New York, New York, USA, 10 July 2008 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) announced today that its second quarter 2008 results will be issued via news release before the start of NYSE trading on 29 July 2008, and will be available for downloading from www.mcgraw-hill.com. The corporation's senior management will host a conference call that morning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Participating in the call will be Harold McGraw III, chairman, president ,and chief executive officer, and Robert J. Bahash, executive vice president and chief financial officer
The call will be open to all interested parties and also will be available by webcast. Discussions may include forward-looking information. Additional information presented during the conference call may be made available on the Investor Presentations page of the Corporation's Investor Relations Website at http://www.mcgraw-hill.com/investor_relations.
A recorded replay will be available beginning two hours after the call. The prepared remarks and slides will also be available for downloading from the Investor Relations Website's Investor Presentations archive several hours later.
Step 1: Select your listening option
A. By Telephone: Dial-in to the call 10 minutes before the start time. Domestic participants may call (888) 323-5423; international participants may call +1 (415) 228-5016 (long distance charges will apply). The passcode is McGraw-Hill and the conference leader is Harold McGraw III.
B. By Internet: Go to http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?p=irol-eventDetails&c=96562&eventID=1898119
. (Copy and paste URL into web browser.)
Step 2 (optional): View slides online during the call
Go to https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join. The conference meeting number is PG2654459, the passcode is MCGRAW HILL (case sensitive), and the event type is "Conference." Click on the "Proceed" button.
The slide presentation uses Microsoft Live Meeting. After logging in, note the Meeting Entry page. If you are using an older version of the Live Meeting console, you will see a link to upgrade to the new version. The upgrade may be needed to view the slides. To upgrade before the day of the call, go to https://fwd123.livemeeting.com/etc/place/WHISKEY/WHIpws- 3c/7.9.SR3HF3.3812.0/placeware.nativeconsole/7.9.3812.0/setup_en_US.exe. (Copy and paste URL into web browser.) For technical assistance during the call, press * 0.
Replay Options: Telephone and Internet
A. By telephone (audio only): A recorded replay will be available approximately two hours after the meeting concludes and will remain available until 30 August 2008. Domestic participants may call (800) 297-0781; international participants may call +1 (203) 369-3239 (long distance charges will apply). No passcode is required.
B. By Internet (audio and slides): The archived webcast will be available at http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?p=irol- eventDetails&c=96562&eventID=1898119. (Copy and paste URL into web browser.)
About The McGraw-Hill Companies
Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies is a leading global information services provider meeting worldwide needs in the financial services, education, and business information markets. The corporation has more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Sales in 2007 were USD 6.8 billion. Additional information is available at www.mcgraw-hill.com.