Morgan Stanley is an American multinational financial services company. In the first quarter the company recorded net revenues of $9.9 billion and the income from continuing operations was $2.4bn.
The business operates through three core units: institutional securities, global wealth management and asset management. It serves governments, individuals, corporations and financial institutions. Its services cover mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, financing, research, secondary trading, foreign exchange, commodities, asset management, prime brokerage and securities lending.
At present they manage assets valued at over $2tn and have about $50bn in lending balances.
The company is currently lead by Chairman and CEO James P. Gorman.