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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 
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. 
About S&P Dow Jones Indices 
S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, a subsidiary of The McGraw-Hill Companies is the 
world's largest, global resource for index-based concepts, data and research. 
Home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500(®) and the 
Dow Jones Industrial Average(SM), S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC has over 115 years 
of experience constructing innovative and transparent solutions that fulfill 
the needs of institutional and retail investors. More assets are invested in 
products based upon our indices than any other provider in the world. With 
over 830,000 indices covering a wide range of assets classes across the globe, 
S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC defines the way investors measure and trade the 
markets. To learn more about our company, please visit www.spdji.com. 
It is not possible to invest directly in an index. S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, 
Dow Jones, and their respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, directors, 
officers, shareholders, employees and agents (collectively "S&P Dow Jones 
Indices") does not sponsor, endorse, sell, or promote any investment fund or 
other vehicle that is offered by third parties and that seeks to provide an 
investment return based on the returns of any S&P Dow Jones Indices index. 
This document does not constitute an offer of services in jurisdictions where 
S&P Dow Jones Indices or its affiliates do not have the necessary licenses. 
S&P Dow Jones Indices receives compensation in connection with licensing its 
indices to third parties. 
STANDARD & POOR'S and S&P are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's 
Financial Services LLC. "Dow Jones" is a registered trademark of Dow Jones 
Trademark Holdings LLC ("Dow Jones"). 
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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CO: Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations
ST: Ontario
NI: FIN  
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