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Wednesday 20 July, 2005

Amvescap PLC

Statement re AMVESCAP Moves Interim Results

Amvescap PLC


In order that newly appointed President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Martin
L. Flanagan, who joins the company on August 1, 2005, may participate in the
announcement of the company's interim results, AMVESCAP PLC today announced that
it has changed the announcement date of its 2005 interim results from July 28,
2005 to August 2, 2005 at noon BST (7 a.m. EDT). A conference call to review
these results will follow for members of the investment community and general
public at 2:30 p.m. BST (9:30 a.m. EDT). Charles Brady, chairman, Martin
Flanagan, president and CEO and James Robertson, chief financial officer, will
conduct this call. Contact details for the call will be included as part of the
results announcement and on AMVESCAP's Web site at

The Board of Directors of AMVESCAP, consistent with its fiduciary duties, is
committed to maximizing long-term shareholder value. Working with outside
advisors, the Board has conducted a thorough review of strategic options over
recent months. The Board's unanimous conclusion is that AMVESCAP can best serve
its shareholders by continuing to advance its position as a leading independent
global investment manager offering enduring investment solutions to individual
and institutional clients, through a full range of products backed by excellent
client service. The appointment of Martin Flanagan as president and CEO, with
his deep experience in global investment management and proven leadership
skills, greatly strengthens AMVESCAP's ability to implement this strategy

AMVESCAP is a leading independent global investment manager, dedicated to
helping people worldwide build their financial security. Operating under the
AIM, AIM Trimark, INVESCO, INVESCO PERPETUAL and Atlantic Trust brands, AMVESCAP
strives to deliver outstanding products and services through a comprehensive
array of retail and institutional products for clients around the world. The
company is listed on the London, New York and Toronto stock exchanges with the
symbol 'AVZ.' Additional information is available at

For Immediate Release
Contact: Doug Kidd, Managing Director, Corporate Communications
Phone:   + 1 404 479 2922 (U.S.)
Contact: Angus Maitland, Maitland Communications
Phone:   + 44 207 379 5151 (U.K.)

This release may include statements that constitute 'forward-looking statements'
under the United States securities laws. Forward-looking statements include
information concerning possible or assumed future results of our operations,
earnings, liquidity, cash flow and capital expenditures, industry or market
conditions, assets under management, acquisition activities and the effect of
completed acquisitions, debt levels and the ability to obtain additional
financing or make payments on our debt, regulatory developments, demand for and
pricing of our products and other aspects of our business or general economic
conditions. In addition, when used in this report, words such as 'believes,'
'expects,' 'anticipates,' 'intends,' 'plans,' 'estimates,' 'projects' and future
or conditional verbs such as 'will,' 'may,' 'could,' 'should' and 'would,' or
any other statement that necessarily depends on future events, are intended to
identify forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of performance. They involve
risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Although we make such statements based on
assumptions that we believe to be reasonable, there can be no assurance that
actual results will not differ materially from our expectations. We caution
investors not to rely unduly on any forward-looking statements. In connection
with any forward-looking statements, you should carefully consider the areas of
risk described in our most recent annual report on Form 20-F, as filed with the
United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). You may obtain these
reports from the SEC Web site at