Deal Snapshot
MSCI ACQUIRES RISKMETRICS
Tuesday 16 March 2010

US investment analysis and market indices company MSCI Inc (NYSE:MXB) has agreed to buy risk management firm Riskmetrics Group Inc (NYSE:RISK) for USD21.75 (EUR16.15) a piece in cash and stock.
























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Details
Date Published: 16/03/2010
Target: RiskMetrics Group Inc
Country: USA
Deal Size: 1.5bn (USD)
Sales: 303.36m (USD)
Sector: Banking/Financial services
Type: Corporate acquisition
Financing: Debt, Cash & Stock, Existing resources
Status: Agreed
Buyer: MSCI Inc
Vendor Advisor: Evercore Group L.L.C., Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Buyer Advisor: Morgan Stanley, UBS, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
EBITDA: 101.67m (USD)
Debt: 303.38m (USD)
Debt/EBITDA: 2.98
EV/EBIT: 22.21
EV/EBITDA: 14.56
EV/Sales: 4.88
EV: 1.48bn (USD)

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