MSCI is a leading provider of investment decision support
tools to over 6,000 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 ESG data and research - from a number of internationally
recognized brands such as Barra, RiskMetrics and IPD. Located
in 23 countries around the world, and with over 2,600 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.
MSCI currently does not intend to pay any dividends as it intends to retain all available funds for use in the operation and expansion of its business, including growth through acquisitions, the repayment of its debt and the repurchase of its common stock. The payment of any future dividends will be determined by the Board of Directors in light of conditions then existing, including MSCI's earnings, financial condition and capital requirements, business conditions, corporate law requirements and other factors.