Morgan Stanley is a global leader in the origination, distribution and trading of equity, equity-linked and equity-derivative securities. Operating in more than 25 countries, the depth and breadth of the Firm's equity sales and trading operations ensure liquidity and provide sophisticated analytics for companies and investors throughout the world.
The division provides key services to its clients:
Exchange Traded Notes
Morgan Stanley Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs) are senior, unsecured debt securities issued by Morgan Stanley (the Issuer) that provide access to returns linked to a variety of strategies and markets, less accrued tracking fees.
Global Commission Management
Morgan Stanley's Global Commission Management Program provides solutions for fund managers to increase the efficiency and performance of their business by expanding the reach of its commission dollars.
Global Corporate Access
Global Corporate Access offers solutions that bring investors and management teams together to improve information flow, strengthen mutual understanding, and cultivate lasting relationships.
Offer clients seamless, 24-hour access to the world's financial futures markets. With connectivity to 46 exchanges in 26 countries, Morgan Stanley's execution and clearing services are a global offering for all of your futures and options trading.
Equity Financing Services, including prime brokerage, offers consolidated clearance and settlement of securities trades, custody, financing and portfolio reporting services. Morgan Stanley also acts as principal and agent in stock borrowing and stock lending transactions in support of its global trading and brokerage, asset management and clearing activities and as an intermediary between broker-dealers.
The Quantitative and Derivative Strategies (QDS) Group is a team of professionals whose mission is to provide the highest quality quantitative investment analysis and service to Morgan Stanley Institutional Equity Division (IED) clients.
Please see below disclosures and policies relating to Swap Dealers and Futures Commission Merchants.