IMCO taps OTPP’s Nicole Musicco as head of private markets

Investment Management Corp of Ontario (IMCO) has appointed Nicole Musicco as senior managing director, private markets, effective January 7.

Based in Toronto, Musicco will be responsible for advancing IMCO’s private markets’ strategy, establishing partnerships, and sourcing investment opportunities.

She joins IMCO from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP), where she most recently served as a senior managing director and head of public equities. Before then, Musicco was a managing director in OTPP’s private equity group, a role that included her heading Asia-Pacific operations.

Launched in 2017, IMCO oversees $61.6 billion in assets on behalf of Ontario public-sector institutional investors.


IMCO Appoints Industry Veteran, Nicole Musicco as Private Markets Head

November 19, 2018 – New role will advance investing capabilities and drive long-term value for IMCO clients.

TORONTO (November 19, 2018) – The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO) announced today that Nicole Musicco has been appointed Senior Managing Director, Private Markets, effective January 7, 2019.

Ms. Musicco is a former executive at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan where she held various senior roles. As Vice President of Teachers’ Private Capital, she oversaw externally-managed private equity and venture capital fund positions, as well as emerging market co-investment and underwriting activities. She also led expansion into investing in new sectors. In addition, as Managing Director for Asia-Pacific, she was instrumental in establishing the fund’s office in Hong Kong, leading all investment activities in the region. Most recently, Ms. Musicco was Senior Managing Director of Ontario Teachers’ Public Equities group.

“Nicole’s appointment is an important step in moving our private markets’ strategy forward,” said Jean Michel, Chief Investment Officer. “Her deep investing background and experience in structuring complex transactions will be invaluable as we establish essential strategic partnerships and continue to source investment opportunities that will enable us to meet our clients’ investing goals.”

Ms. Musicco will report to Jean Michel and she will be based in IMCO’s Toronto office.

Ms. Musicco graduated from the HBA and MBA programs at the Richard Ivey School of Business, and from the Bachelor of Science Kinesiology program at Western University. She is on the board of Youth Employment Services (YES) and is a member of the investment committee for the UHN Toronto General &Western Hospital Foundation.

About IMCO
The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO) manages $61.6 billion of assets on behalf of its clients. IMCO’s mandate is to provide broader public-sector institutions with investment management services, including portfolio construction advice, better access to a diverse range of asset classes and sophisticated risk management capabilities. IMCO is an independent organization, operating at arm’s length from government and guided by a highly experienced and professional Board of Directors. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @IMCOinvest.

For further information:

Neil Murphy
Vice President, Corporate Communications
Tel: (416) 607-7811