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McGraw Hill Financial Changes Name to S&P Global Inc.

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NEW YORK, April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI) was rebranded S&P Global today, following a shareholder vote at its Annual Shareholders Meeting. Tomorrow, President and Chief Executive Officer Douglas L. Peterson will ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange when the Company's shares will begin trading under the new ticker symbol, SPGI.

In a letter to shareholders issued today, Mr. Peterson spoke about the Company's evolution and its focus on providing the intelligence that is essential for companies, governments, and individuals to make decisions with conviction.

Mr. Peterson's letter and vision for the Company's future can be viewed at http://media.mhfi.com/documents/SPG_Shareholder_Letter.pdf.

About S&P Global

S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI, effective April 28, 2016) is a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. The Company's divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts. S&P Global has approximately, 20,000 employees in 31 countries. For more information visit www.spglobal.com, effective April 28, 2016.

Contact:

Jason Feuchtwanger
Director, Corporate Media Relations
S&P Global
212-438-1247
jason.feuchtwanger@spglobal.com