Willowridge Partners’ Michael Bego departs firm

Bego has left the the New York-based secondaries house after a decade and executing more than 90 deals.

Michael Bego, a partner at secondaries firm Willowridge Partners, has left the firm, according to a spokesperson.

Bego, who led more than 90 deals working on secondaries for Willowridge, left the New York-based firm in March having worked there since 2005, the spokesperson confirmed, withing saying where he went or his reason for leaving.

Bego’s LinkedIn profile shows his current title as “secondary professional in waiting” and that he has been on “garden leave” since April this year.

PE Hub first wrote about Bego leaving the firm.

Willowridge focuses on buying venture capital, buyout and mezzanine funds and has acquired positions from a broad variety of sellers including public and private pension funds, corporations, foundations and university endowments. The firm manages about $900 million in committed capital and focuses only on secondaries, according to its website.

The firm’s latest fund, Amberbrook VI, closed at $400 million in 2012, surpassing its $350 million target.