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The HarbourVest London Team

Stephanie Hocking

Vice President

London

About Stephanie

Stephanie Hocking joined HarbourVest in 2024 and focuses primarily on the activities of HarbourVest Global Private Equity Limited (HVPE), a closed-end investment company that invests in and alongside HarbourVest-managed funds. Stephanie is responsible for HVPE’s investor relations function, and in addition oversees the wider marketing, public relations, and communications efforts for HVPE.

Prior to joining the Firm, Stephanie was a director, investor relations and sales at abrdn, and a Vice President at Allianz Global Investors. Stephanie holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC).

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”).