About the Company
Formerly known as McGraw Hill Financial, Inc., S&P Global Inc. is an American public company that is engaged in the provision of data, ratings and analytics to the commodity and capital markets. This company is currently headquartered in Manhattan, New York City, United States. S&P Global shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “SPGI”. It conducts its operations through three divisions: S&P Dow Jones Indices, Ratings, Market & Commodities Intelligence and S&P Global Platts. The first division is a stock market index provider which measures the performance of the listed companies which is essential for wealth managers, advisors and investors. SPGI is a majority shareholder in the Dow Jones Indices joint venture. The Ratings division is involved in the provision of credit ratings, analytics and research to the market participants, such as investors and issuers.
The Market & Commodities Intelligence division possess research and analytical capabilities that combine with desktop, services and cross-asset analytics to provide their customers with relevant data, information and analytics-related services. The Platts division provides analytics and industry insights for various markets such as energy and commodity. This division caters to the requirements of traders, intermediaries and producers who are a part of the energy, petrochemicals and agricultural markets. SPGI also provides machine learning and artificial intelligence systems to the leading investment institutions and banks.
Some of the most popular subsidiaries of S&P Global Inc. are S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Global Platts, CRISIL, Standard & Poor’s International, LLC., Panjiva, McGraw-Hill Information and Media, McGraw Hill-Ryerson Ltd. and ClariFI Inc. In December 2020, SPGI announced that it was planning to merge with IHS Markit Ltd. Since its inception, SPGI has made many acquisitions; some of the most noteworthy ones include Standard and Poor’s (in 1966), Micropal Group Limited (in 1997), SNL Financial (in 2015) and Kensho Technologies (in 2018). In 2018, S&P Global was ranked 244th by Forbes on its list of America’s Largest Companies. Next year, it was included in Forbes’ list of the World’s Best Employers. In 2020, it occupied the 726th position on Forbes Global 2000 list. Moreover, it ranked 451st on the list of Fortune 500 companies.;
|Organisation||S&P Global Inc|
|Industry||Financial Data & Stock Exchanges|
|HeadQuarters||New York, NY|