Morgan Stanley has earned a worldwide reputation for the excellence of its advice and execution in financial markets. With more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries, the firm is truly global and a market leader in the US, Europe, Asia and emerging markets. Morgan Stanley's success rests on the talents and passion of its people, who share a common set of values and bring excellence and integrity to everything they do. Morgan Stanley seeks to grow long-term relationships by virtue of its consistently rigorous thinking and the unsurpassed access to financial markets that it can bring. This means providing leadership in specific areas, such as investment banking, debt and equity underwriting, research, and sales and trading. Morgan Stanley also focuses increasingly on creating custom-tailored solutions that cut across functions to help its clients realize new opportunities and solve complex problems. Morgan Stanley's aim is to be the first choice of everyone who deals in financial markets, whether as prospective clients, employees or investors.