January 19, 2006

New Manager Leads AIM Health Care Funds

AIM Investments said on Tuesday that it named Derek Taner lead portfolio manager of the AIM Global Health Care Fund (GGHCX) and the AIM Advantage Health Science Fund (IAGHX).

Taner was also added to the team that oversees the AIM Multi Sector Fund. (IAMSX). He succeeds Michael Yellen on the three offerings. Yellen was named senior research analyst and will be based in Tokyo, where he will follow international health care companies, focusing on Asian companies.

Taner had been a co-manager of the two health care funds since joining AIM Investments last year. Previously, he was with with Franklin Advisors Inc., where he ran the Franklin Global Health Care Fund (FKGHX) for three years.

Contact Bob Keane with questions or comments at: bkeane@investmentadvisor.com.

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