IHS Markit Indices

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  Company Overview

2006 CDS IndexCo and Markit launched ABX.HE, a subprime mortgage backed credit derivative index followed by CMBX and LCDX. CDS IndexCo was formed from a merger of the CDS indices (iBoxx and Trac-X) in April 2004 IHS Markit indices have grown through acquisition, pre and post the 2016 IHS/Markit merger: •2007 Markit acquired CDS IndexCo. . •2007 Bought International Index Company (IIC), owner of iTraxx Europe and iTraxx Asia credit derivative indices and iBoxx bond index family •Both CDS and IIC were owned by a consortium of banks •2016 Markit took over HSBC’s Asian bond market business •2017 IHS Markit purchased Euromoney’s Equity Indices, which Euromoney had bought from HSBC in 2013

Type of business
Data Source
North America
Index Creator

  Corporate Details

Date of UpdateUnknown
HeadquartersNew York, United States
Market Cap US$24,321 Million (IHS Markit Group)
Revenue US$4,415 Million
OwnershipListed: NASDAQ (INFO)
ManagementSenior VP Global Head of Indices: Sophia Dancygier Global Head of Indices Business Development: Richard Earl CTO Data Delivery and Indices: Sander Van Loo

  Website Analysis

Alexa Rank35,808
TypeData Source
Client CaseIndex Creator
CoverageGlobal, North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East & North Africa, Africa, Asia, Australasia
Asset ClassesUnknown
Compliance & RiskUnknown
Indices & BenchmarksUnknown
Reference DataUnknown
Economic DataUnknown

  Key Products & Services

Index Families: 1. Equity (EMIX, World, Smaller European Companies, Mining & Energy) 2. Fixed Income (iBoxx Bonds) 3. Credit Default Swaps (CDX & iTraxx index North American, European, Asian, and emerging markets tradable CDS) 4. ESG (Global Carbon) 5. MBX, IOS & PO: Total Return Swap Index (Agency Pools), 6. Structured Products (CMBS and RMBS markets) Index Services: Customisable design support, maintenance, calculations, and distribution of indices for all asset classes IMBA UK Benchmark Administration: currently administers 29,000+ benchmarks, both proprietary to IHS Markit and on behalf of third parties

  Business Potential

PresenceGlobal, North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East & North Africa, Africa, Asia, Australasia
MarketInvestment Banks, Commercial Banks, Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, Securities & Fund Services, Wealth Managers
CompetitionBloomberg Indices, ICE Indices, FTSE Russell, MSCI, S&P Dow Jones
AvailabilityDirect from IHS Markit & market data vendors
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