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HarbourVest Partners, LLC

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Basic information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services and funds you offer

Select the services and funds you offer
% of asset under management (AUM) in ranges
Fund management
Fund of funds, manager of managers, sub-advised products
Total 100%

Further options (may be selected in addition to the above)

01.2. Additional information. [Optional]

HarbourVest is an independent, global private markets investment specialist with more than 35 years of experience and $68 billion in assets under management. From Hong Kong to London to Toronto, we create investment solutions that help our clients access private market opportunities to reach their goals. Whether making primary investments in private equity funds, secondary investments through the purchase of existing assets, or investing directly into operating companies, our mission remains the same: to generate exceptional returns for our clients. With staff based in 10 global offices, we combine decades of experience with local market knowledge for the benefit of our clients and key stakeholders.

The firm’s powerful global platform offers clients investment opportunities through primary fund investments, secondary investments, and direct co-investments in commingled funds or separately managed accounts. HarbourVest has more than 600 employees, including 125 investment professionals across Asia, Europe, and the Americas. This global team has committed over $40 billion to primary fund investments, $22 billion to secondary investments, and more than $14 billion directly into operating companies as a co-investor. Investors who choose to partner with HarbourVest get access to customized solutions, longstanding relationships, actionable insights, and proven results.

OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.

United States

02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

600 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

HarbourVest has more than 600 employees, including 125 investment professionals tracking markets across Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.


04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year.

Include the AUM of subsidiaries, but exclude advisory/execution only assets, and exclude the assets of your PRI signatory subsidiaries that you have chosen not to report on in OO 03.2
Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.4. Indicate the assets which are subject to an execution and/or advisory approach. Provide this figure based on the end of your reporting year

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

06.1. Select how you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)


Listed equity 0 0 0 0
Fixed income 0 0 <10% 3
Private equity 10-50% 24 >50% 73
Property 0 0 0 0
Infrastructure 0 0 0 0
Commodities 0 0 0 0
Hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Fund of hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash 0 0 0 0
Money market instruments 0 0 0 0
Other (1), specify 0 0 0 0
Other (2), specify 0 0 0 0

06.2. Publish asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Indicate whether your organisation has any off-balance sheet assets [Optional].

06.5. Indicate whether your organisation uses fiduciary managers.

06.6. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

Our investment strategies for Primary, Secondary and Real Assets (which are invested through secondaries) have been reported under 'Private Equity - Externally Managed'

Direct Co-investments have been reported under 'Private Equity - Internally Managed' 

Private Credit corresponds to less than 10% of total AUM under 'Fixed Income - Internally Managed' and we are therefore not obliged to report under this module. We do incorporate ESG considerations into our private credit investment processes and would be pleased to share this information with our clients.

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown (Private)

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Private)

OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

09.1. Indicate the breakdown of your organisation’s AUM by market.

85 Developed Markets
5 Emerging Markets
5 Frontier Markets
5 Other Markets
Total 100% 100%

09.2. Additional information. [Optional]

We focus on investment opportunities in developed markets across Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Americas.