MSCI Completes Acquisition of InvestorForce

  MSCI Completes Acquisition of InvestorForce

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- January 29, 2013

MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of investment decision support
tools worldwide, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of
Investor Force Holdings, Inc.

InvestorForce is a leading provider of performance reporting solutions to the
institutional investment community in the United States, providing investment
consultants with an integrated solution for daily monitoring, analysis and
reporting on institutional assets. InvestorForce’s technology leverages
automated data collection to provide institutional investment consultants and
their institutional investor clients with greater operational efficiencies and
real-time insight, transparency and deeper analysis into investment
portfolios. The InvestorForce platform is used by institutional investment
consultants to report on over $3.5 trillion of assets for over 3,500
institutional plans.

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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; FEA
valuation models and risk management software for the energy and commodities
markets; and CFRA forensic accounting risk research, legal/regulatory risk
assessment, and due‐diligence. 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
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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