IHS Markit Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Information Services Company

IHS Markit has acquired 32 companies, including 13 in the last 5 years. A total of 10 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

IHS Markit’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired IHS for $13.0B. IHS Markit has acquired in 7 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (34%) and software (30%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity32
    • M&A Buy Activity30
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12
  • M&A Advisors 3

IHS Markit Ltd.

Ropemaker Place, 4th Floor,
London, EC2Y 9LY
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7260 2000
www.ihsmarkit.com

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.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 22 3 1 2 1 1 30
vol $13.0B $1.9B $14.9B
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - - 2 - 2
  32

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Catena Technologies Pte. Ltd. 2020-05-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Singapore, Singapore · www.catena-technologies.com
Novation Analytics 2019-10-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Auburn Hills, Michigan · www.novationanalytics.com
Jane's Information Group Ltd. 2019-09-24 - Divestiture
Coulsdon, United Kingdom · www.janes.com
Omdia 2019-08-01 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.omdia.com
Ipreo Holdings LLC 2018-05-21 1.9B USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.ipreo.net
DeriveXperts Ltd. 2018-04-16 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.derivexperts.com
automotiveMastermind LLC 2017-09-26 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.automotivemastermind.com
Prism Valuation, Inc. 2016-06-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.prismvaluation.com
IHS, Inc. 2016-03-21 13.0B USD Merger
Englewood, Colorado · www.ihs.com
Fitch Solutions - Credit Default Swap (CDS) 2016-03-16 - Divestiture
, United States
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 10 (33%) - 1 (50%) -
Software 9 (30%) - - -
Information Technology 7 (23%) 14.9B (100%) 1 (50%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (7%) - - -
Communications 1 (3%) - - -
Financial Services 1 (3%) - - -
Total 30 $14.9B 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 14 14.9B - -
  New York 7 1.9B - -
  Colorado 2 13.0B - -
  Washington 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
United Kingdom 9 - 2 -
Canada 2 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
1 - - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Japan 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Singapore 1 - - -
Domestic 9 (30%) - 2 (100%) -
Cross-border 21 (70%) 14.9B (100%) - -
Total 30 $14.9B 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Jefferies LLC
1
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $14.9B
TOTAL $14.9B
Largest IHS, Inc.
$13.0B (2016-03-21)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
83%
10 83%
Strategic(s)
17%
2 17%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%

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