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Conyers advises Markit Ltd. on its US$13 billion merger with IHS Inc.

Conyers advised Markit Ltd. (Nasdaq:MRKT) on its US$13 billion merger of equals with IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS) which will result in the combined group Bermuda holding company as the listed company.

The merger creates a global leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide.

The transaction featured a merger under Delaware law with IHS becoming a subsidiary of IHS Markit Ltd. Former IHS shareholders now own approximately 57% and Markit shareholders own approximately 43% of IHS Markit Ltd. The parties chose the combined group to have a Bermuda holding company, which has resulted in the largest capital markets transaction in Bermuda so far this year.

Conyers’ Directors Niel Jones and Marcello Ausenda advised Markit on this matter.


Niel L. Jones

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4903

Marcello Ausenda

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4954


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