FTSE Russell confirmed the results of the September 2019 quarterly review will see generic drug maker Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (LON:HIK), aerospace engineer Meggitt PLC (LON:MGGT) and Russian gold miner Polymetal International PLC (LON:POLY) promoted to the blue chip index.
The changes will take effect from first trading on Monday, 23 September.
Fund manager Neil Woodford was dealt another blow as the investment trust that bears his name, Woodford Patient Capital Trust (LON:WPCT) was booted out of the FTSE 250 index.
READ: Amigo warns of higher impairments as it prepares for regulatory crackdown and hard Brexit
Promoted to the ranks of the FTSE 250 will be a quartet of recently floated companies: Travelex owner Finablr PLC (LON:FIN); Airtel Africa PLC (LON:AAF), the telecoms business owned by Indian giant Bharti Airtel; UK rail and coach booking app Trainline PLC (LON:TRN); and retailer Watches of Switzerland Group PLC (LON:WOSG).