Morgan Stanley expands long-term debt issuance

Morgan Stanley increased its outstanding long-term debt in the year to March 31 as part of a strategy to simplify its balance sheet and prepare for incoming regulation.

Outstanding long-term debt increased 12%, from $172.7 billion to $193.7 billion. In an update to fixed income investors last November, the bank said increased issuances were intended to “enhance balance sheet durability and flexibility”.

The larger debt pile also places Morgan Stanley in a strong position to satisfy total loss

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here