Moody’s Investors Service Acquires Vigeo Eiris

Posted on 04/15/2019

Increasingly, data provider firms are gathering ESG research shops. Moody’s Investors Service, a unit of Moody’s Corporation, purchased a majority interest in France-based Vigeo Eiris, a provider of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) research, data, and assessments. Vigeo Eiris plans to retain its brand name and keep its headquarters in France. This decision was unanimously approved by Vigeo Eiris’ Board of Directors on March 27, 2019.

Eiris was formed in 1983. Vigeo was established in 2002. Eiris and Vigeo merged in 2015.