Jim Howland

Managing Director | Operating Partner
Jim Howland
Managing Director | Operating Partner

Jim Howland

Managing Director | Operating Partner



Jim Howland is an Operating Partner of Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (MSCP) and is based in New York. Mr. Howland joined Morgan Stanley in 2008 and serves as Chairman of the Board of Clarity Software, Smile America Partners, CoAdvantage Inc., 24 Seven Inc. and Cadence Education. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of EmployBridge, Access Cash and Learning Care Group and as Director of Zenith.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Howland was President of Dun & Bradstreet’s International Business and was CEO of two high-growth businesses: Edison Schools Educational Services Group and Regus Business Centers, Americas. Earlier in his career, Mr. Howland held a number of senior line positions at American Express, including serving as President of their International Merchant Services business based out of London. Prior to joining American Express, Mr. Howland held a senior role with McKinsey & Company in their Financial Services practice.

Mr. Howland holds a B.A., magna cum laude, from Bucknell University and an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

News & Insights

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MSCP Completes Sale of Hojeij Branded Foods
Dec 11, 2018
Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, the Private Equity team within Morgan Stanley Investment Management, announced the sale of their majority interest in Hojeij Branded Foods.
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PPC Flexible Packaging buys Temkin International
Nov 27, 2018
PPC Flexible Packaging, which is backed by MSCP and is a leading provider of custom flexible packaging for specialty food and healthcare markets, announced the acquisition of Temkin International.
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MSCP Completes Investment in Comar
Jun 19, 2018
Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (MSCP), the Private Equity team within Morgan Stanley Investment Management, announced that they have completed an investment in Comar Holding Company, LLC.

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