ATLANTA, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Invesco Ltd. (NYSE: IVZ), a leading global asset management firm, today announced the launch of the Invesco International Developed Dynamic Multifactor ETF (IMFL). The addition of IMFL broadens the firm's dynamic multifactor suite, which currently includes ETFs that access large-cap and small-cap US equities to include international equities. Invesco's dynamic multifactor ETFs adapt and evolve factor holdings as the market environment changes.
"Invesco has a strong track record of offering dynamic multi-factor ETFs that adapt and evolve factor holdings as the market environment changes," said Anna Paglia, Global Head of ETFs and Indexed Strategies at Invesco. "Clients will now have access to international equities across geographies through an easily accessible single suite of ETFs."
IMFL seeks to track the investment results of the FTSE Developed ex US Invesco Dynamic Multifactor Index1, a rules-based index that re-weights securities to align rewarded factors according to economic cycles and overall market conditions. Factor exposures are targeted according to the four stages of the business cycle; recovery, expansion, slowdown and contraction. IMFL's underlying index is powered by a proprietary methodology for identifying economic and market sentiment indicators, which leverages intellectual capital of Invesco Investment Solutions in partnership with Invesco's indexing business. IMFL and its index are reconstituted and rebalanced as frequently as monthly.
The FTSE Developed ex US Index, the parent index of the FTSE Developed ex US Invesco Dynamic Multifactor Index, is comprised of large-capitalization (85%) and mid-capitalization (15%) stocks of companies located in 24 developed market countries around the world, excluding the United States.
Other ETFs included in the dynamic multifactor suite are Invesco Russell 1000 Dynamic Multifactor ETF (OMFL) with a 5-star Morningstar Overall rating out of 1230 funds in the Large Blend Category and the Invesco Russell 2000 Dynamic Multifactor ETF (OMFS), with 5-star Morningstar Overall rating out of 630 funds in the Small Blend Category. Morningstar ratings are based on risk adjusted return as of Jan. 31, 20212. These funds also leverage the same intellectual capital of the Invesco Investment Solutions team.
About Invesco Ltd.
Invesco Ltd. (Ticker NYSE: IVZ) is a global independent investment management firm dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. Our distinctive investment teams deliver a comprehensive range of active, passive and alternative investment capabilities. With offices in more than 20 countries, Invesco managed US$1.35 trillion in assets on behalf of clients worldwide as of December 31, 2020. For more information, visit www.invesco.com/corporate.
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1 Index returns do not represent Fund returns. An investor cannot invest directly in an index.
2 OMFL received 5 stars for the overall and three years, N/A stars for the five years and N/A stars for the 10 years. The fund was rated among 1230, 1230, N/A, N/A funds within the Morningstar Large Blend Category of the overall period, three, five and 10 years, respectively. OMFS received 5 stars for the overall and three years, N/A stars for the five years and N/A stars for the 10 years. The fund was rated among 630, 630, N/A, N/A funds within the Morningstar Large Blend Category of the overall period, three, five and 10 years, respectively. Morningstar ratings are as of Jan. 31, 2021,
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