M.S. Howells & Co Names New Head Of Capital Formation

Mar 10 2011 | 10:12am ET

Prime brokerage firm M.S. Howells & Co has hired Bernard Vonderhaar as managing director and head of capital formation for its Argali Capital division.

“We are excited to have Ben join the M.S. Howells Family.  His experience in raising capital for managers across a broad spectrum of strategies will enhance our clients fund offering,” said Mark Howells, founder and owner of the eponymous firm.

Vonderhaar joins Argali Capital from Biglari Capital, where he was head of capital formation and client services, a position he also held at WhiteHorse Capital Partners.  Prior to those positions, he headed up the endowment and foundation and family office practices at Highland Capital, and the regional offices at The Commonfund and Bankers Trust Company.

"M.S. Howells & Co. has an excellent reputation in the industry with a very high level of client service un-matched by its competitors.  I am extremely excited for the opportunity to add this valuable service for current MSH clients as well as new clients," said Vonderhaar.     


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