January 13, 2017 - 9:02 AM EST
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Swank Capital and Cushing® Asset Management Announce a Constituent Corporate Action Affecting The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index

DALLAS, Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce an upcoming corporate action by one of the constituents of The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index (the "Index") that will affect the Index. On January 4, 2017, Index constituent DCP Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: DPM) announced that on January 23, 2017, its name will change to DCP Midstream, LP, and it will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange with the symbol "DCP". Following the change in name and ticker, DCP Midstream, LP, will remain a constituent of the Index and its weight in the Index will be the same as the weight of DPM immediately prior to the name and ticker change.

There will be no changes to the other constituents of the Index.


The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index provides a benchmark that is designed to track the performance of widely held master limited partnerships (MLPs). The Index is weighted on a float-adjusted market capitalization basis, with the weight of each constituent capped at 7.5% at rebalance. The Index price level is calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices while the constituents are selected from the entire universe of publicly traded MLPs.  The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index is calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices and reported on a real-time basis under the Bloomberg ticker "CMCI".


Cushing® Asset Management, LP ("Cushing"), a subsidiary of Swank Capital, LLC, is an SEC-registered investment adviser headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Cushing serves as investment adviser to affiliated funds and managed accounts which invest primarily in securities of MLPs and other natural resource companies.

Cushing is also dedicated to serving the needs of MLP and energy income investors by sponsoring a variety of industry benchmarks, including The Cushing® 30 MLP Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPX), The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPY) and The Cushing® Upstream Energy Income Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CRTY). For more information, please visit http://www.cushingasset.com/indices.

The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index (the "Index") is the exclusive property of Cushing Asset Management, LP, which has contracted with S&P Opco, LLC (a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC) ("S&P Dow Jones Indices") to calculate and maintain the Index. S&P® is a registered trademark of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC ("SPFS"); Dow Jones® is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC ("Dow Jones"); and, these trademarks have been licensed to S&P Dow Jones Indices. "Calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices" and its related stylized mark(s) have been licensed for use by Cushing Asset Management, LP. Neither S&P Dow Jones Indices, SPFS, Dow Jones nor any of their affiliates sponsor and promote the Index and none shall be liable for any errors or omissions in calculating the Index.



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SOURCE Cushing Asset Management, LP and Swank Capital, LLC

Source: PR Newswire (January 13, 2017 - 9:02 AM EST)

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