S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices
28 Jun, 2013, 17:15 ET
A Deletion from the S&P/TSX Composite Index
TORONTO, June 28, 2013 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:
BCE Inc. (TSX:BCE) has announced that all necessary approvals have been received to close its acquisition of Astral Media Inc. (TSX:ACM.A). Astral Media Non-Voting Class A shareholders will receive $CDN50.00 cash for each share held. Astral Media will be removed from the S&P/TSX Composite, Capped Composite and Composite Equal Weight, the S&P/TSX Completion and the S&P/TSX Capped Consumer Discretionary Indices after the close of trading on Monday, July 8, 2013.
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SOURCE: Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations
For further information:
Director, Canadian Index Operations
S&P Dow Jones Indices
Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee
S&P Dow Jones Indices
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