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The HarbourVest Boston Team

Joshua Gallitano

Vice President

Boston

About Joshua

Joshua Gallitano joined HarbourVest in 2023 and focuses on primary investments and general legal support for business and operational matters. Prior to joining the Firm, Joshua was a US general counsel at Hayfin Capital Management. His prior experience includes a senior counsel role at New Balance Athletic, Inc., and eight years of firm experience at Ropes & Gray LLP and Goodwin Procter LLP.

Joshua received a J.D. (Cum Laude) from Boston College Law School and an A. B. in Classical Archaeology (Cum Laude) from Dartmouth College.”

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”).