MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI) a leading provider of risk and performace analytics has announced today that it has selected Caissa as a distribution channel for HedgePlatform, MSCI’s hedge fund transparency content set, which covers more than 1,400 hedge funds. Caissa will distribute HedgePlatform content through Portfolio Navigator, its portfolio analytics software for endowments, foundations, family offices, pension funds, and outsourced CIOs.
“The issue of transparency in the hedge fund space is a primary concern among institutional allocators. MSCI has made significant advancements in the pursuit of enhanced transparency.” said Susan Veksler, President and Co-Founder of Caissa. “We are proud to be agents of information symmetry, with allocators now being able to access additional transparency.”
MSCI’s HedgePlatform is designed to provide asset owners more transparency into their external alternative investments using position-level information.
“We view accessability to clean and reliable data as a critical issue facing institutional investors today,” said Peter Zangari, Global Head of MSCI Analytics. “Providing access to exposures calculated from a database of over 1,400 positions-based hedge fund portfolios via HedgePlatform will provide Caissa’s clients with an additional level of transparency and insight as they manage their investments.”
MSCI is committed to providing institutional investors with data and analytics that help them manage their entire portfolio, including their external hedge fund investments. The agreement with Caissa is the latest example of our ongoing effort to provide access to our data and analytics through leading software providers.