The private equity and infrastructure investment firm has hired Michael Bowen to focus on direct secondaries and co-investments.
The C$287bn pension fund is losing global head of private investments Mark Jenkins, who is leaving to join Carlyle.
Robard recently established Whitehorse Liquidity Partners with another partner from a Canadian pension fund.
The Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund can invest up to 10 percent of its total commitments in secondaries.
Charterhouse currently has 12 portfolio companies, including Italian cheese company Nuova Castelli and e-learning content provider Skillsoft, both of which were acquired last year.
Senia Rapisarda has joined as a principal to lead the Toronto office.
The Royal Bank of Canada Trust Corporation has sold its stake in The Rockspring Pan-European Property Fund to a group of secondaries buyers.
Apax Europe VII recently exited Swiss mobile operator Orange Communications for $3bn.
The separate account will opportunistically invest in Canadian secondaries funds.
Toronto-based Kensington Capital Partners hasn’t invested in secondaries since 2010, when it purchased two stakes in Trivest Fund IV, explained managing director Suganya Tharmalingam.
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