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S&P Global and IHS Markit Close $44 Billion Merger

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S&P Global and IHS Markit have finalised their merger, a little more than a year since it was formally announced December 2020 and following regulatory approval for the companies to close the deal from the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority and the European Commission. The $44 billion merger, the biggest ever seen in capital markets, has created a financial data and analytics powerhouse that will benefit from increased scale, a wider product portfolio and a focus on high value adjacencies including ESG.

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