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

A Deletion from the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index

TORONTO, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:

On Monday, April 29, 2013, the shareholders of Invicta Energy Corp. (TSXVN:VCA) agreed to the terms of an Arrangement Agreement with Whitecap Resources Inc. (TSX:WCP). Shareholders of Invicta Energy will receive a combination of cash and shares of Whitecap Resources. The shares of Invicta Energy will be removed from the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index after the close of trading on Thursday, May 2, 2013.

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SOURCE: Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations

For further information:

Tony North
Director, Canadian Index Operations
S&P Dow Jones Indices
tony_north@spdji.com
416-507-3204

David Blitzer
Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee
S&P Dow Jones Indices
david_blitzer@spdji.com
212-438-3907