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18 August 2015

OMERS to tap Canada’s burgeoning tech sector with recently closed Fund II says exec $

018b20f Canada’s OMERS Ventures is looking to take advantage of the growing momentum in the country’s technology sector after closing its second fund on $260m according to Jim Orlando.

13 August 2015

Apax-owned Garda World Security in talks with PE firms over sale

police-869216_640 Private equity-backed Security services company Garda World Security, is reporting looking into a sale that could value it at more than C$3bn( $2.31bn).

31 July 2015

Rise of family offices, simple structure key for Vistara’s rapid debut fund, exec reveals $

randy The rise of family offices, a simple fund structure, and the individual experience of its co-founders helped Vistara Capital Partners close its debut fund on $100m after just four months, according to managing partner Rang Garg.

30 July 2015

Caisse hires Gupta as senior director for PE

gup Canadian pension fund Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec has bolstered its private equity team with the hire of Sanjay Gupta.

30 July 2015

HGGC backs automotive software provider Dealer-FX

car-repair-362150_640 Mid-market firm HGGC has made a growth equity investment in Dealer-FX, a provider of process automation software for auto dealership service departments in the US and Canada.

23 July 2015

CPPIB’s Robard resigns from head of secondaries

Yann_Robard Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s head of secondaries and co-investments, Yann Robard, has resigned.

3 July 2015

Northleaf’s debut secondaries fund nearly 50% invested

maple-508614_640 Toronto-based private equity firm Northleaf Capital Partners has invested 45 per cent of its debut secondaries fund, AltAssets understands.

15 June 2015

Charterhouse makes 2.4x return by selling Environmental Resources Management to OMERS $

blue-sky-on-top-of-the-hill-1443964-m The private equity investment arm of the OMERS pension plan has purchased Environmental Resources Management from buyout house Charterhouse Capital Partners, in a deal worth $1.7bn.

5 June 2015

Canada’s Kensington Venture Fund hits second close on C$193m

canada moose Canadian government-backed alternative asset investor Kensington Venture Fund has held a second close on C$193m.

20 May 2015

Malaysia’s Khazanah leads C$27m round in General Fusion

Canada Malaysia’s state-backed investment fund Khazanah Nasional Berhad has led a C$27m($22m) financing round in Canda-based fusion energy company General Fusion.

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