Standard & Poor's Announces Changes in the S&P/TSX Venture Composite and Select Indices

TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2011 /CNW/ -Standard & Poor's will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Venture Composite and Select Indices:

Shareholders of Donnybrook Energy. (TSXVN:DEI) approved on November 4, 2011, the Plan of Arrangement whereby the company will spin out certain non-core oil & gas assets to shareholders. For every share of Donnybrook Energy held, shareholders will receive 0.025 shares of a new company named Donnycreek Energy Inc. Donnycreek Energy will trade on TSX Venture for the first time (the ex-date of the spin-off) on November 9, 2011, under the ticker symbol "DCK". The spun out shares of Donnycreek Energy will be added at zero price to the S&P/TSX Venture Composite and Venture Select Indices after the close of trading on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. Effective after the close of Wednesday, November 9, 2011, the shares of Donnycreek Energy will be removed from the same two indices.

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