MSCI - MSCI Inc.

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MSCI Inc.

7 World Trade Center
49th Floor 250 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10007
United States
212-804-3900
http://www.msci.com

SectorFinancial Services
IndustryCapital Markets
Full-time employees3,038

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Henry A. FernandezChairman & CEO2.43MN/A1958
Mr. C. D. Baer PettitPres1.5M4.11M1965
Ms. Kathleen A. WintersCFO & Treasurer1.66MN/A1968
Mr. Laurent SeyerCOO & Chief Client Officer1.35MN/A1964
Mr. Scott A. CrumMD & Chief HR OfficerN/AN/A1957
Amounts are as of 31 December 2016, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

MSCI Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides investment decision support tools for the clients to manage their investment processes worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Index, Analytics, ESG, and Real Estate. The Index segment primarily provides equity indexes for use in various areas of the investment process, including index-linked product creation and performance benchmarking, as well as portfolio construction and rebalancing, and asset allocation. The Analytics segment offers risk management, performance attribution, and portfolio management content, applications, and services that provide clients with an integrated view of risk and return, and an analysis of market, credit, liquidity, and counterparty risk across various asset classes, spanning short, medium, and long-term time horizons; and various managed services for clients to address the needs of various specialized areas of the investment community by providing a reporting service and performance reporting tools to institutional consultants and investors in hedge funds. The ESG segment provides products and services that help institutional investors understand how environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors impact the long-term risk of their investments; and data and ratings products for use in the construction of equity and fixed income indexes to help institutional investors benchmark ESG investment performance and issue index-based investment products, as well as manage, measure, and report on ESG mandates. The Real Estate segment offers real estate performance analysis for funds, investors, managers, and lenders. This segment provides products and services that include research, reporting, and benchmarking; and business intelligence to real estate owners, managers, developers, and brokers. MSCI Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Corporate governance

MSCI Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 April 2018 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder rights: 3; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.