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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.

Canada’s Cygnus launches secondaries fund

The firm's main business is giving Canadian investors low-cost access to KKR funds through a Canada-domiciled vehicle.

Temasek buys in British Columbia sale

The Canadian investor had brought a portfolio of private equity fund stakes to market in the first half of this year.

HarbourVest makes real assets VP hire

Benjamin Wu will focus on secondaries, directs and primaries from the firm's Toronto office.

Whitehorse debut fund 50% invested

The preferred equity specialist, led by former CPPIB secondaries head Yann Robard, closed its debut fund in May.

PSP Investments CIO departs

Daniel Garant left the Canadian pension plan, which is planning to launch an in-house secondaries team, to pursue other career aspirations.

Northleaf adds to Toronto team

The private equity and infrastructure investment firm has hired Michael Bowen to focus on direct secondaries and co-investments.

CPPIB makes raft of senior appointments

The C$287bn pension fund is losing global head of private investments Mark Jenkins, who is leaving to join Carlyle.

Yann Robard launches secondaries firm – exclusive

Robard recently established Whitehorse Liquidity Partners with another partner from a Canadian pension fund.

Northleaf reaches C$264m for VC FoF

The Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund can invest up to 10 percent of its total commitments in secondaries.