Mercer to advise on manager selection for Morgan Stanley’s new FX Gateway platform

Thu Nov 3, 2011

Currency, whether as an investment or as an overlay, is a valuable source of returns and one that is often overlooked or managed as an aside. To address a growing need by institutional investors to access currency managers, Morgan Stanley has announced the launch of FX Gateway, a new multi-manager platform aimed at providing institutional investors access to select currency managers.

The platform will also be a way of providing currency managers with a more diversified investor base. With Morgan Stanley acting as the foreign exchange prime broker and distributor for the platform, FX Gateway is able to leverage the firm’s expertise in the FX business and its deep distribution channels.

Investors can access currency managers via managed futures funds of funds, but often they are buying...

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