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Kilroy Realty Set to Join the S&P MidCap 400; Atlas Air Worldwide to Join S&P SmallCap 600

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Kilroy Realty Set to Join the S&P MidCap 400; Atlas Air Worldwide to Join S&P SmallCap 60017:51 EST Thursday, February 21, 2013NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P SmallCap 600 constituent Kilroy Realty Corp. (NYSE: KRC) will replace Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE: JEF) in the S&P MidCap 400, and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NASD: AAWW) will replace Kilroy Realty in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Thursday, February 28. S&P 500 constituent Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE: LUK) is acquiring Jefferies Group in a deal expected to be completed on or around that date, pending final approvals.Kilroy Realty is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that operates a portfolio of commercial properties. Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Office REITs Sub-Industry index.Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings provides outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services. Headquartered in Purchase, NY, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Air Freight & Logistics Sub-Industry index.Following is a summary of the changes:S&P MIDCAP 400 INDEX ? February 28, 2013COMPANYGICS ECONOMIC SECTORGICS SUB-INDUSTRYADDEDKilroy RealtyFinancialsOffice REITsDELETEDJefferies GroupFinancialsInvestment Banking & Brokerage S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX ? February 28, 2013COMPANYGICS ECONOMIC SECTORGICS SUB-INDUSTRYADDEDAtlas Air Worldwide HoldingsIndustrialsAir Freight & LogisticsDELETEDKilroy RealtyFinancialsOffice REITs Additions to and deletions from S&P  Dow Jones Indices do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the companies involved.About S&P Dow Jones IndicesS&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, a subsidiary of The McGraw-Hill Companies is the world's largest, global resource for index-based concepts, data and research. Home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial AverageSM, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC has over 115 years of experience constructing innovative and transparent solutions that fulfill the needs of institutional and retail investors. More assets are invested in products based upon our indices than any other provider in the world. With over 830,000 indices covering a wide range of assets classes across the globe, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC defines the way investors measure and trade the markets. To learn more about our company, please visit It is not possible to invest directly in an index. S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, Dow Jones, and their respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, directors, officers, shareholders, employees and agents (collectively "S&P Dow Jones Indices") does not sponsor, endorse, sell, or promote any investment fund or other vehicle that is offered by third parties and that seeks to provide an investment return based on the returns of any S&P Dow Jones Indices index. This document does not constitute an offer of services in jurisdictions where S&P Dow Jones Indices or its affiliates do not have the necessary licenses. S&P Dow Jones Indices receives compensation in connection with licensing its indices to third parties.STANDARD & POOR'S and S&P are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC.  "Dow Jones" is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC ("Dow Jones")For more information:Dave GuarinoCommunicationsS&P Dow Jones Indicesdave_guarino@spdji.com212-438-1471David BlitzerManaging Director and Chairman of the Index CommitteeS&P Dow Jones Indicesdavid_blitzer@ spdji.com212-438-3907SOURCE S&P Dow Jones Indices