Transocean Set to Join the S&P 500

                      Transocean Set to Join the S&P 500

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2013

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) will
replace Dell Inc. (NASD:DELL) in the S&P 500 after the close of trading on
Monday, October 28. Founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners are
acquiring Dell in a deal expected to be completed soon pending final
conditions.

Transocean provides offshore contract drilling services for oil and gas wells.
Headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, the company will be added to the S&P 500
GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Oil & Gas Drilling Sub-Industry
index.

Following is a summary of the change:

S&P 500 INDEX – October 28, 2013
        COMPANY    GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR   GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Transocean Energy                 Oil & Gas Drilling
DELETED Dell       Information Technology Computer Hardware

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