MSCI announces acquisition of Burgiss, expanding private assets leadership and strengthening multi-asset class offering
MSCI has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining 66 percent of The Burgiss Group for $697 million.
Burgiss is a Hoboken, N.J.–based market-leading provider of data, analytics and technology solutions for investors in private assets. Since its initial investment in January 2020, MSCI will have invested an aggregate of $913 million to acquire all of Burgiss.
With more than 35 years of expertise in alternative investments, Burgiss offers private asset data, analytics and software applications, including leading research-quality performance data that dates back to 1978. The Burgiss dataset covers more than 13,000 private asset funds around the world, representing $15 trillion in cumulative investments across private equity, private real estate, private debt, infrastructure and natural resources in 195 countries. Burgiss serves approximately 1,000 clients — limited partners, general partners and financial intermediaries — in 40 countries with 650+