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|Traded as||NYSE: INFO|
S&P 500 Component
|Lance Uggla (Chairman & CEO)|
|Revenue||US$3.6 billion (2017)|
|US$524.2 million (2017)|
|US$416.9 million (2017)|
|US$14.554 billion (2017)|
|US$8.004 billion (2017)|
Number of employees
|Subsidiaries||Cambridge Energy Research Associates, Global Insight, Jane's Information Group, Carfax, Inc.|
Prime Publications Limited
John S. Herold, Inc.
The company has grown by acquiring companies of information and expert industry, many dating back to the late 1700s and 1800s.
In 2016 Englewood, Colorado-based IHS and London-based Markit merged.
Information Handling Services (IHS) "was founded in 1959 as Information Handling Services to provide information for aerospace engineers through microfilm databases." Jerre Stead was the chief executive from 2006 to 2013 and from 2015 until the merger with Markit.
Markit was founded in 2003 as Mark-it Partners, a financial data provider for daily credit default swap pricing. The company grew via joint ventures and by acquiring other companies, merging with IHS in 2016.
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