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S&P Global agrees to buy IHS Markit, a financial data powerhouse, for $44 billion

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

IHS Markit itself was the product of a 2016 merger between IHS, which was founded in 1959 as a repository for aerospace data, and Markit, which was created in 2003 as a
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S&P Global is buying IHS Markit in a $44B all-stock deal

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

S&P Global is buying IHS Markit in a $44 billion all-stock deal that brings together two of the largest data providers to Wall Street.
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S&P Global reportedly in talks to buy IHS Markit, as race for scale among data providers takes off

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

S&P Global Inc. is in advanced talks to buy IHS Markit Ltd. for about $44 billion, a deal that would accelerate the wave of consolidation among Wall Street's biggest data providers.
An announcement could come as early as Monday, according to a person familiar with the matter, who declined to be identified because the information isn't public. IHS Markit was valued at $36.9 billion at the close of New York trading on Friday, after climbing to a record earlier in the week. S&P has a market capitalization of $82 billion after climbing 25% in New York this year.
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S&P Global is close to buying London-based financial data provider IHS Markit for $44 billion, report says

S&P Global is close to buying London-based financial data provider IHS Markit for $44 billion, report says

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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S&P Global is in advanced talks to buy IHS Markit for $44 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported.
The mega deal would mark the largest transaction on Wall Street this year, according to Dealogic.
Talks could fall apart as the deal hasn't been finalized. IHS Markit would be open to a rival offer if there is a higher bidder.
S&P Global has been looking to bolster its data business since its $2.2 billion acquisition of SNL Financial in 2015.
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