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Morgan Stanley commenced operations in Australia over 50 years ago when it was appointed to lead bond raisings on international markets for the Commonwealth of Australia. Over the next six decades, the Firm has been involved in significant and ground-breaking corporate and financial market transactions. Our in-depth knowledge of local and international markets, commitment to our clients and innovative financial solutions have earned us the trust of government, corporate leaders, and institutional and retail investors.

Our business has now grown across seven offices in Australia and the Firm advises and deals across the following range of services:

  • Corporate Finance and Advisory, including M&A and Equity and Debt Capital Markets.
  • Sales & Trading, including Equities, Fixed Income, Commodities, Derivatives, Prime Brokerage and Research which includes coverage of ASX 200 Australian companies to wholesale and retail investors throughout Australia and our global network.
  • Investment Management, including international funds, strategies and products for Australian and global investors covering equities, property, private equity and debt markets.

Morgan Stanley Australia has a substantial and growing presence in the Australian retail financial services sector with a deep pool of advisory excellence and experience, a strong client base and broad geographic coverage through five branch offices across Australia. Morgan Stanley Wealth Management provides a range of local and global products and services to individual investors, small institutions and private businesses including brokerage and investment advisory services, comprehensive financial and estate planning, superannuation and cash management.


IFR Asia Awards 2015

  • Best Regional Equity House: Morgan Stanley

Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2015

  • Best Investment Bank in Asia: Morgan Stanley

Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2014

  • Best M&A House in Asia: Morgan Stanley

FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2014

  • Best M&A Deal: Transurban Consortium’s A$7.1 billion acquisition of Queensland Motorways
  • Most Innovative Deal: Westfield demerger and creation of Scentre Group
  • Best Secondary Offering: Transurban AREO, A$2.34 billion

Asiamoney Australia Awards 2014

  • Best Equity-Linked Deal: Bendigo and Adelaide Bank’s A$292m CPSR tier one
  • Best Follow-on/Accelerated Bookbuilding: Transurban's A$2.34bn accelerated renounceable entitlement offer
  • Best M&A Deal: Transurban, AustralianSuper and Tawreed Investments’ A$7.057bn acquisition of 100% of Queensland Motorways from Queensland Investment Corp

The Asset Triple A Country Awards 2014

  • Best Equity House: Morgan Stanley

The Asset Triple A Country Awards 2013

  • Best Australia Deal: Privatization of Port Botany and Port Kembla

The Asset Triple A Regional House and Deal Awards 2013

  • Best M&A House: Morgan Stanley

Asiamoney Australia Awards 2013

  • Best Leveraged Financing: Nine Entertainment Co Holding's US$840 million dual tranche leveraged financing
  • Best M&A: NSW Ports consortium's US$5.35 billion acquisition of Port Botany and Port Kembla

FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2013

  • Best IPO: Virtus Health, A$ 339 million
  • Best M&A Deal: NSW Ports Consortium, A$ 5.07 billion acquisition of Port Botany and Port Kembla

Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2012

  • Best Equity House in Asia: Morgan Stanley

Asiamoney Regional Awards 2012

  • Best Equity-Linked Offering: Commonwealth Bank of Australia's AUD 2billion perpetual exchangeable notes

Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2011

  • Best Investment Bank in Asia: Morgan Stanley

AsianInvestor 2011 Service Provider Awards

  • Best Client Service: Morgan Stanley
  • Best in Sales trading: Morgan Stanley
  • Best Sell-Side Broker, Asian Equities: Morgan Stanley

Financial Times and Mergermarket Asia Pacific M&A Awards 2011

  • Financial Advisor of the Year

The Asian Banker Achievement Awards 2010

  • The Asian Banker Achievement Award for Corporate and Investment Banking

AsianInvestor 2010 Service Provider Awards

  • Best in Program Trading: Morgan Stanley
  • Best Capital Introductions: Morgan Stanley
  • Best Prime Broker: Morgan Stanley

The Asset Triple A Country Awards 2010

  • Best Australia Deal: PetroChina and Shell's US$3.4bn Acquisition of Arrow Energy

Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2010

  • Best M&A House in Asia: Morgan Stanley

Contact Us

  • Sydney
    Morgan Stanley
    Level 39, Chifley Tower
    2 Chifley Square
    Sydney, NSW 2000

    Tel: +612 9770 1111 Fax: +612 9770 1101
  • Melbourne
    Morgan Stanley
    Level 53, 101 Collins Street
    Melbourne, VIC 3000

    Tel: +613 9256 8900 Fax: +613 9256 8951
  • Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Australia Offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth
    Australia Tollfree

    Tel: 13 13 70