morgan stanley (MS) Key Developments
DLF Limited To Lists Two REITs
May 21 15
DLF Limited (BSE:532868) announced plans to list two Real Estate Investment Trusts for its rent-yielding commercial assets. DLF has previously said it has hired JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) to advise it on planned listings of real estate investment trusts and other efforts to raise cash.
Morgan Stanley Presents at Securitization and Structured Finance in Latin America 2015, May-14-2015 05:30 PM
May 11 15
Morgan Stanley Presents at Securitization and Structured Finance in Latin America 2015, May-14-2015 05:30 PM. Venue: Conrad Miami, Florida, United States. Speakers: Ricardo Rodriquez.
3i And Morgan Stanley Are Frontrunners For YO! Sushi Bidding
May 10 15
Suitors circling Japanese restaurant chain YO! Sushi Group Ltd. have entered a second round of bidding, with private equity firm 3i Infrastructure plc (LSE:3IN) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) understood to be the frontrunners in the race. Yo! Sushi’s private equity owner Quilvest Private equity Ltd. hired bankers at Canaccord Genuity last year to explore a sale of the business, with a price tag of around £120 million.
Morgan Stanley Announces Executive Changes
Apr 20 15
Morgan Stanley has appointed Michael Levy as its new head of traditional asset management. In the new role, Levy will succeed Arthur Lev, who will now serve as chairman of the investment-management arm. Separately, Morgan Stanley's merchant banking and real estate business head Ed Moriarty has now been given the additional role of managing alternative investments and managed futures.
Morgan Stanley Increases Quarterly Dividend, Payable on May 15, 2015; Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015
Apr 20 15
Morgan Stanley announced that it increased its quarterly dividend to $0.15 per share from $0.10 per share, payable on May 15, 2015 to common shareholders of record on April 30, 2015.
The company reported unaudited earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the period, the company reported consolidated net revenues of $9,907 million compared to $8,996 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income tax was $2,855 million compared to $2,370 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations applicable to the company of $2,399 million compared to $1,506 million a year ago. Earnings applicable to the company common shareholders of $2,314 million compared to $1,449 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $1.18 compared to $0.74 a year ago. Return on average common equity from continuing operations was 14.2% compared to 9.2% a year ago. Return on average common equity was 14.1% compared to 9.2% a year ago. Book value per common share was $33.80 compared to $32.38 a year ago. Tangible book value per common share was $28.91 compared to $27.41 a year ago.