MSCI investment in Evora Global
We advised MSCI on the investment
Davis Polk advised MSCI Inc. in connection with its investment in Evora Global Limited, a professional real asset consultancy. The investment round is led by Bridges Fund Management, a specialist sustainable and impact investor. The investment will enable Evora to expand its offering to support clients globally, while further developing its tech platform.
MSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community. With over 50 years of expertise in research, data and technology, MSCI powers better investment decisions by enabling clients to understand and analyze key drivers of risk and return and confidently build more effective portfolios. Evora Global works with clients to improve their sustainability and reduce their climate risk. Its clients include many of the biggest names in global real estate, including Invesco Real Estate, Hines and M&G. The company provides consultancy services and has developed its own software, SIERA, which enables its clients to make investment decisions regarding climate change and sustainability. Founded in 2011 by Chris Bennett, Ed Gabbitas and Paul Sutcliffe, the company now has over 200 staff.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partners Dan Hirschovits and William J. Chudd, counsel William Tong and associate Vittorio Arpellino. Associate Joshua Bunn provided finance advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the London and New York offices.