IHS Announces Acquisition of Intellichem, a Houston-Based Consulting Firm

  IHS Announces Acquisition of Intellichem, a Houston-Based Consulting Firm

Company provides strong insights on plastics and chemicals in Latin America;
publishes bi-weekly market intelligence report

Business Wire

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- June 24, 2013

IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of critical information and
analytics, today announced it has acquired Intellichem, a strategic company
that will strengthen IHS Chemical business in Latin America.

Intellichem publishes a bi-weekly report (QuiMax, in partnership with
MaxiQuim) on the olefin and plastics markets in Argentina, Brazil, Chile,
Mexico and Venezuela. Intellichem also provides market intelligence on
chemicals and plastics in Latin America.

“With Intellichem’s deep relationships throughout Latin America and its
foothold in the chemical market advisory sector, we believe this acquisition
gives IHS an important presence and significant growth potential in a key
geography,” said IHS President and CEO Scott Key.

About IHS (www.ihs.com)

IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in
critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Businesses and
governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the
comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery
methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed
and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly
traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in
Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth
and employs more than 6,700 people in 31 countries around the world.

About Intellichem (www.intellichem.net)

Based in Houston, Texas, Intellichem provides accurate and updated market
intelligence for the petrochemical business and related industries in Latin
America. For more than 30 years, Intellichem founder Dr. Rina Quijada has
developed a strong position as an international consultant in the
petrochemical industry. The consultancy assists companies in their quest to
understand key participants and to identify market opportunities.

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IHS Inc.
IHS News Media Contact:
Dan Wilinsky, +1 303-397-2468
Investor Relations Contact:
Andy Schulz, +1 303-397-2969
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