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Private Credit

Whether you are a limited partner seeking access to investment opportunities across the credit spectrum or a leading general partner looking for a trusted and reliable partner to provide tailored financing solutions, HarbourVest can help achieve your goals. Exposure to credit can offer many potential benefits to a private markets portfolio, including current income, potential return enhancement, risk mitigation, and diversification.

Expertise: Private Credit


Investors: Why Choose HarbourVest?

Institutional investors turn to HarbourVest when looking to diversify into a complementary asset class that may offer lower risk than other asset classes. Our differentiated approach to private credit investing and our strong buyout sponsor relationship network provide exposure to segments of the market that can often be difficult to access.

When you partner with HarbourVest, you benefit from:

  • Global investment platform: Built over more than 35 years, the firm’s global platform gives its investment teams a multi-dimensional view into opportunities, from the sourcing and diligence stage to monitoring, and provides clients with access to top-tier managers and opportunities
  • Strong reputation: HarbourVest has distinguished itself within its general partner network due to its flexibility, efficiency, and ability to offer tailored financing solutions. We believe this positions us as a credit partner of choice for lead buyout sponsors.
  • Differentiated approach: HarbourVest has traditionally targeted credit investments in the middle market (businesses with $100 million of EBITDA or less at the time of investment), which can be difficult to access

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Credit Statistics Source: HarbourVest as of June 30, 2020. Includes all private credit direct investments made by HarbourVest since January 1, 2003, excluding certain custom accounts that may make investments outside of HarbourVest’s core private credit direct investment strategy, (e.g., industry, sourcing, return profile). Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results.

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