Investment bank now owns  21.9 million shares in insurance outsourcer

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Morgan Stanley has boosted its stake in insurance outsourcer Quindell to 5.03% from less than 3%,

The investment bank now owns 21.9 million Quindell shares.

The deal will make Morgan Stanley Quindell’s second largest shareholder. The biggest holder is asset manager M&G Investments with a 6.68% stake.

Hedge fund Tosca sold 2.2m Quindell shares last week, taking its stake down to 4.9%.

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