DALLAS, June 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alerian announced today that EQM Midstream Partners (EQM) - Get Report is expected to be removed from the Alerian Midstream Energy Index (AMNA), the Alerian US Midstream Energy Index (AMUS), the Alerian MLP Index (AMZ), the Alerian MLP Equal Weight Index (AMZE), the Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index (AMZI), and the Alerian Natural Gas MLP Index (ANGI) in a special rebalancing.
Special rebalancings are triggered by corporate actions such as mergers, bankruptcies, and liquidations. Pending shareholder approval, EQM Midstream Partners will cease to trade due to its merger with Equitrans Midstream Corporation (ETRN) - Get Report. If approved, the rebalancing will take place after market close on Tuesday, June 16.
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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