HALIFAX, June 26, 2013 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX), a leading
independent creator, producer, distributor and licensor of mainly
children's entertainment content is set to join the Russell Global Index when Russell Investments reconstitutes its comprehensive set of
U.S. and global equity indexes on June 28, 2013. The preliminary list
of additions was posted June 14, 2013 and can be found at http://www.russell.com/indexes/tools-resources/reconstitution/reconstitution-changes.asp.
Membership in the Russell Global Index, which remains in place for one
year, means automatic inclusion in the appropriate large-cap,
small-cap, all-cap indexes as well as the applicable style, sector and
country indexes. Russell determines membership for its equity indexes
primarily by objective, market-capitalization rankings and style
Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional
investors for index funds and as benchmarks for both passive and active
investment strategies. Approximately $4.1 trillion in assets are
currently benchmarked to Russell indexes.
Russell launched the Russell Global Index in 2007, leveraging the
popular methodology from its U.S. indexes. The broad-market Russell
3000® Index serves as the U.S. component to the Russell Global Index.
Total returns data for the Russell Global Index and other Russell
Indexes is available at http://www.russell.com/indexes/data/Global_Equity/Russell_Global_returns.asp.
About DHX Media
DHX Media (www.dhxmedia.com) is a leader in the creation, production and licensing of family
entertainment rights. DHX Media owns, markets and distributes over
8,500 half hours of children's entertainment content, and exploits
owned properties through its consumer products licensing business. DHX
Media is recognized for brands such as Caillou, Busytown Mysteries,
Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test, Animal Mechanicals, Kid vs. Kat, Super
WHY!, Rastamouse, and Yo Gabba Gabba!. The company also provides
programming for Cookie Jar TV, the weekend morning block on CBS. DHX
Media's full-service international licensing agency, Copyright
Promotions Licensing Group, (CPLG), represents numerous entertainment,
sport and design brands. DHX Media has offices in Toronto, Los Angeles,
Vancouver, Halifax, London, Paris, Barcelona, Lisbon, Milan, Munich,
Netherlands and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Russell Investments (Russell) is a global asset manager and one of only
a few firms that offers actively managed multi-asset portfolios and
services that include advice, investments and implementation. Russell
stands with institutional investors, financial advisors and individuals
working with their advisors—using the firm's core capabilities that
extend across capital market insights, manager research, portfolio
construction, portfolio implementation and indexes to help each achieve
their desired investment outcomes.
Russell has more than $173 billion in assets under management (as of
3/31/2013) and works with over 2,500 institutional clients, independent
distribution partners and individual investors globally. As a
consultant to some of the largest pools of capital in the world,
Russell has $2.6 trillion in assets under advisement (as of
12/31/2012). It has four decades of experience researching and
selecting investment managers and meets annually with more than 2,200
managers around the world. Russell traded more than $1.4 trillion in
2012 through its implementation services business.
SOURCE: DHX MEDIA LTD.
For further information:
David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR