NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, today announced it has been named a top 5 risk management technology firm in the 2015 RiskTech100®, the most comprehensive study of the world’s most significant risk and compliance technology companies by Chartis. MSCI was also named the top firm in the Organizational Strength and Capital Markets – Buy-Side categories.
“MSCI’s strength lies in their unique ability to address one of the biggest concerns in the market today – an enterprise framework for risk management – covering all aspects of risk and performance vital to any investment firm or bank,” said, Peyman Mestchian, Managing Partner at Chartis. “Their top ranking in Capital Markets, which have traditionally been leaders in risk technology investment and have the most mature technology solutions, also sets them apart as a provider keeping pace with the needs of the market.”
Companies are ranked according to their functionality, core technology, organizational strength, customer satisfaction, market presence and innovation.
“This latest recognition is testament to our leadership position in the market and our ongoing commitment to serving clients in a time of heightened emphasis on regulation and scrutiny of risk management,” said Peter Zangari, Head of Analytics for MSCI. “For over 20 years, we have been dedicated to research- based innovation to help institutional investors, from hedge funds to banks and asset managers, who are seeking a flexible and independent view of risk to help them outperform.”
The RiskTech100 report is available for free download at www.risktech-forum.com.
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 9.5 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.
1 As of June 30, 2014, as reported on September 30 2014 by eVestment, Morningstar and Bloomberg
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