Swank Capital Announces Changes to The Cushing® 30 MLP Index
DALLAS, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing MLP Asset Management, LP announced today that Targa Resources Corp. (NYSE: TRGP) will replace Penn Virginia GP Holdings, L.P. (NYSE: PVG) after the close of trading on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 subject to the merger approval by a majority vote of the outstanding limited partnership units of Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P. (NYSE: PVR) and limited partnership units of Penn Virginia GP Holdings, L.P. to be held on February 16, 2011.
Targa Resources Corp. owns the general partner interest, incentive distribution rights and a significant limited partner interest in Targa Resources Partners, L.P. (NYSE: NGLS). Targa Resources Partners, L.P. is a MLP involved in the midstream natural gas and natural gas liquids services.
The Cushing® 30 MLP Index tracks the performance of 30 publicly traded securities that hold midstream energy infrastructure assets in North America, chosen according to a proprietary fundamental scoring model (SValuES©) developed by Cushing MLP Asset Management, LP to rank potential MLPs for inclusion in the Index. The Cushing® 30 MLP Index is calculated by Standard & Poor's and reported on a real-time basis under the Bloomberg ticker "MLPX" and FactSet ticker "LPX-CME".
Additional information may be found on the website: www.cushingmlpindex.com
Current MLPX Index Constituents: ARLP, APU, BWP, BPL, CPNO, DEP, EPB, EEP, ETE, ETP, EPD, GEL, NRGY, KMP, MMP, MWE, NKA, NRP, NS, NSH, OKS, PAA, PVG, RGNC, SEP, SXL, NGLS, TCLP, WES, WPZ.
ABOUT CUSHING MLP ASSET MANAGEMENT, LP.
Cushing MLP Asset Management, LP ("Cushing"), formerly known as Swank Energy Income Advisors, LP, is an SEC-registered investment adviser headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Cushing serves as investment adviser to affiliated funds, which invest primarily in securities of MLPs and other natural resource companies. Cushing is also the sponsor for The Cushing® 30 MLP Index which is a North American energy infrastructure index, comprised of 30 equally weighted publicly traded MLPs. The Cushing® 30 MLP Index is calculated by Standard & Poor's and reported under the Bloomberg ticker "MLPX" and FactSet ticker "LPX-CME". Cushing continues to expand its platform of MLP-related investment products, leveraging extensive industry contacts and unparalleled research depth to drive both passive and actively managed investment opportunities for individual and institutional investors. Cushing seeks to identify and exploit investment niches it believes are generally less understood and less followed by the broader investor community.
The Cushing® 30 MLP Index (the "Index") is the exclusive property of Cushing MLP Asset Management, LP, which has contracted with S&P to maintain and calculate the Index. Standard & Poor's® and S&P® are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC. "Calculated by S&P Custom Indices" and its related stylized mark(s) are service marks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC and have been licensed for use by Cushing MLP Asset Management, LP. S&P and its affiliates shall have no liability for any errors or omissions in calculating the Index.
SOURCE Swank Capital, LLC; Cushing MLP Asset Management, LP