- Managing Director & Global Group Sector Head, Private Capital
Bogdan Cenanovic leads Ontario Teachers' investing activities in the technology, media and telecom (TMT), financial services and healthcare sectors. He joined Private Capital in 2009 and has nearly two decades of private equity and investment banking experience.
Since joining the organization, he has been involved in a number of significant transactions including Ascend Learning, Blue Coat Systems, Canbriam Energy, CareerBuilder, Compass Datacenters, Datapipe, Fleet Complete, Flexera Software, Hawkwood Energy, Insight Pharmaceuticals, Kanetix, Metronode, Riverbed Technology and TierPoint. He currently sits on the boards of Camelot Global, Fleet Complete, Flexera Software, Premier Lotteries Ireland, Riverbed Technology and TierPoint.
Bogdan was previously a principal at TorQuest Partners and prior to that, a vice-president at EdgeStone Capital Partners, where he was responsible for sourcing and executing investments, as well as monitoring and providing strategic guidance to portfolio companies. Earlier in his career he worked as an investment banker at Lehman Brothers and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.
Bogdan is a graduate of the Honours Business Administration and MBA programs at the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University. Additionally, he holds the ICD.D certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
- Managing Director, Healthcare
Terry Woodward leads the Global Healthcare portfolio and team within Private Capital. He joined Ontario Teachers' in 2001 with prior industry experience in both R&D and corporate development.
Terry led the Global Venture Capital & Growth Equity portfolio for Private Capital prior to co-founding the Healthcare Private Equity team. He has worked on dozens of investments in venture capital, growth equity and private equity, including PetVet Care Centers, PhyNet Dermatology, Insight Pharmaceuticals, Heartland Dental Care and Inc Research. He also sits on several advisory boards and is Chair of the Healthcare Private Equity Association.
Terry holds a Ph.D. from McGill University and an MBA from Michigan State University.
- Director, Healthcare
Chris Ferrara joined Ontario Teachers' in 2006 after spending more than a decade in banking and M&A/corporate development at a private equity backed global enterprise. He has participated in investments in Heartland Dental, CTVglobemedia, Grupo Corporativo Ono, Avaya Inc., GNC, PhyMed Healthcare Group and Flexera Software. He currently sits on the boards of Heartland Dental, Baybridge Seniors Housing Inc. and PhyMed Healthcare Group.
Chris holds a B.Sc. (Honours) and an MBA from the University of Toronto (Rotman). He is a CPA, Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Business Valuator.
Andrew joined Private Capital in 2014. He has been involved in a number of significant transactions including: PhyNet Dermatology, PetVet Care Centers, Heartland Dental, Flynn Restaurant Group, Bass Pro Group and Bridon International.
Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Andrew worked in investment banking at BMO Capital Markets in Toronto.
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business (Honours) degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.
- Investment Associate
Jonathan Claxton joined Private Capital in 2017. Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Jonathan worked in investment banking at Goldman Sachs in New York.
Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Commerce (First Class Honours) degree from Queen's University.
- Investment Analyst
Nick McGonegal joined Private Capital in 2018. Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Nick worked in investment banking at Rothschild & Co in Toronto.
Nick holds an Honors Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University.