IHS Markit Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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IHS Markit has acquired 34 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 10 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

IHS Markit’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired IHS for $13.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2021, when it sold IHS Markit - Base Chemicals Business to News for $295M. IHS Markit has acquired in 7 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (35%) and software (29%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity35
    • M&A Buy Activity32
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 15
  • M&A Advisors 3

IHS Markit Ltd.

Ropemaker Place 4th Floor 25 Ropemaker Street,
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 ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 26 2 1 2 1 - 32
vol $13.0B $1.9B $14.9B
Sell (0.6/yr) # - - 2 - 1 - 3
vol $295M $295M
  35

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
IHS Markit - Base Chemicals Business 2021-12-27 295M USD Divestiture
London, United Kingdom
Cappitech 2021-01-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Pituach, Israel · www.cappitech.com
Gen II Fund Services LLC 2020-11-06 - Growth Capital
New York, New York · www.gen2fund.com
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
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Ipreo Holdings LLC 2018-05-21 Private Market Connect LLC 2022-08-29 1
New York, New York · www.ipreo.net Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania · www.privatemarketconnect.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 11 (34%) - 1 (33%) -
Software 9 (28%) - - -
Information Technology 6 (19%) 14.9B (100%) - -
Information Services 2 (6%) - 2 (67%) 295M (100%)
Internet Software and Services 2 (6%) - - -
Communications 1 (3%) - - -
Financial Services 1 (3%) - - -
Total 32 $14.9B 3 $295M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 15 14.9B - -
  New York 8 1.9B - -
  Colorado 2 13.0B - -
  Washington 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
United Kingdom 9 - 3 295M
Canada 2 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
1 - - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Israel 1 - - -
Japan 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Singapore 1 - - -
Domestic 9 (28%) - 3 (100%) 295M (100%)
Cross-border 23 (72%) 14.9B (100%) - -
Total 32 $14.9B 3 $295M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Jefferies LLC
1
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $14.9B
TOTAL $14.9B
Largest IHS, Inc.
$13.0B (2016-03-21)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $295M
TOTAL $295M
Largest IHS Markit - Base Chemicals Business
$295M (2021-12-27)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
8 (25%)
Strategic(s)
6%
2 (6%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
33%
1 (33%)
Strategic(s)
67%
2 (67%)

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