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Yann Robard
Managing Partner at Whitehorse Liquidity Partners


Yann Robard founded Whitehorse Liquidity Partners in 2015 and has over 17 years of private equity experience. Whitehorse focuses on providing preferred equity investments on private equity portfolios. Whitehorse has closed two oversubscribed funds for a total of $1.4 billion; Fund I closed on $400M in 2017 and Fund II closed on $1.0 billion in 2018. The Whitehorse team consists of 25 professionals all based in Toronto, Canada. Prior to founding Whitehorse, Yann spent 13 years at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPPIB”), most recently as Managing Director, Head of Secondaries and Co-Investments. In this capacity, he was responsible for a team of 15 professionals investing in private equity secondaries and co-investments on a global basis. Under Yann's leadership, the Secondaries and Co-Investment program grew to a team of 15 professionals in Toronto and London that invested over C$7.5 billion in 49 transactions.

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