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Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund successfully completes $300 million investment program with $15 million commitment to Lumira Capital
Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund (NVCF) today announced that it has made a $15 million lead commitment to Lumira Capital IV, a leading late-stage venture capital fund investing in high-potential biopharmaceutical and medical device companies. With the closing of this investment, Northleaf has completed the NVCF investment program, with a total of $300 million committed to a diversified portfolio of 13 fund investments and 11 direct investments.
The U.S. Army’s largest single renewable energy project began officially generating clean electricity on April 27. Apex Clean Energy (Apex) developed, managed construction of, and currently operates the groundbreaking hybrid wind and solar complex, which will provide more than 50 percent of the annual load at U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. Apex and Northleaf Capital Partners (Northleaf) own the renewable energy portfolio of which the complex is a part: the 50.4 MW Cotton Plains Wind and 151.2 MW Old Settler Wind facilities in Floyd County, Texas; and the 15.4 MWac Phantom Solar on-site at Fort Hood.
Northleaf Capital Partners is pleased to announce that James Fung has joined our firm as Chief Technology Officer, based in our Toronto office. In this role, James will lead Northleaf’s business technology strategy, focused on developing the short and long-term IT strategy for the firm, identifying and assessing business needs, and leading the recommendation and implementation of technology solutions to support Northleaf’s global private markets investment strategy and better serve our investors.
Northleaf Capital Partners is pleased to announce that Matt Murphy has joined our firm as Legal Counsel, based in our Toronto office. In this role, Matt participates in all aspects of Northleaf’s private markets investment activities, working closely with individual deal teams and external legal counsel to review, structure and complete investments. Matt is also involved in the legal and structuring elements of Northleaf’s investor relations, business development and fund formation activities, as well as compliance and corporate matters.
Northleaf Capital Partners is pleased to announce that Simon Bibeau has joined our firm as Associate, Infrastructure, based in our Toronto office. In this role, Simon will participate in all aspects of Northleaf’s infrastructure investment activities, with a primary focus on market research, transaction due diligence, execution and asset management.
Northleaf Capital Partners announced today that it has reached financial close on its acquisition of a 33.3% equity interest in Northwest Parkway, a toll road located in Denver, Colorado.