News & Views

The latest from Northleaf on news, insights and activities across the firm.
Jan 23, 2014

WHEB Infrastructure and Northleaf Capital Partners announce rooftop solar joint venture

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.

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Jan 21, 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.

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Dec 18, 2013

Navigating the minefield

Jamie Storrow, Managing Director and Co-Head of Northleaf's Infrastructure Program, spoke at the 2013 DB Summit.

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Nov 07, 2013

Northleaf Secondary Partners surpasses fundraising target

Northleaf Capital Partners (“Northleaf”), Canada’s largest independent global private markets fund manager and advisor, is pleased to announce that its specialist private equity secondaries fund, Northleaf Secondary Partners (the “Fund”), has closed on US$206 million, surpassing its initial $200 million target. Leveraging Northleaf’s long-standing global private equity program and the strong 10-year track record that the firm has generated in secondary transactions, Northleaf Secondary Partners was launched to capitalize on investment opportunities in the current private equity secondary market. The Fund anticipates a final closing in December 2013.

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Oct 17, 2013

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.

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May 14, 2013

Northleaf Capital Partners agrees to acquire minority stake in Waterloo Wind Farm

EnergyAustralia today announced that it had reached a definitive agreement with infrastructure investment specialists, Palisade Investment Partners and Northleaf Capital Partners, who will now acquire a majority shareholding in the 111MW Waterloo wind farm, near Clare, South Australia.

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