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PEI Asia Roundtable: Chasing Momentum

With Asian private equity maturing and GPs raising their game, experts share where the real opportunities and challenges lie in the years to come.

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China: The Intersection of Innovation and E-Commerce

China has quickly become a global hub of innovation and e-commerce, and the future looks bright for private market opportunities.

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The Case for Globalizing Your Private Equity Portfolio

Geographic diversification can help mitigate risk, but did you know it can also help boost PE returns? Read our newest paper to learn more.

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Think Small: Why Micro Buyout Funds Should Have a Place in Your Portfolio

Good things can indeed come in small packages – but it takes patience and expertise. Learn how micro buyout funds can enhance your portfolio.

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Accessing Co-Investment Deals

Part III in our co-investment series identifies four common co-investment transaction types and compares three primary models investors can utilize to successfully access them.

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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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