NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Announced today, and effective immediately, S&P Capital IQ and SNL has rebranded as S&P Global Market Intelligence. The division's new name is a strategic move forward as part of the integration of the two previously separate businesses, S&P Capital IQ and SNL Financial, under parent company McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI). The businesses originally combined following the successful completion of the SNL Financial acquisition by MHFI on September 1, 2015. MHFI also recently announced its intention to rebrand at the corporate level as S&P Global, subject to shareholder vote in April of this year.
"Today, our organization has a new, unifying name --S&P Global Market Intelligence-- which reflects the strong position that we have in the marketplace as a leading provider of global financial data and analytics," commented Mike Chinn, President of S&P Global Market Intelligence. "The announcement is a galvanizing moment for our division, and I'm excited about the growth and opportunities that lay ahead."
Drawing on the history and strong performance of S&P Capital IQ and SNL, S&P Global Market Intelligence is positioned to capitalize on the fast-growing, global market for insightful and timely information, providing our clients with the broad data, powerful analytics, and in-depth sector intelligence they need to make informed investment decisions.
For more information, please visit S&P Global Market Intelligence's new website at http://www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence.
About S&P Global Market Intelligence
S&P Global Market Intelligence, formerly S&P Capital IQ and SNL Financial, is a division of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI). The firm is a leading provider of financial and industry data, research, news and analytics to investment professionals, government agencies, corporations, and universities worldwide. S&P Global Market Intelligence integrates news, comprehensive market and sector-specific data and analytics into a variety of tools to help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence.
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