Standard & Poor's Announces Change to U.S. Index

Oct 27, 2010, 17:50 ET from Standard & Poor's

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- iGATE Corp. (NASD: IGTE) will replace Actel Corp. (NASD: ACTL) in the S&P SmallCap 600 index after the close of trading on Monday, November 1.  S&P SmallCap 600 constituent Microsemi Corp. (NASD: MSCC) is acquiring Actel in a deal expected to be completed soon, pending final approvals and conditions.

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

iGATE Corporation provides outsourcing solutions.  Headquartered in Fremont, CA, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) IT Consulting & Other Services Sub-Industry index.  

Following is a summary of the change:

S&P  SMALLCAP 600 INDEX  – November 1, 2010






Information Technology

IT Consulting & Other Services



Information Technology


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