Private Credit investing is an essential component of Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s alternative investments platform. We manage a well-defined group of strategies and seek to deliver attractive returns to our investors by forging successful partnerships with our portfolio companies.
We focus on segments of the credit markets where we believe our unique expertise, patient capital and access to the unparalleled resources of Morgan Stanley provide us with a sustainable competitive advantage. We manage investment strategies that provide senior and junior debt solutions, and to a lesser extent preferred stock and minority equity investments, to North American and Western European middle-market businesses.
We believe our strength lies in our commercial approach, ability to execute transactions with speed and certainty, and a desire to deliver the best of Morgan Stanley to our portfolio companies and business partners. We view ourselves as more than just a capital provider. By sharing our intellectual capital, market expertise, relationship network and operational insights we believe that we can help management teams improve the performance of their businesses and achieve their goals.