Last updated: 17:36 / Thursday, 20 February 2014
In Las Condes

MSCI Expands Presence in Latin America with New Office in Chile

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MSCI Expands Presence in Latin America with New Office in Chile
  • And launching a new index for the Latin America Pacific Alliance region
  • Chosen by the Santiago Stock Exchange to explore the feasibility of an ESG Index for Chile 

  • The new office will support the Andean region and is the third in Latin America

MSCI, a provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, announced that it is significantly expanding its presence in Latin America with the opening of a new office in Santiago, Chile and the upcoming launch of a new index designed to capture the investment opportunities in the Latin America Pacific Alliance countries of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. 


The firm also announced today that it has been chosen by the Santiago Stock Exchange to produce a study on the feasibility of creating an ESG index for the Chilean Stock Market. 


“The decision to open an office in Chile and to expand our presence in Latin America has been driven by the growing sophistication of the local investment community as they continue to embrace indexes as integral tools within the investment process,” said Henry Fernandez, Chairman and CEO of MSCI. 


The new office will support the Andean region and is the third in Latin America, alongside offices in Mexico and Brazil, expanding MSCI’s presence to 24 countries globally.  The new office is located at Las Condes, Santiago, Chile.

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MSCI Inc. is a provider of investment decision support tools to investors globally, including asset managers, banks, hedge funds and pension funds. MSCI products and services include indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and governance tools.

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