Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is a professional investment management organization that invests the funds not needed by the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) to pay current benefits on behalf of 18 million Canadian contributors and beneficiaries.
In order to build a diversified portfolio of CPP assets, CPPIB invests in public equities, private equities, real estate, infrastructure and fixed income instruments. Headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Hong Kong, London, New York City and São Paulo, CPPIB is governed and managed independently of the Canada Pension Plan and at arm’s length from governments. At March 31, 2014, the CPP Fund totalled C$219.1 billion. For more information about CPPIB, please visit www.cppib.ca.
Azimuth Capital Management (formerly KERN Partners) is a leading independent energy sector private equity firm based in Calgary, Alberta. Azimuth Capital Management (formerly KERN Partners) manages Azimuth Capital Management (formerly KERN Partners) I, II and III Funds, which are private equity funds focused on Canadian energy sector resource and infrastructure development, with the flexibility to invest in US and international energy sector opportunities.
Azimuth Capital Management (formerly KERN Partners) currently has more than $1.1 billion of assets directly under management as well as a significant co-investment program. For more information about Azimuth Capital Management (formerly KERN Partners), please visit www.navigatingenergy.com.
Warburg Pincus LLC is a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing. The firm has more than $30 billion in assets under management. Its active portfolio of more than 125 companies is highly diversified by stage, sector and geography. Warburg Pincus is an experienced partner to management teams seeking to build durable companies with sustainable value.
Founded in 1966, Warburg Pincus has raised 13 private equity funds which have invested more than $40 billion in over 650 companies in more than 30 countries. Since inception, the firm has provided over $6 billion of equity for companies around the world involved in oil and gas exploration and production, midstream, power generation, oilfield technology and related-services, and alternative energy development. Warburg Pincus has been the lead investor in several dozen energy companies including: Asian American Gas, Antero Resources, Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE: BBG), Canbriam Energy, Encore Acquisition Company, ElectroMagnetic GeoServices (OSE:EMGS), Fairfield Energy, IMC, Kosmos Energy (NYSE: KOS), Laredo Petroleum (NYSE: LPI), MEG Energy (TSX: MEG), Newfield Exploration (NYSE: NFX), Omega Energia, Spinnaker Exploration and Targa Resources (NYSE: NGLS, TRGP). The firm is headquartered in New York with offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Mumbai, San Francisco, São Paulo and Shanghai. For more information, please visit www.warburgpincus.com.