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Michael Merlin named to 'On Wall Street' magazine’s Top 40 Advisors Under 40
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Michael Merlin named to 'On Wall Street' magazine’s Top 40 Advisors Under 40

ATLANTA -- Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced that Michael Merlin, an Executive Director, Financial Advisor in the Firm’s wealth management office in Atlanta has been named to On Wall Street Magazine’s 2012 listing of “Top 40 Advisors Under 40.”

This listing is a select group of individuals who are 39 years of age or younger, as of December 31, 2012, and manage at least $325 million in individual assets under management at their firms. Individuals are recognized based on assets under management. This listing also takes into consideration the overall business mix of practices and adherence to high standards of industry regulatory compliance. Investment performance is not a criterion.

“To be named to this annual listing is an impressive honor, and we are extremely proud to have Michael Merlin  represent Morgan Stanley on this list,” commented Michael Outlaw,  Branch Manager of Morgan Stanley’s  Atlanta Wealth Management office.

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, a global leader, provides access to a wide range of products and services to individuals, businesses and institutions, including brokerage and investment advisory services, financial and wealth planning, credit and lending, cash management, annuities and insurance, retirement and trust services.

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.  The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.  For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.

Source: “Top 40 Advisors Under 40,” On Wall Street Magazine, December 2012. For more information on this listing, got to http://www.onwallstreet.com/ows_issues/2012_12/the-top-forty-advisors-under-forty-2681979-1.html.

On Wall Street's Top 40 Under 40 asks brokerage firms to nominate their top ten young brokers.  Of those nominated, On Wall Street bases its rankings on quantitative and qualitative criteria.  The rating is not indicative of the advisor's future performance.  Neither Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC nor its financial advisors pay a fee to On Wall Street in exchange for the rating.

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