TORONTO, April 13 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's will make the following
changes in the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index after the close of
trading on Wednesday, April 13, 2011:
Cirrus Energy Corporation (TSXVN:CYR) will be removed from the index.
The shares of the company have been acquired by Oranje-Nassau Energie
B.V. through an Offer to Purchase for $CDN1.15 cash per share.
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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