HALIFAX, June 26, 2013 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX), a leading
independent creator, producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children's
entertainment content is set to join the Russell Global( )Index when Russell
Investments reconstitutes its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity
indexes on June 28, 2013. The preliminary list of additions was posted June
14, 2013 and can be found at
Membership in the Russell Global Index, which remains in place for one year,
means automatic inclusion in the appropriate large-cap, small-cap, all-cap
indexes as well as the applicable style, sector and country indexes. Russell
determines membership for its equity indexes primarily by objective,
market-capitalization rankings and style attributes.
Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional
investors for index funds and as benchmarks for both passive and active
investment strategies. Approximately $4.1 trillion in assets are currently
benchmarked to Russell indexes.
Russell launched the Russell Global Index in 2007, leveraging the popular
methodology from its U.S. indexes. The broad-market Russell 3000(®) Index
serves as the U.S. component to the Russell Global Index.
Total returns data for the Russell Global Index and other Russell Indexes is
About DHX Media
DHX Media (www.dhxmedia.com) is a leader in the creation, production and
licensing of family entertainment rights.DHX Media owns, markets and
distributes over 8,500 half hours of children's entertainment content, and
exploits owned properties through its consumer products licensing
business.DHX Media is recognized for brands such as Caillou, Busytown
Mysteries, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test, Animal Mechanicals, Kid vs. Kat,
Super WHY!, Rastamouse, and Yo Gabba Gabba!. The company also provides
programming for Cookie Jar TV, the weekend morning block on CBS.DHX Media's
full-service international licensing agency, Copyright Promotions Licensing
Group, (CPLG), represents numerous entertainment, sport and design brands. DHX
Media has offices in Toronto, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Halifax, London, Paris,
Barcelona, Lisbon, Milan, Munich, Netherlands and is listed on the Toronto
Russell Investments (Russell) is a global asset manager and one of only a few
firms that offers actively managed multi-asset portfolios and services that
include advice, investments and implementation. Russell stands with
institutional investors, financial advisors and individuals working with their
advisors—using the firm's core capabilities that extend across capital
market insights, manager research, portfolio construction, portfolio
implementation and indexes to help each achieve their desired investment
Russell has more than $173 billion in assets under management (as of
3/31/2013) and works with over 2,500 institutional clients, independent
distribution partners and individual investors globally. As a consultant to
some of the largest pools of capital in the world, Russell has $2.6 trillion
in assets under advisement (as of 12/31/2012). It has four decades of
experience researching and selecting investment managers and meets annually
with more than 2,200 managers around the world. Russell traded more than $1.4
trillion in 2012 through its implementation services business.
Enquires: David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR +1 902-423-0260
SOURCE: DHX MEDIA LTD.
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