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Report of foreign issuer [Rules 13a-16 and 15d-16]

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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 6-K

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16

UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the month of November, 2015

Commission File Number: 001-36495

MARKIT LTD.

(Translation of registrants name into English)

4th Floor, Ropemaker Place,

25 Ropemaker Street

London, England

EC2Y 9LY

(Address of principal executive office)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

Form 20-F x Form 40-F ¨

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): ¨

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7): ¨

INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS FORM 6-K REPORT

On November 4, 2015, Markit Ltd. (Markit or the Company) issued and sold $500 million of long term debt securities pursuant to a Note Purchase and Guarantee Agreement dated November 4, 2015 (the Note Purchase Agreement), by and among the Company, Markit Group Holdings Limited (MGHL) and the purchasers listed therein (the Purchasers).

The senior notes were issued by MGHL, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, and are its senior unsecured obligations ranking pari passu with the Companys revolving credit facility. The senior notes consist of $210 million aggregate principal amount of 7-year senior notes with an interest rate of 3.73% per annum and $290 million aggregate principal amount of 10-year senior notes with an interest rate of 4.05% per annum. The senior notes were also guaranteed by the Company, as parent guarantor, and by those subsidiaries of the Company that guarantee its revolving credit facility. The proceeds from the senior notes will be used to pay down debt drawn on the Companys revolving credit facility and for general corporate and working capital purposes.

The Note Purchase Agreement contains customary affirmative and negative covenants of MGHL and the Company. Affirmative covenants relate to, among...


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