MUMBAI, October 13 (Hfrance.fr) - Invesco on Wednesday denied allegations by Indian Zee that the American investment firm has launched a merger with another group that has harmed the interests of shareholders before opposing the move. potential agreement of the TV group with the Japanese group Sony (6758.T) . Zee said Tuesday opposition from Invesco, which owns around 18% of Zee Entertainment (ZEE.NS) via two funds, at The Zee-Sony merger plan was hypocritical as it attempted to combine the media company with certain entities owned by a large Indian group with terms similar to the Sony deal. Revealing the group 's identity for the first time as Reliance Industries (RELI.NS) , Invesco stated that merger talks had been held between the company headed by Mukesh Ambani and the family of Zee CEO Punit Goenka. Invesco's role was to help facilitate this potential transaction and nothing more , he said. Report by Abhirup Roy, edited by Raju Gopalakrishnan Our standards: Thomson Hfrance.fr's principles of trust.