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Global Franchise Portfolio
MSFAX 
CUSIP: 61744J283  
SHARE CLASS: I
DAILY NAV
23.67 USD
MORNINGSTAR OVERALL RATING
  Share Class - I

712 World Large Stock - 07/31/2017

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Investment Insight
Amazonians at the gate?
Jun 30, 2017
The International Equity Team discusses how the move of a well-known online retailer into grocery may impact Staples companies and the importance of investing in those companies considered to be less vulnerable to disruption.
Investment Insight
Quality Traits
Jun 30, 2016
High quality companies have the ability, and habit, of generating high and consistent returns on operating capital, which leads to strong free cash flow and the ability to compound over the long term.
Manager Q & A
Q&A with William Lock
Jan 31, 2017
William Lock discusses how a strategy that his team manages has incorporated the Buffett philosophy into a long standing, successful global investment strategy.
Global Opportunity Portfolio
MGGIX 
CUSIP: 61756E693  
SHARE CLASS: I
DAILY NAV
20.87 USD
MORNINGSTAR OVERALL RATING
  Share Class - I

712 World Large Stock - 07/31/2017

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. For complete information click here.

Investment Insight
Behind the Scenes with Kristian Heugh
Mar 01, 2016
Kristian Heugh defines the key differentiators and core values of his team’s investment process, focusing on competitive advantage and quality companies able to create value through growth.
Investment Insight
Fishing for Stocks in China
Jun 09, 2017
Our location in Hong Kong gives us a unique perspective on the risks and opportunities of investing in China, a market we believe is ripe with opportunity for bottom-up stock picking, particularly in the consumer, internet, healthcare and education industries.
Team Profile
Growth Team
The Growth team seeks capital appreciation by investing with a long-term ownership mindset and focusing on fundamental, bottom-up analysis across the market-cap spectrum and geographies.
Global Fixed Income Opportunities Fund
DINDX 
CUSIP: 616961405  
SHARE CLASS: I
DAILY NAV
5.68 USD
MORNINGSTAR OVERALL RATING
  Share Class - I

298 World Bond - 07/31/2017

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. For complete information click here.

Media Appearance
Jim Caron on Bloomberg
Jun 15, 2017
Jim Caron discusses how emerging markets fixed income has winning characteristics for the current market environment.
Investment Insight
Outlook and Review of Global Fixed Income Opportunities
Jul 28, 2017
Jim Caron reviews the first half of 2017 and offers his insights into how the active management style of the Global Fixed Income Opportunities fund can take advantage of trends in the second half of the year.
Investment Insight
Central Banks Talk Normalization
Jul 13, 2017
The team discusses the first half of 2017 and how central bank policies to remove accommodation will play a role in the second half of 2017.
High Yield Portfolio
MSYIX 
CUSIP: 617440235  
SHARE CLASS: I
DAILY NAV
10.04 USD
MORNINGSTAR OVERALL RATING
  Share Class - I

598 High Yield Bond - 07/31/2017

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. For complete information click here.

Investment Insight
The Case for Middle Market High-Yield Investing
Feb 28, 2017
With the risk of potential rate hikes, investors are searching for the best place to be in the bond market. In this paper, Richard Lindquist highlights his belief that the answer is high yield, now more than ever.
Opportunities for High Yield in a Rising-Rate Environment
Mar 31, 2017
In this video, Richard Lindquist discusses why he believes high yield bonds remain one of the most appealing investment options available in fixed income, particularly in the current rising interest rate environment.
Investment Insight
The Potential Advantages of High-Yield Middle Market Investing
 
In this video, Richard Lindquist highlights the potential competitive advantages middle-market issuers may offer investors over larger issuers within the high yield fixed income market.

In-depth Market Research

Macro Insight
Global Multi-Asset Viewpoint - What Comes After Australia’s Housing Boom?
 
MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment views in the latest viewpoint: “What Comes After Australia’s Housing Boom?”
Macro Insight
A Midsummer Night's Illusion
 
This summer, investors briefly fell in love with the bond market, enchanted by a misunderstanding of the relationship between growth, inflation, productivity and wage growth.
Investment Insight
An Overview of the Global Securitized Markets
 
Recent market events have presented a unique opportunity in our opinion to invest in the global securitized market, which offers attractive carry, relatively low interest rate sensitivity and historically low correlation to other asset classes.

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