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Asset owners are transforming their investment processes in response to innovative technology, ever-evolving regulation, demands for greater transparency and the shift to ESG and climate investing.

We help pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, foundations, and other institutional owners of assets build better portfolios. Asset owners use our award-winning indexes, enhanced risk frameworks and integrated climate and ESG solutions to manage risk and capture opportunity across asset classes, security types and geographies. We serve 79 of the top 100 pension funds as well as thousands of other asset owners on six continents across the capital-markets ecosystem.

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Tools & Insights

Tools & insights​ tailored for asset owners

Analytical tools, models and data for your total portfolio.

  • In a world moving to index-based investing and the opportunity for risk-adjusted enhanced returns, trusted customized frameworks will help you analyze investment strategies, select fund managers and benchmark portfolios for equity and fixed income strategies.

  • Isolate the risk that matters in your portfolios. Seamlessly integrate our multi-horizon, zoom lens for risk into your workflow for an enhanced view at the fund, factor, country, sector, issuer and asset level.

  • Integrating ESG and climate risk solutions into investment processes across asset classes is critical in today’s investment environment. Our comprehensive sustainability suite enables you to execute on a custom strategy that meets your objectives.

  • With the rise in alternatives in recent years in the search for diverse sources of incremental yield, we have the information you need to help identify, evaluate and monitor private asset and alternative investments.

Position for growth

Position for growth and enhanced risk governance while preparing for the climate transition

Leverage best practices from global capital markets

Capitalize on MSCI’s expertise at the nexus of asset owners, asset managers, consultants, regulators and other stakeholders globally to capture evolving and increasingly complex investment opportunities.

Optimize your total portfolio

Position to meet growth and stability goals with a fully integrated approach to your portfolio leveraging our broad asset coverage, streamlined asset allocation frameworks and innovative factor-based models.

Invest for the climate transition

Construct climate-aware portfolios that capture financially-material climate risks, fulfill regulatory requirements, make progress on net zero commitments and address the demands of key stakeholders.

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