The Globe and Mail

Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

Globe Investor

News Sources

Take control of your investments with the latest investing news and analysis

Press release from CNW Group

Standard & Poor's Announces Changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Standard & Poor's Announces Changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices17:15 EST Tuesday, February 28, 2012TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:The unitholders of Whiterock REIT (TSX:WRK.UN) have accepted the cash and share takeover offer from Dundee REIT (TSX:D.UN). Whiterock REIT will be removed from the S&P/TSX SmallCap Index after the close of Monday, March 5, 2012.The shareholders of Grande Cache Coal Corporation (TSX:GCE) have accepted the $CDN10.00 cash per share offer from Winsway Coking Coal Holdings Ltd. (HKSE:1733). Grande Cache will be removed from the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped Composite, the S&P/TSX Equity and Capped Equity, the S&P/TSX Completion and Equity Completion, the S&P/TSX SmallCap and Equity SmallCap, the S&P/TSX Global Mining, Global Base Metals and Equal Weight Global Base Metals, the S&P/TSX Composite Equal Weight, the S&P/TSX Capped Materials and the S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Indices effective after the close of Friday, March 2, 2012.Company additions to and deletions from an S&P equity index do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.About S&P IndicesS&P Indices, a leading brand of the McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP), maintains a wide variety of investable and benchmark indices to meet an array of investor needs. Over $1.45 trillion is directly indexed to our indices, which includes the S&P 500, the world's most followed stock market index, the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, the S&P Global BMI, an index with approximately 11,000 constituents, the S&P GSCI, the industry's most closely watched commodities index, and the S&P National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Index, the premier investable index for U.S. municipal bonds. For more information, please visit: www.standardandpoors.com/indices.It is not possible to invest directly in an index. S&P Indices does not sponsor, endorse, sell, or promote any S&P index-based investment product. This document does not constitute an offer of services in jurisdictions where S&P Indices or its affiliates do not have the necessary licenses. S&P Indices receives compensation in connection with licensing its indices to third parties.For further information: Tony North (416) 507-3204 sp_index@standardandpoors.com Dave Guarino 1 212 438 1471 Dave_guarino@standardandpoors.com