Private Equity Investments

Northleaf's longstanding private equity program has invested in more than 200 buyout, growth equity/venture capital and special situations funds, secondary investments and direct co-investments. Northleaf is focused on building a selective, global portfolio of private equity investments, capitalizing on both the renewed emphasis on traditional private equity value creation in middle-market companies and the accelerating growth and business building opportunities for private companies across the “innovation economy”. 

Representative investments include:

Description: 
Preferred equity structure with strong downside protection for Northleaf investors (2 underlying companies)
Northleaf angle: 
Proprietary; provided compelling liquidity solution to support fund manager
Secondary Investment
Description: 
7 European and Asian buyout and growth funds across 3 managers (38 underlying companies)
Northleaf angle: 
Full portfolio solution; leveraged strong, existing relationships with underlying fund managers
Secondary Investment
Description: 
3 distressed private equity funds (16 underlying companies)
Northleaf angle: 
Carve-out; information angle through existing fund manager relationships
Secondary Investment
Description: 
Direct secondary investment in an enterprise network automation and security company (single company)
Northleaf angle: 
Proprietary acquisition; leveraged knowledge of company and ownership group
Secondary Investment
Description: 
Global real estate services company operating in more than 70 countries
Location: 
United States
Direct Co-Investment
Description: 
Wealth management services provider that blends investment advice and financial planning
Location: 
United States
Direct Co-Investment
Description: 
Retail ecommerce platform servicing merchants by managing every aspect of their business – from products to orders to customers – selling online, in retail stores and on the go
Location: 
Canada
Direct Co-Investment