Davis Polk Advises MSCI on the Sale of Financial Engineering Associates to Allegro

Davis Polk advised MSCI Inc. in connection with the sale of Financial Engineering Associates, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of MSCI, to Allegro Development Corporation. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

MSCI is a provider of research-based indexes and analytics. For more than 40 years, MSCI’s research-based indexes and analytics have helped the world’s leading investors build and manage better portfolios through products and services, including indexes, analytical models, data, real estate benchmarks and ESG research. FEA is a widely used and accepted set of risk and valuation tools for the energy and commodity markets. Allegro is a provider of commodity management software for companies who buy, sell, produce or consume commodities.

The Davis Polk corporate team included partner John A. Bick and associates Reid B. Fitzgerald and Dane G. Ferré. Partner Pritesh P. Shah and associate Paul S. Lee provided intellectual property and technology advice. Partner Jean M. McLoughlin and associate Travis Triano provided executive compensation advice. Partner Michael Mollerus and associates Nicole P. Field and M. Jared Sanders are providing tax advice. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.