Fundamental Funds have access to MSCI’s Barra® in the EDS Analytics Platform
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, – Equity Data Science (EDS), a leader in Investment Process Infrastructure, announced a partnership, which includes the integration of MSCI’s Barra® real time portfolio risk and factor analysis solutions into the EDS Analytics Platform.
MSCI Inc.’s (NYSE:MSCI) industry-leading risk models help investment managers manage portfolio and market risk, enabling them to manage portfolio risk tolerance. With this partnership and integration, portfolio managers, traders and analysts, using EDS can understand risk more efficiently and better understand pro-forma risk before staging the order for trading.
Ben Lieblich, Chief Data Scientist, Equity Data Science: “Our fundamental clients, have been demanding more real-time risk and factor analytics”. Lieblich added, “What used to be static reports & difficult to use excel sheets, is now available across the entire investment lifecycle, configured to each user, from idea generation to portfolio construction and risk management in an easy-to-use platform for the entire investment team.
John Regino, Head of Product at MSCI stated: “Our world class factor and risk analytics content can now seamlessly be integrated into all investment related workflows, and importantly, is accessible to any member of the investment team. Partnering with EDS aligns with our strategy to strengthen our relationships with clients in accessing MSCI solutions for portfolio risk and factor analytics.”
Lieblich continued: “We are excited to partner with MSCI to integrate these next generation workflows into our Decision-Support and Analytics Platform. Whether a firm is factor-aware or running explicit factor-driven strategies, our platform makes it simple for any manager to integrate leading risk solutions into their investment process.