CPPIB Seeks to Foster Private Equity’s Next Generation

March 27, 2014 by Simon Meads

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is taking a creative approach to developing new relationships in the private equity industry by seeding spin-off firms run by experienced managers. The pension fund’s strategy may serve as a fresh model for sovereign wealth funds that have spent the past decade cozying up to private equity firms by purchasing stakes in the management companies of some of the biggest and best. IN MARCH 2013, when the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (Cppib) agreed to back a new, Dallas-based private equity firm, Kainos Capital, it set an example for big investors wanting to deploy more capital to private equity by demonstrating how they could seed and foster the best buyout managers of the future. The two-part deal saw the $182 billion, Toronto-based public pension plan, which invests on behalf of 18 million Canadians, acquire a portfolio of four U.S. investments from Dallas-based private equity…

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