News & Views

The latest from Northleaf on news, insights and activities across the firm.
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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May 01, 2013

Partner up

Partner up (published in Benefits Canada, May 2013)

Pension plans of all sizes can get into private markets

Pension plan investment professionals frequently cite the search for incremental returns in a low-growth economic environment and a growing weariness with market volatility as reasons behind their interest in investing in private equity.

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Feb 11, 2013

Northleaf Capital Partners expands Menlo Park office with addition of Vishal Shah

Northleaf Capital Partners, Canada’s largest independent global private markets fund manager and advisor, is pleased to announce that Vishal Shah has joined its Menlo Park, USA office as a Senior Associate. Vishal will be involved in all of Northleaf’s private equity investment activities, with a particular focus on the origination and evaluation of primary fund investments and co-investments.

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Jan 21, 2013

Matthieu Ducharme joins Northleaf Capital Partners’ London office

Northleaf Capital Partners, Canada’s largest independent global private markets fund manager and advisor, is pleased to announce the expansion of its private equity secondaries team with the addition of Matthieu Ducharme as Vice President in its London, UK office. Matthieu will participate in all aspects of Northleaf’s private markets investment activities, with a particular focus on the origination and evaluation of private equity secondary investments.

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