A Weight Change for TMX Group Inc. in the S&P/TSX Composite Index
TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - S&P Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:
Maple Group Acquisition Corporation has completed the first stage of the proposed acquisition of TMX Group Inc. (TSX:X). Eighty percent of the shares of TMX Group will be acquired for $CDN50.00 cash per share and the bid will be extended until after the close of trading on Friday, August 10, 2012. As part of the transaction, the relative weight of TMX Group will decrease 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 Financials and the S&P/TSX Composite Dividend Indices to reflect the 80% reduction in the number of shares. There will be no weight change effective in the S&P/TSX Composite Equal Weight Index or the S&P/TSX Composite Low Volatility Index. These changes will be effective after close on Friday, August 3, 2012.
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SOURCE: Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations
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