Warburg Pincus, a global growth investor, has added Martin Laguerre as a senior advisor working with its capital solutions, financial services and business services groups.

Laguerre will support the firm in identifying and evaluating new investment opportunities while leveraging his experience with the Canadian markets as well as his sector and leadership experience. From 2019 to 2022, he was executive vice president and global head of private equity and managing director, capital solutions at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a Canadian pension fund. Before that, Laguerre was a senior principal at CPP Investment Board, also a Canadian pension fund. He has also held roles at General Electric Power & Water, IPG Photonics Corp., DLJ, Credit Suisse and Lehman Brothers Investment Banking.

“Martin’s deep industry expertise, coupled with his relationships and diverse skill set, will be uniquely valuable to Warburg Pincus,” comments Dan Zilberman, global head of capital solutions and member of Warburg Pincus’ executive management group. “We look forward to welcoming Martin to the team and working with him to pursue opportunities that will further enhance and grow our platform.”