S&P Global Inc. 10-K 2007
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2006
For the transition period from to
Commission file number 1-1023
THE MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Securities registered pursuant to section 12(g) of the Act:
(Title of class)
Indicate by check mark if the Registrant is a well-known seasoned issuer, as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act. þ Yes o No
Indicate by check mark if the Registrant is not required to file reports pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Act. o Yes þNo
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the Registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. þ Yes o No
Indicate by check mark if disclosure of delinquent filers pursuant to Item 405 of Regulation S-K (§ 229.405 of this chapter) is not contained herein, and will not be contained, to the best of registrants knowledge, in definitive proxy or information statements incorporated by reference in Part III of this Form 10-K or any amendment to this Form 10-K. o
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, or a non-accelerated filer. See definition of accelerated filer and large accelerated filer in Rule 12-b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check one):
þ Large accelerated filer o Accelerated filer o Non-accelerated filer
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12-b-2 of the Act). o Yes þ No
The aggregate market value of voting stock held by non-affiliates of the Registrant as of the last business day of the second fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2006, was $17,671,080,161, based on the closing price of the common stock as reported on the New York Stock Exchange of $50.23 per common share. For purposes of this calculation, it is assumed that directors, executive officers and beneficial owners of more than 10% of the registrant outstanding stock are affiliates.
The number of shares of common stock of the Registrant outstanding as of February 15, 2007 was 354,936,282 shares.
Part I, Part II and Part III incorporate information by reference from the Annual Report to Shareholders for the year ended December 31, 2006. Part III incorporates information by reference from the definitive proxy statement mailed to shareholders March 19, 2007 for the annual meeting of shareholders to be held on April 25, 2007.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Item 1. Business
Item 1a. Risk Factors
Item 1b. Unresolved Staff Comments
Item 2. Properties
Item 3. Legal Proceedings
Item 4. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Executive Officers of the Registrant
All of the above executive officers of the Registrant have been full-time employees of the Registrant for more than five years except for Peter Davis and David Murphy.
Mr. Davis, prior to becoming an officer of the Registrant on November 1, 2006 was a managing director at Novantas LLC, where he was responsible for the capital markets, asset management, and commercial and private banking practices. Prior to his tenure at Novantas, he was a partner at Booz Allen & Hamilton.
Mr. Murphy, prior to becoming an officer of the Registrant on July 22, 2002, spent most of his professional career with the Ford Motor Company where, most recently, he was Vice President, Human Resources.
Mr. Marcus, prior to becoming an officer of the Registrant on January 19, 2005, was Senior Vice President, Enterprise Systems, with responsibility for systems development across the Company. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Business Operations and Technology for Platts.
Mr. Stafford, prior to becoming an officer of the Registrant on February 2, 2006, was Associate General Counsel in the Companys Legal Department.
Item 5. Market for the Registrants Common Stock and Related Stockholder Matters and Issuer Purchases of Equity Securities
Item 6. Selected Financial Data
Item 7. Managements Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations
Item 7a. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosure about Market Risk
Item 8. Consolidated Financial Statements and Supplementary Data
Item 9. Changes in and Disagreements with Accountants on Accounting and Financial Disclosure
Item 9a. Controls and Procedures Disclosure Controls
Item 9b. Other Information
Item 10. Directors and Executive Officers of the Registrant
Item 11. Executive Compensation
Item 12. Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners and Management
The following table details the Registrants equity compensation plans as of December 31, 2006:
Equity Compensation Plan Information
Item 13. Certain Relationships and Related Transactions
Item 14. Principal Accounting Fees and Services
Item 15. Exhibits and Financial Statement Schedules
The McGraw-Hill Companies
Index to Financial Statements,
Financial Statement Schedules and Exhibits
All other schedules have been omitted since the required information is not present or not present in amounts sufficient to require submission of the schedule, or because the information required is included in the consolidated financial statements or the notes thereto.
The financial statements listed in the above index which are included in the annual report to shareholders for the year ended December 31, 2006 are hereby incorporated by reference in Exhibit (13). With the exception of the pages listed in the above index, the 2006 annual report to shareholders is not to be deemed filed as part of Item 15 (a)(1).
THE McGRAW-HILL COMPANIES, INC.
SCHEDULE II RESERVES FOR DOUBTFUL ACCOUNTS AND SALES RETURNS
(Thousands of dollars)
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Registrant has duly caused this annual report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, this report has been signed on February 28, 2007 on behalf of Registrant by the following persons who signed in the capacities as set forth below under their respective names. Registrants board of directors is comprised of eleven members and the signatures set forth below of individual board members, constitute at least a majority of such board.