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November 2022

Delaney Brown
Managing Director, Head of Funds & Secondaries at CPP Investments


Delaney leads the team of over 50 professionals, across four offices in Toronto, London, New York and San Francisco, responsible for investing in Funds & Secondaries in North America and Europe. The group pursues strategies ranging from mega buyouts to early stage venture capital plus both LP and GP-led secondaries. In addition the strategy also includes investing in passive co-investments alongside existing partners.

Prior to joining CPP Investments in 2013, he spent eight years at Hermes GPE LLP (formerly Hermes Private Equity) as Head of the Americas, focused on both private equity fund investment and co-investment. Before that, he was an Associate Director with Almeida Capital in London for five years and a Research Scientist for GlaxoSmithKline in the U.K.

He is also the current chair of the BVCA’s LP Committee.

Delaney holds a BSc (First Class Hons) in Biochemistry from the University of Leeds. 

Agenda Sessions

  • European private equity: an ever-evolving landscape