LONDON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a global leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend in the third quarter of 2021, in the amount of $ 0.20 per share. The cash dividend is payable on August 13, 2021 to common shareholders of record at the close of business on July 30, 2021.
The Markit Group Holdings Limited Employee Benefit Trust has, subject to certain limited exceptions, waived its right to receive dividends on the common shares it holds and, therefore, will not participate in the dividend payable on August 13, 2021.
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IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) is a global leader in critical information, analysis and solutions for key industries and markets that power economies around the world. The company delivers next-generation information, analysis and solutions to its business, finance and government clients, improving their operational efficiency and providing in-depth insights that lead to informed and secure decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 commercial and government clients, including 80% of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. IHS Markit, headquartered in London, is committed to sustainable and profitable growth.
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