Moody's Corporation and RMS announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Moody’s to acquire RMS, a leading global provider of climate and natural disaster risk modeling and analytics, for approximately $2.0b from Daily Mail and General Trust. The acquisition will immediately increase Moody’s insurance data and analytics business to nearly $500m in revenue and will accelerate the development of the Company’s global integrated risk capabilities to address the next generation of risk assessment.