Morgan Stanley has a strong and growing local presence in Latin America with offices in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Peru, Colombia and Chile opened since 1997 complementing our regional coverage effort from our New York headquarters. We serve as award-winning trusted advisors to the top companies and sovereign governments throughout the region, offering a full range of products, financing and other advisory services.
Morgan Stanley's office in Mexico City opened in 1999. It provides investment banking and financial advisory services, including securities underwriting and international distribution, advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, real estate and project finance to its clients in the region. We also conduct fixed income sales, and equities sales and trading activities in the region. In 2010, Morgan Stanley opened a full broker dealer.