S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices
A Deletion from the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped REIT Indices
TORONTO, April 3, 2013 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services will make
the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:
The unitholders of Primaris Retail REIT (TSX: PMZ.UN) have agreed to the Plan
of Arrangement with H&R Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:HR.UN). Primaris
Retail REIT unitholders will receive $28 cash or 1.166 units of H&R REIT (or a
combination of the two) for each unit held. Primaris Retail REIT will be
removed from the S&P/TSX Composite, Capped Composite and Composite Equal
Weight, the S&P/TSX Completion, the S&P/TSX Capped REIT, Capped Real Estate
and Income Trust, the S&P/TSX Composite Dividend and the S&P/TSX Equity Income
Indices after the close of trading on Monday, April 8, 2013. At the same time,
the relative weight of H&R REIT will increase in the S&P/TSX Composite and
Capped Composite, the S&P/TSX Completion, the S&P/TSX Capped REIT, Capped Real
Estate and Income Trust, the S&P/TSX Composite Dividend and the S&P/TSX Equity
Income Index to reflect the issuance of new units as part of the transaction.
There will be no weight change for H&R REIT in the S&P/TSX Composite Equal
Weight or the S&P/TSX Composite Low Volatility Indices.
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Tony North Director, Canadian Index Operations S&P Dow Jones Indices
David Blitzer Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee S&P Dow
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SOURCE: Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations
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