Morgan Stanley Private Equity Appoints New Operating Partner

Mar 3 2008 | 12:44pm ET

Morgan Stanley has appointed James Howland as a managing director and operating partner for Morgan Stanley Private Equity, the firm's global private equity business. Based in New York, Howland will assist to identify investment opportunities, as well as help assume management and strategic oversight for those opportunities.

Most recently, Howland served as president of Dun & Bradstreet International.

Alan Jones, co-head of Morgan Stanley Private Equity, said, “With his 22-year track record of success in building businesses across varied industry sectors, Jim is a seasoned executive whose strategic insights and network of relationships will considerably strengthen our portfolio company operational capabilities.”

To date, Morgan Stanley Private Equity and its predecessor funds have invested nearly $6.5 billion of equity across a broad spectrum of industries.

In Depth

Financial Industry Blockchain Consortium R3 To Open-Source Platform Code

Oct 20 2016 | 9:03pm ET

Bitcoin's blockchain technology has spawned a flurry of activity among fintech startups...


U.S. Trust's Beard: The Rapid Growth of the Art Lending Industry

Oct 7 2016 | 10:55pm ET

Alternative investment managers have emerged as some of the most significant art...

Guest Contributor

Hedge Fund Marketing – Tips for Your Initial Sales Meeting

Sep 29 2016 | 5:46pm ET

There are two main goals a hedge fund should have for an initial in-person sales...