Standard & Poor's Announces Changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices

TORONTO, Dec. 17 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations announces the following index changes: 

  • The unitholders of Enbridge Income Fund (TSX:ENF.UN) have approved the conversion of the company to a corporate structure through a Plan of Arrangement. The units will be exchanged on a 1-for-1 basis for Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc. (TSX:ENF). As a result of the conversion, Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc. will be added to the S&P/TSX Equity SmallCap Index. The conversion is effective after the close of Monday, December 20, 2010. The name and ticker change, with no change in capitalization, will be effective in the S&P/TSX SmallCap Index.

Company additions to and deletions from an S&P equity index do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.

About S&P Indices

S&P Indices, a part of McGraw-Hill Financial, is the world's leading index provider maintaining a wide variety of investable and benchmark indices. Over $1.25 trillion is directly indexed to Standard & Poor's family of indices, which includes the S&P 500, the world's most followed stock market index, the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, the S&P Global BMI, an index with approximately 11,000 constituents, the S&P GSCI, the industry's most closely-watched commodities index and the S&P National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Index, the premier investable index for U.S. municipal bonds. For more information, please visit www.standardandpoors.com/indices.

About Standard & Poor's

McGraw-Hill Financial, a part of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), is a leading provider of research and analytical tools for investment advisors, wealth managers and institutional investors. It deploys the latest innovative technology strategies to deliver to customers a portfolio of cross-asset analytics, integrated desktop services, valuation and index benchmarks and investment recommendations in the rapidly growing $16 billion financial information, data and analytics market.


SOURCE Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations

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Tony North
(416) 507-3204
sp_index@standardandpoors.com
       Dave Guarino
       1 212 438 1471
       Dave_guarino@standardandpoors.com

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