MSCI Barra (NYSE: MXB), a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, including indices and portfolio risk and performance analytics, is pleased to announce that the company has been named “Best Provider of Benchmark Indices in Asia-Pacific” at the 2008 AsianInvestor Service Provider Awards.
“We are delighted to have won this award,” said David Brierwood, Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer at MSCI Barra. “We aim to provide industry leading products, high quality research and data, and superior client service to our clients globally. It is therefore very encouraging to be recognized as the best provider of benchmark indices in the Asia Pacific region by AsianInvestor. Over the past couple of years we have invested significantly in the region in terms of both products and by employing the most talented and experienced personnel. Our dedication to servicing our clients in the region is evidenced by this award.”
The AsianInvestor Awards are designed to recognize the highest service levels from a wide range of providers to hedge funds, traditional fund-management companies and institutional investors in the Asia Pacific region. Earlier this year, MSCI Barra was named Index Provider of the Year at the European Pensions Awards.