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MSIM assets edge up for quarter, rise 12.1% for year
Morgan Stanley Investment Management reported $341 billion in assets under management, a 0.8% increase over the previous quarter and up 12.1% from the year before.
AUM at Morgan Stanley up 2.1% in quarter, 18% in 2012
Morgan Stanley Investment Management had $338 billion in assets under management in the fourth quarter, up 2.1% from the prior quarter and 18% above the year before.
ABP sues Morgan Stanley over firm's residential mortgage-backed securities
Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP filed a fraud suit against Morgan Stanley, claiming the firm made “false and misleading” statements about its residential mortgage-backed securities.
Some offices still unusable after superstorm Sandy slams East
Two weeks after Hurricane Sandy ravaged swaths of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, a number of money management firms still are waiting for their offices to be reopened.
Morgan Stanley AUM up 6.4%; revenue jumps
Morgan Stanley Investment Management had $331 billion in assets under management as of Sept. 30, up 6.4% from the previous quarter and up 23.5% from the year before, while net revenue for MSIM totaled $631 million for the quarter, up 38.4% from the previous quarter and 208% above the previous year.
Morgan Stanley looks to build on international unit's turnaround
Morgan Stanley Investment Management's international business chief has his sights set on doubling the assets under management of the unit in five years, building on a turnaround from the loss of assets and key staff.
Company stock fading from 401(k) plans, but still used by participants
Despite the continuing decline of company stock in 401(k) plans, Morgan Stanley still offers it and employees seem to like it, because they don't get out of the stock entirely even when share values tank.
U.K. Pension Protection Fund picks 10 bond managers for preapproved list
Pension Protection Fund, London, named 10 fixed-income managers to a preapproved panel to run a variety of strategies, confirmed Richard Hunt, spokesman for the £12 billion ($18.8 billion) fund.
Biggs remembered as Wall Street 'dean'
Barton M. Biggs, managing partner of the $1.2 billion hedge fund Traxis Partners LP and former chief global strategist and chairman of Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc., was considered “one of the deans of Wall Street.”
Morgan Stanley Investment Management enjoys asset rise
Morgan Stanley Investment Management had $311 billion in assets under management as of June 30, up 2.3% from the prior quarter and 5.1% above the year before, according to parent company Morgan Stanley’s second-quarter earnings announcement Thursday.
Traxis Partners founder, Morgan Stanley veteran Barton Biggs dies
Barton Biggs, a high-profile money manager who founded Morgan Stanley Investment Management, died July 14. He was 79.
MSIM subadviser to pay $1.6 million to settle SEC case
A Malaysian-based subadviser to Morgan Stanley Investment Management's Malaysia Fund agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle SEC claims that it did not provide advisory services for which it charged the fund over a 10-year period.
FrontPoint founder Duff struggling to raise money for Massif, his new firm
Philip N. Duff, founder of hedge fund FrontPoint Partners, is struggling to attract assets for Massif Partners, his latest money management venture.
Jailed FrontPoint exec must pay Morgan Stanley $10 million, judge says
Former FrontPoint Partners fund manager Joseph F. “Chip” Skowron, who began serving a five-year sentence for insider trading in January, must pay Morgan Stanley $10.2 million, a judge ruled.
Manchester, N.H., pension fund moving toward real estate increase
The board of the $154 million Manchester (N.H.) Employees' Contributory Retirement System voted Tuesday to consolidate the system's core real estate investments by terminating a $2 million mandate with Morgan Stanley Investment Management and adding it to the roughly $1.2 million core equity real