Friday, 27 November 2015
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Apr 28 2014 | 9:52am ET
Buyout giant Blackstone has hired an advisor to look for opportunities north of the U.S. border.
Andrew Lapham, a former Onex Corporation senior investment professional, joins Blackstone as an executive advisor.
Based in Toronto, Lapham will focus primarily on sourcing and evaluating Blackstone’s investment opportunities in Canada.
Said Joseph Baratta, Blackstone’s global head of private equity, in a statement: “We are delighted to be working with Andrew. He is a terrific person and professional, and knows our firm well. Canada is both a strategic market for Blackstone and home to many of our most important limited partner relationships. It is critical to our firm to have a local presence in Canada.”
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