A Deletion from the S&P/TSX Global Mining Index
TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - S&P Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:
The shareholders of CGA Mining Limited (TSX:CGA) have agreed to the Merger Implementation Agreement with B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). CGA Mining shareholders will receive 0.74 shares of B2Gold for each share held. It is anticipated that, pending the final Australian court approval of the transaction, the shares of CGA Mining will delist from TSX after the close on Friday, January 18, 2013. CGA Mining will be removed from the S&P/TSX Global Mining and Global Gold Indices effective after the close on that date. At the same time, the relative weight of B2Gold will increase in the S&P/TSX Global Mining and Global Gold, the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped Composite, the S&P/TSX Completion, the S&P/TSX SmallCap and the S&P/TSX Capped Materials Indices to reflect the issuance of new shares as part of the transaction. There will be no weight change for B2Gold in the S&P/TSX Composite Equal Weight, the S&P/TSX Composite High Beta or the S&P/TSX Equal Weight Global Gold Indices.
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SOURCE: Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations
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