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News Aug 18, 2015

Shearman & Sterling Advises on McGraw Hill Financial, Inc.’s $2 Billion Senior Notes Offering

Shearman & Sterling represented Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, and Mizuho Securities USA Inc. as joint book-running managers in connection with McGraw Hill Financial, Inc.’s investment-grade Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of $400,000,000 principal amount of its 2.500% Senior Notes due 2018, $700,000,000 principal amount of its 3.300% Senior Notes due 2020, and $900,000,000 principal amount of its 4.400% Senior Notes due 2026, guaranteed by Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC.

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

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