May 5, 2014 17:39 UTC

Markit files registration statement for initial public offering

LONDON & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Markit, a leading global diversified provider of financial information services, today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering (IPO) of its common shares. The IPO would be solely a secondary offering.

BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman, Sachs & Co., HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, UBS Investment Bank, BNP Paribas, Jefferies, RBC Capital Markets and TD Securities would be joint book-runners for the proposed offering, which would be made only by means of a prospectus.

When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from:

  • BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, New York 10038, Attention: Prospectus Department, or by e-mailing: dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com
  • Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, telephone: +1 (888) 603-5847 or by e-mailing: Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com
  • Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, telephone: +1 (800) 831-9146
  • Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, New York, 10010, telephone: +1 (800) 221-1037, or by emailing: newyork.prospectus@credit-suisse.com
  • Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attention: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, telephone: +1 (800) 503-4611, or by emailing: prospectus.CPDG@db.com
  • Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone: +1 (866) 471-2526, facsimile: +1 (212) 902-9316, or by emailing: prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com
  • HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., Attention: Prospectus Department, 452 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10018, telephone: +1 (877) 429-7459, or by emailing: ny.equity.syndicate@us.hsbc.com
  • J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, Attention: Prospectus Department, telephone: +1 (866) 803-9204
  • Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department, telephone: +1 (866) 718-1649, or by emailing: prospectus@morganstanley.com
  • UBS Investment Bank, 299 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10171, Attention: Prospectus Department, telephone: +1 (877) 827-7275

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

Notes to Editors

About Markit

Markit is a leading global diversified provider of financial information services. We provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Our customers include banks, hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies. Founded in 2003, we employ over 3,000 people in 11 countries.

Contacts

Markit
Teresa Chick, +44 (0)20 7260 2094
Managing Director, Corporate Communications
teresa.chick@markit.com
Ed Canaday, +1-646-679-3031
Director, Corporate Communications
ed.canaday@markit.com


Source: Markit