• One change to the FTSE 100 
  • B&M European Value Retail to join FTSE 100
  • Ten changes to the FTSE 250 


FTSE Russell, the global index provider, confirms today that B&M European Value Retail will be joining the FTSE 100 Index as a result of the September 2020 quarterly review. In the rebalance, ITV will leave the FTSE 100 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 Index
Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust
CMC Markets
Diversified Gas & Oil
Hipgnosis Songs Fund C *
Indivior
ITV
JPMorgan Euro Small Co. Trust
Premier Foods
SDL
Vectura Group

Exiting FTSE 250 Index 
B&M European Value Retail
Bank of Georgia Group
Barr (A.G.)
Equiniti Group
Finablr **
Go-Ahead Group
Hammerson
PayPoint
PPHE Hotel Group
Temple Bar Inv Tst

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 (in alphabetical order):

ConvaTec Group
Direct Line Insurance Group
F&C Investment Trust
Pershing Square Holdings
Renishaw
Unite Group

All changes from this review will be implemented at the close of business on Friday, 18 September 2020 and take effect from the start of trading on Monday, 21 September 2020. 

A link to the full technical notice can be found here.
 
Hipgnosis Songs Fund C *
As of the close of business on Friday, 18 September 2020, Hignopsis Songs Fund and Hipgnosis Songs Fund C will be represented in the FTSE 250. This is in accordance with FTSE Russell’s index ground rules, which state where there are multiple lines of listed equity capital in a company, all are included and priced separately provided that the secondary line’s full market is greater than 25% of the full market capitalisation of the company’s principal line. A secondary line must also satisfy the eligibility rules and screens in its own right.

Finablr **
 Finablr has been suspended from trading since 16 March 2020 and retained in the FTSE 250 Index in accordance with the Suspended Stock Rule as detailed in the Corporate Actions and Events Guide. As per the "Suspended Companies - Quarterly Deletion September 2020" notice released on 21 August 2020, Finablr is expected to be deleted from the FTSE UK Index Series effective 21 September 2020.

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