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July 27, 2018

S&P Global and Kensho Technologies Launch Kensho Labs; Fast-Tracking Innovation and New Product Development

NEW YORK — S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) announced today that the Company has unveiled a new innovation space on the S&P Global Platform called Kensho Labs. In collaboration with Kensho Technologies LLC (“Kensho”), acquired by SPGI in April, select internal users and S&P Global Market Intelligence clients can now access a digital innovation lab for prototyping new product solutions.

Several initial offerings from Kensho Labs leverage S&P Global’s data combined with Kensho’s cutting-edge machine learning capabilities to create new insights for financial decision makers:

Credit Loss Model for Banks: The S&P Global Market Intelligence Risk Services team partnered with Kensho Labs to model credit risk-related scenarios using alternative data culled from internet search results. This model provides users with forward looking risk measures of credit losses at both the entity and the macro-level.
Commercial Real Estate Model: The S&P Global Market Intelligence Real Estate team partnered with Kensho Labs to model the risk exposure of real estate companies, both at the macro level and the individual property level. The model leverages data from Market Intelligence as well as a variety of alternative data to enable users to better understand the risk exposure of real estate companies.

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