Kristin Shearer joined Northleaf Capital Partners in May as an associate, working on all aspect of the firm’s private markets investment activities with a focus on the portfolio management, evaluation and monitoring of private equity investments, according to the firm’s website.
She came from Deloitte, where she was most recently a manager focusing on mergers and acquisitions transaction services, providing M&A quantitative and qualitative diligence analysis, including for several private equity transactions.
Toronto-based Northleaf uses its secondaries platform to acquire smaller and more mature fund stakes and portfolio company interests, according to its website. Its latest secondaries fund closed on $255 million in May 2014.
Recent secondaries transactions completed by Northleaf include the purchase of stakes in three Charterhouse Capital Partners funds from Paul Capital.