MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, today announced that its subsidiary MSCI Barra (Suisse) Sarl has completed its acquisition of Zurich-based environmental fintech and data analytics firm specializing in climate change scenario analysis, Carbon Delta AG ("Carbon Delta"). The agreement was originally announced on September 9, 2019.
Remy Briand, Head of ESG at MSCI, said: "The Carbon Delta team brings a depth of expertise unrivalled in the industry. We are excited to expand MSCI's climate risk assessment capabilities through this acquisition, enabling global investors to better evaluate the investment risks associated with climate change and comply with climate risk disclosures and requirements."
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