Shane Feeney, CPP Investments’ Global Private Equity Head, joins Northleaf

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By CPE News

CPE News (6/22/2021) – Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) announced that Shane Feeney, Senior Managing Director & Global Head of Private Equity, will be leaving CPP Investments to assume a leadership role at Northleaf Capital Partners.

In a separate news release by Northleaf, Feeney will join Northleaf as Global Head of Secondaries. Reporting to Northleaf Managing Director and co-Founder Michael Flood, Feeney will oversee all aspects of Northleaf’s secondaries program.

Shane led CPP Investments’ Private Equity program, including teams dedicated to investments in Direct Private Equity, Private Equity Asia, Private Equity Funds and Secondaries.

Feeney joined CPP Investments in 2010 from Bridgepoint Capital Limited in London. Prior to Bridgepoint, he was a partner and founding member of Hermes Private Equity’s direct investing business until its transition to Bridgepoint in 2009. Previously, Feeney was an Associate Director at Morgan Grenfell Private Equity in London and has served as a director of Livingston International, 99 Cents Only Stores, The Gates Corporation and Air Distribution Technologies.

Feeney holds a BA in economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA from INSEAD.

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News Release

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Announces Senior Executive Change

TORONTO, June 22, 2021 /CNW/ – John Graham, President & CEO of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) today announced that after 11 years with CPP Investments, Shane Feeney, Senior Managing Director & Global Head of Private Equity, will be leaving the organization to assume a leadership role at Northleaf Capital Partners.

“I want to thank Shane for his tremendous contribution to CPP Investments. For the past 11 years, Shane has had a significant impact on growing our Private Equity program to be a key part of our diversified investment strategy, and one that is recognized as a leader globally,” said Mr. Graham. “A friend and colleague for many years, his contributions beyond leading one of our most successful investment programs will be missed and we wish him all the best in his new role.”

CPP Investments is currently conducting a thorough assessment of potential candidates in accordance with its well-developed succession processes. Appointments will be made in due course, with a view to a seamless transition and appointing an individual with leadership capabilities aligned with our ambitions as an organization.

About CPP Investments
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SOURCE Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

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