Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) a global leader in business communications, today announced that it will be added to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices, effective after market close on Friday, June 19, 2015. The inclusion on the S&P index, the primary indicator of market activity for Canadian equity markets, is the latest in a series of strategic developments that over the last 24 months have positioned Mitel as global market leader, with more than $1.2B in annual revenue and a market capitalization in excess of $1B.
"The entire Mitel organization has been working hard to deliver ongoing shareholder value and profitably grow our business," said Richard McBee, Chief Executive Officer of Mitel. "Being included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index in Canada, where we are headquartered, acknowledges Mitel as one of the country's premier technology investments and increases our exposure to a broader range of institutional and individual investors who will benefit from the enhanced liquidity we expect to see for our securities."
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