Form 8-K





Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 3, 2013




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-33812   13-4038723

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St., 49th Floor, New York, NY 10007

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(212) 804-3900

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

MSCI Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders on May 1, 2013 (the “Annual Meeting”), in New York, New York. The issued and outstanding shares of the Company’s common stock, $0.01 par value per share, entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting consisted of 120,654,101 shares, each share being entitled to one vote. The following is a summary of the voting results for each matter presented to the shareholders:


(a) Proposal 1 - Election of members of the Company’s Board of Directors



   For    Against    Abstain    Broker Non-Vote

Benjamin F. duPont

   103,285,972    6,856,277    13,614    2,338,252

Henry A. Fernandez

   96,517,110    1,607,063    12,031,690    2,338,252

Alice W. Handy

   110,101,869    40,380    13,614    2,338,252

Catherine R. Kinney

   109,993,234    149,015    13,614    2,338,252

Linda H. Riefler

   103,224,504    6,915,058    16,301    2,338,252

George W. Siguler

   110,114,602    27,648    13,613    2,338,252

Patrick Tierney

   110,096,924    45,384    13,555    2,338,252

Rodolphe M. Vallee

   110,009,694    132,156    14,013    2,338,252

With respect to the foregoing Proposal 1, all of the directors were elected and each received the affirmative vote of a majority of the votes cast at the Annual Meeting.


(b) Proposal 2 – Approval, by non-binding vote, of the Company’s executive compensation.



   Against    Abstain    Broker Non-Vote
94,245,808    8,917,421    6,992,634    2,338,252

The foregoing proposal 2 was approved.


(c) Proposal 3 – Ratification of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent auditor for fiscal year 2013.



   Against    Abstain
112,194,163    271,208    28,744

The foregoing proposal 3 was ratified.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Exchange Act, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  MSCI Inc.
Date: May 3, 2013   By:  

/s/ Henry A. Fernandez

  Name:   Henry A. Fernandez
  Title:   Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President