Yann Robard launches secondaries firm

The former head of secondaries at CPPIB left the Canadian pension fund at the end of July.

Yann Robard, the former head of secondaries at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), has launched a new secondaries firm, Whitehorse Liquidity Partners, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Robard recently created the firm with another partner from a Canadian pension fund, according to a source familiar with the matter, although it is not clear who that person is.

The firm has not yet started raising its debut fund, the source added.

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