Northleaf Capital Partners grows team with addition of Todd Papau as Vice President, Sales and Business Development

Northleaf Capital Partners (“Northleaf”), Canada’s largest independent global private markets fund manager and advisor, is pleased to announce that Todd Papau has joined the firm as Vice President, Sales and Business Development, based in Northleaf’s Toronto office. Todd will contribute to expanding and advancing Northleaf’s strong relationships with leading institutional investors and family offices in Canada and globally.

“We are delighted to welcome Todd to the Northleaf team to assist with the continued expansion of our investment programs,” said Stephen Foote, Director, Sales and Business Development at Northleaf. “Todd’s experience is highly complementary to that of the current team and, in particular, will enhance Northleaf’s ability to serve family office investors who are more actively turning to Northleaf to provideexceptional client service to our investorsexceptional client service to our investorsinnovative private markets investment solutions.”

Todd joins Northleaf from Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he established and managed strategic Canadian relationships on behalf of the firm, while advising on and directing public and private market investments and portfolio strategy for family offices, foundations and small-to-mid sized institutional clients. Previously, Todd was a Vice President with Citigroup in New York. Todd began his career in institutional sales with CIBC World Markets, also in New York.  Todd holds a B.Comm from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia and an MBA from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University.

“Todd will be an integral part of our strategic business development initiatives for 2014 and beyond,” explained Jeff Pentland, Managing Director of Northleaf.  “Building on our long-term track record and experience, and the successful recent launch of our private equity secondaries fund and our direct infrastructure investment program, we remain committed to providing our investors with superior returns from focused, cost-effective access to global private equity and infrastructure investments.”

About Northleaf Capital Partners

Northleaf Capital Partners is an independent global private equity and infrastructure manager and advisor, with more than $5 billion in commitments under management on behalf of public, corporate and multi-employer pension plans, university endowments, foundations, financial institutions and family offices.

Northleaf’s 60-person team, located in Toronto, Canada, London, UK, and Menlo Park, USA, is focused exclusively on sourcing, evaluating and managing private markets investments globally. Northleaf currently manages six global private equity funds, a specialist private equity secondary fund, an infrastructure co-investment fund and a series of customized private equity and infrastructure investment mandates tailored to meet the specific needs of institutional investors and family offices.  For more information on Northleaf, please visit