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Morgan Stanley in first place in Asia ex-Japan M&A, Reuters reports

Morgan Stanley (MS) has generated the most revenue this year from providing advisory services for Asia ex-Japan M&A deals, according to Reuters. Shuanghui International Holdings' acquisition of Smithfield Foods (SFD), for which Morgan Stanley is providing advisory services and financing, helped put the investment bank in first place in the Asia M&A ex-Japan category, the news service explained.