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Yann Robard Managing Partner at Whitehorse Liquidity Partners


Yann Robard has over 17 years of private equity investing experience and founded Whitehorse Liquidity Partners in 2015. Whitehorse focuses on providing preferred equity investments on diversified private equity portfolios and closed its debut oversubscribed fund at $400 million in May 2017. The Whitehorse team consists of 16 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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