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Combining Data, Technology and Expertise To Accelerate Progress

Together, we’ll bring unique perspectives and original insights that power the markets of the future.

Today marks a momentous and exciting occasion. It is a day to celebrate two great companies coming together. And it is a day to look to tomorrow—to a future filled with huge opportunities for all of us because S&P Global and IHS Markit are stronger together.

Douglas L. Peterson

President and Chief Executive Officer, S&P Global


Bringing together highly complementary capabilities to power the markets of the future

An exciting combination to better serve our markets and customers

We’ll lead our industry through our global reach, and customer-centered mentality. We’ll provide a runway for innovation, operational excellence and deep expertise to power the markets of the future. With a mobilized workforce of more than 35,000 people in 45 countries, we embrace diversity and inclusion across our communities and around the globe.

New challenges to solve. New markets to navigate. New opportunities to capture.

Our enhanced coverage and scale gives us a truly unique view of the world’s data, and allows us to convert that data into unmatched insights and benchmarks. By combining cross-sector, fundamental and alternative data with leading workflows and solutions, we will distribute across an expanded customer base via:

- New analytical software, platforms, and marketplace solutions to meet the expanding needs of our customers.

- Leading private company coverage with the ability to support the entire investment lifecycle

- Enhancing data and subscription services to support the growing demand for financial and industry data.

- Public & private credit risk management across issuance, trading and risk & operations

- A 360° view of ESG and climate data to help achieve their sustainability goals, with a full product suite of benchmarking, analytics, evaluations, and indices

- Multi-asset capital allocation solutions and indices

Essential Intelligence to Accelerate Progress in Every Corner of the Economy.

Leading data and technology solutions to make decisions with conviction

We’re embedding workflow & solutions across our offerings, enriching our data, and meeting the growing demand for private market data through our combined Market Intelligence division. Our 1500+ data sets cover 99.95% of the world's markets, providing our customers with the data they need to operate with confidence.

Shaping the future of mobility

We’re expanding our view on automotive mobility through a dedicated division with deep insight across the entire value chain, including 26bn+ vehicle history reports, 100k+ vehicle variants globally and up to 1m lines of forecast updated frequently.

Even deeper energy and commodities insights

We have a complete perspective on energy transition across the entire supply chain, and with our Commodity Insights division more than doubling in size, we offer unrivaled depth of global energy and commodity market news and price benchmarks.

Continuing to bring transparency to the global capital markets

With our iconic index solutions, credit ratings and research, we will continue to help market participants uncover opportunities, manage risk, and make decisions with conviction.

We understand Our Customers' Challenges–From Day-to-Day Details to the Broader, Global Context

Sometimes you need a partner who can see the whole picture across entire value chains. And sometimes you need expert analysts who can go deep.

We can do both, and we love to solve challenges and spot opportunities.

Enhanced Customer Value

With our increased scale, world-class products and expertise, our combined company is equipped to serve diverse customer segments across financial services, corporates and governments with differentiated data and intelligence.

Our potential to link and create novel insights from new data combinations allows us to serve new and expanded customer use cases.

And our leading enterprise data management, discovery and access and modern distribution platforms can accelerate time to value for our customers.

Offering a Deeper Level of Discovery

With thousands of client-facing analysts throughout our divisions, we stand ready to harness immense amounts of data and distill the right insights to answer your unique questions.

We can offer a deeper level of insight that empowers our customers to act quickly and seize business opportunities.

Our People Always Come First

We support our people everywhere: inside and outside the workplace, and across all life stages. Our core values emphasize:

- caring for our people

- investing in diversity, equity and inclusion

- promoting career mobility

- building future leaders.

Learn About Careers at S&P Global

We are committed to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We foster an inclusive environment where people feel a sense of belonging and can bring their whole selves to work every day.

We have been recognized as a certified Great Place to Work® and among the Best Workplaces for Women, Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion. We have also been listed on the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index.

Learn about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

United by our purpose of accelerating progress in the world, our people are creating long-term sustainable value for our business and customers.

Our future success depends on the combined strength of our >35,000 people in X locations—each and every one us makes a difference every day.

Facts and Figures

  • 76%

    Recurring revenue in the combined entity

  • 35,000+

    Employees in 45 countries

  • ~$810m

    Estimated EBITA impact in 2026

  • ~$140bn

    Combined enterprise value

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When did S&P Global and IHS Markit complete their merger?
    The merger of the companies closed on February 28, 2022.
  • What is the combined company called?
    Our combined company post close will be called S&P Global Inc. The S&P Global logo and the brand name will not change.
  • Where will the combined company be headquartered?
    S&P Global will be headquartered in New York City, with offices in 48 countries globally. Learn more about our office locations.
  • How many employees does S&P Global now have?
    S&P Global now has over 35,000 employees.
  • How did the business units come together?
    IHS Markit Financial Services and S&P Global Market Intelligence have combined to form S&P Global Market Intelligence.

    IHS Markit Energy & Natural Resources and S&P Global Platts have combined to form S&P Global Commodity Insights

    IHS Market Indices and S&P Dow Jones Indices have combined and will continue to be called S&P Dow Jones Indices.

    IHS Markit Automotive Solutions will now be called S&P Global Mobility.

    S&P Global Ratings will remain a standalone division.
  • As an IHS Markit/S&P Global customer, what will the merger mean for me?
    As a combined company, we will be able to do more for our customers. The essential intelligence we provide will go beyond rich data sources to include powerful software, advanced tools and the ability to harness insights within a highly efficient workflow. The essential intelligence we provide isn’t just about getting the right data – it’s about all the ways we empower action on that data. Moving forward, we’ll offer holistic solutions that streamline what’s most important to our customers. You can expect things to get easier, not more complex.
  • As a customer, will I receive the same level of service from the combined company?
    Both S&P Global and IHS Markit pride themselves on delivering excellent service for their respective customers. This focus on putting our customers at the center of all we do will not change. Our commitment to providing excellent customer service remains and will continue to be delivered just as we deliver today.
  • Where can I learn more about job opportunities at S&P Global?
    As we design the combined company, there will likely be a number of new job opportunities that emerge. You can find the latest jobs on the S&P Global careers page.
  • Who are the executive leaders of S&P Global?
    Information about our Executive Committee can be found on our website.
  • Where can I learn more about the financial performance of S&P Global?
    Information about our financial performance and information for investor can be found on our Investor Relations website.
  • Where is the stock of S&P Global listed and what is the ticker?
    The stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange using the ticker SPGI.

We take data privacy seriously.

As we join our companies, our goal is to provide you with clarity to make sure you know what is happening with your information. We have made updates our Privacy Policy to reflect how our two companies will work together as one and have also updated our Cookie Notice to highlight the types of cookies we use and how we collect and use this information from our websites and products: