Standard & Poor's Announces Changes in the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index

TORONTO, April 28 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index after the close of trading on Thursday, April 28, 2011:

  • The shareholders of Continental Minerals Corporation (TSXVN:KMK) have approved the Plan of Arrangement whereby the shares of the company will be acquired by Jinchuan Group Ltd. for $CDN2.60 cash per share. Continental Minerals will be removed from the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index after the close of Thursday, April 28, 2011.
  • The shareholders of UNX Energy Corp. (TSXVN:UNX) have accepted the Offer to Purchase from HRT Participacoes em Petroleo S.A. UNX Energy will be removed from the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index after the close of Thursday, April 28, 2011.

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.

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About McGraw-Hill Financial

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For further information:

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

 

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