Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley is a global financial services provider operating in 36 countries around the world & reports US$779 billion as assets under its management. The company is an investment bank and retail broker provider. The company is headquartered in New York.
The subsidiaries and affiliates of the company provide their services to individuals, financial institutions, governments and corporations.

The business segments of the company can be divided into four major segments:

INSTITUTIONAL SECURITIES:
This has in its purview capital raising; financial advisory services including advice on mergers and acquisitions, real estate, project finance and restructuring. The company also specializes in corporate lending, sales, trading, financing activities and market making activities in equity and fixed income securities. Bench mark indices, risk management analytics, research and investment activities can also be included in this segment.
MANAGEMENT GROUP:
Under this the company provides advices on brokerage and investment, credit services, financial and wealth planning services, annuity and insurance products, banking and cash management services and retirement services. They serve both individual and small to medium size business concerns. The company also provides financial solutions comprising of the company’s as well as third party products and services. There are a lot of investment alternatives like equities, options, mutual funds, structured products, unit investment trusts, managed futures, mutual fund asset allocation programs.

ASSET MANAGEMENT:
Morgan Stanley provides global asset management products in equity, fixed income and alternative investments to retail and institutional clients through third party retail distribution channels and the company’s distribution channels. The activities of the company carry on these actions through Morgan Stanley and Van Kampen brands. The company offers open-end funds and separately managed accounts to individual investors. The products and services provided by the company are as follows: Investment banking services such as advising, securities underwriting

Research services

Individual investor services such as financial estate planning and private wealth management
Alternative investments such as hedge funds, managed futures, and real estate
Traditional investments such as mutual funds, unit investment trusts and separately managed accounts
Institutional sales and trading, including both equity and fixed income investments
The company headquarters is located at:
Morgan Stanley
1585 Broadway
New York,
NY 10036
Telephone: (212) 761-4000

Last Updated on : 22th July 2013