MSCI is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to around 8,000 clients worldwide, ranging from large pension plans to boutique hedge funds. We offer a range of products and services - including indexes, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and governance tools - from a number of internationally recognized brands such as Barra, RiskMetrics, IPD and ISS.
Located in 24 countries around the world, and, with over 3,000 employees, MSCI is dedicated to supporting the increasingly complex needs of the investment community with groundbreaking new products, high quality data, superior distribution and dedicated client support.
Since the MSCI indexes were launched over 40 years ago, the company has grown both organically and through acquisition to become one of the world’s leading players in the provision of products and services to institutional investors.
MSCI is proud of its reputation as a pioneer in the index and risk management space. We introduced our first global equity indexes in 1969, Barra launched its first equity risk analytics products in 1975 and RiskMetrics developed its well-known Value at Risk (VaR) model in 1994. With over 40 years of experience, MSCI continues to leverage its deep understanding of the world's financial markets to turn data-driven insights into products and services designed to help our clients make more informed investment decisions.