SEC/FOF/PE/VC  HarbourVest Partners

     Office Locations:

Champion Tower Suite 1207
3 Garden Road, Central
Hong Kong,
Hong Kong
Phone: 852 2525 2214
Fax: 852 2525 2241

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  • Middle Market



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  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Software & Internet



    HarbourVest Partners is a global private equity investment firm founded in 1997 to assume the business of Hancock Venture Partners, Inc., which was formed in 1982. The firm currently has approximately $39B under management. HarbourVest invests in all types of private equity funds, including venture capital and leveraged buyout funds, and also directly in operating companies. HarbourVest invests in late stage venture, growth equity, leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations, and mezzanine. For late stage venture investments, HarbourVest Partners looks for IT-oriented companies in the U.S. and Western Europe with a minimum of $5 million in LTM revenue and no significant customer concentration. For growth equity investments, HarbourVest Partners look for companies with revenues between $10 million and $75 million with a proven business model and product/ service acceptance. The firm's programs can invest anywhere from $5 million to $40 million per transaction. HarbourVest International Private Equity Partners IV was formed in 2002 with $2.8 billion of capital, including $2.4 billion for partnership investments and $375.0 million for direct investments. This fund is currently in an active investment mode. HarbourVest is also an active supplier of mezzanine capital and the firm's programs can invest anywhere from $5 million to $20 million per transaction. The firm typically makes investments in partnerships up to $80 million, and is able to structure purchases ranging from $1 million in a single fund to over $1 billion when dealing with a portfolio of assets.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Brett A. Gordon Managing Director
    Craig Fowler Managing Director
    Frederick C. Maynard Managing Director
    James Athanasoulas Managing Director
    Jeffrey R. Keay Managing Director


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