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

Changes in the S&P/TSX Preferred Share Indices

TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:

Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO) has announced that it will redeem for $CDN25.00 cash per share all of the outstanding shares of its Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class B Preferred Shares Series 18 (TSX:BMO.PR.N) at the close on February 25, 2014. The shares of this issue will be removed from the S&P/TSX Preferred Share, the S&P/TSX Preferred Share Laddered and the S&P/TSX North American Preferred Stock Indices after the close of trading on Tuesday, February 25, 2014.

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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