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Morgan Stanley Tops Institutional Investor’s All-Asia Research Rankings for the Eighth Consecutive Year

May 31, 2022

HongKong —

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced that the Firm has again topped Institutional Investor magazine’s All-Asia Research Team annual rankings; becoming the first bank in the Asia survey’s 29-year history to be top ranked for eight consecutive years.

The survey ranks the region’s sell-side analysts by polling 4,800 buy-side investment professionals at more than 1,400 institutions.

For 2022, Morgan Stanley’s Asia Research teams ranked in 35 categories; top-ranked in 19 – a new record of first place wins for the Firm. Eleven teams ranked #2, and four teams ranked #3 – totaling 34 teams ranked among the top 3. The poll covers Asia ex-Japan.

“Thought leadership remains key to our brand and it is a great honor to have been recognized for this for the eighth consecutive year. We thank our clients for their continuous support and our team for their dedication and insight,” said William Greene, Managing Director and Head of Asia Research for Morgan Stanley.

“In the past year, clients have been more concerned than ever about geopolitical risks, supply chain pressures and inflation. Our team has been at the forefront of discussions with investors on these topics, providing them with both a top-down and bottom-up approach in our research,” added Mr. Greene. “Within the function we continue to stress collaboration across regions, sectors and asset classes, which has been particularly important for our clients amid the various macro uncertainties.”

Morgan Stanley Research’s range of industry-leading products – Blue Papers, Foundations, Insights, Ideas, and Updates – provide clients with differentiated content from deep-dive, long shelf-life pieces to shorter, more actionable reports.

According to the Institutional Investor survey, Morgan Stanley Asia Pacific Research continued to perform strongly across markets, sectors, and macro/strategy. Morgan Stanley ranked #1 in Economics, Equity Strategy, Quantitative, and Thematic. Among markets, the Firm ranked #1 in Australia/New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan. By sector, Morgan Stanley ranked #1 in Autos & Auto Parts, Basic Materials, Gaming & Lodging, Industrials, Internet, Oil & Gas, Power, Telecom, and Transportation.

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in 41 countries, the Firm’s employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals. For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit


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