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EX-99.1 - 2013 GUIDANCE NEWS RELEASE - IHS Inc.exh99112-12x12.htm
EX-99.2 - 2013 GUIDANCE SUPPLEMENTAL DECK - IHS Inc.exh9922013guidancecallde.htm

Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): December 12, 2012

Commission file number 001-32511

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)

15 Inverness Way East
Englewood, CO 80112
(Address of principal executive offices)
(303) 790‑0600
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Former name or former address, if changed since last report: Not Applicable

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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

On December 12, 2012, IHS Inc. issued a media release to publicly reaffirm its previously announced financial guidance for fiscal year 2012 and to provide financial guidance for fiscal year 2013. The media release and presentation materials to be referenced during a previously announced call on December 12, 2012, have each been furnished with this Form 8-K as an exhibit and posted on the company's website ( In addition, the media release has been distributed to the media through a newswire release.

The announcement and the presentation materials included as exhibits to this Current Report on Form 8-K contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Forward-looking statements

are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from such statements. These risks and uncertainties include those discussed or identified by IHS from time to time in its public filings. A number of factors could cause the company’s actual results, performance, achievements, or industry results to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. Due to these uncertainties and risks, readers of this Current Report on Form 8-K and the media release are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of the media release. IHS disclaims any duty to update guidance or any other forward-looking statement to reflect subsequent events, actual results, or changes in the company’s expectations.

This information shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in any such filing.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

99.1 Media Release dated December 12, 2012.

99.2 Materials for Financial Guidance Conference Call dated December 12, 2012.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

Date: December 12, 2012
/s/ Stephen Green
Stephen Green
General Counsel and Secretary