Morgan Stanley Announces Sale of Its Remaining Legacy Ownership Interest in DigitalGlobe

  Morgan Stanley Announces Sale of Its Remaining Legacy Ownership Interest in

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- February 28, 2013

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) and DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI) announced today
that Morgan Stanley has informed DigitalGlobe of the recent sale of its
remaining legacy ownership interest in 7,463,076 shares of DigitalGlobe common

“We recently divested our final stake in DigitalGlobe, with whom our
relationship began over a decade ago,” said Edgar Sabounghi, the senior
executive managing Morgan Stanley Principal Investments. “We are proud of our
historical association with DigitalGlobe and wish the talented management team
continued success in the future.”

“We appreciate Morgan Stanley's contributions to DigitalGlobe since the time
of their initial investment,” said Jeffrey R. Tarr, President and Chief
Executive Officer of DigitalGlobe. “During this period, DigitalGlobe has grown
from a fledgling start-up to a leading provider of geospatial information and

About Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) is a leading global financial services firm
providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment
management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients
worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals
from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries. For further information about
Morgan Stanley, please visit

About DigitalGlobe

DigitalGlobe is a leading provider of commercial high-resolution earth
observation and advanced geospatial solutions that help decision makers better
understand our changing planet in order to save lives, resources and time.
Sourced from the world’s leading constellation, our imagery solutions deliver
unmatched coverage and capacity to meet our customers’ most demanding mission
requirements. Each day customers in defense and intelligence, public safety,
civil agencies, map making and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas
exploration, infrastructure management, navigation technology, and providers
of location-based services depend on DigitalGlobe data, information,
technology and expertise to gain actionable insight.

In January 2013, DigitalGlobe and GeoEye combined to become one DigitalGlobe,
creating a company capable of providing greater value to customers through an
integrated constellation and a broader set of products and services. For more
information on the combination and its benefits, visit

DigitalGlobe is a registered trademark of DigitalGlobe.


Morgan Stanley
Media Relations
Mark Lake, 212-761-8493
DigitalGlobe, Inc.
David Banks, 303-684-4210
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