Latest in Crypto Hiring: Morgan Stanley Exec Jumps Ship to Crypto
By / September 9, 2022, 1:49 pm EDT

Ex-global head of macro electronic trading at Morgan Stanley joins crypto liquidity provider B2C2
Former Revolut and Coinbase pro jumps to Algorand Foundation

Blockchain-based payments solutions provider Tassat hired a handful of executives, some of which join from large …

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Morgan Stanley, BlockFi Execs Disagree on Spot Bitcoin ETFs
By / May 23, 2022, 8:00 am EDT

Head of emerging markets equity at Morgan Stanley Investment Management encourages self-custody of digital assets
BlockFi’s institutional relationship management head notes crypto custody challenges for hedge funds, asset managers and pensions

The head of emerging markets equity at Morgan

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UST Crash Won’t Stop the Industry, Says Morgan Stanley Exec
By / May 19, 2022, 5:01 pm EDT

TerraUSD’s meltdown is not going to stop the industry in the long run, Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s head of emerging markets equity said
Regulating crypto is inherently difficult given the intersection of technology and finance

Financial services experts are …

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Morgan Stanley Increases GBTC Shares, SEC Weighs ETF Conversion
By / March 7, 2022, 11:33 am EST

The Morgan Stanley Growth Portfolio held 4.3 million shares of GBTC, as of Dec. 31, the most of any of the firm’s funds
Coinbase and BlockFi executives are among the most recent authors of letters to the SEC supporting …

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Morgan Stanley Sees $8 Trillion Metaverse Market — In China Alone
By / February 1, 2022, 1:12 pm EST

Virtual reality headsets offer early exposure to the metaverse for investors, according to the bank, which described the technology as “an entry ticket to the metaverse”
Morgan Stanley expects the metaverse to replace the mobile internet with a more “immersive experience …

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How Megabanks Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley Are Talking About the Metaverse
By / December 17, 2021, 2:20 pm EST

… the metaverse to clients and investors.

“[The metaverse] can fundamentally change the medium through which we socialize with others,” Edward Stanley, an Equity strategist at Morgan Stanley, said.

Stanley added that certain stocks in gaming and tech sectors such as Roblox …

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Morgan Stanley Funds Add More Than 2.64M Shares of GBTC in Q3
By / November 24, 2021, 12:05 pm EST

The Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund’s Growth Portfolio held 3,642,118 shares of GBTC at the end of Q3
GBTC had returned 42% in 2021, as of October 29, according to Morningstar data, which is less than half of bitcoin …

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Morgan Stanley's Peel: Bitcoin is Becoming an Institutional Topic
By / September 30, 2021, 5:23 pm EDT

… grow significantly but they are also limited on regulatory requirements,” he said.

Andrew Peel, head of digital asset markets at Morgan Stanley, joined Blockworks for an interview at our Digital Asset Summit: NYC conference after he spoke during “The Future of …

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Morgan Stanley Europe Opportunity Fund Reports Doubling Bitcoin Holdings
By / September 27, 2021, 12:19 pm EDT

Morgan Stanley is one of many financial institutions seeking to meet client demand for exposure to the digital asset class, including JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, and BlackRock, to name a few.

Morgan Stanley did not immediately respond to Blockworks’ request for comment.

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Morgan Stanley, Blockchain Capital Lead $48M Funding for Securitize
By / June 21, 2021, 4:28 pm EDT

… the first investment in the space, hopefully they are not the last one, Domingo said to Blockworks.

In addition to Morgan Stanley‘s funding, Securitize is adding Co-Head of Morgan Stanley Tactical Value Pedro Teixeira to its Board of Directors …

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