Moody’s Acquires Catylist, Inc., Advancing its Commercial Real Estate Capabilities

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE) – Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) announced today that it has acquired Catylist, Inc., a provider of commercial real estate (CRE) solutions for brokers. The acquisition will further develop Moody’s Analytics (MA) CRE platform, which will significantly improve data coverage at the property level and expand the range of analysis solutions for the brokerage market.

“Catylist provides deep insights into the CRE markets through its impressive scope and coverage, intuitive user interface and innovative research services for brokers,” said Stephen Tulenko, President of Moody’s Analytics. “The acquisition of Catylist complements Moody’s analytics capabilities and expands our growing suite of CRE tools that integrate rich and relevant data with powerful analytics. We look forward to continuing to invest in and improve our CRE capabilities to help our customers make better decisions. ”

Catylist’s innovative platform offers CRE brokers a comprehensive suite of data, analytical tools and verified information on property listing. Combined with Moody’s existing CRE capabilities, Catylist’s powerful proprietary tools, research, and market intelligence enable customers to analyze inventory, price, and vacancy trends.

“Moody’s is widely known for its outstanding data and analytics. Its evolving skills in commercial real estate have made it a trusted name in the industry,” said Ronald D. Marten, CCIM, Founder, President and CEO of Catylist. “We look forward to growing our business and serving the changing needs of the sector as part of a dynamic company like Moody’s.”

The acquisition builds on Moody’s purchase of Reis, Inc., a leading CRE data and analytics provider, in 2018. Catylist’s data, including information obtained directly from brokers, will further inform and improve Moody’s extensive and growing network of CRE products and services.

The acquisition was funded with cash and is not expected to have a material impact on Moody’s 2020 financial results.


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