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Morgan Stanley creates emerging manager platform


Morgan Stanley Investment Management has launched an emerging manager programme to identify and provide capital in addition to strategic advice and infrastructure solutions to the firms selected to participate.

The emerging manager platform will have a specific emphasis on minority and women-owned asset managers. Morgan Stanley's objectives are to increase the number of emerging managers of scale and to help these newer managers succeed in order to ultimately be introduced to institutional investors as a way to source new talent.

Morgan Stanley veteran Carla Harris heads the new programme that is part of Alternative Investment Partners, the division of