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General Motors Set to Join S&P 100 & 500; American International Group to Join S&P 100



General Motors Set to Join S&P 100 & 500; American International Group to Join
                                   S&P 100

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, June 3, 2013

NEW YORK, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the
following changes to the S&P 100 and 500 indices after the close of trading on
Thursday, June 6:

  o General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM) will replace H. J. Heinz Co. (NYSE:HNZ) in
    the S&P 100 and 500 indices. An investment consortium comprised of S&P 100
    and 500 constituent Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRKb) and an investment
    fund affiliated with 3G Capital is acquiring Heinz in a deal expected to
    be completed on or about that date.   
  o American International Group Inc. (NYSE:AIG) will replace Baker Hughes
    Inc. (NYSE:BHI) in the S&P 100. Baker Hughes has a total market
    capitalization below $21 billion and is no longer representative of the
    mega-cap market space. Baker Hughes will remain in the S&P 500.

General Motors designs, manufactures, and markets cars, crossovers, trucks,
and automobile parts.  Headquartered in Detroit, MI, the company will be added
to the S&P 500 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Automobile
Manufacturers Sub-Industry index.

American International Group is headquartered in New York, NY.

Following is a summary of the changes:

S&P 100 INDEX – June 6, 2013
        COMPANY                GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR   GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   General Motors         Consumer Discretionary Automobile Manufacturers
        American International Financials             Multi-line Insurance
        Group
DELETED Heinz                  Consumer Staples       Packaged Foods & Meats
        Baker Hughes           Energy                 Oil & Gas Equipment &
                                                      Services

S&P 500 INDEX – June 6, 2013
        COMPANY        GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR   GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   General Motors Consumer Discretionary Automobile Manufacturers
DELETED Heinz          Consumer Staples       Packaged Foods & Meats

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reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the companies involved.

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