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HarbourVest Partners Celebrates 40 Years of Providing Innovative Investment Solutions

Four decades of helping investors navigate global private markets to meet their investment objectives BOSTON, May 16, 2022 – HarbourVest Partners, the global private markets investment specialist, announced today its 40th anniversary. Founded in 1982 by Brooks Zug and Ed Kane, HarbourVest has a long track record of success. Across its private markets platform, HarbourVest … Read more

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”).