2 billion of net assets under management as at September 30, 2017. We invest funds for the pension plans of the Public Service, the Canadian Public private investment fund Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Reserve Force.
Our skilled and dedicated team of more than 700 professionals manages a diversified global portfolio composed of investments in public financial markets, private equity, real estate, infrastructure, natural resources and private debt. Our business offices are in Montreal, New York and London. Our head office is in Ottawa. The PPC team is led by former KKR partners Perry Golkin and Mike Tokarz. Our experience allows us to add value to portfolio companies through industry relationships, new customer introductions, strategy development, regulatory understanding, operational improvements and implementation of best practices. Public Pension Capital looks to invest in U. Industrial Services, Financial Services, Healthcare and Specialty Chemicals industries.
The principals of PPC have significant experience across the Fund’s four industry verticals. Golkin is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Public Pension Capital. He is a senior investment professional with 30 years of private equity experience and prior experience as a corporate lawyer. He is also a certified public accountant. Golkin was an executive with KKR from 1986-2011 and a general partner or member from 1995 through 2009. Uger is a senior investment professional with over 18 years of private equity experience. Uger was a partner and co-head of North America Media and Communications at KKR, where he worked for 16 years.
Uger served on the Boards of Ipreo, Weld North, Primedia and Evenflo. Fisher is a senior investment professional with over 20 years of financial services and investment experience. From April 1, 1997, through April 1, 2012, Mr. Fisher served as Managing Member of Fisher Capital Corp. LLC, an affiliate of KKR, where he assisted in identifying and analyzing investment opportunities in financial services.
Fisher has also spent a large portion of his career as an insurance executive at various companies. Alper is a senior investment professional and leads Industrial Services investments at PPC. He was previously with KKR where he led private equity investments in the Services, Chemicals and Consumer sectors. He has served on the boards of directors and audit committees of Del Monte Corporation, Big Heart Pet Brands, and The Brickman Group, and was also involved with KKR’s investment in The Nielsen Company. Khurana is the co-head of Specialty Chemicals at PPC. She has over 15 years of experience in private equity, investment management and investment banking.
Khurana is also a managing director at MVC Capital, which she joined in 2004, and serves on the Board of Directors and manages several portfolio companies. Lynch is the head of PPC’s Chicago office and has over 20 years of consulting, operations and private equity experience. Sanan is co-head of the Specialty Chemicals at PPC. He has over 18 years of experience in private equity, corporate finance and investment banking with expertise in originating, developing, analyzing, structuring, financing and negotiating leveraged and management buyouts, recapitalizations and growth capital financing for middle-market companies. Zaman is a senior investment professional with over 15 years of experience in private equity and investment banking.
Zaman was a Principal at SK Capital Partners, where he focused on investments in the healthcare and specialty chemicals sectors and served on the board of directors of several portfolio companies. Noonan is an investment professional responsible for sourcing, executing and monitoring investments. Noonan was a senior manager at Northrop Grumman, where he worked in the office of the CFO. Noonan has extensive middle market investing experience, having held positions at private equity funds Eos Partners and Graham Partners. He was also an investment banking professional at J. Guarnaccio is responsible for the day-to-day management of the PPC offices. She is involved in managing the budget, obtaining service contracts and developing policies.
Guarnaccio is also responsible for investor relations including maintaining communication and coordination with the investors. Schuenke is responsible for overseeing the financial operations of PPC. He also provides financial expertise and monitoring to various portfolio companies and assists investment professionals in deal sourcing, due diligence, modeling and closing activities. PPC was founded as a unique partnership between leading state pension funds, other long term investors and the principals of PPC. PPC offers its investors a high degree of transparency, governance and alignment of financial incentives. PPC’s structure is designed to provide its investors with attractive, long-term risk-adjusted returns.
Please enable scripts and reload this page. The Treasury is managed like a business, striving to save taxpayers money and earn the highest possible return on investments. The OPERF is managed by the Oregon State Treasury, under the direction of the Oregon Investment Council. The Council’s statutory mandate is to achieve the highest return possible on its investments. The Oregon State Treasury does not administer the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System. PERS is directed by its own independent board and administered by its own agency based in Tigard, Oregon.