TORONTO, Sept. 4 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations
announces the following index changes:
- The shareholders of Aurelian Resources Inc. (TSX:ARU) have accepted
the share exchange offer from Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX:K).
Aurelian shareholders will receive 0.317 common shares of Kinross and
0.1429 Kinross warrants for each share of Aurelian held. Aurelian
Resources will be removed from the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped
Composite, the S&P/TSX Equity and Capped Equity, the S&P/TSX
Completion and Equity Completion, the S&P/TSX Capped Materials and
the S&P/TSX Global Gold and Global Mining indices. As part of the
transaction, Kinross Gold Warrants (TSX:K.WT.C) will be distributed
to Aurelian shareholders and added to the same indices at zero price.
Also as part of the transaction, the distributed common shares of
Kinross Gold will be added to the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped
Composite, the S&P/TSX Equity and Capped Equity, the S&P/TSX 60,
60 Capped and Equity 60, the S&P/TSX Global Gold and Global Mining
and the S&P/TSX Capped Materials indices. These transactions will be
effective after the close on Friday, September 5, 2008.
- The distributed Kinross Gold Warrants will be deleted from the
S&P/TSX Composite and Capped Composite, the S&P/TSX Equity and Capped
Equity, the S&P/TSX Completion and Equity Completion, the S&P/TSX
Global Gold and Global Mining and the S&P/TSX Capped Materials
indices after the close on Monday, September 8, 2008.
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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