S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices
TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - S&P Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:
The shareholders of Guide Exploration Ltd. (TSX:GO) have accepted the share exchange offer from Westfire Energy Ltd. (TSX:WFE) whereby Guide Exlporation Ltd. shareholders will receive 0.4167 shares of Westfire Energy Ltd for each share held. Guide Exploration Ltd will be removed from the S&P/TSX SmallCap and Equity SmallCap Indices effective after the close of Friday, October 26, 2012. Following the acquisition of Guide Exploration Ltd., Westfire Energy Ltd. will change its name to Long Run Exploration Ltd. and its ticker symbol to LRE. The relative weight of Long Run Exploration Ltd. will increase in the same indices to reflect the issuance of shares as part of the acquisition of Guide Exploration Ltd.
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SOURCE: Standard & Poor's Canadian Index OperationsFor further information:
Director, Canadian Index Operations
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Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee
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