FTSE UK Index Series Quarterly Review December 2017
- Smith (DS), Just Eat and Halma to join FTSE 100
- ConvaTec Group, Merlin Entertainments and Babcock International Group to enter FTSE 250 in rebalance
FTSE Russell, the global index provider, confirms today that Smith (DS), Just Eat and Halma will be joining the FTSE 100 Index. In the rebalance, ConvaTec Group, Merlin Entertainments and Babcock International Group will leave the UK’s leading index and enter the FTSE 250 Index.
The rules-driven, impartial quarterly reviews ensure the indexes continue to portray an accurate reflection of the market they represent, and form an essential component to the management of the indexes.
The FTSE 250 Index will see the following changes (in alphabetical order), in addition to the amendments described above:
|Entering FTSE 250||Exiting FTSE 250|
Electra Private Equity
FTSE Russell operates a reserve list for the FTSE 100 Index, to be used in the event of a corporate action occurring between reviews e.g. merger, acquisition, delisting or suspension. In such cases, the reserve list constituent with the largest market capitalisation (on the date of the corporate action) will replace the outgoing constituent. With immediate effect, the following reserve list for FTSE 100 will be used:
• Wood Group (John)
• Weir Group
• Spirax-Sarco Engineering
• Royal Mail
All changes from this review will be implemented at the close of business Friday, 15 December 2017 and take effect from the start of trading on Monday, 18 December 2017.
A link to the full technical notice can be found here
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