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The Mechanics of Co-Investing

Part II in our co-investment series identifies the four stages of a co-investment transaction and explores the skills required within each phase for successful execution.

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Co-Investing 101: Benefits and Risks

Part I in our co-investment series provides an overview on current market dynamics, as well as key benefits and risks to consider before establishing a program.

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2016 Social Impact Report

Annual report exploring the ways HarbourVest seeks to create positive societal change through its investment, operational, and community activities

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Separate Accounts in Private Equity: Custom Solutions, Targeted Investing

More investors are using separately managed accounts to access private markets. Find out how and why as you plot your own strategy.

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Custom Solutions at Work Case Study: How can I build out a co-investment program with limited staff?

HarbourVest crafts a custom co-investment solution that addresses operational and skill acquisition objectives for a $60 billion US pension fund.

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Private lending shift towards being secular

Peter Lipson, Managing Director discusses the shift from traditional debt providers to private lenders

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Custom Solutions at Work Case Study: How do I efficiently transition from a fund-of-funds to a separate account?

HarbourVest provides complete platform access to create a customized private equity program for a $3 billion US private pension plan

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East Asian LPs Learn PE on the Fly – and Quickly

Hemal Mirani, Managing Director shares her thoughts in a Privcap Spotlight on the rapid increase in private equity commitments in East Asia

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Custom Solutions Case Study - Niche Strategies

Custom Solutions at Work Case Study: How do I complement my existing program by accessing niche strategies?

HarbourVest leverages its global investment platform to access  niche markets and build  a customized investment program for a US-based state pension plan

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Credit Funds Difficult to Benchmark, Say Industry Executives

Peter Lipson, Managing Director discusses how investors benchmark the performance of credit funds

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Private Markets Insights

Trending topics including the rise of real assets secondaries, add-on acquisitions, and 1H 2016 market overview

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Custom Solutions at Work Case Study: How do I access a world-class, global private equity program with a small staff?

HarbourVest helped a US sovereign wealth fund  create a multi-year, custom solution  by providing access to sought-after managers and sharing knowledge and expertise with the client’s limited investment staff.

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