Katie Lokash is a Senior Principal within Ontario Teachers’ direct private equity practice, focusing on investments in the technology, media and telecom sectors.

She joined Private Capital in 2014 as has over 15 years of private equity, investment banking and corporate development experience. Katie has been involved in a number of significant transactions at Ontario Teachers’, including Ascend Learning, TierPoint, Compass Datacenters, Flexera Software and OGF. She currently sits on the boards of Flexera Software, Compass Datacenters and Riverbed Technology.

Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Katie held corporate development roles at CIBC and Viterra, where she was responsible for formulating strategy and identifying and executing M&A opportunities. Prior to that, she was part of the private equity investment team at TorQuest Partners and was an investment banker at Genuity Capital Markets and TD Securities. Katie is a CFA charterholder and earned an Honours Business Administration degree (with distinction) from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

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