The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) is a leading global education and financial information company that plays a crucial role in the knowledge economy with leading brands such as Standard & Poor’s, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts energy information services, and J.D. Power and Associates.

The annual Investor Fact Book contains in-depth information on MHP’s performance and trends that underpin the growth of its key businesses in education, financial services, and information markets.

Principal Executives
Harold McGraw III
Chairman, President and
Chief Executive Officer
Jack F. Callahan, Jr.
Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer

Bruce D. Marcus
Executive Vice President
and Chief Information Officer
John Berisford
Executive Vice President
Human Resources
D. Edward (Ted) Smyth
Executive Vice President,
Corporate Affairs and
Executive Assistant to the
Chairman, President and CEO

Charles L. Teschner, Jr.
Executive Vice President
Global Strategy
Kenneth M. Vittor
Executive Vice President and
General Counsel

Robert J. Bahash
McGraw-Hill Education
Deven Sharma
Standard & Poor’s
Lou Eccleston
McGraw-Hill Financial
Glenn S. Goldberg
Information & Media
Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995
This document includes certain forward-looking statements about our businesses and our prospects, new products, sales, expenses, tax rates, cash flows, prepublication investments and operating and capital requirements. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to: the strength and sustainability of the U.S. and global economy; the duration and depth of the current recession; Educational Publishing’s level of success in 2010 adoptions and in open territories and enrollment and demographic trends; the level of educational funding; the strength of School Education including the testing market, Higher Education, Professional and International publishing markets and the impact of technology on them; the level of interest rates and the strength of the economy, profit levels and the capital markets in the U.S. and abroad; the level of success of new product development and global expansion and strength of domestic and international markets; the demand and market for debt ratings, including corporate issuance, CDO’s, residential and commercial mortgage and asset-backed securities and related asset classes; the continued difficulties in the credit markets and their impact on Standard & Poor’s and the economy in general; the regulatory environment affecting Standard & Poor’s; the level of merger and acquisition activity in the U.S. and abroad; the strength of the domestic and international advertising markets; the strength and the performance of the domestic and international automotive markets; the volatility of the energy marketplace; the contract value of public works, manufacturing and single-family unit construction; the level of political advertising; and the level of future cash flow, debt levels, manufacturing expenses, distribution expenses, prepublication, amortization and depreciation expense, income tax rates, capital, technology, restructuring charges and other expenditures and prepublication cost investment.

Actual results may differ materially from those in any forward-looking statements because any such statements involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change based upon various important factors, including, but not limited to, worldwide economic, financial, political and regulatory conditions; currency and foreign exchange volatility; the health of debt and equity markets, including interest rates, credit quality and spreads, the level of liquidity, future debt issuances including, corporate issuance, residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities and CDO’s backed by residential mortgages, related asset classes and other asset-backed securities; the implementation of an expanded regulatory scheme affecting Standard & Poor’s ratings and services; the level of funding in the education market (both domestically and internationally); the pace of recovery in advertising; continued investment by the construction, automotive, computer and aviation industries; the successful marketing of new products, and the effect of competitive products and pricing.