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Profile: S&P Global Inc (SPGI.N)

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S&P Global Inc., formerly McGraw Hill Financial Inc., incorporated on December 29, 1925, is a provider of ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets around the world. The Company operates through three segments: Ratings, Market and Commodities Intelligence, and S&P Dow Jones Indices (Indices). The Company provides ratings related to new issuance of corporate and government debt instruments, and structured finance debt instruments; bank loan ratings; and corporate credit estimates, which are intended, based on an abbreviated analysis, to provide an indication of its opinion regarding creditworthiness of a company, which does not have a Ratings credit rating. The Company serves its customers through a range of products and services available through both third party and its distribution channels. The Company's subsidiary, CRISIL Limited (CRISIL), is a global analytical company and a provider of ratings, data and research, analytics and solutions.

The Company's products include Credit Ratings; Loan, Recovery and Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) Ratings; Issue Credit Ratings; Issuer Credit Ratings; Standard & Poor's Underlying Ratings (SPURs); National and Regional Scale Credit Ratings; Counterparty Instrument Ratings; Fund Credit Quality Ratings; Principal Stability Fund Ratings; ERM Benchmark Review; Insurer Financial Strength Rating; Mid-Market Evaluation (MME); Municipal Short-Term Note Ratings, and Swap Risk Ratings. It also provides additional services, such as Fund Volatility Ratings, Asset Manager Practices Classification (AMPC), CLO Tranche Recovery Metrics (CLO TRM), U.S. Residential Mortgage Originator Reviews, U.S. RMBS Recovery Analytics and Synthetic Tranche Recovery Metrics (STRM). It provides assessments, including Rating Evaluation Service (RES), Credit Assessments, Credit Estimates and Servicer Evaluations. The Company offers various models, including Commercial Mortgage Evaluator, Financial Services Credit Tools, Covered Bond Monitor (CBM), Large Corporate Mapping, LEVELS: RMBS Credit Model and Structured Credit Products.


The Ratings segment provides credit ratings, research and analytics to investors, issuers and other market participants. The Company's credit ratings relate to the credit quality of an individual debt issue, such as a corporate or municipal bond, and the relative likelihood that the debt issue may default. The constituents that Ratings serves are investors, corporations, governments, municipalities, commercial and investment banks, insurance companies, asset managers and other debt issuers.

Market and Commodities Intelligence

The Market and Commodities Intelligence segment offers multi-asset-class data, research and analytical capabilities, which integrate cross-asset analytics and desktop services and deliver their customers in the commodity and energy markets access to information, data, analytic services, and pricing and benchmarks. Its business lines include Financial Data & Analytics, Risk Services and S&P Global Platts. Financial Data & Analytics is a product suite that provides data, analytics and third-party research for finance professionals, including the S&P Capital IQ Desktop, SNL Financial LC (SNL), Leveraged Commentary & Data, Investment Advisory and integrated bulk data feeds that can be customized, which include CUSIP and Compustat. Risk Services, the commercial arm of the Company, sells Ratings' credit ratings and related data, analytics and research, including subscription-based offerings, RatingsDirect and RatingsXpress. S&P Global Platts is a provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodity and energy markets. The constituents that Market and Commodities Intelligence serves include asset managers, investment banks, investors, brokers, financial advisors, insurance companies and investment sponsors. It offers various products, including S&P Capital IQ Platform, SNL Unlimited Platform, SNL Banker, iPartners, Alpha Factor Library, ClariFI and CreditPro.

S&P Dow Jones Indices

Indices is an index provider that maintains a range of valuation and index benchmarks for investment advisors, wealth managers and institutional investors. Indices focuses on providing benchmarks to help with decision making, collaborate with the financial community to create products and provide investors with tools to monitor world markets. It is an index provider for exchange traded fund market. The Company provides indices by asset class and by region, such as S&P 500, S&P Global Intrinsic Value Index (GIVI), S&P Municipal Bond Index, Dow Jones Commodity Index, Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P Global Broad Market Index (BMI), S&P 500 Dynamic VIX Futures Index and S&P GSCI.

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S&P Global Inc

55 Water St
NEW YORK   NY   10041-0004
P: +1212.4381000
F: +1212.4383303

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