Gustavo Bernal Torres
Merger of S&P Global and IHS Markit Creates ESG Data Powerhouse
Leading market data companies S&P Global and IHS Markit announced a definitive merger agreement, combining the companies in a transaction valuing IHS Markit at an enterprise value of $44 billion-
S&P is a world leader in sustainable investing data and services, including its preeminent Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, the S&P Global ESG Scores, powered by the SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA).
IHS brings a broad suite of ESG capabilities to the table as well, including its ESG Reporting Repository, a suite of sustainable fixed income indices, a liquid tradeable global index for tracking carbon credits, numerous ESG and Corporate Governance IR solutions, and its recently introduced sovereign ESG data solutions, among others.