds

HOUSTON, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To better align resources and create more concentrated fund leadership roles, Invesco Advisers, Inc. announced today changes to the portfolio management teams of its closed-end municipal fund lineup.

Effective March 1, 2012, the following individuals are responsible for the day-to-day management of Invesco Van Kampen Advantage Municipal Income Trust II (VKI), Invesco Van Kampen Municipal Opportunity Trust (VMO), Invesco Van Kampen Municipal Trust (VKQ), Invesco Van Kampen Select Sector Municipal Trust (VKL), Invesco Van Kampen Trust For Investment Grade Municipals (VGM), and Invesco Van Kampen Trust For Value Municipals (VIM):

 

Length of Service with the Fund

Portfolio Manager

VKI

VMO

VKQ

VKL

VGM

VIM

Thomas Byron

2009

2009

2000

2009

1997

2009

Robert Stryker

2005

2009

2009

2009

2009

2009

Robert Wimmel

2001

2001

2001

2001

2001

2001

Effective March 1, 2012, the following individuals are responsible for the day-to-day management of Invesco Van Kampen California Value Municipal Income Trust (VCV), Invesco Van Kampen Massachusetts Value Municipal Income Trust (VMV), Invesco Van Kampen Ohio Quality Municipal Trust (VOQ), Invesco Van Kampen Pennsylvania Value Municipal Income Trust (VPV), Invesco Van Kampen Trust For Investment Grade New Jersey Municipals (VTJ) and Invesco Van Kampen Trust For Investment Grade New York Municipals (VTN):

 

Length of Service with the Fund

Portfolio Manager

VCV

VMV

VOQ

VPV

VTJ

VTN

Thomas Byron

2009

2005

2005

2011

2011

2011

Robert Stryker

2009

2011

2011

2011

2011

2007

Julius Williams

2011

2009

2009

2009

2009

2009

Robert Wimmel

2001

2011

2011

2001

2001

2011

  • Mr. Thomas Byron, Portfolio Manager, has been associated with Invesco and/or its affiliates since 2010.  From 1981 to 2010, Mr. Byron was associated with Van Kampen Asset Management and/or its affiliates in an investment management capacity.
  • Mr. Robert Stryker, Portfolio Manager, has been associated with Invesco and/or its affiliates since 2010.  From 1994 to 2010, Mr. Stryker was associated with Van Kampen Asset Management and/or its affiliates in an investment management capacity.
  • Mr. Julius Williams, Portfolio Manager, has been associated with Invesco and/or its affiliates since 2010. From 2000 to 2010, Mr. Williams was associated with Van Kampen Asset Management and/or its affiliates in an investment management capacity.
  • Mr. Robert Wimmel, Portfolio Manager, has been associated with Invesco and/or its affiliates since 2010. From 1996 to 2010, Mr.Wimmel was associated with Van Kampen Asset Management and/or its affiliates in an investment management capacity.

Investing involves risk and it is possible to lose money on any investment in the funds.

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

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