Sirona Dental Systems Set to Join the S&P MidCap 400

             Sirona Dental Systems Set to Join the S&P MidCap 400  PR Newswire  NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014  NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirona Dental Systems Inc. (NASD: SIRO) will replace Health Management Associates Inc. (NYSE: HMA) in the S&P MidCap 400 after the close of trading on Tuesday, January 28. S&P MidCap 400 constituent Community Health Systems Inc. (NYSE:CYH) is acquiring Health Management Associates in a deal expected to completed on Monday, January 27.  Sirona Dental Systems develops, manufactures, and markets dental equipment. Headquartered in Long Island City, NY, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Health Care Equipment Sub-Industry index.  Following is a summary of the change:  S&P MIDCAP 400 INDEX – January 28, 2014         COMPANY                    GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR GICS SUB-INDUSTRY ADDED   Sirona Dental Systems      Health Care          Health Care Equipment DELETED Health Management          Health Care          Health Care Facilities         Associates  Additions to and deletions from S&P Dow Jones Indices do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the companies involved.  About S&P Dow Jones Indices S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, a part of McGraw Hill Financial, 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™, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC has over 115 years of experience constructing innovative and transparent solutions that fulfill the needs of 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 asset 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.  Standard & Poor's and S&P are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC, a part of McGraw Hill Financial. Dow Jones is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC ("Dow Jones"). These trademarks have been licensed to S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC. It is not possible to invest directly in an index. S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, Dow Jones, S&P and their respective affiliates (collectively "S&P Dow Jones Indices") do not sponsor, endorse, sell, or promote any investment fund or other investment vehicle that is  offered by third parties and that seeks to provide an investment return based on the performance of any index. This document does not constitute an offer of services in jurisdictions where S&P Dow Jones Indices does not have the necessary licenses. S&P Dow Jones Indices receives compensation in connection with licensing its indices to third parties.  For more information:  Dave Guarino Communications S&P Dow Jones Indices dave.guarino@spdji.com (212) 438-1471  David Blitzer Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee S&P Dow Jones Indices david.blitzer@spdji.com (212) 438-3907  SOURCE S&P Dow Jones Indices  Website: http://www.spdji.com