(Bloomberg) -- The aerospace-to-energy analysis company IHS Inc. agreed to acquire Markit Ltd. in a deal that values the London-based firm at about $5.5 billion, another sign of consolidation in the financial-infrastructure industry.
IHS shareholders will get about 57 percent of the enlarged data and analytics company and Markit stockholders will receive the rest, according to a statement on Monday. The tie-up, which will be called IHS Markit, will be based in London and would have $3.3 billion in revenue based on 2015 results.
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