Colm Lanigan

Managing Director, Senior Investor, Long Term Private Capital

Colm Lanigan, Managing Director, is a senior member of the Long Term Private Capital Investment Team. Colm brings significant private equity and investment experience.

 

Colm was most recently Head of Private Equities, Americas, at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. In this role, he oversaw all direct investing and fund partnerships in Private Equity, Credit and Venture Capital investing in the Americas. He joined ADIA in 2012 as the Head of Principal Investments with a mandate to develop the strategy, oversee the buildout of a global team, and lead the execution and management of principal investments in the private equities department. During his tenure ADIA completed 35 direct investments and moved the portfolio to approximately 30% direct.

 

Previously, Colm founded Tara Capital and purchased Tara Technologies as a platform entity. He served as the Chief Executive Officer at Tara Technologies Corporation from February 2006 to July 2011, transforming a US based manufacturer into a supplier of engineered components and systems to global OEMs in the semiconductor, aerospace, and oil and gas sectors.

 

Prior this, he served as a Managing Director at Caxton-Iseman Capital Associates, a $2B private equity fund, where he helped to expand its principal investment business, and as a Vice President in leveraged finance at Credit Suisse where he advised companies and sponsors on capital raising and strategic alternatives.

 

Colm is also an experienced board director, having served on various corporate boards, including Petco, JRD Unico, Alight, ConforMIS, and Vector Aerospace.

 

Colm received an L.L.B., J.D. from the University of Toronto and a BSc. in Molecular Biology from the University of Toronto.

Colm Lanigan

Managing Director, Senior Investor, Long Term Private Capital

Colm Lanigan, Managing Director, is a senior member of the Long Term Private Capital Investment Team. Colm brings significant private equity and investment experience.

 

Colm was most recently Head of Private Equities, Americas, at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. In this role, he oversaw all direct investing and fund partnerships in Private Equity, Credit and Venture Capital investing in the Americas. He joined ADIA in 2012 as the Head of Principal Investments with a mandate to develop the strategy, oversee the buildout of a global team, and lead the execution and management of principal investments in the private equities department. During his tenure ADIA completed 35 direct investments and moved the portfolio to approximately 30% direct.

 

Previously, Colm founded Tara Capital and purchased Tara Technologies as a platform entity. He served as the Chief Executive Officer at Tara Technologies Corporation from February 2006 to July 2011, transforming a US based manufacturer into a supplier of engineered components and systems to global OEMs in the semiconductor, aerospace, and oil and gas sectors.

 

Prior this, he served as a Managing Director at Caxton-Iseman Capital Associates, a $2B private equity fund, where he helped to expand its principal investment business, and as a Vice President in leveraged finance at Credit Suisse where he advised companies and sponsors on capital raising and strategic alternatives.

 

Colm is also an experienced board director, having served on various corporate boards, including Petco, JRD Unico, Alight, ConforMIS, and Vector Aerospace.

 

Colm received an L.L.B., J.D. from the University of Toronto and a BSc. in Molecular Biology from the University of Toronto.