S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices

S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices 
REVISION - A Share Distribution and Price Adjustment in the S&P/TSX Composite 
TORONTO, Dec. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - S&P Canadian Index Services will make the 
following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices: 
On December 17, 2012, shareholders of Petrobank Energy and Resources Ltd. 
(TSX:PBG) and PetroBakken Energy Ltd. (TSX:PBN) confirmed the arrangement 
agreement between the companies announced on October 29, 2012. All shares of 
PetroBakken Energy currently held by Petrobank will effectively be spun out to 
shareholders, including currently unlisted Class B shares which will convert 
to Class A common shares on a 1-for-1 basis. As a result of the increase in 
the number of float shares of the company, the relative weight of PetroBakken 
Energy will increase in the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped Composite, the 
S&P/TSX Completion, the S&P/TSX Capped Energy, the S&P/TSX Composite Dividend 
and the S&P/TSX Equity Income Indices. There will be no weight change 
effective in the S&P/TSX Composite Equal Weight or the S&P/TSX Composite High 
Beta Indices. The close price of Petrobank will decrease by 1.1 times the 
close price of PetroBakken and new divisors will be generated for all indices 
where Petrobank is a constituent. These changes will be effective after close 
on Monday, December 31, 2012. 
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Tony North Director, Canadian Index Operations S&P Dow Jones Indices 
tony_north@spdji.com 416-507-3204 
David Blitzer Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee S&P Dow 
Jones Indices david_blitzer@spdji.com 212-438-3907 
SOURCE: Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations 
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