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Company Overview of Northleaf Capital Partners

Company Overview

Northleaf Capital Partners is a private equity firm specializing in secondary direct as well as indirect, fund of funds, and direct co-investments. Within fund of funds, it prefers to invest in private equity, growth equity, venture capital, turnaround, distressed debt, and special situation funds. Within direct investments, it focuses on early, mid, late venture, emerging growth, middle market, later stage, mature, and turnaround. It seeks to make venture capital fund investments in Asia/Pacific, Europe, the United States, and Canada. For co-investments, it invests in infrastructure in Europe, Rest of World (with focus on OECD), and the United States and Canada. The firm actively co-invests...

79 Wellington Street West

6th Floor

Box 120

Toronto, ON M5K 1N9


Founded in 2009





Key Executives for Northleaf Capital Partners

Managing Director
Managing Director
Managing Director and Member of Management and Investment Committee
Managing Director
Managing Director
Age: 54
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Northleaf Capital Partners Key Developments

Northleaf Capital Partners Announces Addition of Four New Members to its Investment Team

Northleaf Capital Partners announced 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. Nadim Vasanji joins Northleaf as Vice President on the global private equity team and will be based in Northleaf's Menlo Park, California office. Nadim completed a pre-MBA rotation at Northleaf from 2007-2009 and rejoins Northleaf from McKinsey & Company in Chicago where he focused on corporate finance, strategy and operations with clients across the healthcare, retail and industrial sectors. Prior to his pre-MBA role with Northleaf, Nadim spent two years with McKinsey as a Business Analyst. Megan McLeese joins Northleaf as Legal Counsel in Northleaf's Toronto office where she works closely with individual deal teams and external legal counsel on the review, structure and completion of investments. Previously, Megan was an Associate at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, where she worked on a variety of transactions, including securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, fund formations and private equity investments. Chris Rigobon joins Northleaf as an Associate on the infrastructure team, based in Toronto. Chris has more than three years of prior investment banking experience in leveraged finance with Macquarie Capital in Toronto, where he worked on transactions in a variety of industries, including telecommunications, resources, power & utilities, transportation and logistics. Previously, Chris was a financial analyst with the University Health Network. Brad Blowes joins Northleaf as an Associate on the private equity secondaries team and is based in Northleaf's Toronto office. Prior to joining Northleaf, Brad was Vice President of Strategy and Operations at CommonWealth. Previously, Brad was a Senior Associate in the M&A Transaction Advisory Services group at Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he performed quantitative and qualitative due diligence analysis on M&A deals, including for a number of private equity transactions.

Northleaf Capital Partners Presents at The 4th Annual SuperReturn China 2014, Apr-09-2014 09:45 AM

Northleaf Capital Partners Presents at The 4th Annual SuperReturn China 2014, Apr-09-2014 09:45 AM. Venue: Kerry Hotel, Beijing, Beijing Province, China. Speakers: Stuart D. Waugh, Managing Director, Managing Partner, and Member of Management and Investment Committee.

Northleaf Capital Partners Presents at The 2nd Annual SuperInvestor Asia 2014, Jan-23-2014 03:45 PM

Northleaf Capital Partners Presents at The 2nd Annual SuperInvestor Asia 2014, Jan-23-2014 03:45 PM. Venue: Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, Singapore. Speakers: Daniel Dupont, Managing Director, Co-Head of Secondaries Programme, and Member of Management Committee.

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