Morgan Stanley Statement on TARP Repayment and Regulatory Reforms

New York —

Today Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) was pleased to pay back the $10 billion in TARP money to the U.S. Treasury.  Morgan Stanley and its employees appreciate the support of the U.S. government, Congress and the Administration during this challenging period.  We also welcome and support the regulatory reforms proposed by the Obama Administration as we continue to work with the Administration and Congress to ensure safety and soundness in the banking system and the strength and stability of our overall financial system.

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