Notification Regarding COVID-19 Related International Mail Suspensions
Pursuant to the Securities and Exchange Commission "Staff Statement Regarding Temporary International Mail Service Suspensions to Certain Jurisdictions Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic" , Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc. (MSIM) has identified a very limited number of clients with current Impacted International Mailings. Such mail does or could in the future include annual or semi-annual statements, prospectuses, and other one time or periodic client notifications. MSIM has confirmed that any mail held for customers in a country which was previously an Affected Jurisdiction but has resumed mail service has now been mailed to those customers. MSIM continues to monitor the status of mail delivery to Affected Jurisdictions, so that it may promptly send any Impacted International Mailing upon resumption of service.
Update on distribution of Morgan Stanley Fund prospectuses
As a result of COVID-19, vendors used by the Morgan Stanley Funds and other financial intermediaries to print and mail fund prospectuses are experiencing delays in processing and transmitting these materials to Fund shareholders. Accordingly, the Morgan Stanley Funds are relying on the Securities and Exchange Commission's Order permitting the funds to delay transmitting these materials to shareholders. See Investment Company Act of 1940 Release No. 33824, dated March 25, 2020. Please note that current fund prospectuses are accessible on the Resources page.