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

A Deletion from the S&P/TSX SmallCap Index

TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:

The shareholders of Crocotta Energy Inc. (TSX:CTA) have agreed to the terms of a Plan of Arrangement with Long Run Exploration Ltd. (TSX:LRE). Crocotta shareholders will receive 0.415 shares of Long Run and 1 share of a newly-established Montney-focused exploration company called Leucrotta Exploration Inc., for each share held. The exchange listing status of Leucrotta Exploration is not known at this time. Crocotta will be removed from the S&P/TSX SmallCap Index after the close of trading on Monday, August 11, 2014.

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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
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