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S&P Indices Announces Changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

S&P Indices Announces Changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices17:15 EDT Wednesday, June 20, 2012A Deletion from the S&P/TSX Venture Composite, Venture 30 and Venture Select IndicesTORONTO, June 20, 2012 /CNW/ -S&P Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:The shareholders of Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc. (TSXVN:TRR) have approved the Plan of Arrangement whereby the company will be acquired by IAMGOLD Corporation (TSX:IMG) for $CDN3.30 cash per share. Trelawney will be removed from the S&P/TSX Venture Composite, Venture 30 and Venture Select Indices after the close of trading on Thursday, June 21, 2012.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 Director, Canadian Index Operations S&P Indices Tony_north@standardandpoors.com 416-507-3204 David Blitzer Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee S&P Indices david_blitzer@standardandpoors.com 212-438-3907