Whitehorse promotes Julian Mirsky, hires CPPIB investment pros


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Whitehorse Liquidity Partners has promoted Julian Mirsky to senior principal and hired additional investment professionals, bringing the Toronto-based private equity firm’s team to 34.

Mirsky, formerly a principal, joined the firm in 2017 from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

Whitehorse hired Sebastien Siou as a senior principal and Nadeem Kheraj as a principal. Both were recruited from Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), where they served in the secondaries and co-investments group.

In April, it was reported that Whitehorse raised more than half of the US$1.5 billion target set for its third secondaries fund.

PRESS RELEASE

Whitehorse Liquidity Partners Announces Promotion and Expansion of Team

· Julian Mirsky promoted to Senior Principal
· Sebastien Siou and Nadeem Kheraj join Whitehorse from CPPIB

TORONTO, ONT, June 11th, 2019 – Whitehorse Liquidity Partners Inc. (“Whitehorse”), a specialized investment manager focused on providing structured liquidity solutions for private equity portfolios, is pleased to announce the promotion of Julian Mirsky (to Senior Principal) and the hiring of Sebastien Siou (as Senior Principal) and Nadeem Kheraj (as Principal) from CPPIB, bringing the Whitehorse team to 34.

“Whitehorse is experiencing significant growth in the adoption of our product,” said Yann Robard, Managing Partner of Whitehorse. “We continue to focus on scaling the team to capture the market opportunity we have created. We are confident that the addition of Sebastien and Nadeem will only help accelerate our momentum further. Additionally, we are delighted to recognize the vast contribution that Julian Mirsky has made to Whitehorse over the last two years by promoting him to Senior Principal.”

“Sebastien and Nadeem join Whitehorse after seven and five successful years, respectively, at CPPIB,” said Giorgio Riva, Partner of Whitehorse. “Having worked with them during my time at CPPIB, it is clear that they bring a high level of intellectual horsepower and industry knowledge and will integrate seamlessly into the Whitehorse culture. We are excited for them to join the team and contribute to our continued growth.”

“Julian has made significant contributions to the firm since he joined Whitehorse in May 2017,” said Michael Gubbels, Partner of Whitehorse. “He has been responsible for the execution of several of our largest transactions, while also being critical to the growth of our organization, as evidenced by his hard work on many of our internal strategic initiatives. Julian’s drive and dedication embody the Whitehorse culture and have enabled him to become a leader within our multi-faceted organization.”

About Whitehorse Liquidity Partners

Whitehorse Liquidity Partners is a private equity firm focused on providing structured liquidity solutions for private equity portfolios. Whitehorse has identified what it believes is a significant and untapped market opportunity in the utilization of structured products to generate liquidity on private equity portfolios. Whitehorse was formed in 2015 and seeks to provide customized and flexible liquidity solutions for private equity investors. Whitehorse raised $1.4 billion in committed capital in its first two funds and has closed or committed to 32 transactions with a value of over $2.0 billion. For more information, please visit www.whitehorseliquidity.com.