Product Overview Services
Mergers and Acquisitions
Morgan Stanley's Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) department devises and executes innovative, customized solutions to our clients' most challenging issues. The M&A team excels in domestic and international transactions including acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, recapitalizations, spin-offs, exchange offers, leveraged buyouts and takeover defenses as well as shareholder relations. Morgan Stanley applies its extensive experience with global industries, regions and banking products to meet our clients' short- and long-term strategic objectives.
Global Capital Markets
Morgan Stanley's Global Capital Markets (GCM) group responds with market judgments and ingenuity to clients' needs for capital. Whether executing an IPO, a debt offering or a leveraged buyout, GCM integrates our expertise in Sales and Trading and in Investment Banking to offer clients seamless advice and sophisticated solutions. We originate, structure and execute public and private placement of a variety of securities: equities, investment-grade and non-investment-grade debt and related products. With fresh ideas and distribution capabilities in every major market, GCM works to help clients get the most value from each stage of a transaction. GCM also is continually developing capital market solutions to enable clients to mitigate strategic, operational, credit and market risks.
Securitized Products Group
The Securitized Products Group (SPG) engages in a wide array of activities that include structuring, underwriting, and trading collateralized securities across the globe. SPG makes active markets and takes proprietary positions in the full range of asset-backed, residential mortgage-backed, commercial-backed and collateralized debt obligation securities in both the cash and synthetic markets. In addition, SPG originates commercial mortgage and single-family loans through conduit and loan purchase activities, and advises clients on securitization opportunities. Bringing together Morgan Stanley's Fixed Income and Investment Banking divisions, SPG draws on their expertise in finance, capital markets, trading and research to give clients the best of securitization finance.