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News May 26, 2015

Shearman & Sterling Advises on McGraw Hill Financial, Inc.’s $700 Million Senior Notes Offering

Shearman & Sterling represented Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Mizuho Securities USA Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC as joint bookrunning managers in connection with McGraw Hill Financial, Inc.’s investment-grade Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of $700 million aggregate principal amount of 4.000% Senior Notes due 2025, guaranteed by Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC.

McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. is a leading benchmarks and ratings, analytics, data and research provider, serving the global capital, commodities and commercial markets.

The Shearman & Sterling team included partners Robert Treuhold (New York-Capital Markets) and Douglas McFadyen (New York-Tax) and associates Minsoo Kwon (New York-Capital Markets), Drew Valentine (New York-Capital Markets) and Abiola Fasehun (New York-Corporate).