MSCI to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results on February 7, 2013

  MSCI to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results on February 7,
  2013

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- January 18, 2013

MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI),a leading provider of investment decision support
tools worldwide, including indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics
and corporate governance services, today announced that it will release its
results for the fourth quarter and full year 2012 ended December 31, 2012 on
February 7, 2013.

Investors will have the opportunity to listen to MSCI Inc.'s senior management
review fourth quarter and full year 2012 results on Thursday, February 7, 2013
at 11:00 am Eastern Time. To listen to the live event, visit the investor
relations section of MSCI's website, http://ir.msci.com/events.cfm, or dial
1-877-312-9206 within the United States. International callers dial
1-408-774-4001.

An audio recording of the conference call will be available on our website
approximately two hours after the conclusion of the live event and will be
accessible through February 9, 2013. To listen to the recording, visit
http://ir.msci.com/events.cfm, or dial 1-855-859-2056 (passcode: 90364207)
within the United States. International callers dial 1-404-537-3406 (passcode:
90364207).

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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 basis^1;
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 www.msci.com

Contact:

MSCI Inc.
MSCI, New York
Edings Thibault, + 1-212-804-5273
or
Media Enquiries:
MSCI
MSCI, London
Jo Morgan, + 44-20-7618-2224
or
MSCI, New York
Kristin Meza, + 1-212-804-5330
or
MHP Communications, London
Sally Todd | Christian Pickel, + 44-20-3128-8515