MSCI Completes Sale of CFRA

Mon Apr 1, 2013 7:49am EDT

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NEW YORK--(Business Wire)--
MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of investment decision support tools
worldwide, announced today that it has completed the sale of its CFRA business. 

About MSCI 

MSCI Inc. is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to
investors globally, including asset managers, banks, hedge funds and pension
funds. MSCI products and services include indices, portfolio risk and
performance analytics, and governance tools. 

The company`s flagship product offerings are: the MSCI indices with close to USD
7 trillion estimated to be benchmarked to them on a worldwide basis1; Barra
multi-asset class factor models, portfolio risk and performance analytics;
RiskMetrics multi-asset class market and credit risk analytics; IPD real estate
information, indices and analytics; MSCI ESG (environmental, social and
governance) Research screening, analysis and ratings; ISS governance research
and outsourced proxy voting and reporting services; and FEA valuation models and
risk management software for the energy and commodities markets. MSCI is
headquartered in New York, with research and commercial offices around the
world. MSCI#IR 

1As of March 31, 2012, as published by eVestment, Lipper and Bloomberg in
September, 2012.

For further information on MSCI, please visit

Edings Thibault, MSCI, New York
+ 1-212-804-5273
Media Enquiries
Jo Morgan, MSCI, London
+ 44-20-7618-2224 

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