Morgan Stanley

MSCI Equity Indexes May 2021 Index Review

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 10:50pm

b"MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of research-based indexes and analytics, announced the results of the May 2021 Semi-Annual Index Review for the MSCI Equity Indexes - including the MSCI Global Standard, MSCI Global Small Cap and MSCI Micro Cap Indexes, the MSCI Global Value and Growth Indexes, the MSCI Frontier Markets and MSCI Frontier Markets Small Cap Indexes, the MSCI Global Islamic Indexes, the MSCI US Equity Indexes, the MSCI US REIT Index, the MSCI China A Onshore Indexes and the MSCI China All Shares Indexes.

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  • b"MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of research-based indexes and analytics, announced the results of the May 2021 Semi-Annual Index Review for the MSCI Equity Indexes - including the MSCI Global Standard, MSCI Global Small Cap and MSCI Micro Cap Indexes, the MSCI Global Value and Growth Indexes, the MSCI Frontier Markets and MSCI Frontier Markets Small Cap Indexes, the MSCI Global Islamic Indexes, the MSCI US Equity Indexes, the MSCI US REIT Index, the MSCI China A Onshore Indexes and the MSCI China All Shares Indexes.
  • There will be 24 additions to and 24 deletions from the MSCI Frontier Markets Small Cap Index.\nAs previously announced, the MSCI Iceland Indexes will be included in the MSCI Frontier Markets Indexes in one step coinciding with this Index Review.
  • In addition, in the context of the inclusion of Iceland in the MSCI Frontier Markets Indexes, MSCI will adjust the Limited Investability Factor (LIF) applied to securities in the equity universe of Bangladesh and Nigeria with the objective of keeping their weights unchanged in the MSCI Frontier Markets Indexes as of the price cutoff date for the May 2021 Semi-Annual Index Review.\nMSCI Global Islamic Indexes: Forty-three securities will be added to and 58 securities will be deleted from the MSCI ACWI Islamic Index.
  • Accordingly, constituents in MSCI equity indexes may include MSCI Inc., clients of MSCI or suppliers to MSCI.

Cummins Elects Carla Harris to its Board of Directors

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 8:00pm

b'Today, Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced the election of Carla Harris to its Board of Directors.\nMs.

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  • b'Today, Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced the election of Carla Harris to its Board of Directors.\nMs.
  • Harris is Vice Chairman of Wealth Management and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley.
  • Harris currently serves on the board of Walmart Inc. and on the boards of several nonprofit organizations including Seize Every Opportunity, Harvard University Board of\nOverseers and the Morgan Stanley Foundation.
  • See how Cummins is powering a world that\xe2\x80\x99s always on by accessing news releases and more information at https://www.cummins.com/always-on .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210511005860/en/\n'

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Robbins LLP Reminds Investors that Romeo Power, Inc. (RMO, RMO.WT) is Being Sued for Misleading Shareholders

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 7:23pm

During the class period, defendants represented that Romeo estimated revenue of $11 million for 2020 and $140 million for 2021.

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  • During the class period, defendants represented that Romeo estimated revenue of $11 million for 2020 and $140 million for 2021.
  • During a conference call the same day, Romeo revealed that it had only two battery suppliers, not four as previously represented.
  • Then, on March 31, 2021, Morgan Stanley downgraded Romeo\'s target price from $12 to $7 per share.
  • Shareholders pay no fees or expenses.\nContact us to learn more:\n'

Ryan Krauch Joins Senior Management Team of USAA Real Estate

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 6:00pm

b'SAN ANTONIO, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- USAA Real Estate has announced that Ryan Krauch, most recently a principal with Morgan Stanley\'s Mesa West Capital, is joining USAA Real Estate\'s senior leadership team as Executive Managing Director and member of the investment committee, effective immediately.\n"Ryan is well known and highly respected throughout our industry as someone adept at building relationships, growing businesses and developing innovative investment products," said USAA Real Estate CEO Len O\'Donnell.

