S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices

 S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices  A Deletion from the S&P/TSX Venture Composite and Venture Select Indices  TORONTO, May 29, 2014 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services will make  the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:  The shareholders of Sandstorm Metals & Energy Ltd. (TSXVN:SND) have agreed to  the terms of a Plan of Arrangement with Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (TSX:SSL).  Sandstorm Metals & Energy will be acquired by Sandstorm Gold for a combination  of cash and shares. The shares of Sandstorm Metals & Energy will be removed  from the S&P/TSX Venture Composite and Venture Select indices after the close  of trading on Friday, May 30, 2014.  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 1,000,000 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.    SOURCE  S&P Dow Jones Indices  Tony North Director, Canadian Index Operations S&P Dow Jones Indices (+) 416  507 3204 tony.north@spdji.com  David Blitzer Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee S&P Dow  Jones Indices (+) 212 438 3907 david.blitzer@spdji.com  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2014/29/c7479.html  CO: S&P Dow Jones Indices ST: Ontario NI: FIN FIN TNM MNA MNA