MSCI Wins Two WealthBriefingAsia Awards

Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:00pm EDT

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MSCI Wins Two WealthBriefingAsia Awards

RISK MANAGEMENT – Singapore

BEST NEW MARKET ENTRANT – Hong Kong

MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, including indexes, portfolio risk and performance analytics and ESG data and research, is pleased to announce that it was recently selected by WealthBriefingAsia for two awards in the wealth management industry.

MSCI was chosen by an expert panel of judges for both the ‘Risk Management Solution Provider of the Year’ in Singapore and the ‘Best New Market Entrant of the Year’ in Hong Kong.

“We are delighted to be recognized by WealthBriefingAsia in both Singapore and Hong Kong for our tools for wealth managers to manage risk,” said Raj Manghani, Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific Risk Management Analytics at MSCI. “These awards not only reflect our robust and growing offering but our continued commitment to the Asia Pacific region.”

MSCI offers a full suite of portfolio risk and performance analytics including the MSCI flagship product for wealth management, RiskMetrics WealthBench. WealthBench is a highly configurable system incorporating robust analytics, market-consistent inputs, back-tested models and transparent methodologies for investment planning.

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 indexes, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and ESG data and research.

The company’s flagship product offerings are: the MSCI indexes with over USD 9 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, indexes and analytics; MSCI ESG (environmental, social and governance) Research screening, analysis and ratings; 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.

1As of March 31, 2014, as reported on June 25, 2014, by eVestment, Lipper and Bloomberg

For further information on MSCI, please visit our web site at www.msci.com

Media Enquiries:
Jo Morgan, MSCI, London + 44-20-7618-2224
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Nick Denton | Christian Pickel, MHP Communications, London + 44-20-3128-8754 / 8208
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Michele Clarke, MSCI, New York + 1-646-732-5079
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MSCI Global Client Service:
Asia Pacific Client Service, + 852-2844-9333
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EMEA Client Service, + 44-20-7618-2222
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Americas Client Service, 1-888-588-4567 (toll free) / + 1-212-804-3901

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