Alerian Announces Tesoro Logistics Added To The Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index

  Alerian Announces Tesoro Logistics Added To The Alerian MLP Infrastructure

PR Newswire

DALLAS, April 30, 2013

DALLAS, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Alerian announced today that Tesoro
Logistics Partners (NYSE: TLLP) is expected to be added to the Alerian MLP
Infrastructure Index (NYSE: AMZI), replacing Copano Energy Partners (NASDAQ:
CPNO) in a special rebalancing.

Special rebalancings are triggered by corporate actions that result in the
termination of trading of an index constituent on a major US exchange. Such
corporate actions include, but are not limited to, mergers, delistings, and
bankruptcies. Pending unitholder approval, CPNO will cease to trade on the
NASDAQ due to its merger with Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (NYSE: KMP).

Tesoro Logistics owns, operates, develops, and acquires crude oil and refined
products logistics assets.

TLLP Shares Outstanding: 45,526,823
TLLP Investable Weight Factor: 0.623047220968166

On special rebalancing dates, the new constituent will take over the index
weight, as of the last trading day, of the replaced constituent. Constituent
additions to and deletions from the index do not reflect an opinion by Alerian
on the investment merits of the respective securities.

About the Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index
The Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index, comprised of 25 energy infrastructure
Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs), is a liquid, midstream-focused subset of
the Alerian MLP Index (NYSE: AMZ). The index, whose constituents earn the
majority of their cash flow from the transportation, storage, and processing
of energy commodities, provides investors with an unbiased benchmark for the
infrastructure component of this emerging asset class. The index, which is
calculated using a capped, float-adjusted, capitalization-weighted
methodology, is disseminated real-time on a price-return basis (NYSE: AMZI)
and on a total-return basis (NYSE: AMZIX). For index values, yields,
constituents, and announcements regarding rebalancings, please visit

About Alerian
Alerian is an independent company that provides objective market information.
The company is a leader in MLP and energy infrastructure market intelligence,
providing benchmarks, data sets, and analytics that are used extensively by a
range of industry stakeholders such as management teams, investment
professionals, research analysts, and national media. The Alerian Index Series
is used to analyze relative performance and to create index tracking funds.
Over $13 billion is directly tied to Alerian's indices, including the leading
benchmark of MLP equities: the Alerian MLP Index (AMZ). For more information,
please visit

SOURCE Alerian

Contact: Maria Halmo, Director, 972.957.7700,
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