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October 4 - 5, 2021
Boston Marriott Long WharfBoston

Matthew Shafer
Managing Director at Northleaf Capital


Matt Shafer is a Managing Director at Northleaf Capital Partners, an independent global private markets investment manager with more than $12 billion in private equity, private credit and infrastructure commitments under management.

Matt is responsible for the origination, evaluation and monitoring of Northleaf’s private equity investments and leads Northleaf’s New York office. Prior to joining Northleaf in 2018, Matt was a Partner and served as Head of the Americas business for Vision Capital, a global investment firm, where he led the sourcing, analysis and execution of private equity and structured capital investments. Previously, Matt was a Managing Director at Nomura International (formerly Lehman Brothers) in London. He began his career at CIBC World Markets, where he worked in both New York and London. Additionally, Matt has served on several corporate boards for private equity-backed companies across the consumer, industrial and business services sectors.

Matt received a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College.

Agenda Sessions

  • GP led secondaries: From musical chairs to a game of thrones: the emergence of secondaries as a mainstream private equity investment category


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