Toronto-based Whitehorse Liquidity Partners Inc, a provider of structured liquidity solutions for private equity portfolios, has named Josh Booth as a principal. Booth will be joining the firm’s capital management team. Previously, Booth worked at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.
TORONTO, ONT, September 3, 2019 – Whitehorse Liquidity Partners Inc. (“Whitehorse”), a specialized investment manager focused on providing structured liquidity solutions for private equity portfolios, is pleased to announce that Josh Booth will be joining Whitehorse from Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPPIB”), bringing the Whitehorse team to 35 professionals.
Josh joins Whitehorse’s Capital Management team as a Principal, focused on capital raising and investor relations. Josh comes to Whitehorse with 9 years of private equity and investment banking experience, including 6 years at CPPIB in Toronto and London, UK, most recently as a Principal and senior team member on the Funds investment team.
“Since our inception in 2015, we have experienced a tremendous reception from the market, both from investors and users. We see Capital Management as a core pillar of our business; as we always say, without investors there is no Whitehorse,” said Yann Robard, Managing Partner of Whitehorse. “We hold Josh in high regard and are thrilled that he will be joining Whitehorse. With his expertise and deep relationships in the private equity market, we are confident that he will make an immediate impact to our organization.”
“As our investor base grows, we intend to continue to build out our Capital Management team with top talent, ensuring that our investors continue to receive the high level of service that we are proud to offer,” said Michael Gubbels, Partner of Whitehorse. “Josh is well known to us and will be an excellent addition to the firm. We look forward to officially welcoming him in October.”
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 34 transactions with a value of over $2.7 billion. For more information, please visit www.whitehorseliquidity.com.