1/23/2013 – LawFuel.com – Law Firm Deals –
Davis Polk is advising MSCI Inc. in connection with its $23.5 million acquisition of Investor Force Holdings, Inc. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2013, subject to customary closing conditions.
MSCI is a provider of investment decision support tools to investors globally, including asset managers, banks, hedge funds and pension funds. InvestorForce is a provider of performance reporting solutions to the institutional investment community, providing investment consultants with an integrated solution for daily monitoring, analysis and reporting on institutional assets.
The Davis Polk corporate team includes partner William J. Chudd and associate Boyoon Choi. Partner Jean M. McLoughlin and associate Andrew Blau are providing benefits advice. Counsel Gregory T. Hannibal is providing tax advice. Partner Frank J. Azzopardi and associate Pritesh P. Shah are providing intellectual property advice. Counsel Hayden S. Baker is providing environmental advice. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.