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IHS Markit Reconfirms 2020 and 2021 Guidance

IHS Markit Reconfirms 2020 and 2021 Guidance

November 10, 2020



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IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today reconfirmed its 2020 and 2021 financial guidance as presented during the company’s third quarter 2020 earnings call on September 29, 2020.

“Given the dynamic end-market conditions, we committed to providing an increased level of transparency throughout the COVID period to the investment community. We provided our initial 2021 financial guidance earlier this year, which we updated during our Q3 earnings call. Today, we are reconfirming it and will therefore not need to hold a guidance call in November as we have in previous years,” said Lance Uggla, chairman and chief executive officer of IHS Markit.

The webcast replay and supplemental information for third quarter 2020 results, which includes 2020 and 2021 financial guidance, are posted at IHS Markit’s Investor Relations website at the following url: https://investor.ihsmarkit.com/news-releases/news-release-details/ihs-markit-reports-third-quarter-2020-results.

As previously announced, IHS Markit will participate and present virtually at the J.P. Morgan 2020 Ultimate Services Investor Conference on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at approximately 2:05 p.m. EST. A live webcast of the presentation will be available at https://investor.ihsmarkit.com.

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About IHS Markit (www.ihsmarkit.com)

IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 business and government customers, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

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