Provides access to a diversified portfolio of private equity investments that seek to achieve compelling financial returns together with a demonstrable and measurable positive social and economic impact.
Alternative investments are speculative and include a high degree of risk. Investors could lose all or a substantial amount of their investment. Alternative investments are suitable only for long-term investors willing to forego liquidity and put capital at risk for an indefinite period of time. Alternative investments are typically highly illiquid – there is no secondary market for private funds, and there may be restrictions on redemptions or assigning or otherwise transferring investments into private funds. Alternative investment funds often engage in leverage and other speculative practices that may increase volatility and risk of loss. Alternative investments typically have higher fees and expenses than other investment vehicles, and such fees and expenses will lower returns achieved by investors.
This communication is only intended for and will be only distributed to persons resident in jurisdictions where such distribution or availability would not be contrary to local laws or regulations. This is prepared for sophisticated investors who are capable of understanding the risks associated with the investments described herein and may not be appropriate for you. The information presented represents how the portfolio management team generally implements its investment process under normal market conditions.
All information provided has been prepared solely for information purposes and does not constitute an offer or a recommendation to buy or sell any particular security or to adopt any specific investment strategy. The information herein has not been based on a consideration of any individual investor circumstances and is not investment advice, nor should it be construed in any way as tax, accounting, legal or regulatory advice. To that end, investors should seek independent legal and financial advice, including advice as to tax consequences, before making any investment decision. There is no guarantee that any investment strategy will work under all market conditions, and each investor should evaluate their ability to invest for the long-term, especially during periods of downturn in the market.
A separately managed account may not be appropriate for all investors. Separate accounts managed according to the Strategy include a number of securities and will not necessarily track the performance of any index. Please consider the investment objectives, risks and fees of the Strategy carefully before investing. A minimum asset level is required. For important information about the investment manager, please refer to Form ADV Part 2.
Any views and opinions provided are those of the portfolio management team and are subject to change at any time due to market or economic conditions and may not necessarily come to pass. Furthermore, the views will not be updated or otherwise revised to reflect information that subsequently becomes available or circumstances existing, or changes occurring. The views expressed do not reflect the opinions of all portfolio managers at Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) or the views of the firm as a whole, and may not be reflected in all the strategies and products that the Firm offers.
Diversification does not protect you against a loss in a particular market; however it allows you to spread that risk across various asset classes. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
Real estate values are affected by many factors including interest rates and property tax rates, zoning laws, changes in supply and demand, and in the local, regional and national economies.
In the ordinary course of its business, Morgan Stanley engages in a broad spectrum of activities including, among others, financial advisory services, investment banking, asset management activities and sponsoring and managing private investment funds. In engaging in these activities, the interest of Morgan Stanley may conflict with the interests of clients.
Funds of funds often have a higher fee structure than single manager funds as a result of the additional layer of fees. Alternative investment funds are often unregulated, are not subject to the same regulatory requirements as mutual funds, and are not required to provide periodic pricing or valuation information to investors. The investment strategies described in the preceding pages may not be suitable for your specific circumstances; accordingly, you should consult your own tax, legal or other advisors, at both the outset of any transaction and on an ongoing basis, to determine such suitability.
Impact Investing will target strategies and markets that demonstrate the potential to produce superior returns due to market inefficiencies and/or companies with a strong potential for change, as well as measurable positive social or environmental impact through investing in activities that result in (among other things) the creation of jobs for underserved populations, climate change mitigation or the provision of basic services (such as access to finance, energy, education, healthcare, water, sanitation or transportation) to those who currently do not have access, or cannot afford such access. Social and environmental impact investments may not provide as favorable returns or protection of capital as other investments. Certain investments using non-standard terms that are less favorable than those traditionally found in the marketplace for investment strategies that do not link social or environmental impact to financial returns. Moreover, the team may determine to forgo an investment that could provide favorable returns because such investment would not have sufficient social or environmental impact. Certain investments may focus on geographic areas that are experiencing weakened financial positions (including high unemployment rates, disease, high poverty rates, high foreclosure rates, and low incomes) that may be more susceptible to negative effects of changes in the economy or the availability of public assistance.
Team members may change from time to time.
No investment should be made without proper consideration of the risks and advice from your tax, accounting, legal or other advisors as you deem appropriate.
The statements above reflect the opinions and views of Morgan Stanley AIP as of the date hereof and not as of any future date and will not be updated or supplemented. All forecasts are speculative, subject to change at any time and may not come to pass due to economic and market conditions.
Past performance is not indicative of future results. Diversification does not eliminate the risk of loss. Morgan Stanley and its affiliates do not, directly or indirectly, guarantee, assume or otherwise insure the obligations or performance of any fund or any covered fund in which such fund invests.