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Morgan Stanley Investment Management Appoints Michael Levin as Head of Asia

May 23, 2023

HongKong —

Morgan Stanley Investment Management (“MSIM”) announces that Michael Levin will join the Firm as Head of MSIM Asia. In this role, Mr Levin will be responsible for overseeing the Firm’s regional investment management business with a focus on new market and product opportunities. He will be based in Hong Kong.

Mr Levin has over 25 years of asset management experience, most recently as a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Previously, he spent a decade with Credit Suisse in various senior roles including Head of Asset Management for both Asia Pacific and the Americas. Mr Levin was also a Co-Founder of AsiaCrest Capital and Metropolitan Venture Partners, and began his career at the Man Group.

Commenting on the appointment, Dan Simkowitz, Head of Investment Management at Morgan Stanley, said: “We are pleased to welcome Michael to MSIM. His appointment reflects our positive outlook on the Asia asset management opportunity and our commitment to continuing to build out our MSIM platform in the region. Michael will lead our strong Asia team and we look forward to leveraging his deep experience and relationships to further grow our presence.”

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