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Moody's Acquires Amba Investment Services


Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) announced today that it has acquired Amba
Investment Services, a provider of investment research and quantitative
analytics for global financial institutions. Amba will operate as part
of Moody's Analytics majority-owned subsidiary, Copal Partners.

The acquisition will bolster the research and analytical capabilities
offered by Moody's Analytics through Copal, creating a leading
outsourcing provider for the global financial sector, including nine of
the ten largest global investment banks. Moody's acquired a majority
stake in Copal in 2011.

Founded in 2003, Amba provides outsourced investment research and
analytics to financial institutions, including asset managers,
investment banks, broker-dealers, insurance and alternative investment

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