CDPQ taps Martin Longchamps as EVP and private equity head

He replaces Martin Laguerre, who held the job for the past three years.

  • Longchamps starts in the new position in November 
  • Before joining CDPQ, he was managing director, head of origination and execution, private equity, at PSP Investments

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has appointed Martin Longchamps to the role of executive vice-president and head of private equity. He replaces Martin Laguerre, who held the job for the past three years.

Longchamps starts in the new position on November 14, 2022. He will work in CDPQ’s Montréal office and be responsible for the international private equity portfolio.

Before joining CDPQ, Longchamps was managing director, head of origination and execution, private equity, at the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments). Before, he was vice-president, corporate development, at Transcontinental, a partner at Edgestone Capital Partners, and an investment analyst at CDP Capital Communications, an affiliate of CDPQ.

“I’m delighted that Martin Longchamps is joining our team. His experience in the institutional and private sectors, in all stages of the investment cycle and aspects of asset management, will be an asset,” said Charles Emond, president and CEO of CDPQ, in a statement.

As of June 30, 2022, CDPQ held net assets of C$391.6 billion.