LEAWOOD, KS / ACCESSWIRE / April 15, 2021 / TortoiseEcofin today announced that Golar LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ:GMLP) will be removed from the Tortoise MLP Index® (TMLP) as a result of the approved merger with New Fortress Energy Inc (NASDAQ:NFE). Due to the merger, GMLP will be removed from the index at market open on Monday, April 19, 2021.
GMLP will be removed without a special rebalancing from Tortoise MLP Index® (TMLP), because the current weight is below the weighting threshold that would trigger such action.
Special rebalancings in TMLP are triggered by corporate actions such as mergers, bankruptcies, and liquidations, in which the resulting weight of a single constituent exceeds the index's 7.5% threshold and the target constituent weight exceeds certain weighting thresholds. Implementation of special rebalancings will be made in accordance with existing methodologies.
TortoiseEcofin focuses on essential assets - those assets and services that are indispensable to the economy and society. We strive to make a positive impact on clients and communities by investing in energy infrastructure and the transition to cleaner energy and by providing capital for social impact projects focused on education and senior housing. TortoiseEcofin brings together strong legacies from Tortoise, with expertise investing across the energy value chain for more than 20 years, and from Ecofin, which unites ecology and finance and has roots back to the early 1990s. To learn more, visit www.TortoiseEcofin.com.
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