DALLAS, Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Alerian announced today that Spectra Energy Partners (NYSE: SEP) is to be removed from the Alerian Midstream Energy Index (AMNA), Alerian US Midstream Energy Index (AMUS), Alerian MLP Index (AMZ), Alerian MLP Equal Weight Index (AMZE), Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index (AMZI), and Alerian Natural Gas MLP Index (ANGI) in a special rebalancing.
Special rebalancings are triggered by corporate actions such as mergers, bankruptcies, and liquidations. SEP will cease to trade due to its merger with Enbridge Inc. The rebalancing will take place after market close on December 14, 2018.
Each index will be rebalanced in accordance with its existing methodology. Constituent additions to and deletions from an index do not reflect an opinion by Alerian on the investment merits of the respective securities.
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