Filed: 11 Mar 21, 5:11pm







Washington, D.C. 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 11, 2021




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4th Floor, Ropemaker Place

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Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officer.


On February 26, 2021, Todd Hyatt retired from IHS Markit Ltd. (the “Company”). Mr. Hyatt stepped down as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer on February 1, 2021, and thereafter served as a Special Advisor to the CEO of the Company until his retirement. In connection with his retirement, Mr. Hyatt entered into a separation agreement executed March 11, 2021 (the “Separation Agreement”). Consistent with the terms of his employment agreement, the Separation Agreement provides that, subject to a release of claims, he will receive (i) continuation of health and welfare benefits for 24 months following his retirement and (ii) continued post-retirement vesting of all unvested restricted share units and other equity awards granted to him in accordance with their terms, provided that Mr. Hyatt does not engage in any activity in competition with the Company at any time following his retirement during the full vesting period of such awards.


The foregoing description of the Separation Agreement is only a summary and is qualified in its entirety by the full text of the Separation Agreement, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1.


Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.


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10.1Separation Agreement by and between IHS Global, Inc., its affiliates and subsidiaries and Todd Hyatt, executed March 11, 2021
101Cover Page Interactive Data File - the cover page XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document.
104The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted as Inline XBRL.







Pursuant to the requirement of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: March 11, 2021IHS MARKIT LTD.
 By: /s/ Sari Granat
 Name:Sari Granat
 Title:Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, and General Counsel