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Whitehorse taps CPPIB for principal hire

The appointment is the third former CPPIB investment professional to join the preferred equity firm this year.
Matt Sparks

Northleaf Young Gun promoted to MD

Matthew Sparks, who ranked 13th in last year's Young Guns ranking, has been with the mid-market secondaries firm for more than nine years.

British Columbia shops private equity portfolio

The portfolio is understood to be worth between $250m and $500m, according to sister publication Buyouts.

North American public pensions: reluctant leaders

Large North American public pension plans may be fuelling one part of the secondaries market, while pouring cold water on another.

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.
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