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Morningside goes back to CPPIB roots for latest hire

The secondaries firm has hired George Weekes, a former Canada Pension Plan Investment Board funds, secondaries and co-investment professional.

OTPP shops $1bn-plus portfolio – exclusive

The $256bn Canadian pension has sold stakes before, including a large private markets portfolio to Ardian in 2016.

Northleaf on why it raised $1.3bn for secondaries

Northleaf Capital Partners' latest fund is more than three times larger than its predecessor. Managing director Michael Flood discusses how the firm plans to deploy the vehicle and the additional $500m it amassed in SMAs.

A ‘majority’ of LPs seeking secondaries market alternative

A survey carried out by 17Capital suggests most LPs do not feel their liquidity needs are met by the secondaries market.

Whitehorse raises at least $730m for Fund II

The preferred equity specialist has raised $729m a month after Secondaries Investor reported that the firm was preparing to hold a close in the first quarter.

Northleaf poaches Vision Capital partner for New York office launch

Matt Shafer will lead the New York team and focus on the origination and execution of secondaries transactions.

Five things you didn’t know about Landmark’s latest PE secondaries fund

The fund has a 14-year life and 60% of the GP commitment will be put forward by the firm's parent.

Whitehorse targets Q1 close on second fund – exclusive

The preferred equity specialist is targeting $750m for Whitehorse Liquidity Partners II with a $1bn hard-cap, Secondaries Investor has learned.

CDPQ secondaries exec joins Canadian private equity firm

Former CDPQ private equity head Patrick Lynch is to join Fiera Comox, a Montreal-headquartered joint venture founded in 2016.

Onex offloads stake in own fund after $354m buyback

The firm sold a portion of the stake to unnamed limited partners for $198m, chief financial officer Chris Govan said in a Q3 earnings call.

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