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Press release from CNW Group

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

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Standard & Poor's Announces Changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices17:15 EDT Wednesday, May 02, 2012TORONTO, May 2, 2012 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:On May 1, 2012, the shareholders of Reliable Energy Ltd. (TSXVN:REL) approved the Plan of Arrangement whereby the company will be acquired by Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Shareholders of Reliable Energy will receive 0.00794 shares of Crescent Point for every Reliable share held. Reliable Energy will be removed from the S&P/TSX Venture Composite and Venture Select Indices after the close of trading on Friday, May 4, 2012. Reliable Energy has been halted on the TSX Venture Exchange effective at the open of Wednesday, May 2, 2012. For index calculation purposes for May 2, 3 and 4, the price of Reliable Energy will be 0.00794 times the close price of Crescent Point.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