S&P Capital IQ Opens New Offices in Russia and South Africa, Increases Presence in the Netherlands

    S&P Capital IQ Opens New Offices in Russia and South Africa, Increases
                         Presence in the Netherlands

PR Newswire

LONDON, Jan. 31, 2013

LONDON, Jan. 31,2013 /PRNewswire/ --To better support expanding business is
Europe, the Middle East and Africa, S&P Capital IQ, a leading provider of
multi-asset class data, research and analytics, has announced the
establishment of offices in Moscow, Russia, and Johannesburg, South Africa, as
well as increased presence in the Netherlands. S&P Capital IQ's investment
decision was based on the recognition of the region's growing capital market
needs for local and cross-border financing solutions, in-depth company and
security valuations, and risk analysis.

"This announcement demonstrates our commitment to serve both local and global
investors," said Damian Burleigh, EMEA Managing Director at S&P Capital IQ.
"Today's financial professionals face complex choices affected by market,
price and counterparty risk, as well as regulation and economic challenges.
Our unique suite of products can provide them with the tools  to mitigate
risk, achieve alpha, enhance models and deliver high quality data solutions
for analytics," he commented.

The increased presence will increase S&P Capital IQ's ability to provide local
sales and technical support for companies that need fundamental research,
information, and analytical services.

About S&P Capital IQ
S&P Capital IQ, a business line of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP), is a
leading provider of multi-asset class and real time data, research and
analytics to institutional investors, investment and commercial banks,
investment advisors and wealth managers, corporations and universities around
the world. We provide a broad suite of capabilities designed to help track
performance, generate alpha, and identify new trading and investment ideas,
and perform risk analysis and mitigation strategies. Through leading desktop
solutions such as the S&P Capital IQ, Global Credit Portal and MarketScope
Advisor desktops; enterprise solutions such as S&P Capital IQ Valuations, and
Compustat; and research offerings, including Leveraged Commentary & Data,
Global Markets Intelligence, and company and funds research, S&P Capital IQ
sharpens financial intelligence into the wisdom today's investors need. For
more information visit: www.spcapitaliq.com. 

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Contact: Eleanor Childs, S&P Capital IQ, +44 (0)20 7176 6754,
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