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  • b'SAN ANTONIO, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- USAA Real Estate has announced that Ryan Krauch, most recently a principal with Morgan Stanley\'s Mesa West Capital, is joining USAA Real Estate\'s senior leadership team as Executive Managing Director and member of the investment committee, effective immediately.\n"Ryan is well known and highly respected throughout our industry as someone adept at building relationships, growing businesses and developing innovative investment products," said USAA Real Estate CEO Len O\'Donnell.
  • "\nThroughout his career, Mr. Krauch has excelled at managing capital and growing companies in the real estate investment management industry.
  • In 2018, Mesa West was acquired by Morgan Stanley to become the exclusive real estate credit platform for Morgan Stanley Investment Management in the United States.\nPrior to joining Mesa West in 2007, Mr. Krauch headed the joint venture equity acquisitions platform for Somera Capital Management, a value-add real estate equity funds manager.
  • Krauch is the Chairman of the Board of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM) and he is a board member for the Defined Contribution Real Estate Council (DCREC).

MSCI to Participate in the Barclays Americas Select Franchise Conference

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 9:01pm

b'MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today that Andy Wiechmann, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a virtual fireside chat on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 09:00 AM Eastern as part of the Barclays Americas Select Franchise Conference.\nThe live webcast and replay will be available on the events and presentations section of MSCI\xe2\x80\x99s Investor Relations homepage, https://ir.msci.com/events-and-presentations .\nMSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community.

Key Points: 
  • b'MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today that Andy Wiechmann, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a virtual fireside chat on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 09:00 AM Eastern as part of the Barclays Americas Select Franchise Conference.\nThe live webcast and replay will be available on the events and presentations section of MSCI\xe2\x80\x99s Investor Relations homepage, https://ir.msci.com/events-and-presentations .\nMSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community.
  • With over 50 years of expertise in research, data and technology, we power better investment decisions by enabling clients to understand and analyze key drivers of risk and return and confidently build more effective portfolios.
  • We create industry-leading, research-enhanced solutions that clients use to gain insight into and improve transparency across the investment process.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210506006010/en/\n'

MSCI May Semi-Annual Index Review Announcement Scheduled for May 11, 2021

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 11:13pm

b'MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of research-based indexes and analytics, will announce the results of the May 2021 Semi-Annual Index Review for the MSCI Equity Indexes - including the MSCI Global Standard, MSCI Global Small Cap and MSCI Micro Cap Indexes, the MSCI Global Value and Growth Indexes, the MSCI Frontier Markets, and MSCI Frontier Markets Small Cap Indexes, the MSCI Global Islamic and MSCI Global Islamic Small Cap Indexes, the MSCI Pan-Euro and MSCI Euro Indexes, the MSCI US Equity Indexes, the MSCI US REIT Index, the MSCI China A Onshore Indexes and the MSCI China All Shares Indexes.

Key Points: 
  • b'MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of research-based indexes and analytics, will announce the results of the May 2021 Semi-Annual Index Review for the MSCI Equity Indexes - including the MSCI Global Standard, MSCI Global Small Cap and MSCI Micro Cap Indexes, the MSCI Global Value and Growth Indexes, the MSCI Frontier Markets, and MSCI Frontier Markets Small Cap Indexes, the MSCI Global Islamic and MSCI Global Islamic Small Cap Indexes, the MSCI Pan-Euro and MSCI Euro Indexes, the MSCI US Equity Indexes, the MSCI US REIT Index, the MSCI China A Onshore Indexes and the MSCI China All Shares Indexes.
  • MSCI makes no assurance that any Index Linked Investments will accurately track index performance or provide positive investment returns.
  • Accordingly, constituents in MSCI equity indexes may include MSCI Inc., clients of MSCI or suppliers to MSCI.
  • Issuers mentioned or included in any MSCI ESG Research materials may include MSCI Inc., clients of MSCI or suppliers to MSCI, and may also purchase research or other products or services from MSCI ESG Research.

