Constant evolution, sound vision

Four decades of success

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Overview

The HarbourVest team has been investing in the private markets for 40 years, gaining invaluable expertise and developing long-term relationships with sought-after partners.

Our approach is characterized by consistency and continuity while also adapting to meet client needs. Over the years, we have continually identified opportunities to provide early access to the evolving private equity landscape — secondary investing (since 1986), European market (since 1984), Asian market (since 1984) — and expanded our local teams around the globe.

The power of experience

A 40-year legacy

History

HarbourVest Partners would like to thank our Senior Advisors for their significant contributions to building our firm:

  • George Anson
  • Kathleen M. Bacon
  • John M. Begg
  • Philip Bilden
  • Kevin S. Delbridge
  • William A. Johnson
  • Edward W. Kane
  • Frederick C. Maynard III
  • Ofer Nemirovsky
  • Julie Ocko
  • Michael W. Taylor
  • Martha DiMatteo Vorlicek
  • Robert M. Wadsworth
  • D. Brooks Zug

Timeline

Office openings

  • 2021: Frankfurt and Singapore
  • 2019: Dublin
  • 2015: Seoul, Tel Aviv, and Toronto
  • 2012: Beijing
  • 2011: Bogota
  • 2010: Tokyo
  • 1996: Hong Kong
  • 1990: London
  • 1982: Boston
Strategies

Strategies

  • 2020: Launch of Stewardship Initiative
  • 2018: Launch of Credit program
  • 2018: Launch of Private Client Group
  • 2016: HarbourVest acquires BAML Capital Access Funds and renames as HarbourVest Horizon (emerging and diverse)
  • 2014: First Real Assets investment
  • 1994: First Latin American partnership investment
  • 1990: First international FoF program formed
  • 1986: First secondary investment
  • 1984: First international partnership investments in Europe
  • 1983: First direct investment
  • 1982: Fund 1, one of first US PE FoF formed
  • 1978: First US partnership investment

AUM growth

Approximate firm AUM:
  • 2022: $92+ billion
  • 2017: $51 billion
  • 2012: $36 billion
  • 2007: $30 billion
  • 2002: $16 billion
  • 1997: $3 billion
  • 1992: $0.9 billion
  • 1987: $0.4 billion
  • 1982: $0.08 billion