S&P Global wins conditional EC thumbs up for $44bn merger

Mark Battersby
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S&P Global and IHS Markit announced on 22 October that they have received conditional approval for their $44bn merger from the European Commission. This follows the UK's antitrust regulator's approval in recent days. Douglas Peterson, president and chief executive of S&P Global said: "The European Commission's decision provides clarity on the steps we will need to implement to complete our combination.Once concluded, I expect the merger of these two great businesses to accelerate innovation within our core services and generate exciting new opportunities that deliver on our capacity t...

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