The HarbourVest Boston Team

Christopher Row



About Chris

Christopher Row joined the HarbourVest team in 2018 as a product specialist focused on global secondary investments and works closely with the investor relations team.

Christopher joined the Firm after nine years at Alpine Associates Management, where he was a senior investment professional working closely with their investor relations team on a wide range of client-related activities. His prior experience includes roles at Cisco Systems and Accenture.

Christopher received an AB (summa cum laude) in History from Bowdoin College in 1994, an MBA from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in 2001, and an MA in International Relations with a focus on Monetary Economics from Tufts University in 2003.



Continuation solutions encompass a host of transaction types in which a GP secures interim liquidity and/or additional primary capital for their LPs in a strongly performing asset, or set of assets, that the GP will continue to own and control. Specifically, they include continuation funds, new funds created by GPs for the purpose of acquiring the asset(s) that continue to be managed by the same GP and capitalized by one or several secondary buyers, or equity recapitalizations involving a direct equity or structured equity investment into a portfolio company. These transactions can also include a parallel investment from the GP’s latest fund into that same pool of assets (a “cross-fund trade”).