Published On: Wed, Jul 6th, 2011

BarraOne Selected for Firm-wide Investment Risk Management by AMP Capital

MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, announced July 5 that AMP Capital Investors has selected BarraOne for firm-wide multi-asset class investment risk management.

AMP Capital Investors is one of Asia Pacific’s leading investment managers with over 50 years of experience managing investments for Australian, New Zealand and international investors. AMP Capital’s Investment Risk team has chosen BarraOne as a key tool to help monitor risk and produce unified reports across multiple asset classes. The firm’s portfolio is highly diversified including active equities, fixed income, real estate, infrastructure, alternative investments, multi-asset and multi-manager portfolios.

AMP Capital said that given its broad range of investments, BarraOne was an immediate stand out when evaluating different systems in the market. Key to its selection were BarraOne’s modeling approach, transparency and system flexibility to provide a wide variety of risk measures across a range of asset classes. Also attractive were BarraOne’s strong local support and extensive research and product development roadmap from MSCI .

Michael Anderson, Executive Director and Head of MSCI Australia, said, “We are delighted AMP Capital has chosen BarraOne. The adoption of BarraOne by one of the largest fund managers in Australia reinforces the value of Barra risk tools in the investment process. We are excited to have AMP Capital as a client and look forward to a long and successful relationship.”

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