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S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices

Friday, March 28, 2014

S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices

17:15 EDT Friday, March 28, 2014

A Deletion from the S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index

TORONTO, March 28, 2014 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (TSX:BAM.A) has announced that it will redeem for $CDN26.00 cash (plus accrued and unpaid dividends) per share all of the outstanding shares of its Brookfield Asset Management 5.40% Class A Preferred Shares Series 12 (TSX:BAM.PR.J) at the close on April 4, 2014. The shares of this issue will be removed from the S&P/TSX Preferred Share and the S&P/TSX North American Preferred Stock Indices after the close of trading on Friday, April 4, 2014.

About S&P Dow Jones Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, a part of McGraw Hill Financial, 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 Average™, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC has over 115 years of experience constructing innovative and transparent solutions that fulfill the needs of investors. More assets are invested in products based upon our indices than any other provider in the world. With over 1,000,000 indices covering a wide range of asset 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 www.spdji.com.

Standard & Poor's and S&P are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC, a part of McGraw Hill Financial. Dow Jones is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC ("Dow Jones").  These trademarks have been licensed to S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC. It is not possible to invest directly in an index. S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, Dow Jones, S&P and their respective affiliates (collectively "S&P Dow Jones Indices") do not sponsor, endorse, sell, or promote any investment fund or other investment vehicle that is offered by third parties and that seeks to provide an investment return based on the performance of any index. This document does not constitute an offer of services in jurisdictions where S&P Dow Jones Indices does not have the necessary licenses. S&P Dow Jones Indices receives compensation in connection with licensing its indices to third parties.

SOURCE S&P Dow Jones Indices

For further information:

Tony North
Director, Canadian Index Operations
S&P Dow Jones Indices
(+) 416 507 3204
tony.north@spdji.com

David Blitzer
Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee
S&P Dow Jones Indices
(+) 212 438 3907
david.blitzer@spdji.com

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