NEW YORK, March 10, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, today announced the results of the regular quarterly review of theDow Jones Summer/Winter Games Index.
Aggreko PLC (United Kingdom, Industrial Goods & Services, AGK.LN), Heineken N.V. (Netherland, Food & Beverage, HEIA.AE) and Nielsen Holdings N.V. (United States, Media, NLSN) will be added to the Dow Jones Summer/Winter Games Index.
Aggreko PLC and Heineken N.V. are being added because the companies are new official suppliers of the London 2012 Olympic Summer Games. Nielsen Holdings N.V. is being added due to its Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the NYSE. Nielsen Holdings N.V. is also an official provider of the London 2012 Olympic Summer Games.
No components will be deleted from the Dow Jones Summer/Winter Games Index as a result of this review.
The changes in the Dow Jones Summer/Winter Games Index will increase the number of components to 34 from 31. As of March 9, 2011, the float market capitalization of the reconstituted Dow Jones Summer/Winter Games Index increased to US$1.21 billion from US$1.19 billion.
The changes in the Dow Jones Summer/Winter Games Index will be effective as of the close of trading on Friday, March 18, 2011.
The Dow Jones Summer/Winter Games Index measures the performance of all publicly traded securities of companies that are official partners, sponsors or suppliers of the London 2012 Olympic Summer Games. The index is reviewed quarterly in March, June, September and December.
Further information on the Dow Jones Summer/Winter Games Index can be found on .
Company additions to and deletions from the do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.
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