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Northleaf Infrastructure Co-Investment Partners holds final close on $520 million; Northleaf’s infrastructure platform now more than $900 million
TORONTO (July 17, 2014) – Northleaf Capital Partners (“Northleaf”), Canada’s largest independent global private markets fund manager and advisor, is pleased to announce that it recently closed its pooled infrastructure fund, Northleaf Infrastructure Co-Investment Partners (“NICP”), with $520 million in commitments, surpassing its $300 million fundraising target. With the final close of NICP, Northleaf’s infrastructure platform now has more than $900 million in capital commitments.
PE Hub article (May 2014) Canadian private markets investment firm Northleaf Capital Partners has closed its dedicated private equity secondaries fund, Northleaf Secondary Partners, at US$255 million. As exclusively reported this week by peHUB Canada, capital committed to the fund was 27% above the US$200 million target set for it.
Surpasses target of $200 million and brings global secondary program to ~$600 million in available capital
TORONTO (May 21, 2014) – Northleaf Capital Partners (“Northleaf”), Canada’s largest independent global private markets fund manager and advisor, is pleased to announce the final closing of Northleaf Secondary Partners (“NSP”), its specialist private equity secondaries fund. With strong support from both new and existing Northleaf investors, NSP raised $255 million, surpassing its initial $200 million target. NSP will capitalize on attractive opportunities in the current market, building on Northleaf’s successful ten-year secondaries investment track record. With the closing of NSP, Northleaf now has approximately $600 million of capital available for secondary investments across its global private equity program.
Northleaf Capital Partners further strengthens global investment capabilities with four new team members
Nadim Vasanji, Megan McLeese, Chris Rigobon and Brad Blowes join team
TORONTO (March 18, 2014) – Northleaf Capital Partners (“Northleaf”), Canada’s largest independent global private markets fund manager and advisor, is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to its investment team: Nadim Vasanji as Vice President on the global private equity team, Megan McLeese as Legal Counsel, Chris Rigobon as Associate on the infrastructure team, and Brad Blowes as Associate on the private equity secondaries team.
January 23, 2014 – WHEB Infrastructure (“WHEB”) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with infrastructure investor Northleaf Capital Partners (“Northleaf”) to jointly pursue the continued expansion of a rooftop solar portfolio in the United Kingdom. Under the agreement, Northleaf has acquired a 50% stake in WHEB’s operating rooftop solar portfolio, as well as a pipeline of additional installations that will be operational in early 2014.
Northleaf Capital Partners Selected as Fund Manager of New Fund of Funds Established Under the Federal Government’s Venture Capital Action Plan
Northleaf Capital Partners (“Northleaf”), Canada’s largest independent global private markets fund manager and advisor, is pleased to announce that it has been selected to manage Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund (the “Fund”), a newly created fund of funds that will invest in high-potential venture capital fund managers across Canada. Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund, the first fund of funds to be established through the Venture Capital Action Plan (“VCAP”), will be market-based and returns focused, with the aim of supporting the most promising opportunities in Canada. VCAP’s mission is to provide an investment environment that supports high-potential young businesses, to ensure that they are able to grow into globally competitive firms that drive job-creation, innovation and economic growth.