Formed in 1991, Private Capital is the private investment department of the $175 billion Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. Ontario Teachers' private equity portfolio had $26.6 billion portfolio at December 31, 2016, and encompasses direct private equity investments, as well as investments in leading private equity funds. The team is comprised of more than sixty investment professionals, with the experience to source and execute large transactions and manage sizeable investments. The program has deployed $40 billion in capital since inception in more than 500 companies and funds. The team is headquartered in Toronto with offices in London and Hong Kong.