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Form FWP Morgan Stanley Finance Filed by: Morgan Stanley Finance LLC

September 29, 2022 6:07 AM EDT

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Free Writing Prospectus to Preliminary Terms No. 6,465

Registration Statement Nos. 333-250103; 333-250103-01

Dated September 30, 2022; Filed pursuant to Rule 433

Morgan Stanley

5-Year Worst-Of AMZN, AAPL and GOOGL Market-Linked Contingent Income Notes
This document provides a summary of the terms of the notes. Investors must carefully review the accompanying preliminary pricing supplement referenced below, prospectus supplement and prospectus, and the “Risk Considerations” on the following page, prior to making an investment decision.


Terms

Issuing entity:

Morgan Stanley Finance LLC

Guarantor:

Morgan Stanley

Underlyings:

Amazon.com, Inc. common stock (AMZN), Apple Inc. common stock (AAPL) and Alphabet Inc. class A common stock (GOOGL)

Higher coupon payment:

7.50% to 9.50% per annum

Lower coupon payment:

1.25% per annum

Coupon payment dates:

Annually

Determination dates:

Annually, on October 26, 2023, October 28, 2024, October 28, 2025, October 28, 2026 and October 27, 2027

Pricing date:

October 26, 2022

Maturity date:

November 1, 2027

CUSIP:

61774HKD9

Preliminary pricing supplement:

https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/895421/000183988222021905/ms6465_424b2-11027.htm

 

Hypothetical Coupon Payment on Any Annual Coupon Payment Date

Change in Worst Performing Underlying on an Annual Determination Date as Compared to its Initial Price

Coupon Payment

+50%

7.50%*

+40%

7.50%*

+30%

7.50%*

+20%

7.50%*

+10%

7.50%*

0%

7.50%*

-1%

1.00%

-10%

1.00%

-20%

1.00%

-30%

1.00%

-40%

1.00%

-50%

1.00%

-60%

1.00%

*Assumes a higher coupon payment of 7.50%

 


 

The issuer has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the SEC for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the issuer has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the issuer and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, the issuer, any underwriter or any dealer participating in the offering will arrange to send you the prospectus if you request it by calling toll-free 1-800-584-6837.

Underlying Stocks

For more information about the underlying stocks, including historical performance information, see the accompanying preliminary pricing supplement.

Risk Considerations

The risks set forth below are discussed in more detail in the “Risk Factors” section in the accompanying preliminary pricing supplement. Please review those risk factors carefully prior to making an investment decision.

Risks Relating to an Investment in the Notes

You will receive only the lower coupon payment for each annual period for which the determination closing price of any underlying stock on the related determination date is below its respective initial share price.

Investors will not participate in any appreciation of the underlying stocks.

The coupon is paid on an annual basis and is based solely on the determination closing prices of the underlying stocks on the specified determination dates.

The market price of the notes may be influenced by many unpredictable factors.

The notes are subject to our credit risk, and any actual or anticipated changes to our credit ratings or credit spreads may adversely affect the market value of the notes.

As a finance subsidiary, MSFL has no independent operations and will have no independent assets.

Investing in the notes is not equivalent to investing in the common stock of Amazon.com, Inc., the common stock of Apple Inc. or the class A common stock of Alphabet Inc.

The notes will not be listed on any securities exchange and secondary trading may be limited, and accordingly, you should be willing to hold your notes for the entire 5-year term of the notes.

The rate we are willing to pay for securities of this type, maturity and issuance size is likely to be lower than the rate implied by our secondary market credit spreads and advantageous to us. Both the lower rate and the inclusion of costs associated with issuing, selling, structuring and hedging the notes in the original issue price reduce the economic terms of the notes, cause the estimated value of the notes to be less than the original issue price and will adversely affect secondary market prices.

The estimated value of the notes is approximately $920.80 per note, or within $55.00 of that estimate, and is determined by reference to our pricing and valuation models, which may differ from those of other dealers and is not a maximum or minimum secondary market price.

The calculation agent, which is an affiliate of the issuer, will make determinations with respect to the notes.

Hedging and trading activity by our affiliates could potentially adversely affect the value of the notes.

Risks Relating to the Underlying Stocks

You are exposed to the price risk of each underlying stock with respect to each annual coupon payment.

Because the notes are linked to the performance of the worst performing of the underlying stocks, you are exposed to a greater risk of receiving the lower coupon payments than if the notes were linked to just one of the underlying stocks.

No affiliation with Amazon.com, Inc., Apple Inc. or Alphabet Inc.

We may engage in business with or involving Amazon.com, Inc., Apple Inc. or Alphabet Inc. without regard to your interests.

The antidilution adjustments the calculation agent is required to make do not cover every corporate event that could affect the underlying stocks.

Tax Considerations

You should review carefully the discussion in the accompanying preliminary pricing supplement under the caption “Additional Information About the Notes –Tax considerations” concerning the U.S. federal income tax consequences of an investment in the notes, and you should consult your tax adviser.

 



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