MSCI Prices Initial Public Offering

    NEW YORK, November 14 /CNW/ - MSCI Inc. announced today that its initial
public offering of 14,000,000 shares of its class A common stock has been
priced at $18.00 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading tomorrow,
November 15, 2007, on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "MXB." The
underwriters have been granted a 30-day option to purchase up to 2,100,000
additional shares of class A common stock at the public offering price less
the underwriting discount from MSCI if the underwriters sell more than
14,000,000 shares in the offering.

    Morgan Stanley is the sole book-runner for the offering. Banc of America
Securities LLC, Credit Suisse, Merrill Lynch & Co. and UBS Investment Bank are
acting as co-managers.

    A copy of the prospectus relating to these securities may be obtained
when available from:

    Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated
    180 Varick Street
    New York, New York 10014
    Attention: Prospectus Department

    The final prospectus, when it is available, also may be obtained on the
Securities and Exchange Commission's Web site at

    About MSCI Inc.

    MSCI Inc. is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to
investment institutions worldwide. MSCI Inc. products include indices and
portfolio analytics for use in managing equity, fixed income and multi-asset
class portfolios.

    The company's flagship products are the MSCI International Equity
Indices, which are estimated to have over USD 3 trillion benchmarked to them,
and the Barra risk models and portfolio analytics, which cover 56 equity and
46 fixed income markets. MSCI Inc. is headquartered in New York, with research
and commercial offices around the world. Morgan Stanley, a global financial
services firm, is the majority shareholder of MSCI Inc. MXB#IR

For further information:

For further information: MSCI Contact: Ken O'Keeffe, MSCI, New York, + 1
212-804-1583  For media enquiries please contact: Steve Bruce / Pen Pendleton
 Ann Taylor Reed, Abernathy MacGregor, New York, + 1 212-371-5999 Sally Todd
 Clare Milton, Penrose Financial, London, + 44.20.7786.4888

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