M&A Deal Summary

IHS Markit Acquires IHS

On March 21, 2016, IHS Markit acquired information technology company IHS for 13.0B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is IHS Markit’s 4th transaction in the Information Technology sector.
  • This is IHS Markit’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is IHS Markit’s 11th transaction in the United States.
  • This is IHS Markit’s 2nd transaction in Colorado.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2016-03-21
Target IHS
Sector Information Technology
Buyer(s) IHS Markit
Deal Type Merger
Deal Value 13.0B USD

Target

IHS

Englewood, Colorado, United States
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IHS is a source of insight, analytics and expertise in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Businesses and governments rely on the content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS was established in 1959 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

IHS Markit

London, United Kingdom

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Category Company
Founded 1959
Sector Information Services
Revenue 4.4B USD (2019)
DESCRIPTION
Entrance to IHS Markit's campus in Englewood, Colorado.
Entrance to IHS Markit's campus in Englewood, Colorado.

IHS Markit Ltd. is a financial information services company. IHS Markit provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. IHS Markit was founded in 1959 and is based in London, England.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 24 of 32
Sector (Information Technology) 4 of 6
Type (Merger) 1 of 1
State (Colorado) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 11 of 15
Year (2016) 2 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 2
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DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-06-20 Prism Valuation

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Prism Valuation, Inc. is a provider of independent valuation and risk analysis of derivatives and structured products.

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