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David Creighton

Senior Associated Partner

A Canadian national with 30 years of experience in private equity, investments and emerging markets. Creighton, ICD.D, FRGS, has held leadership positions at firms like Convergence Blended Finance, Cordiant, and EMPEA. He has experience in international capital markets. 1999, co-founded Cordiant, a unique fund manager specializing in emerging market, private credit investments. Guest lecturer at The Wharton School, McGill University and frequent speaker at conferences and in the media on matters relating to private investment in emerging markets. His focus areas include sustainable investment, infrastructure finance, and blended finance vehicles. He has structured innovative funds and financing platforms spanning Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Creighton holds a BA (Hons) in Agricultural Economics from the University of Guelph and is a guest lecturer at Wharton.

Notable Transactions

Founded and Sale of Cordiant

Several Debt deals in Emerging Marketing through Cordiant 

Past & Current Boards

Chairman of Board of Directors, Convergence Blended Finance

BT Global Growth

Infrastructure Advisory Board, Global Affairs Canada

Canada Investment Fund for Africa

Jarislowsky, Fraser Limited

David Creighton

(1) 212 445 3401


BA (Hons) in Agricultural Economics, University of Guelph

Guest Lecturer at Wharton


Private Equity

Debt Funds



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