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

TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2011 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:

The unitholders of Capital Power Income L.P. (TSX:CPA.UN) have accepted the cash and share takeover offer from Atlantic Power Corporation (TSX:ATP). Capital Power will be removed from the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped Composite, the S&P/TSX Completion and SmallCap, the S&P/TSX Composite Dividend and Equity Income, the S&P/TSX Income Trust, the S&P/TSX Capped Utilities, the S&P/TSX Clean Technology and the S&P/TSX Composite Equal Weight Indices after the close of Wednesday, November 9, 2011.

At the same time, the relative weight of Atlantic Power Corporation will increase in the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped Composite, the S&P/TSX Completion and Equity Completion, the S&P/TSX Equity and Capped Equity, the S&P/TSX Capped Utilities, the S&P/TSX Composite Dividend and the S&P/TSX Equity Income Indices to reflect the issuance of shares as part of the acquisition of Capital Power.

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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