RiskMetrics Files for IPO

RiskMetrics Group Inc., a New York-based provider of financial risk management and corporate governance products and services, has filed for a $200 million IPO. Underwriters include Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and Banc of America Securities. RiskMetrics spun out of JPMorgan in September 1998, and later completed a $122 million recapitalization sponsored by Spectrum Equity Investors (28% pre-IPO stake), General Atlantic (28%) and Technology Crossover Ventures (12.32%). www.riskmetrics.com