SPGI S&P Global

Filed: 13 May 21, 5:02pm

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): May 13, 2021
S&P Global Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
New York1-102313-1026995
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)(Commission File No.)(IRS Employer Identification No.)
55 Water Street, New York, New York 10041
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(212) 438-1000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

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Title of each classTrading SymbolName of Exchange on which registered
Common stock (par value $1.00 per share)SPGINew York Stock Exchange
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Item 8.1   Other Events.

As previously disclosed, on November 29, 2020, S&P Global Inc. (the “Company”) entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (as amended by Amendment No. 1 thereto, dated as of January 20, 2021, the “Merger Agreement”) by and among the Company, IHS Markit Ltd., a Bermuda exempted company limited by shares (“IHS Markit”) and Sapphire Subsidiary, Ltd., a Bermuda exempted company limited by shares and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company (“Merger Sub”), upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth therein, Merger Sub will merge with and into IHS Markit, with IHS Markit surviving as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company (the “Merger”).

On May 13, 2021, the Company and IHS Markit issued a press release announcing that the leadership from both companies have decided to explore a divestiture of IHS Markit’s Oil Price Information Services (OPIS) business, as well as IHS Markit’s Coal, Metals and Mining business.

A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Form 8-K Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 S&P Global Inc.
  /s/  Alma Rosa Montanez 
  By:   Alma Rosa Montanez
   Assistant Corporate Secretary & Chief Corporate Counsel
Dated:   May 13, 2021

Exhibit Number
(99)    Earnings Release of the Registrant, dated May 13, 2021
(104)    Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL)