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Special Meeting of Shareholders

S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) and IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) announced on November 30, 2020 they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. The transaction requires the approval of shareholders of both S&P Global and IHS Markit.

S&P Global’s Special Meeting of Shareholders will be held at 10:00 a.m. on March 11, 2021 in a virtual-only meeting format. Shareholders and guests may view this meeting online at

How to Attend the Virtual Meeting

To access the meeting online, go to

  • Join as a "Shareholder" (requires control number): Shareholders are required to enter a unique 15-digit control number and the meeting password, which is SPGI2021. This option enables shareholder-only features, including the ability to vote and submit written questions during the Special Meeting.
  • Join as a "Guest": Guests will be in "listen-only" mode and cannot vote or submit questions during the meeting.

How to Locate or Obtain Your 15-digit Control Number

  • Registered shareholders will receive their unique 15-digit control number with the proxy materials that were mailed or e-mailed, based on their mailing preferences. This number is in a circled area on the printed proxy card or is identified as a control number in an e-mail. Shareholders must log in using this control number in order to vote and submit questions online during the virtual special meeting.
  • Beneficial owners who wish to vote or submit questions at the Special Meeting will need to allow time for the following steps in order to obtain their 15-digit control number:
    • Request a valid legal proxy from your bank, broker or other intermediary for shares held in "street name" a soon as possible.
    • Submit proof of the legal proxy to Computershare at no later than 5 p.m. ET on March 8, 2021.
    • Please include "Legal Proxy" in the subject line, attach the legal proxy and provide your name and email address in the email.
    • You will receive a reply email from Computershare with your unique 15-digit control number required to vote and submit questions online during the Annual Meeting.

How to Vote Shares

Whether or not you plan to attend the virtual Special Meeting, we urge you to submit your vote in advance.


Voting available until 10:00 a.m. ET on March 11, 2021. 401(k) Plan participants must vote by 5:00pm on March 9, 2021.

  • Internet:
  • Telephone: Call toll-free 1-800-652-8683 on a touch-tone telephone.
  • Mail: Mail your proxy card to Computershare using the return envelope supplied in the mailing.


Voting available until 11:59pm ET on March 10, 2021.

  • Internet:
  • Telephone: Call the toll-free number on the proxy card sent by your broker.
  • Mail: Mail your voting form to your broker using the return envelope supplied in the mailing.