Powershares Expands ETF Listings in Mexico

March 16, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC has announced a 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.  

According to the announcement, 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 Depositary 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.   

The newly cross-listed ETF portfolios are: 

PowerShares Preferred Portfolio 

PowerShares Water Resources Portfolio 

PowerShares Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt Portfolio 

PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio 

PowerShares VRDO Tax-Free Weekly Portfolio 

PowerShares Build America Bond Portfolio 

PowerShares Insured National Municipal Bond Portfolio 

PowerShares India Portfolio 

PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio 

PowerShares FTSE RAFI Emerging Markets Portfolio 

PowerShares Golden Dragon Halter USX China Portfolio 

PowerShares International Dividend Achievers Portfolio 

PowerShares Fundamental High Yield Corporate Bond Portfolio 

PowerShares DWA Emerging Markets Technical Leaders Portfolio 

PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid Portfolio 

PowerShares Dynamic Large Cap Value Portfolio 

PowerShares Global Water Portfolio 

PowerShares Global Listed Private Equity Portfolio 

PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio 

PowerShares 1-30 Laddered Treasury Portfolio 

PowerShares Dynamic Large Cap Growth Portfolio 

PowerShares FTSE RAFI Developed Markets ex-U.S. Portfolio 

PowerShares Dynamic Market Portfolio 

PowerShares Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Portfolio 

PowerShares Dividend Achievers Portfolio 

PowerShares Emerging Markets Infrastructure Portfolio 

PowerShares Dynamic Oil & Gas Services Portfolio 

PowerShares CEF Income Composite Portfolio 

PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio 

PowerShares Global Clean Energy Portfolio 

PowerShares Cleantech Portfolio 

PowerShares Dynamic Mid Cap Growth Portfolio 

PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage Portfolio 

PowerShares DWA Developed Markets Technical Leaders Portfolio 

PowerShares Aerospace & Defense Portfolio 

PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio 

PowerShares Zacks Micro Cap Portfolio 

PowerShares MENA Frontier Countries Portfolio 

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

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