Morgan Stanley Investment Management Announces Portfolio Management Changes for Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund, Inc. and Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund, Inc.

NEW YORK--()--Morgan Stanley Investment Management announced today portfolio management changes for Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund, Inc. (NYSE: MSD) and Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund, Inc. (NYSE: EDD) (the “Funds”). The Funds are managed by the Emerging Markets Debt team of Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc. (the “Adviser”). The team consists of portfolio managers, analysts and traders. The members of the team jointly and primarily responsible for the day-to-day management of each Fund are Eric J. Baurmeister, a Managing Director of the Adviser, Jens Nystedt, a Managing Director of the Adviser, Warren Mar, a Managing Director of the Adviser, and Sahil Tandon, an Executive Director of the Adviser. Mr. Baurmeister has been associated with the Adviser in an investment management capacity since 1997. Mr. Baurmeister began managing Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund, Inc. in July 2002 and Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund, Inc. at its inception in April 2007. Mr. Nystedt has been associated with the Adviser in an investment management capacity since November 2014. Prior to November 2014, Mr. Nystedt was a Senior Global Strategist at Moore Capital Management from November 2008 to November 2014. Mr. Mar has been associated with the Adviser in an investment management capacity since August 2012. Prior to August 2012, Mr. Mar was the global head of Emerging Markets Corporate Research & Strategy at J.P. Morgan Chase from April 2004 to August 2012. Mr. Tandon has been associated with the Adviser in an investment management capacity since 2004.

Morgan Stanley Investment Management, together with its investment advisory affiliates, has more than 595 investment professionals around the world and $404 billion in assets under management or supervision as of September 30, 2015. Morgan Stanley Investment Management strives to provide outstanding long-term investment performance, service and a comprehensive suite of investment management solutions to a diverse client base, which includes governments, institutions, corporations and individuals worldwide.

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

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful under the securities laws of any such state.

Investing involves risk and it is possible to lose money on any investment in the Funds.

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