MSCI Published an Investor Presentation

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 9:01pm

b'MSCI Inc. (\xe2\x80\x9cMSCI\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, published a presentation for investors on its website, ir.msci.com , on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

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  • b'MSCI Inc. (\xe2\x80\x9cMSCI\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, published a presentation for investors on its website, ir.msci.com , on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
  • The Company\xe2\x80\x99s management team may use this presentation during meetings with investors.\nMSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community.
  • With over 50 years of expertise in research, data and technology, we power better investment decisions by enabling clients to understand and analyze key drivers of risk and return and confidently build more effective portfolios.
  • We create industry-leading, research-enhanced solutions that clients use to gain insight into and improve transparency across the investment process.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210504006007/en/\n'

Morgan Stanley Investment Management and CastleOak Securities, L.P. Debut New Share Class

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 5:27pm

b"Morgan Stanley Investment Management (\xe2\x80\x9dMSIM\xe2\x80\x9d) and CastleOak Securities, L.P. (\xe2\x80\x9cCastleOak\xe2\x80\x9d), an industry-leading, minority-owned, boutique investment bank are pleased to announce an expansion of their long-standing partnership by debuting two new co-branded share class offerings that provide clients an expanded menu of short-term cash investment services.

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  • b"Morgan Stanley Investment Management (\xe2\x80\x9dMSIM\xe2\x80\x9d) and CastleOak Securities, L.P. (\xe2\x80\x9cCastleOak\xe2\x80\x9d), an industry-leading, minority-owned, boutique investment bank are pleased to announce an expansion of their long-standing partnership by debuting two new co-branded share class offerings that provide clients an expanded menu of short-term cash investment services.
  • For additional information, visit www.castleoaklp.com .\nMorgan Stanley Investment Management, together with its investment advisory affiliates, has more than 731 investment professionals around the world and $1.4 trillion in assets under management or supervision as of March 31, 2021.1 Morgan Stanley Investment Management strives to provide outstanding long-term investment performance, service and a comprehensive suite of investment management solutions to a diverse client base, which includes governments, institutions, corporations and individuals worldwide.
  • For further information about Morgan Stanley Investment Management, please visit www.morganstanley.com/im .\nSTABLE NAV FUNDS: You could lose money by investing in the Fund.
  • Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.\n1AUM includes all discretionary and non-discretionary assets of Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) and all advisory affiliates.

ValGenesis Inc. Secures $24 Million Investment from Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 4:00pm

b'ValGenesis, Inc. (\xe2\x80\x9cValGenesis\xe2\x80\x9d), the market leader in Enterprise Validation Lifecycle Management Systems (VLMS), announced the closing of a $24 million investment from Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital.

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  • b'ValGenesis, Inc. (\xe2\x80\x9cValGenesis\xe2\x80\x9d), the market leader in Enterprise Validation Lifecycle Management Systems (VLMS), announced the closing of a $24 million investment from Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital.
  • Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital targets growth equity and credit investments within technology, healthcare, consumer, digital media, and other high-growth sectors.
  • For over three decades, Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital has successfully pursued growth investment opportunities and has completed investments in over 200 companies leveraging the global brand and network of Morgan Stanley.
  • For further information about Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, please visit www.morganstanley.com/im/expansioncapital .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210504005974/en/\n'

Morgan Stanley and Howard University Announce Inaugural Class of HBCU Scholars Program

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 4:01pm

b'Morgan Stanley and Howard University today announced the first cohort of students from Howard selected to participate in Morgan Stanley\xe2\x80\x99s inaugural HBCU Scholars Program , an integrated program to support students at three Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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  • b'Morgan Stanley and Howard University today announced the first cohort of students from Howard selected to participate in Morgan Stanley\xe2\x80\x99s inaugural HBCU Scholars Program , an integrated program to support students at three Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
  • The HBCU Scholars Program will also feature Morgan Stanley mentors and sponsors to support the scholars along their journey.\n\xe2\x80\x9cSupporting diversity in the communities where we work and live is a core value at Morgan Stanley.
  • We are extremely appreciative of Morgan Stanley for helping us provide those opportunities to deserving students,\xe2\x80\x9d said Wayne A. I. Frederick, President of Howard University.
  • The 2025 class of Spelman College and Morehouse College scholars were announced in April.\nHoward University Class of 2025 Morgan Stanley HBCU Scholars:\n'