MSCI To Pay $125M For UK Real Estate Market Research Firm

Law360, New York (October 31, 2012, 8:42 PM EDT) -- Investment indexer MSCI Inc. announced Wednesday that its subsidiary MSCI Ltd. will acquire IPD Group Ltd., a London-based real estate investment benchmarking and market research company, for approximately $125 million.

MSCI’s top brass called the acquisition of IPD an exciting addition to the company and is part of the MSCI’s core strategy of providing investment decision support tools to institutional investors across all major asset classes. IPD provides real estate investment performance benchmarking, performance analysis, market indices, risk management tools and market research to the owners,...
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