NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Valassis Communications Inc. (NYSE: VCI) will replace Immucor Inc. (NASD: BLUD) in the S&P MidCap 400 index after the close of trading on Thursday, August 18, 2011. Immucor is being acquired by TPG Partners in a deal expected to be completed soon pending final approvals.
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Valassis Communications, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a media and marketing services company. Headquartered in Livonia, MI, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Publishing Sub-Industry index.
Following is a summary of the change:
S&P MIDCAP 400 INDEX – August 18, 2011
GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR
Health Care Supplies
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