Whitehorse Liquidity Partners has hired 29 professionals since the start of 2020, increasing the team’s size to 67. Based in Toronto, Whitehorse is a specialized investor focused on providing structured liquidity solutions to private equity portfolios.
TORONTO, ONT, November 19, 2020 – Whitehorse Liquidity Partners Inc. (“Whitehorse”), a specialized investment manager focused on providing structured liquidity solutions to private equity portfolios, is pleased to announce that it has hired 29 new professionals since the start of 2020, growing the team to 67.
“We are proud of the continued growth in our platform. In what can only be described as a unique and challenging year, we have been unwavering in our focus on building our organization to ensure we scale successfully,” said Yann Robard, Managing Partner of Whitehorse. “We continue to lean into building our organization to enable us to capture the significant market opportunity we have created with our structured liquidity solutions.”
“We decided early on as the crisis hit that we wanted to remain open for business through the volatility,” said Michael Gubbels, Partner of Whitehorse. “2020 will be our busiest year since inception, and we expect to deploy more than $2.5 billion by year end.”
Giorgio Riva, Partner, added, “We are proud of our team who showed fortitude in the eye of the storm. Even with everyone largely working from home, Whitehorse felt like a beehive of activity and our team did not miss a beat.”
Speaking to activity levels, Rob Gavin, Partner said, “Despite the troubled waters of the past nine months, we have continued to thoughtfully deploy capital, enabling private equity investors to accelerate liquidity while providing them with flexibility and the ability to retain potential upside in their portfolios.”
Leah Boyd, Partner added, “We remain committed to scaling firm operations to support the growth of our platform and provide best in class service to our investors. In light of this, we are building centres of excellence in tax, compliance, legal and fund administration ensuring that we plan for complexity.”
About Whitehorse Liquidity Partners
Whitehorse Liquidity Partners is a private equity firm focused on providing structured liquidity solutions to the alternative asset class. 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 has closed or committed to 59 transactions with a value of approximately US$5.3 billion. For more information, please visit www.whitehorseliquidity.com.