Rehabcare Group Added to S&P Smallcap 600 Index

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Standard & Poor's

    NEW YORK, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard & Poor's will replace Scott
 Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: SCTT) in the S&P SmallCap 600 Index with RehabCare
 Group, Inc. (NYSE:   RHB) after the close of trading on Friday, May 4, 2001.
 S&P 500 component Tyco International (NYSE:   TYC) is acquiring Scott
 Technologies in a transaction anticipated to close on or about that date.  The
 transaction is still subject to shareholder approval.
     RehabCare Group, Inc. is a national provider of temporary healthcare
 staffing services and physical rehabilitation program management for
 hospitals, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.  The company,
 headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600
 GICS Health Care Facilities sub-industry group and the Health Care
 (Specialized Services) industry group.
 
     Following is a summary of the announced changes:
 
                       S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX-May 4, 2001
 
              COMPANY             GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR  GICS SUB-INDUSTRY GROUP
     ADDED    RehabCare Group     Health Care           Health Care Facilities
     DROPPED  Scott Technologies  Health Care           Health Care Equipment
 
     Company additions to and deletions from an S&P equity index do not in any
 way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.
     Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:   MHP),
 provides independent financial information, analytical services, and credit
 ratings to the world's financial markets.  Among the company's many products
 are the S&P Global 1200, the world's first global, equity, real time index;
 the S&P 500, the premier U.S. portfolio index; and credit ratings on more than
 220,000 securities and funds worldwide.  With more than 5,000 employees
 located in 21 countries, Standard & Poor's is an integral part of the global
 financial infrastructure.
 
 

SOURCE Standard & Poor's
    NEW YORK, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard & Poor's will replace Scott
 Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: SCTT) in the S&P SmallCap 600 Index with RehabCare
 Group, Inc. (NYSE:   RHB) after the close of trading on Friday, May 4, 2001.
 S&P 500 component Tyco International (NYSE:   TYC) is acquiring Scott
 Technologies in a transaction anticipated to close on or about that date.  The
 transaction is still subject to shareholder approval.
     RehabCare Group, Inc. is a national provider of temporary healthcare
 staffing services and physical rehabilitation program management for
 hospitals, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.  The company,
 headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600
 GICS Health Care Facilities sub-industry group and the Health Care
 (Specialized Services) industry group.
 
     Following is a summary of the announced changes:
 
                       S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX-May 4, 2001
 
              COMPANY             GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR  GICS SUB-INDUSTRY GROUP
     ADDED    RehabCare Group     Health Care           Health Care Facilities
     DROPPED  Scott Technologies  Health Care           Health Care Equipment
 
     Company additions to and deletions from an S&P equity index do not in any
 way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.
     Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:   MHP),
 provides independent financial information, analytical services, and credit
 ratings to the world's financial markets.  Among the company's many products
 are the S&P Global 1200, the world's first global, equity, real time index;
 the S&P 500, the premier U.S. portfolio index; and credit ratings on more than
 220,000 securities and funds worldwide.  With more than 5,000 employees
 located in 21 countries, Standard & Poor's is an integral part of the global
 financial infrastructure.
 
 SOURCE  Standard & Poor's

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