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Standard & Poor's Announces Change to U.S. Index
May 06, 2010 (05:05 PM EDT)


NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- TIBCO Software Inc. (Nasdaq: TIBX) will replace Brink's Home Security Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CFL) in the S&P MidCap 400 index after the close of trading on Friday, May 14.  Brink's Home Security Holdings is being acquired by Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) in a deal expected to be completed on or about that date, pending final approvals.

Standard & Poor's will monitor this transaction, and post any relevant updates on its website: www.standardandpoors.com.

TIBCO Software provides infrastructure software solutions. Headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Application Software Sub-Industry index.  

Following is a summary of the change:

S&P  MIDCAP 400 INDEX  –  May 14, 2010


COMPANY

GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR

GICS SUB-INDUSTRY

ADDED

TIBCO Software

Information Technology

Application Software

DELETED

Brink's Home Security

Consumer Discretionary

Specialized Consumer Services



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SOURCE Standard & Poor's