Press release from CNW Group
S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices17:15 EDT Wednesday, April 03, 2013
A Deletion from the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped REIT Indices
TORONTO, April 3, 2013 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:
The unitholders of Primaris Retail REIT (TSX: PMZ.UN) have agreed to the Plan of Arrangement with H&R Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:HR.UN). Primaris Retail REIT unitholders will receive $28 cash or 1.166 units of H&R REIT (or a combination of the two) for each unit held. Primaris Retail REIT will be removed from the S&P/TSX Composite, Capped Composite and Composite Equal Weight, the S&P/TSX Completion, the S&P/TSX Capped REIT, Capped Real Estate and Income Trust, the S&P/TSX Composite Dividend and the S&P/TSX Equity Income Indices after the close of trading on Monday, April 8, 2013. At the same time, the relative weight of H&R REIT will increase in the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped Composite, the S&P/TSX Completion, the S&P/TSX Capped REIT, Capped Real Estate and Income Trust, the S&P/TSX Composite Dividend and the S&P/TSX Equity Income Index to reflect the issuance of new units as part of the transaction. There will be no weight change for H&R REIT in the S&P/TSX Composite Equal Weight or the S&P/TSX Composite Low Volatility Indices.
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SOURCE: Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations
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Director, Canadian Index Operations
S&P Dow Jones Indices
Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee
S&P Dow Jones Indices