Overall Ranking (77%)

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The Overall Ranking is generated based on the Company Reviews.

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Company Details

HarbourVest is a leading global private equity investment firm with a long history of innovation and success. For nearly 30 years, we have invested in private equity, gaining invaluable expertise and developing long-term relationships with sought-after partners along the way. We strive to generate strong returns through investing in premier partnerships, in secondary investments, and directly in operating companies. Our solid reputation throughout the industry gives us access to a diverse range of superior investment opportunities in the U.S., Europe, Asia Pacific, and emerging markets.
Leading industry publications frequently recognize our market leadership. Earlier this year, the readers of Private Equity International and PrivateEquityOnline.com voted HarbourVest one of the best fund-of-funds firms in North America and Europe and also one of the best Secondaries Firms in North America in 2008. Private Equity International has also recognized HarbourVest as the best fund-of-funds with the Editor's Choice Award for Fund of Funds Firm of the Year and the Asian Fund of Funds of the Year in 2007. Also earlier this year, HarbourVest was voted Secondaries House of the Year in the BVCA/RealDeals Private Equity Awards 2009. We are proud of our achievements and the honors we are awarded each year, as they reflect our strong relationships with our partners.

HarbourVest serves as a trusted partner to our clients. Our respected organization and deep knowledge of private equity attracts a strong base of key institutional investors worldwide-including public and corporate pension plans, endowments, foundations, and financial institutions.

Stability and experience are the hallmarks of HarbourVest. We are independently owned by our managing directors, one of the industry's most experienced and distinguished groups of senior investment professionals. Our cohesive team provides a consistent approach to investing and insights based on hundreds of years of cumulative experience.

We have earned a reputation in the marketplace as an extremely skilled evaluator of private equity opportunities. HarbourVest offers many compelling benefits to our partners, including a long, successful history, extensive experience, a consistent strategy, and a comprehensive due diligence and decision-making process. Leading partners throughout the world turn to one trusted source when seeking a private equity partner-HarbourVest.

HarbourVest Partners, LLC is a registered investment adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. The information on this site is intended solely for the benefit of firms and companies seeking private equity investment capital by providing general information on our services and philosophy.



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United States

Berkeley Square House 8th Floor
Berkeley Square
United Kingdom

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Hong Kong SAR China

Marunouchi Building 26th Floor
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Industry: Private Equity